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Lolita Black rips Flesh, Blood, and Bone

Bob Otis is feeling it. Just prior to taking the stage for the official record release show last weekend at AS220, the guitarist and co-founder of Lolita Black, PVD's reigning heavy-goth-metal foursome, hands over a vinyl copy of Flesh, Blood, and Bone
Too loud to ignore
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 03, 2012

Scarlett is the new Black

Olneyville's finest post-punk/goth/sludge metal outfit went missing for the better part of 2010, but we're ecstatic to report that Lolita Black has returned with a new lead singer in Ms. Scarlett Delgado.
Lolita Black finally land new singer
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 29, 2010

Dropdead's unfinished business

It’s 20 years and counting for iconic hardcore-punk quartet Dropdead.
Two decades in, Dropdead still 'play loud music, really fast'
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 17, 2010

Making a beautiful racket

Where else could you see the Blizzard of '78 and I, Destroyer share the same stage?
RHD-RI presents Thunder In the Bucket
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 15, 2010

Rockin’ all over

Greenville to Westerly to the capital city
Off the Couch

Punk legend Bob Otis returns with Lolita Black

When a local punk rock guitar legend like Bob Otis sincerely declares that "there's a lot of greatness going on in this town right now," you tend to listen up.
Back in Black
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 21, 2009


Rock, she said

A few years back, I was approached by a publisher with a blank pagination for a new magazine. The only information he had was the page count and the title, Women Who Rock .
Providence celebrates women in music
By BOB GULLA  |  January 17, 2007

Parsing the Poll II

We had a Sex Pistols moment here at the Phoenix last week.
The Best Music Poll’s Sex Pistols moment
By BOB GULLA  |  May 16, 2006