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Photos: Earthquake Party, Fat Creeps, RIBS + Viva Viva at the WFNX Boston Accents Funeral Party (Night 1)

Earthquake Party, Fat Creeps, RIBS and Viva Viva perform live during night one of the WFNX Boston Accents Funeral Party | Monday, July 23, 2012 at Great Scott
Monday, July 23, 2012 | Great Scott
By MICK MURRAY  |  July 27, 2012
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Photos: Scenes from the 2011 Boston Music Awards

The Liberty Hotel was once again a posh crock-pot of the city’s increasingly diverse music scene, allowing normally disconnected tribes to mix and mingle in a space in which they’d probably otherwise not be welcome.
Scenes from the BMAs at the Liberty Hotel | November 20, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 29, 2011
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Out: The Dropkicks Murphys steal the scene at the Boston Music Awards; Viva Viva, Mean Creek, and Moufy also honored

Punk's not dead — it just wears a scally cap and a Joe Thornton-era Bruins jersey.
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By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  November 25, 2011
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Catching up with a shape-shifting Viva Viva

With creative assists from Bud, Jack, and Marlboro Reds — call it a musician's late-night BLT — Viva Viva's Chris Warren grabs his acoustic guitar and launches into an impromptu "Sweet Jane."
Band on the run
By NOLAN GAWRON  |  November 11, 2011

Commercial appeal: Starburst <3s Viva Viva


Busy times for VIVA VIVA. The Boston garage rock band was up for four awards at last night's Best Music Poll party, and while they...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 16, 2011
[on a boat] Mellow Bravo + Viva Viva + Organ Beats on a Friday night booze cruise

[on a boat] Mellow Bravo + Viva Viva + Organ Beats on a Friday night booze cruise


Hey remember that time at the #Rumble when Keith Pierce of MELLOW BRAVO ended continued his band's set at T.T. The Bear's by running offstage,...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 02, 2011


MayFair in Harvard Square: Viva Viva, Spirit Kid, Naked On Rollerskates, Leo Blais...


Holy shit remember a few years ago when BANG CAMARO blew up Harvard Square at the MayFair party? There are now confused single-parented 3-year-olds walking...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 26, 2011

Viva Viva's Valentine's Day Prom, tonight @ the Middle East


 Watch out -- you might get preggers just walking into the Mid East upstairs tonight, as longtime Phoenix faves VIVA VIVA are set to drop...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 14, 2011

Boston rock's 2010 in review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 24, 2010
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Boston Rock’s 2010 Year In Review

In a year where the only party anthem we could all agree on was Auto-Tune the News'  "Bed Intruder" remix , it's no wonder Boston turned inward to reconnect with its native rock scene.
Locals scene and heard
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 17, 2010
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Gang of Fort Point

For a moment or two last Friday at the Middle East, the Fort Point Recordings showcase had the vibe of the old WBCN Rock N' Roll Rumble's preliminary round, circa 2004 or so, when the annual battle of the bands went down in the Cambridge club's upstair
Eclectic label lives the Good Life in Cambridge
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  October 15, 2010


[phlipcam video] Viva Viva @ Middle East


Straight up: Viva Viva is this city’s best live rock n’ roll band. We stayed up way past our bedtime last night -- early this...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 08, 2010
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Fall Local Pop Preview: Changing scene

The best of the season's local pop and rock
The best of the season's local pop and rock
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 10, 2010

Dead Confederate release cover of seven-year-old song by Boston's Officer May


Unless you were hanging out in Allston in the early aughts, chances are you've never heard of OFFICER MAY. Phoenix readers may recall that we...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 21, 2009
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Save yourselves

The media-propagated notion that the Canadian sextet Fucked Up are "saving hardcore" seems silly.
Fucked Up are not your father's hardcore
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 12, 2009

VIDEO: Viva Viva live at the Middle East


The last time we tried to shoot Viva Viva, we made an ill-fated foray into infrared photography. Thi...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 08, 2008