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Chicago Rockers Kill Hannah Announce Their Final Shows At The Metro

By Casey Moffitt in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 7, 2015 8:34PM

photo credit: Dark Room Demons

Chicago rockers Kill Hannah will be wrapping up their 20-year career with two shows at Metro in December, capping off their career in front of a hometown crowd.

The band stated they wanted to say a "proper goodbye to the friends, family and fans who shared the vision and carried us along the way," at a venue where they have performed 42 times previously.

Singer/songwriter Mat Devine named the band after an ex-girlfriend, and hit the local scene with an unusual mix of electro-pop, shoegaze and synth-rock, combining hard-hitting guitar licks and danceable beats with twisted romantic lyrics. Kill Hannah started out releasing albums on their own before getting signed to Atlantic Records, and hit the charts at one point with the single "Lips Like Morphine."

The first date on Dec. 18 will include a set of deep cuts and fan favorites, while the show on the following night will be the band's swan song:

Tickets for both dates are on sale now. Special VIP packages, which include a private performance on Dec. 17, photo opps, a Q&A with the band, and access to the after party on Dec. 19, also are available exclusively through the band's website.