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The Mighty Mighty Bosstones | The Magic of Youth

Earlier this year, VH1 compiled a list of their "40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the '90s."
Big Rig (2011)
By ANNIE ZALESKI  |  December 16, 2011
[live review] Shipping up to Fenway Park with the Dropkick Murphys and Bosstones

[live review] Shipping up to Fenway Park with the Dropkick Murphys and Bosstones


PHOTOS: See Dan Watkins's slideshow for more live photos from the Dropkick Murphys/Bosstones showIf someone had told me 10 years ago that I’d be seeing...
By Barry Thompson  |  September 09, 2011
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Photos: Dropkick Murphys and Mighty Mighty Bosstones at Fenway Park, Night 1

Dropkick Murphys, Bosstones, and Street Dogs rock Fenway Park for the first of two bagpipe-and-scally-cap-filled concerts.
Dropkick Murphys + Mighty Mighty Bosstones + Street Dogs | Fenway Park | September 8
By DAN WATKINS  |  September 09, 2011

Can you say DKMMMB? Dropkick Murphys and Mighty Mighty Bosstones to play (part of) Fenway Park.


CALLED UP TO THE BIG LEAGUES: The last time DKM/MMB got together at a ballpark, somebody took this video. Looks like Pearl Jam fans will...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 28, 2011
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2011 brings Jon Hope, the McGunks, Jocie Adams, and more

We're wrapping up our 2011 preview, checking in with a few more of our favorite local acts and artists.
On the horizon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 07, 2011
Podcast: Dicky Barrett 12-22-10

Podcast: Dicky Barrett 12-22-10


Dicky Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones was in the studio with Fletcher this morning. The Breakfast Show just became that much Mighty Mightier.DOWNLOAD:Part OnePart...
By MorningIntern  |  December 23, 2010


December 26–December 28 | The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues

December 26–December 28 | The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues


There's no shortage of famous bands hailing from Boston, but every once in a while our city helps create a truly massive music moment: Aerosmith...
By Scott Kearnan  |  December 13, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists - #62 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists - #62 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones


You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here!       Today it is probably the biggest...
By MorningIntern  |  June 07, 2010

VIDEO: Dropkick Murphys partner with SPIN, Warner Bros, AP, Major League Baseball, and AOL for live-album publicity blitz


OMG, dudes, it's a week before DROPKICK MURPHYS begin their annual St. Patrick's Day hometown stand. And, this being an Olympic year, it's also the...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 10, 2010
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Players only

Jessica Smith has spent years booking death-metal shows around Boston. On top of loads of meat-and-potatoes nights at O'Brien's in Allston and Dee Dee's in Quincy, one brutal Sin of Angels show of hers actually sold out the Middle East downstairs. You li
A peek inside the world of Harmonix
By MATT PARISH  |  August 21, 2009
Ida Maria at WBRU's Summer Concert Series

Ida Maria at WBRU's Summer Concert Series


One of the records that has propelled me through the summer is Ida Maria's Fortress Round My Heart (Mercury). The Norwegian nymph has a voice...
By webteam  |  August 12, 2009


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Mommy, what's with Michael?

" After I got HIStory , I played it incessantly. It was the greatest, strangest, angriest, most bizarre thing I ever heard. Michael Jackson is this iconic persona..."
State of the art
By MICHAEL ENDELMAN  |  July 03, 2009
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Photos: 30 years of WFNX music


Notable photos from WFNX's 30-year history
By BOSTON PHOENIX WEB STAFF  |  December 04, 2008
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Local influence

In a day when so much radio seems less and less local, WFNX remains in touch.
WFNX is keeping it close to home
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 01, 2008
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Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008
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Rhapsodies in blues

“There are a lot of people that play the blues with too much reverence. And that’s the reason that most blues sucks,” says Scissormen frontman (and Phoenix contributor) Ted Drozdowski.  
Scissormen razor sharp on Luck in a Hurry
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 15, 2008


Mp3 of the Week: Mighty Mighty Bosstones cover Unnatural Axe

Mp3 of the Week: Mighty Mighty Bosstones cover Unnatural Axe


DOWNLOAD: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, "Shoppin' for a Friend" [mp3] If you were around in 1978, i...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 21, 2008
Universal does something crazy: names ex-Bosstone new VP of A&R

Universal does something crazy: names ex-Bosstone new VP of A&R


Nate Albert While the rest of his former bandmates attempt to regenerate the ol' Mighty Mighty Bosst...
By Importer  |  July 17, 2008
Universal does something crazy: names ex-Bosstone new VP of A&R

Universal does something crazy: names ex-Bosstone new VP of A&R


Nate Albert While the rest of his former bandmates attempt to regenerate the ol' Mighty Mighty Boss...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 17, 2008
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Please shut up!

How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Our salute to a few of the most obnoxious people of the week
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 16, 2008
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Geography lessons

"You could put us in Anchorage or Alaska or Antarctica or even somewhere in the Himalayas, and at heart we’d still be from Boston.”
Street Dogs remain Boston to the core
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 24, 2008


Oddballs and noisemakers

Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 07, 2008
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Boredoms

Certain sounds were not made to mix, in my view: a brass section should never be blowing over heavy-metal guitars, and you should never play drums behind a choir.
Super Roots 9 | Thrill Jockey
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 18, 2008
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Hometown Throwup, Pt. 1

Darkbuster have their “Hometown Throwup,” an eight-night stand with an affectionate wink and nod in the general direction of the Bosstones.
Darkbuster at Harpers Ferry, February 17, 2008
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 19, 2008
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A winning combination

Fans of the Sox and of local rock once had at least one thing in common: a big inferiority complex.
Hot Stove, Cool Music at the Paradise Rock Club, January 5-6
By MATT ASHARE  |  January 08, 2008
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Throwing Down Again

The air was thick with nostalgia and Boston pride, not to mention the more tangible sweat that was dripping from the pipes downstairs at the Middle East.
Mighty Mighty Bosstones at Middle East Downstairs, December 26, 2007
By WILL SPITZ  |  December 31, 2007


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Throwing down with Dicky

For years — nine to be exact — Dicky Barrett celebrated every Christmas with his band, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones.
Barrett and the Bosstones are back
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 18, 2007
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Plaid to the bone

Dicky Barrett is on his cellphone from Atlanta.
The return of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 23, 2007
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Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007
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Boston music news: October 19, 2007

Club D'Elf, the local electronic-music collective helmed by bassist Mike Rivard, have two new albums in the works.
Notes on Club D'Elf, Bang Camaro, Gang Green, and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 15, 2007