The pillars of Helmet's songs are held up by the bludgeoning riffs of Dan Beeman and the smeared, chromatic fret wanderings of leader Page Hamilton, the sole survivor of the original lineup and band founder.
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CONCERT REVIEW: THEOPHILUS LONDON + FATHER @ BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL
Accompanied by upcoming Atlanta artist Father, London brought his effortlessly cool vibes to a packed audience at Brighton Music Hall on Wednesday night.
KEEP IT REAL: GIRAFFAGE GOES SAMPLE-FREE FOR ‘NO REASON’
The irony is that in restricting some of his familiar creative instincts, No Reason has freed Giraffage to discover new ones.
IN BLOOM: ORCHIDS IS PART COLLECTIVE, PART SOLO PROJECT, ALL NICOLE MARIE
When it finally came time to find an outlet for the intensely personal songs and ideas Marie couldn’t shoehorn into her other projects, ORCHIDS came into bloom.
FOTOBOM: LAGWAGON AND SWINGIN’ UTTERS AT BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL
“Awesome. Pretty packed for a Wednesday night,” said Lagwagon lead man Joey Cape. “Nicely done, Boston.”
With fellow Fat Wreck Chords label mates Swingin’ Utters in tow, Brighton Music ...
NEW LAGWAGON ALBUM IS COMBINING LIFE’S VINEGAR AND HONEY
HANG (available now)
GENRE | PUNK (MASTER’S DIVISION)
LABEL | FAT WRECK RECORDS
It’s been nine years since Lagwagon’s last proper LP, and that’s because of lead man Joey Cape’s creative sincerity. Countless bands produce an album, ...
IDOL WORSHIP: BEVERLY NATIVE ANGIE MILLER BREAKS THROUGH
REVIEW + FOTOBOM: THE APACHE RELAY AT BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL
The Apache Relay won many converts, me included, with their ambitious American Nomad in 2011. And an impressive early morning set at Newport Folk festival confirmed the band as a dynamic force within the wide world of folk rock.