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Converge go back to basics
For most Bostonians of a certain age, Converge's Jane Doe (2001) is always going to be "that" record. But sentimentality aside, the metal/hardcore quartet's latest, All We Love We Leave Behind — out Tuesday on Epitaph — bangs right up against it.
| October 05, 2012
Doomriders continue their forward march
It's hard to begrudge Doomriders' front man Nate Newton when he stops in the midst of rattling off the band's tours with the likes of Red Sparowes, Clutch, and Disfear, among others, in the two years since the release of Darkness Come Alive off Salem-b
On the grind
| October 14, 2011
Blowin' in the wind
There's going to be a lot of snickering and chortling this week after former-top-NFL-prospect-turned-galactic-draft-bust Ryan Leaf got arrested on drug and burglary charges.
Ryan Leaf returns from exile. Plus, Missy Giove goes downhill fast, and Donte Stallworth gets sentenced.
| June 26, 2009
Not only was Donte Stallworth officially charged with DUI manslaughter, but another former AFC East star, former Buffalo Bill running back Travis Henry, reached a plea agreement on drug charges.
Pro football gets tossed around. Plus, Kirk Snyder goes to the dentist.
| April 10, 2009
Let’s just say it’s been a while since we’ve seen a pound-worthy entry to the annals of pot busts, as we did this week.
Sports blotter: "Gone to pot" edition
| December 17, 2008
A leafy, green substance
Just when you thought the “supernaturally large quantity of marijuana” sports bust was a thing of the past.
Sports blotter: "Copious amounts of pot" edition
| October 31, 2007
There’s really no point in reviewing a show like this.
Melt-Banana, Neptune, and Doomriders, Middle East Downstairs, June 11, 2007
| June 13, 2007
The new system
Dontrelle Williams jumps out to an early lead in the race for newly-minted Annual Crime Champion award.
Sports Blotter: 2007 yearbook edition
| December 27, 2006
More pellet madness
I’m not sure if anyone knows what to make of this one.
Sports blotter: "something we don't condone" edition
| October 25, 2006
Pre-NFL Draft arrest watch
Get ready, Phoenix readers, for the dad-gum funnest week of the sports-crime year!
Updating the big board
| April 12, 2006
Boston music news, February 17, 2006
Converge are currently writing material for the follow-up to 2004’s You Fail Me (Epitaph) .
Notes on Coverge, Doomriders, Dear Lover, and Zox, plus: remembering the Real Kids' Allen "Alpo" Paulino.
| February 14, 2006
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