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From Punky to folky to sultry and more

'Twas a ball-breaking task trying to include all of the quality local music Rhody-based artists cranked out over the past 12 months.
Hear, here
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 21, 2012

Friday the 13th fun and much more!

Last call for local singer-songwriter JESSE LIAM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200) on THURSDAY (the 12th).
Get lucky
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 13, 2012

Bang your head ...

Last call to catch legendary German thrash-metal trio DESTRUCTION (celebrating 30 years in the headbanging biz) invading the Met with VITAL REMAINS , WARBINGER , and PATHOLOGY ; doors at 6 pm and tickets are $20; call 401.729.1005.
... with Destruction, Dropdead, more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 18, 2012
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Raindance are ready to rage

Post-punk quintet Raindance returns with a new EP titled New Blood .
Blood makes noise
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 11, 2012

Cram it all in!

For underground hip-hop heads, it gets no bigger than SEAN PRICE (of Boot Camp Clik and Heltah Skeltah legend) hitting up FĂȘte on THURSDAY (the 9th); only $12 at the door, call 401.383.1112 for ticket availability (don't sleep!).
From Sean Price to Panther Moderns!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 10, 2012
Off the record: Habits

Schoolboy Q | Habits & Contradictions

Without much that can be considered "structure" in terms of the verse-chorus-verse standard, Q confidently wobbles through an album's worth of jaded bangers.
Top Dawg Entertainment (2012)
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  February 03, 2012


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Mouth of Flowers in Full Effect

Devotees of mid-'90s indie/post-hardcore/ CMJ -approved alt-rock have been feeling the love the past few years.
Petal to the metal
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 18, 2011