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Horror punks get turbocharged

Horror punks get turbocharged

By Connor Rice | September 7, 2011

  Let's get down to horror business.   During this weekend's Middlewest festivities, Chicago's Turbovamps! will open for the Celtic punk band Flatfoot 56 on Friday at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, in downtown DeKalb.   Turbovamps!, a horror...

The Turbovamps!, a Chicago-based horror punk band that includes senior communications major Stephen DeFalco (second from left), have made a niche for themselves in the DeKalb punk scene.

Local band Turbovamps! have toured small and large

By Jerene-Elise Nall | March 8, 2011

With its members split up among NIU, ISU and Columbia College Chicago, the Turbovamps! is proof that being in a band might not always be easy, but it is always worth the effort. The Turbovamps! have the integrity of a local band and the drive of an up-and-coming...

DeKalb showgoers have their own ‘March madness’

By Connor Rice | March 6, 2011

I've got March madness. While I don't follow college basketball, this month still has so much to offer someone like me. The next 24 days are jam-packed with enough awesome concerts and events to keep me plenty excited to stick around DeKalb and take it...

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