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Out: Boston loses a musical ace

As the book says, it is best to follow the example set by Jesus Christ himself — live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse.
Ketman a go-go bye-bye
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 16, 2011

Trabants | Highwire Surfing

Only the future knows whether Boston's Trabants made a commercially savvy choice by disseminating a record of scorching surf rock during one of the snowiest winters in memory.
Lifted and Gifted (2011)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 21, 2011

Boston Music News: June 9, 2006

The Merrimack Valley’s SHIPWRECK are the latest hardcore band to sign with Deathwish, Inc., the label owned by members of CONVERGE .
Notes on Shipwreck and Ketman
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  June 06, 2006

Boston music news, March 17, 2006

Boston rock icons the Cars will reunite for a summer tour that hits Bank of America Pavilion on May 9. There’s just one catch: standing in for Rick Ocasek, who opted out of the reunion, will be Todd Rundgren.
Notes on The Cars, Unearth, and Hallelujah the Hills
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  March 14, 2006