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The Steak House Mints are Chicago's most refreshing orch-pop ensemble. The Mints are comprised of former and current members of Filter, Back Yard Tire Fire, Cabaret Diosa, Kick the Cat, & Maggie Speaks.
"Their sound is an intricate and beautiful style of orchestral pop influenced by the Zombies, Nick Drake and "Pet Sounds"-era Beach Boys as well as more global avatars such as Os Mutantes and Astrud Gilberto." -Jim DeRogatis, Chicago Sun Times.
The Mints are proud to have been selected by Chicago Metro Mix as one of Chicago's top ten unsigned bands in The 2009 Rock n Vote!
2013 found the band earning acclaim for their album Love Songs For Prostitutes and they have been featured on Vocalo, WXRT’s Local Anesthetic and in the Chicago Tribune.
Jan 24th-- Hot and Heavy Burlesque brings back their monster tribute to classic industrial music with Termination Tease #2: A Burlesque tribute to Nine Inch Nails.This show will feature an electric mix of live music from NIN cover band 'Now I'm Nothing' with a special headlining performance by Miss Exotic World 2005 - Michelle L'amour!