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RUMBLE RUNDOWN: THE SEMI-FINALS

Blake Maddux and Sean McCabe take us through last week’s semi-final rounds of the Rock N’ Roll Rumble before the finalists–Garvy J, Bow Thayer and the Perfect Trainwreck, Motherboar and a special performance by the Grownup Noise!)–take their shot at the crown before they hit the finals on Friday night. Continue reading

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RUMBLE RUNDOWN ’12: THE PRELIMINARIES

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As we soldier on through the “World Series of Boston Rock” (now in its 34th year), the first round of victors of the Rock N’ Roll Rumble have been named, that jackass in the wolf mask with the glitter bombs showed up and TT’s ran out of pickle juice I’m guessing by the fourth night of the preliminaries. Below, our Rumble Rundown so far! Continue reading

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THE RUMBLE RUNDOWN: THE FINALS

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It’s alllllllll over, and John Powhida International Airport — after trouncing each night of competition since their preliminary round — were crowned the victors of the 2011 Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble. Continue reading

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THE RUMBLE RUN DOWN: SEMIFINALS NIGHT 1

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I didn’t judge at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble last night, and I’m GLAD – I would’ve held up everyone trying to make a decision, as Spirit Kid, Sidewalk Driver, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling and Mellow Bravo all returned to TT the Bear’s with some serious swagger for the semifinals. Continue reading

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THE RUMBLE RUNDOWN: NIGHT 3

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After a couple of pickle backs at T.T. the Bear’s Place last night, I tweeted the following: “A fistpump from John Powhida is like a fistpump from Jesus.” I stand by that statement. Also, surprise! I was a judge last night at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble. Recap below! Continue reading

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THE 2011 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RUMBLE: THE FLIP BOOK

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IT’S RUMBLE TIME! Here’s the online version of the Rumble guide printed in this week’s Dig. We’re just getting started (and congrats to Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents for their Night 1 Win!), but read up on all 24 bands before booking it to TT the Bear’s Place to check out the famed Boston guitar-ridden gauntlet.

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EXIT POLLS: RYAN AND ANNGELLE

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WRAPPING UP THE LATEST INSTALLMENT OF BOSTON EMISSIONS AT WZLX, SUNDAY 1.9.11 Continue reading

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EXIT POLLS: JOHN AND RICHARD

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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS AT WZLX DURING BOSTON EMISSIONS, 1.9.11 Continue reading