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Mistle Thrush reunite, remain indefinable

It's a fun bit of Boston rock trivia that on September 23, 1991, homegrown post-punk band Bullet LaVolta played WFNX's fifth-birthday show at Axis with two relative unknowns: the Smashing Pumpkins and, on the eve of Nevermind 's release, Nirvana.
Waking from a dream
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  January 28, 2011

Beating HPV

When I was an undergrad student in Boston, I was diagnosed with HPV and went through all the same medical procedures Lisa Spinelli experienced, and the LEEP procedure, too.
Letters to the Boston editor, September 25, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 25, 2009

Guest lists 2007

Phoenix and WFNX staffers submit their ten best albums of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 21, 2007

Susana Cullina

AS220’s chief bottle washer and bar witch (formerly bar wench).
Almost famous
By FRANK MULLIN  |  September 24, 2007

Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007

Keeping It Real

We’ll get used to it, I suppose, this new category of moviegoing distress. Sooner or later, we get used to everything.
Sticking to the facts in a post-9/111 world, Michael Winterbottom and Paul Greengrass lead a new breed of filmmaker
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 20, 2007


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

The songwriting isn’t BRMC’s most memorable, but Baby 81’s noise-roots fumes are pretty thick.
Baby 81 | RCA
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 23, 2007

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

None more black

"The music is our outlet, otherwise we’d all be in the nut house," says Black Angels' Christian Bland. The Black Angels, “The First Vietnamese War”  (mp3)
Droning on with Austin's Black Angels
By VICKI G. SIOLOS  |  November 02, 2006

Not bummed out refers to Josh Homme’s old band Kyuss as “a heavy metal Velvet Underground . . . pioneers of the booming underground ‘stoner rock’ scene of the 1990s.”
Eagles of Death Metal pursue Death by Sexy
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 20, 2006

The Morning After Girls

Have the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre been neglecting their fans Down Under?
PRELUDE: EP’S 1 & 2 | Rainbow Quartz  
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 14, 2006


Doin’ it live

The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 09, 2006