After a two year period of woodshedding, Warpaint emerged with their third full length record, and as bands do even the shambles of the music industry falling in all around them, they hit the road in support of Heads Up. Slowly but surely, they’ve inched away from the sparse, spidery post-punk sound that […]
There is more than one way to remove the epidermis from a feline, and tonight, two bands from Texas and Stockholm showed the many varied gradations of how to go from point A to point B in the metal world. Opeth is touring the states in support of the just-released Sorceress, another point in […]
The history of massively popular bands playing much smaller than usual venues is a long and storied one. Veterans of the Massachusetts scene may recall the Rolling Stones setting up camp for an early 80’s pre-tour warm up gig at the tiny Sir Morgan’s Cove in Worcester, and more recently U2 did a mini concert at […]
Psycho Las Vegas was one of the most amazing festival lineups I can recall. Seriously deep at 95 bands, and with a pretty nice range as well; you weren’t just bludgeoned over the head with down-tuned guitars for the weekend, though that aspect certainly was prevalent and welcomed.
Pop-punk icons Blink-182 return to Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA with Matt Skiba in tow for a night of nonstop energy.
Has anyone ever looked as suave and debonair as Bryan Ferry, the man who practically invented the insouciant half-unraveled tuxedo bowtie look and turned it into a template for coolness? It certainly helped that he inherited some amazing DNA from what we can assume is the deep end of the gene pool, and matched […]
At the risk of starting this review on a morbid note, the sudden and unexpected deaths of music giants this year has been nothing short of brutal. David Bowie. Prince. Paul Kantner. George Martin. Just the other day Alan Vega left us. So when an ex-Beatle plays in your backyard, it’s a good idea to […]
Broken Social Scene, Sufjan Stevens, Blood Orange, Savages, and more took over Union Park in Chicago, IL for the annual music festival.
Boston Calling took the extra step to show that sexism, racism, homophobia, and ageism had no place at their event — and other festivals should follow suit.
Robyn, Lizzo, Palehound, Courtney Barnett, and more reinvented themselves, but fans weren’t always prepared for it.