Chef’Special Sees North American Success

Chef'Special by Sarah Hess for Best New Bands

Rosemont – Outside the Allstate Arena, a few members of Dutch band Chef’Special stood getting some fresh air with their tour manager, shortly after putting on an energetic performance for thousands of people. Singer Joshua Nolet, bassist Jan Derks, and keyboardist Wouter “Dub” Heeren were discussing their stellar set. Myself and two other photographers were

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Meet Dutch Band Chef’Special

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Chicago – This summer is sure to be a sweet confection for Chef’Special. The Netherlands-based five-piece band – comprised of singer Joshua Nolet, guitarist Guido Joseph, bassist Jan Derks, keyboardist Wouter “Dub” Heeren, and drummer Wouter Jerry Prudon – is embarking on a North American tour this summer, in support of Twenty One Pilots. The EMØTIØNAL

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Twenty One Pilots Adds New Tour Dates

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New York – Fueled By Ramen recording group Twenty One Pilots has announced additional tour dates for the EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW world tour, in support of the duo’s most recent album Blurryface. The second leg of EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW will hit Mexico City’s Palacio De Los Deportes on September 30th and then travel through an extraordinary range of countries, including Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark,

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Chef’Special To Support Twenty One Pilots

Chef'Special live by Sarah Hess

New York – Netherlands-based Chef’Special will make a return to North America this summer to support Twenty One Pilots on the nearly sold-out EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW tour. Both of the Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records groups will make a coast-to-coast trek, along with MUTEMATH, hitting arenas and amphitheaters beginning May 31st at Cincinnati, OH’s U.S. Bank Arena. The summer-long tour concludes with two

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Twenty One Pilots Ascend To #1 With “Stressed Out”

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New York – “Stressed Out,” the blockbuster single from Fueled By Ramen recording group Twenty One Pilots, has ascended to #1 at Mediabase Top 40 and Hot AC radio outlets nationwide – the band’s first time topping the formats. “Stressed Out” has also exploded into the #2 position on Billboard’s “Hot 100” having recently reached #1

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Featured Artist: Finish Ticket

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Chicago – San Francisco indie rock band Finish Ticket had a pretty great 2015. The five-piece released the EP When Night Becomes Day and hit the road with Twenty One Pilots, for two months, on the sold-out Blurryface Tour. 2016 is set to be just as amazing for the members of Finish Ticket. Vocalist Brendan Hoye, bassist

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