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A more evolved — and angrier — Kanerko

Kanerko: the band name should ring bells — and not only because the moniker draws inspiration from veteran White Sox first baseman (and Providence native) Paul Konerko.
Major signs of life
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 05, 2010
Alice In Chains at the Dunkin' Donuts Center

Alice In Chains at the Dunkin' Donuts Center

People are done comparing Alice In Chains' new singer to the late, great Layne Staley. Many fans believe Neon Christ's William DuVall does a decent...
By webteam  |  April 14, 2010

Alice in Chains; Goo Goo Dolls

Elsewhere, Alice in Chains are at the Cumberland County Civic Center and the Goo Goo Dolls are at the season-opening show at the Hampton Beach...
By webteam  |  April 14, 2010

Cut to the Bone

Eleven heavy-rock bands are now vying for a $10,000 prize being offered up by radio station 106.3 the Bone.

How to write an Alice in Chains press release without mentioning Layne Staley

You wouldn't think it's possible, right? A whole entire Alice in Chains press release, to announce t...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 08, 2009

Mastodon | Crack in the Skye

"Mastodon are a full-on metal band for people who think they're too cool to like metal," writes Will Hermes in his four-star Rolling Stone review of the latest from these veteran Atlanta bone crushers.
Reprise (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 30, 2009


Stay positive

Chatting with Grow songwriter Matt Odabashian and resident rapper Sneaktechniks about their livin lovin learnin debut and upcoming CD release party, it was clear that the band has taken an admirable and ballsy approach to their music.
Grow keep it real on livin lovin learnin
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 06, 2009

Crossword: ''Come on, get it right!''

Driving grammar purists crazy since, well, forever
By MATT JONES  |  December 03, 2008

In a bit of a jam

To suck at an electronic endeavor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, of all places, is analogous to sucking at, say, making soup at cooking school.
The follow-up to video-game smash Guitar Hero lets everybody play — even the weakest link
By RYAN STEWART  |  November 14, 2007

Midsummer muses

It’s been almost 20 years since Corgan first bared his barren soul to the world and not a whole lot has changed.
Smashing Pumpkins redux and Velvet Revolver
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 23, 2007

Going on sale: June 29, 2007

Rodney Atkins, Velvet Revolver, Okkervil River, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  June 26, 2007


Sweden to Boston

In current clubbing circles, no one is as prolific as, or more successful than, young Swedish producer John Dahlbäck.
Electro-house king reaches Berklee, Trainspotters
By DAVID DAY  |  January 09, 2007

Too many shows

If this winter’s concert scene were a crazy tag-team wrestling match, rock would be the ass-kicking king of the ring.
A hot winter concert season
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 28, 2006

Coast to coast

Monstrous’ stealthy rise on the independent music scene has gone largely unnoticed, mainly because the trio has made most of its progress out of town, specifically in Portland, Oregon.
 Monstrous go west, find their sound, and return
By BOB GULLA  |  December 12, 2006

Under the Covers battle

Rock-and-roll beefs are never quite as delicious as the heat-packing rivalries of their hip-hop brethren. Watch: Battle of the Album Covers
Albums of the year
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  October 19, 2006


Kentucky quintet My Morning Jacket, no strangers to mixing a spectrum of musical genres will push even more buttons on the musical blender when they take the stage with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall this week. My Morning Jacket pe
My Morning Jacket meet the Pops
By KERRY L. SMITH  |  July 14, 2006


Rio representer

It was 2002 when the then unknown DJ Diplo first started throwing his Hollertronix parties in Philadelphia.
Diplo brings baile funk to the US
By LEON NEYFAKH  |  April 11, 2006