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Out: The Rationales hit the Middle East

Following a strong showing in this year's Rock 'n' Roll Rumble, it wasn't much of a surprise that the Rationales would go over big at the Middle East upstairs last Friday.
Going over big
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  August 10, 2012

Photos: Rock 'n' Roll Rumble Semi-Finals Night #2

Sherman Burns + Garvy J + Ghosts of Jupiter + The Rationales played during T.T. the Bear's Place Rock 'n' Roll Rumble Semi-Finals Night #2, Friday, April 13th, 2012.
T.T. the Bear's Place | April 13, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 20, 2012

Out: Sizing up the Rumble survivors, the wild cards, and the breakouts

Twenty-three bands entered T. T.'s own private Thunderdome last week, and only eight bands remain after six Rock 'n' Roll Rumble nights of preliminary-round musical throwdowns.
Eight isn’t enough
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  April 13, 2012

Photos: 2012 Rock 'n' Roll Rumble Prelim Round Night #1

Cooling Towers, The Rationales, Endless Wave, and The Grownup Noise play at the 2012 Rock 'n' Roll Rumble Prelim Round Night #1 at T.T. the Bear's Place on April 1, 2012.
T.T. the Bear's Place | April 1, 2012
By SAM LIANG  |  April 06, 2012

Out: There are no favorites in this year’s Rock and Roll Rumble

It's spring in Boston, which means it's time to Rumble.
Get ready to rock
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 30, 2012

Photos: John Powhida International Airport + Sidewalk Driver + The Organ Beats + The Rationales at Radio

John Powhida International Airport, Sidewalk Driver, The Organ Beats and the Rationales perform at the grand opening of Radio in Somerville on October 7, 2011.
October 7, 2011 | Grand opening of Radio, Somerville
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 21, 2011


Christening and listening at Radio in Somerville

Radio, the embryonic house o' rock at the former Club Choices space at 379 Somerville Ave, has cricks in need of massaging. But I'm confident those will be attended to — Radio probably won't be a sweat lodge at its 200-person capacity most of the time.
Out: A new club choice
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 14, 2011