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Nikki Sixx faces his doppelgangers
Nikki Sixx remains a live wire when onstage with LA dirtbags Mötley Crüe.
| July 15, 2011
New York Dolls | Dancing Backwards in High Heels
The new New York Dolls have now been around longer - and released more albums (three) - than the old New York Dolls, and they're commemorating that new longevity by letting go of any compulsion they may have still harbored to honor their designation as
| March 18, 2011
David Johansen at the Narrows Center For the Arts
"I ain't no model/I'm a regular guy," growls David Johansen on the latest New York Dolls disc and, though he's right about the first part,...
| January 04, 2011
It seems like only yesterday that I was huddled in the corner of my room, staring listlessly out the window through tear-smeared glasses, absently singing along to “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” and wondering when my life would finally s
The lines sag heavy and deep for Moz
| May 21, 2010
Packets of Sugar
It’s easy to paint Bebe Buell as some talentless pretty face who slept her way to whatever modicum of stardom she has right now.
Bebe Buell returns to town throwing ‘Air Kisses’
| April 30, 2010
Various Artists | Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010
The notion that regional musical flavors exist independently in American cities is quickly becoming an archaic truism, seeing as how the world really is a stage these days, at least in the digital sense.
| January 08, 2010
New York Dolls | 'Cause I Sez So
The big news regarding the New York Dolls’ second album since their reactivation five years ago is the return of Todd Rundgren as producer.
| May 01, 2009
That's how people grow up
Morrissey specializes in decadent enlargements of contrary emotions: he's got despair on lock, he's an excellent sculptor of ennui.
Morrissey, live at House of Blues, March 29, 2009
| March 31, 2009
Remembering a Rhode Island icon
There was never anyone remotely like Jeff Thomas.
Jefferson Thomas was in the vanguard of the Providence underground
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 30, 2008
Life after The Sopranos
If you’re a Sopranos fan, you remember the demise of Christopher Moltisanti in an overturned SUV.
| April 09, 2008
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
| February 15, 2008
Get Ready, Here Come... The '70s
Okay, so they missed a few things, but Get Ready manages to be a whole lot of fun by ignoring the music that mattered.
| September 12, 2007
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
| August 31, 2007
Portland scene report: August 24, 2007
Harrington, who also publishes the local uber-zine Kapital Ink, is nothing if not elbow-deep in rock.
Sibilance starts now
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| August 22, 2007
Dead white females
Can you remember the last time you curled up under the covers with Marcel Proust’s I n Search of Lost Time ?
From Fall Out Boy to One Night in Paris , modern pop culture is what it is today thanks to 10 long-expired ladies
| August 08, 2007
They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
| July 16, 2007
“No Meat,” read the signs posted at the entrance of Bank of America Pavilion.
Morrissey returns, Bank of America Pavillion, July 7, 2007
| July 09, 2007
Former glam-rocker Jesse Malin’s 2003 solo debut not only offered proof that he could make it as a singer-songwriter — it was the best thing he’d put out.
Malin’s third solo CD goes over the top
| July 09, 2007
It’s a recent Sunday near midnight, and Charms leaders Ellie Vee and Joe Wizda have their ears to the radio. The Charms, "So Romantic" (mp3)
The Charms become Wicked Cool
| February 27, 2007
The wild bunch
One of the lies I tell myself is that some day I’ll care about the Rolling Stones as much as I care about the New York Dolls.
Another triumph for the New York Dolls
| October 30, 2006
Anarchy in Medford
Sitting in on Tufts lecturer Michael T. Fournier’s course “History of Punk Rock,” offered via the university’s Experimental College, one can’t help but think of Johnny Rotten’s famous final words: “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”
History of punk rock
| October 18, 2006
Men of mettle
Like three trolls in a speedboat, the men of Motörhead have hitched their age-old warty grievance against humanity to a roaring musical accelerant, and yet again they are writing heavy-metal history.
Another smackdown from Motörhead
| October 03, 2006
On the racks: June 27, 2006
. . . and all sorts of guest stars.
Dashboard Confessional, India.Irie, Shawnna, Grant Lee Phillips . . .
| June 27, 2006
Flashbacks: May 26, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966 .
| May 24, 2006
On the Racks: May 23, 2006
Plus new releases by Osaka Popstar, PJ Harvey, and the American Idol kids.
Def Leppard, Dixie Chicks, Damone
| May 23, 2006
The disappointing thing about Henry Rollins — otherwise a paragon of American manhood — has always been the fact that he is, in public at least, a Moz basher.
The singular brilliance of Morrissey
| March 27, 2006
The first thing to understand is that it’s not “Football Players ’ Wives,” which means that this is real football, played on a pitch, not a “field,” and no pads and helmets. Roit!
Footballers Wives and Love Monkey
| February 09, 2006
New York Doll
When Morrissey persuaded the New York Dolls to reunite, director Greg Whiteley found himself in a unique position to chronicle the event.
| January 17, 2006
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