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[live review] Bob Seger @ the DCU Center


And another one comes off the list. Bruce Springsteen came off three years ago at Bonnaroo. Because he's a touring whore, Tom Petty came off...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  November 30, 2011
Rock and Shock recap 2011: A weekend of music, mayhem, and bodily fluids

Rock and Shock recap 2011: A weekend of music, mayhem, and bodily fluids


Click here for more photos from Rock & Shock 2011. Rock and Shock is a one-of-a-kind event: equal parts horror convention, heavy-metal show, and awesomeness....
By Michael Neel  |  October 31, 2011
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Photos: Rock & Shock 2010 Horror Convention

Attendees, vendors, and horror-themed merch on the convention show floor of the seventh annual Rock & Shock.
Rock & Shock Horror Convention | DCU Center | October 15-17, 2010
By ANDY WARE  |  October 22, 2010
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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

Six things I learned at Rock and Shock


George Romero talks zombies, Creepshow, and cockroach wrangling at Rock & ShockLast weekend, Rock and Shock invaded Worcester's DCU center and Palladium. For the uninitiated,...
By Michael Neel  |  October 20, 2010
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Same Old Faces

If you're wondering who the geniuses are behind the political campaigns in Massachusetts this year — the strategists, media firms, ad teams, and fundraisers — well, it's a lot of the same folks who have been behind Massachusetts campaigns for a long time
It's an outsider's year for candidates, but the consultants are old Beacon Hill mainstays. Plus, who spent what at the conventions, and Baker goes on TV first.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 25, 2010


Rock & Shock 2009 Post-Mortem: The Convention


Mark Masztal draws zombies  As an angry eldritch god pelts Worcester with foul globs of sleet, we thread our way through the DCU Center --...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 23, 2009

Rock and Shock 2009: Horror descends on Wormtown


Do you like scary movies? How about heavy metal? You're in luck: the Rock and Shock horror convention -- which blends both into one noisy,...
By webteam  |  October 16, 2009
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Going on sale: December 12, 2008


Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 10, 2008
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Going on sale: September 26, 2008

Little Joy, Real Ones, Upper Crust and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 24, 2008

Nine Inch Nails cancels tonight's Worcester show


Posted to www.nin.com at about 1 am:  We regret to announce that due to illness, the Worcest...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 08, 2008


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Boston music news: August 8, 2008

Three ways to feel good about going out at night — or three ways to feel like utter shit in the morning. Whichever.
Notes on Disappearer, Vagiant, the American Idols Live Tour, Steven Brodsky, and more
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  August 05, 2008
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Older, wiser, faster, louder

When, 13 years ago, Dave Grohl strapped on a guitar and stepped into the spotlight as the frontman of Foo Fighters, the young band at once became members of the old guard.
Foo Fighters at the DCU Center, February 18, 2008
By VICTORIA WELCH  |  February 26, 2008
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Show and tell

After a brief late-December break from the usual boatload of good shows, the flood picks up right where it left off in early January.
A whole new year of live music
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 04, 2008
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Live and kicking

Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
Live reviews: 2007 in review
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2007
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Going on sale: November 23, 2007

White Williams, Symphony X, Sheila Divine, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 19, 2007


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Going on sale: September 28, 2007

Deadly Syndrome, Dying Fetus, Brett Dennen, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 25, 2007
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Going on sale: August 31, 2007

Jesu, the Thermals, Mobius Band, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 29, 2007
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Going on sale: February 16, 2007

Police, My Chemical Romance, Great Big Sea, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 13, 2007
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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
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Going on sale: December 15, 2006

Fall Out Boy, New Found Glory, Rod Stewart, and more.
  Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 13, 2006


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Going on sale: December 15, 2006

Fall Out Boy, New Found Glory, Rod Stewart, and more.
  Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 13, 2006
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Going on sale: December 8, 2006

Plumerai, Mission of Burma, Big Head Todd, and more
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 04, 2006
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Going on sale: October 20, 2006

Draft, Trey Anastasio, Dinosaur Jr., Ray Lamontagne, Amanda Palmer, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade  
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 17, 2006
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Going on sale: October 6, 2006

Beirut, Def Leppard, Guns N' Roses, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade  
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 02, 2006
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Going on sale: June 23, 2006

Peaches and Eagles of Death Metal, Rick Springfield and Eddie Money, Ben Harper and Damian Marley, Aerosmith and Motley Crue
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  June 20, 2006


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Lowlights from DemCon 2006

Yes, Virginia, there were some inspiring moments in Worcester’s DCU Center last weekend, with Deval Patrick’s first speech on Saturday topping the list.
Worcester come-down  
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 07, 2006
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Idol threats

It remains to be seen whether he can top the pop charts, but J. Jewels has got Diddy-style diversification on lockdown.
New England Idol; Cylob rocks T.T.’s  
By DAVID DAY  |  February 21, 2006