Author Archives: DAVE WEDGE

About DAVE WEDGE

I cover metal and electronic music for the Dig, DJ, ski and also write for the Boston Herald, Metalunderground.com and BigShotMag.com.
Music 

INTERVIEW: VULVATRON, GWAR’S MURDEROUS SEX GODDESS

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“I was summoned back to Earth to alter the course of the future battle. GWAR really fucked up and I felt the need as a commander of the forces in the future to navigate back to the present time to alter their fuck up.” Continue reading

Music 

TWICE THOU THEN & NOW: THE BOSTON RAP ICON RETURNS YET AGAIN

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While a lot of MCs from the ’90s and early 2000s try in vain to chase trends set by rappers half their age, Twice Thou avoids this pitfall. He’s mature, and instead reflects on hard lessons learned while sticking to the formula he’s had for two decades … Continue reading

Music 

BECAUSE GOOD THINGS CAN ALWAYS GET BETTER

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In the spirit of good public discourse and flushing out all points of view, indulge me as I explore what improvements could be made to take Boston Calling to the next level. Call it playing devil’s advocate. Continue reading

Music 

REVIEW: VANS WARPED TOUR AT XFINITY CENTER

For 20 years, Kevin Lyman and his crew at Vans have been giving the masses the best reason each summer to blow off work for a day and hit the tarmac for a long day of punk, ska, metal, hardcore, rap, dub, pop and everything in between. Continue reading

Arts News 

RIP ODERUS URUNGUS: SADLY NOT A SICK HOAX

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Instead of a TV camera or a news column, Dave Brockie used a guitar, a microphone, a rubber sword and gallon upon gallon of fake blood and guts to get his point across. Continue reading

Music 

SXSW: DJ BRAZEN: NOT SURPRISED

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“You’ve got tourists, you’ve got everyone wasted, thugs. And it turns into a powder keg.” Continue reading

News 

BOSTON’S PARKING JERKS

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“Those who place space savers in a spot before they do any work are really selfish. It’s frustrating as hell.” Continue reading

News 

NEWS TO US: COUPLE SEVERELY WOUNDED IN MARATHON BOMBINGS NOW ENGAGED

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Another marathon tale of tragedy has taken a feel-good turn as a couple severely wounded in the April 15 bombings has gotten engaged for Christmas, the Dig has learned. Continue reading