The first thing I saw upon entering the main room of House of Blues last night was two guys wearing full chain mail armor. Slightly later, I spied someone with a drinking horn fastened to his belt. Yes, Viking metal has arrived in town. For those not in the know, Tumba-based Amon Amarth is […]
Assembling a career-spanning retrospective box set can be a risky move. Does it signal the stagnation of the creative muse, a sputtering end to close out some chapter? Or is it just a tidy way to transition to the next phase? Tonight, Case showed that she’s certainly in no danger of muse abandonment, nor drifting […]
A great week for headbangers who like to do volunteer work
Electro-rock duo Ratatat talk animation, singing to wordless music, and their collaboration with rapper Despot before playing the House of Blues.
Just to clarify, there will be no infected mushrooms at the farmers market
Miley Cyrus teams up with Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips for the Dead Petz tour where the bacchanal was on — and it didn’t let up over the next two hours.
Coheed and Cambria added a second Boston date to their 2016 tour — and we’re giving away a pair of tickets!
The Darkness launched into the rarified airs of rock stardom with their 2003 debut, Permission To Land, evoking the moves and sounds of fellow UK glam rock pioneers such as Queen, T Rex, and The Sweet. Brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins proved to be a formidable tag team on guitars, and the rhythm section was anchored […]
“With swirling dreadlocks, steampunk mic stands, and industrial canister spotlights, Korn’s staging evoked 1994 without becoming nostalgic.”
After a small warm up set of songs from throughout their career, Scottish brothers Jim and William Reid dig straight into their debut record from thirty years ago.