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Boxed and Ready: CD Box Sets

Hey, the Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary isn’t the only ancient history to get hopped up about this year — here are some other treasures from the vaults.
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 07, 2012

Review: Dark Shadows

By the time Dark Shadows gets to the opening credits, it is already Tim Burton's best film since Ed Wood , but then I've always had a soft spot for the Moody Blues' "Nights in White Satin."
Tim Burton's best film since Ed Wood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 11, 2012

First Amendment battle in the Bucket

As regular readers of this column know, Jorge is a native of Pawtucket. It was with great pride that I attended the celebration at McCoy Stadium this past Tuesday evening, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the city's incorporation.
A Catholic controversy; Taibbi’s straight talk; dandy Don; wisdom from Warren
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 26, 2011

The Big Hurt: Johnny's mansion, Noel's singles, Keith's fragrance, Big Boi's boner, Alice's maze, Hype's erotic thriller, Nicki's boob

Johnny Rotten's mansion burnt down. A tragedy, but made sadder still by the fact that it happened two weeks before the riots, denying anarchists in the UK the chance to properly thank him for appearing in butter commercials and licensing official Sex Pi
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 19, 2011

Photos: Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie at Rock & Shock

Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie perform at the Rock & Shock Horror Convention at the DCU Center on October 16, 2010.
Alice Cooper + Rob Zombie's Halloween Hootenanny Tour show at the DCU Center
By ANDY WARE  |  October 22, 2010

Rob Zombie + Alice Cooper at the Civic Center, Aaron Lewis at the Merrill

Tickets are still available for the Rob Zombie/Alice Cooper concert at the Civic Center (46 Spring St, $45, 207.775.3481), though fans of loud arena rock...
By webteam  |  October 13, 2010


Review: Suck

This blood-soaked camp-fest monopolizes on the media-dominating vampire craze, delivering a none-too-subtle jab to the music industry at the same time.
Alice Cooper, Moby, and Iggy Pop walk into a bar ...
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 03, 2010

The Big Hurt: Bieber fever

Of the 45 headlines on’s music-news section, nine are about JUSTIN BIEBER . That’s precisely 20 percent.
Plus U2’s purported fans, and Keane hits the green
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 02, 2010

Hip-hop from Hell

Depraved hip-hop is the biggest thing to hit trailer-trash America since sliced meds.
Horrorcore salutes Ice Cube and Alice Cooper
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009

Hip-hop is dead

Depraved hip-hop is the biggest thing to hit trailer-trash America since sliced meds — and not just in redneck pockets, where rap music hardly reached before, but in suburban enclaves where acts like Twiztid and Tech N9ne sell out shows with ease.
. . . or undead, rather — just ask Zombie Death Squad
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009

A Fighting Spirit

The funniest Providence Newspaper Guild's annual Follies of all time.
Laughing to keep from crying at the Projo's follies
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  March 04, 2009


Master of ceremony

As if Ash Wednesday weren't already the best party night of the year in Boston, George Clinton and his motley crew swung their tour bus through Lansdowne Street last night.
George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic live at House of Blues, February 25, 2009
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 03, 2009

Interview: Crooked X

Before I climb onto the enormo tour bus of Oklahoma modern rockers Crooked X, I meet up with them at a Dunkin' Donuts, and witness their drummer, Boomer, ask his road manager, with a straight face, if they have Egg McMuffins here.
Your New Favorite Teenage Rock N Roll High School Metal Music Machine
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 07, 2009

Kicking the habits

Anyone familiar with Wagner's œuvre with the Raveonettes (who come to the Paradise next Thursday) should be surprised by the idea that, having created something awesome, he's ready to move on to something different.
The Raveonettes change (for a change)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 06, 2009

2008 Listravaganza Part 2

Everything you wanted to know about the year in music, in tidy lists of 10.
The lighter side of music in 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 05, 2009

Going on sale: August 15, 2008

Fleet Foxes, the Spinto Band, Coldplay, Bishop Allen, and Weezer.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 12, 2008

Going on sale: August 15, 2008

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By  |  August 12, 2008

Nadia Oh

In relative terms, no music is “good” or “bad” — it just needs to be heard in an appropriate setting.

Hot Like Wow | Tiger Trax

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 29, 2008

Boston music news: September 7, 2007

Two years ago, Extreme frontman Gary Cherone and his guitar-playing younger brother Markus formed a one-off band to cover Who’s Next .
Notes on Gary Cherone's latest musical venture
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 04, 2007

Masters of Muppets

Here are some of our fave muppet musical moments.
The 20 best musical moments on the original Muppet Show .

All access pass

Rock and roll in black-and-white and in color comes to town this week, when Providence-based photographer Richard McCaffrey presents a show of his best work at the Dryden Gallery.
Richard McCaffrey’s “Troubadours, Rockers & Punks”
By BOB GULLA  |  November 15, 2006


Decemberist daddy

Donovan has never seemed to be quite of this world, since his best-known songs take place either in the skies (“First There Is a Mountain”), underwater (“Atlantis”), or within inner space (“Sunshine Superman”).
Donovan’s endless ’60s
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 13, 2006

Making book on rock 'n' rool

Everybody knows that the first rock critics were those sweaty adolescents who got dragged up to American Bandstand’s Rate-a-Record display by Dick Clark.
The dean's list
By MARK MOSES  |  November 06, 2006

Going on sale: September 22

Alice Cooper, G. Love, Brian Wilson, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By  |  September 18, 2006

The new Web geniuses

As the Web has evolved, becoming more and more democratized, capable of being customized and used in ever more ways, a funny thing is happening. Wanna be startin' something?: A five-step guide to being a new web millionaire. By Bill Jensen
How slackers with one dopey idea are getting rich
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 25, 2006

Inside AWAL

Playing middleman between emerging artists and the digital marketplace, Artists Without a Label is quietly reinventing the music industry, one download at a time.
A behind-the-scenes look at the men who put the Arctic Monkeys and the Editors on the map
By IAN SANDS  |  June 12, 2006