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Doomriders continue their forward march

It's hard to begrudge Doomriders' front man Nate Newton when he stops in the midst of rattling off the band's tours with the likes of Red Sparowes, Clutch, and Disfear, among others, in the two years since the release of Darkness Come Alive off Salem-b
On the grind
By JANSSEN MCCORMICK  |  October 14, 2011

Dear ‘girlfriend metal’: Fuck you and the Facebook page you rode in on

I had no idea that the term "girlfriend metal" was used anywhere outside my immediate circle of snarky, elitist Brooklyn-based friends.
Take this genre and shove it
By KIM KELLY  |  August 26, 2011
MP3 of the Week: "Phoenix Born of Fire, Vol. 1" -- 15-track Massachusetts metal comp

MP3 of the Week: "Phoenix Born of Fire, Vol. 1" -- 15-track Massachusetts metal comp

This week for our Metal Issue, BORN OF FIRE and the Boston Phoenix raised their swords together and compiled this killer 15-track homegrown metal compilation,...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 24, 2011

50 shows to see before finals week

This is a message fromBostonFunShit, the Phoenix's authority on having a good time: Get out of your dorm. Here are 50 ways to have an unforgettable evening this semester.
Pulling an all-nighter
By @BOSTONFUNSHIT  |  January 28, 2011

VIDEO: Watch Best Music Poll nominees DOOMRIDERS warm up for New England Metal and Hardcore Festival

Wondering why they're nominated for BEST METAL BAND in this year's BEST MUSIC POLL? Click on this you'll get an idea: it's "Heavy Lies the...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 20, 2010

Red Sparowes | The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer

Post-rock bands are like silent-film actors — bereft of words, they tend to use broad gestures to ensure that you get the point.
Sargent House (2010)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  April 02, 2010


Interview: Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick

You know you've made it to rock’s Big Time when interviewers catch you as you're boarding a jet, instead of loading the tour van. And although Athens, OH's  Skeletonwitch  didn’t happen to be boarding their own Iron Maiden-like 747 when we reached them,
Catching up with Demi Lovato’s favorite metal band
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  February 19, 2010
MP3 of the Week: Doomriders, "Come Alive"

MP3 of the Week: Doomriders, "Come Alive"

Like Motörhead before them, DOOMRIDERS live up to their name: they sound fucking evil. They’re one of the few side projects whose careers might actually...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 16, 2009
Doomriders + Keelhaul + Bloodhorse + Phantom Glue

Doomriders + Keelhaul + Bloodhorse + Phantom Glue

Tonight, four horsemen of the thrash-pocalypse — Doomriders, Keelhaul, Bloodhorse, and Phantom Glue — ride into Great Scott, 1222 Comm Ave, Allston | 9 pm...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 29, 2009