The holidays are a great time to be with family, but black Friday is a great time to be with Dinosaur Jr. It’s a family gathering, and one of the loudest.
DAY ONE: BOSTON CALLING PERFECTS THE ART OF PERFORMANCE
Sia, Sufjan Stevens, and Lisa Hannigan all elevate the art of live entertainment in their own personable way.
FOTOBOM: MEGADETH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, AND CHILDREN OF BODOM @ HOUSE OF BLUES BOSTON, 3/21
Pioneers of thrash, Megadeth stopped by the House of Blues Boston with new album Dystopia to shake perineums and fatigue necks.
FOTOBOM: METRIC + JOYWAVE @ THE ORPHEUM, 3/17
Emily Haines guided Metric through an evening of artistic liberation. Dressed in black leather with a golden mic and golden sneakers, she was a musical messiah with a set of new wave and electronic.
FOTOBOM: LAURA JANE GRACE AND THE DEVOURING MOTHERS AT THE SINCLAIR
Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers performed on a stripped down stage of intimate lighting, accented by the lo-fi twinkle of white Christmas lights strewn about. It was clear that the transcendent show was one of pure passion.
FOTOBOM: PEACHES AT PARADISE ROCK CLUB
To see a live performance of Peaches is not just a concert. It’s partially a Gwar show, partially a thesis presentation, and partially a hiphop lesson. Overtly sexual and empowering, it's a party for all.
TROPHY LUNGS GET SOMBERPUNK IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO
The debut album from Boston’s Trophy Lungs is informed and intelligent. Day Jobs brings a melodic, pop-punk spoon full of sugar to help the medicine go down. Check out the video of their single "Bathroom Graffiti."
FOTOBOM: RANCID @ HOUSE OF BLUES W/ H20
Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of "And Out Come the Wolves," Rancid played the album nearly in its entirety at the House of Blues in Boston on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Photos © 2015 by Scott Murry.
OXYCONTIN WEDDING PROPOSALS: FAT WRECK CHORDS 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW @ HOUSE OF BLUES
"Is anyone here under 18? You have no business being here. NOFX is for adults."
PUNK’S PUNKS TURN 25: FAT MIKE + ERIN BURKETT TALK FAT WRECK CHORDS’ ANNIVERSARY, DRUGS, AND HOW TO DO IT
Fat Mike and Erin Burkett wax nostalgic on their punk rock empire, Fat Wreck Chords. With the battles of today's music industry, sage advice is dispatched to budding bands.