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25 years later, Buffalo Tom's frontman looks back at the early days

Buffalo Tom was on its way up. But back then, the farthest imaginable point "up" for a band like us was to be able to tour the States and Europe, maybe headlining places like the Channel or even, in our wildest dreams, the Orpheum. This was P.N. (pre-Nir
Career in rock
By BILL JANOVITZ  |  November 18, 2011
J Mascis, Ted Leo, Mean Creek highlight Buffalo Tom anniversary show lineups

J Mascis, Ted Leo, Mean Creek highlight Buffalo Tom anniversary show lineups

UPDATE 11.07.11: The lineup is growing! Buffalo Tom just posted this note a few minutes ago: We also have Prodigal Philly Phil Aiken in on...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 03, 2011
house of blues concert photos of buffalo tom

Photos: Noah & The Whale + Buffalo Tom + The Sheila Divine at Clambake 2011

June 16, 2011 | WFNX Clambake | House of Blues Boston
 Concert photos of the House of Blues performances at WFNX Clambake on June 16, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  June 24, 2011
first-ever best music poll awards party at brighton music hall

Out: Good times a’Bruin

It was the first time the Boston Phoenix hosted an awards party for its 23-year-old Best Music Poll, but what erupted June 15 at Brighton Music Hall was a drunken shitshow that honored decades of Boston rock and roll, and was capped off by the Bruins' f
A celebratory night of Boston rock (and hockey) at the Best Music Poll awards
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  June 24, 2011

Photos: Cold War Kids + The Naked and Famous + Buffalo Tom + Dom + Foster the People + The Sheila Divine + Young the Giant at the WFNX Clambake

Cold War Kids, The Naked and Famous, Buffalo Tom, Dom, Foster the People, The Sheila Divine and Young the Giant perform live at the WFNX Clambake on Lansdowne Street, on June 16, 2011.
Lansdowne Street | June 16, 2011
Set times for the 2011 WFNX Clambake

Set times for the 2011 WFNX Clambake

I can has clam? You bet.The 2011 WFNX Clambake is now roughly 48 hours away, and the party on Lansdowne Street and the House of...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 14, 2011


The 'Mericans keep their heads up on So Late It Hurts

"Lift me up, I want outta here/Lift me up, I wanna taste the sky," Chris Daltry sings on "Sky Full," the closing cut from So Late It Hurts , the new album by the 'Mericans.
Chasing the dark clouds
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 11, 2011

Indie rock thunderdome: Buffalo Tom + Mean Creek duke it out @ 04.08 the Paradise

BUFFALO TOM loves MEAN CREEK, Mean Creek loves Buffalo Tom, and we love them both even harder than their combined love for each other. Is...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 07, 2011
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Buffalo Tom celebrate 25 years of rock

"If you'd told me 10 years ago I'd be here playing with Buffalo Tom, I wouldn't have believed you," Mean Creek's Aurore Ounjian sheepishly offered up last week at ZuZu, moments before her band closed out a stripped-down, five-song set with a cover of Bu
Hitting the Skins
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 11, 2011
MP3 of the Week: Buffalo Tom "Guilty Girls"

MP3 of the Week: Buffalo Tom "Guilty Girls"

It’s November 17 of last year, and the Billy Ruane memorial party is slowly creeping towards midnight. Nearly five hours deep into a marathon of...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 10, 2011

Free Buffalo Tom EP

To hold us over until the March 8 release of new album Skins and their April 8 show at the Paradise Rock Club, BUFFALO TOM...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 04, 2011


The Tower and the Fool's bittersweet symphonies

It shouldn't come as too much surprise to hear the six guys comprising the Tower & the Fool have made a conscious decision to simply go with the flow following a promising, self-titled debut EP released late last year (available at iTunes and  thet
Turn on the bright lights
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 04, 2011
Buffalo Tom return with "Arise, Watch"

Buffalo Tom return with "Arise, Watch"

Sometime shortly after midnight a few weeks ago at the Billy Ruane memorial party, Buffalo Tom jolted a slowly fading Middle East crowd with a...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 29, 2010


The convo is already off to a bumpy start with one Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr., phoning in from his Los Angeles residence at 10:30 am PST.
Dinosaur Jr. will roam the earth forever
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 31, 2009

Keepin' it realtor

There’s an old Saturday Night Live sketch — not, truth be told, one of the show’s funniest moments — called “Rock & Roll Real-estate Agent.”
Rock and rolling all night is tough with an unforgiving day job. That’s why the shredding set love real estate.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 01, 2007