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King's folly

If your name were King Bishop, you'd know how to play chess, right?
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 25, 2011
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The Flaming Lips | Embryonic

If new albums by Super Furry Animals, 50 Foot Wave, and the Flaming Lips are any indication, 2009 is smack in the middle of a new psychedelic age.
Warner Bros. (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  October 09, 2009
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Musical acrobats

Having Antonio Sanchez explain the difference between "straight 8's" and "swing 8's" is a bit like having Einstein explain long division — total waste of the dude's time.
Antonio Sanchez's ambidextrous mind, and Cirkestra's big top
By JON GARELICK  |  February 09, 2009
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What Should Never Be

On this Saturday afternoon, the legions of the School of Rock (Boston branch) were pretty much indistinguishable from the real Led Zeppelin, who were themselves teenagers when they formed in the late ’60s.  
The Paul Green School Of Rock Boston Presents A Tribute To Led Zeppelin at the Middle East Upstairs, October 25, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 28, 2008
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Boo-ya!

Maybe it’s because dressing up as the economy would be kind of lame, but I’m haven’t heard Jack O’Shit in the way of truly scary costume ideas this year.  
When bands dress up for Halloween, it’s creepy
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 28, 2008
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Cinematic blunders

Led Zeppelin have rarely missed a promotional opportunity, and the occasion of their current reunion is no exception
Getting through The Song Remains the Same
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 04, 2007


Jimmy Page: After the Yardbirds...

This article originally appeared in the February 5, 1969 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Comes Led Zeppelin
By BEN BLUMMENBERG  |  October 25, 2006
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From the top

The scene was not atypical for a Thursday night at the Lizard Lounge. Club d'Elf, "Intro/Bass Beatbox" (mp3)
Mike Rivard and Club d’Elf finally rehearse
By JON GARELICK  |  October 04, 2006
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Rock therapy

'Some people have songs about ex-girlfriends. We don’t have songs like that.’ Aberdeen City, "God is Going to Get Sick of Me" (mp3)
Aberdeen City prepare for a national breakthrough
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 12, 2006
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Jung at heart

Standing in front of the blossoming AV screens, Maynard Keenan is Col. Kilgore on the beach in Apocalypse Now , an apparition of stolid derangement, now and again accenting a particularly colossal time-change with a slow-motion karate kick.
Tool at the Orpheum
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 25, 2006