But preempt that free champagne toast with a lineup of noisemakers (the joyously distorted, fuzzy rock ‘n’ roll kind) and you’ll be holding that plastic champagne flute overhead while thrashing your face off. Continue reading
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
Excuse the delay in posting, but I woke up at 9:30 this morning with my contacts still in with the contents of my purse and my shoes in a yardsale-like state across my floor. DAMN YOU, PICKLE BACKS AND THE ROCK AND ROLL RUMBLE! Anyways, congratulations, Mellow Bravo, on the Night 4 Distinction! Continue reading
Thick Shakes play the kind of music that cool people with thick frames hear in their head when they pretend that they’re in a Tarantino movie. If you’re at a party that has the Thick Shakes on the playlist, there is at least a 130 percent chance that somebody present is gesturing emphatically with a lit cigarette. If the Thick Shakes were a type of car, it would have run you over and vanished into the horizon. Thick Shakes will be at Church tonight, droppin’ their two-minute garage gems and a-causin’ all sort of retro-billy freakouts. Look both ways.
[Wed. 3.23.11. 69 Kilmarnock St., Boston. 617.236.7600. 7pm/18+/$8. churchofboston.com]