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Review: Rock of Ages
In retrospect, 1987, the year in which this adaptation of Chris D'Arienzo's hit Broadway show is set, might have been the moment that pop culture shit the bed.
| June 15, 2012
Sleep | Dopesmoker [re-issue]
In the early-'90s metal drought, a strange strain developed through the cracks in the pavement, as downtuned strings, sluggish tempos, and vintage amplification led to the blossoming of stoner rock.
Southern Lord (2012)
| June 08, 2012
The Big Hurt: An unknown legend comes in from the cold
From the early '70s through the late '90s, artist branding guru Harold Wells worked with nearly every major label, coming up with perfect names for some of the most famous acts in rock history.
Return of a band namer
| June 01, 2012
I have a hard-and-fast rule not to read other people's reviews of games I'll be covering myself.
Road to nowhere
| April 06, 2012
Review: Rock of Ages
At the start of the hair-metal musical Rock of Ages (at the Colonial Theatre through October 17), narrator Lonny (Patrick Lewallen) promises a night of sexy decadence and general kick-assery.
Strip Mauled: Rock of Ages doesn't rock
| October 15, 2010
Interview: Constantine Maroulis
There once was a time when the anthemic earnestness of '80s hard rock was considered giggle-worthy, and keeping a straight face while listening to self-helpy bombast ballads like "Don't Stop Believin' " and "Here I Go Again" was possible only with severa
On cracking Rock of Ages
| October 01, 2010
Metal Elvis is not alone: a trip down live-metal-mashup memory lane
Tonight, something called Metal Elvis makes its Boston debut at the Hard Rock Cafe -- and if you couldn't already tell from the high-concept title,...
| July 03, 2010
Video: Three versions of Don't Stop Believing that make us want to kill
ROCK OF AGES CAST: Don't Stop Believing AMERICAN IDOL TOP 9: Don't Stop Believing GLEE CAS...
| June 08, 2009
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