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Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, NJ

Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
Ashbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
By K. BONAMI  |  October 07, 2011

Dinosaur Jr. at Port City Music Hall, June 20

Henry Rollins is the George Thorogood of punk rock. He has the appearance and credentials of someone bad to the bone, but in practice, he's pure establishment.
Music seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 24, 2011
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Rollins to interrogate Dinosaurs

It's always exciting when an iconic band play Portland, but Dinosaur Jr.'s Port City Music Hall show Monday night brings some additional curiosities.
Inviting inquiry
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 17, 2011
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Get ready to ramble: 21 shows you need to see before September

Every summer, in addition to swarms of mosquitoes and fanny-packed tourists, New England hosts a massive invasion of live music.  
One solid summer
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 10, 2011
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Chlotrudis 17


Once again, the Chlotrudis Society's annual awards ceremony at the Brattle Theatre on Sunday made up for the numbing, disappointing spectacle of the Oscars, though...
By Peter Keough  |  March 22, 2011
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Henry Rollins is a icon worthy of the Brattle

Clocking more than 100 shows per year for multiple decades now, Henry Rollins is a clean-living, world-traveling, rapid fireball of neurosis. At 50, the former Black Flag frontman has become less of a punk-rock pundit and more of a genuinely funny orat
Fifty sense
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 11, 2011


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Review: Suck

This blood-soaked camp-fest monopolizes on the media-dominating vampire craze, delivering a none-too-subtle jab to the music industry at the same time.
Alice Cooper, Moby, and Iggy Pop walk into a bar ...
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 03, 2010
Yes, we plan on going to the House of Blues to see Glenn Danzig in June (with or without his gay lover)

Yes, we plan on going to the House of Blues to see Glenn Danzig in June (with or without his gay lover)


Perhaps you've heard about the new comic book HENRY AND GLENN FOREVER. If not, we'll quote the publisher: Henry and Glenn are very good 'friends.'...
By Carly Carioli  |  May 11, 2010
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Joyride

It is May 1966, in the Prelude Club in Harlem, an Atlantic Records release party.
The Worcester Art Museum shows us ‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’
By GREG COOK  |  March 26, 2010

Review: Henry Rollins at the Somerville Theatre | March 17, 2010


Henry Rollins, live from Dublin in January 2010There aren't too many people in this world that are both self-indulgent and opinionated enough to stand and...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  March 20, 2010
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Don't call it a comeback

Six Finger Satellite founder and frontman Jeremiah "J." Ryan has news for anyone assuming that the upcoming Six Finger Satellite mini-tour is a harbinger for some big 6FS reunion, following the recent release of Half Control on Load Records, original
Six Finger Satellite never left. And never will 
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 07, 2009


Smuggling, Rollins, McDonald and WTF

Smuggling, Rollins, McDonald and WTF


Today's Comcast Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query was about smuggling. We talk to Henry Rollins ab...
By Charlie  |  November 24, 2008

Tuesday Ticket Alert: Kooks, Paul Weller, Rollins, Mountain (?!)


WFNX Disorientation with Flogging Molly, the Kooks, Alkaline Trio, Rogue Wave, and Does It Offend Yo...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 15, 2008
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Going on sale: July 18, 2008

The Walkmen, Ray LaMontagne, Jonathan Richman, Gang Gang Dance, Paul Weller, and Henry Rollins.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 15, 2008
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Who brought the cool kid?

“For me, punk is the new idea, always the new idea, forever the new idea. That’s why punk can never die. Because as long as there are people, there will be new ideas.”

Ian MacKaye visits Tufts


By WILL SPITZ  |  April 15, 2008
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Pants afire

The ratio of falsehood to truth in the universe has not, of course, altered one jot since the world began.
Fakeries and the faking fakers who fake them
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 13, 2008


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Coverings

If the title teen of Juno can dismiss Sonic Youth as “just noise,” what would a representative of a generation for whom quiet is the new loud make of the even harsher sonic barrages of first-wave punk?
Jeffrey Lewis’s Crass, and Dirty Projectors’ Black Flag
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  March 10, 2008
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Unauthorized!

I think it may have been sometime in the 1970s that the term “unauthorized” became sort of cool.
Axl Rose, Albert Goldman, and the renegade art of rock biography
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 15, 2008
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Shots in the dark

Naomi Petersen was not famous. Neither was she semi-famous, almost famous, post-famous, or notorious.
Joe Carducci recalls the real price of punk
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 29, 2008
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Sexual Halen

Good news from the literary delivery room: the ignoble genre of rock biography has just given birth to its first genuine comedy.
The little Dutch boys who could
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 23, 2007
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Revving it up

The Wrong Reasons have mustered a gallant comeback, and this time it’s for all the right reasons.
The Wrong Reasons tough it out; plus, Machines with Magnets
By BOB GULLA  |  September 04, 2007


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Punks find their inner Americana

Punk might have been swept along, cleaned up, dirtied again, then separated into a million different subgenres created to simplify things when really it only complicated everything.
The altered aesthetic of punks playing folk
By JON MEYER  |  August 31, 2007
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Going on sale: July 13, 2007

Michael Franti, Interpol, Aerosmith, Smashing Pumpkins, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 09, 2007
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Planet of ass

Collapsed Catholic that I am, I’ve always had trouble with the concept of “erotic photography.”
Naked Happy Girls , My Bare Lady , Armed and Famous (NSFW)
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 17, 2007
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The IFC Soundtrack

The bridge between independent film and indie rock has been getting easier and easier to cross with the rise of a new generation of directors weaned on music videos and the multimedia underground.
Indie rock for indie movies
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 04, 2006

Just the facts

I’m writing about your article “ Pardon Us .”
Letters to the Boston editor: November 17, 2006
By LETTERS  |  November 15, 2006


The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 27


Black Flag + Meat Puppets | the Channel | April 15, 1984
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Lotta-palooza

This article originally appeared in the August 14, 1992 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
This year’s model offers much more than music
By ROBERT MOSES  |  October 25, 2006
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Punked out

Fast and semi-coherent, like the music it documents, Paul Rachman’s American Hardcore , from the book by Steven Blush, uses an efficient equation: band members talking + flyer graphics + grainy clips from live shows. Watch the trailer for American Ha
The lost generation of American Hardcore
By A.S. HAMRAH  |  October 13, 2006
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War and peace

One of the nicer developments over the past several years has the straightforwardly quiet reappearance of one of the most productive, powerful, and unique bands to emerge from the punkinspired LA underground two and a half decades ago – X.
X and the Rollins Band at Avalon, August 19, 2006
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 21, 2006