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Photos: New Collisions CD Release at Great Scott

The New Collisions perform live at Great Scott on October 9, 2010.
New Collisions, live at Great Scott, on October 9, 2010
By REYNOLDS AVLON  |  October 15, 2010

New Collisions rediscover their pop identity

Ever since Adam and Eve invented pop music by writing the first song, "Snake Is a Jerk," local bands have honored a time-tested structure.
Smashing sound barriers
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 08, 2010

A new wave on the Waterfront

"My grandparents are here," exclaimed New Collisions guitarist Scott Guild between songs last Tuesday during a free outdoor show at Christopher Columbus Park. "It's a very big deal."
Catching up with the New Collisions
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  August 20, 2010