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Photos: ManRay Reunion at the Paradise Rock Club

The Paradise Rock Club hosted a reunion of fans of the now-closed, once-legendary nightclub ManRay on February 1, 2013.

By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  February 08, 2013

Photos: KMFDM + Army of the Universe + Human Factors Lab at Club Royale

KMFDM, Army of the Universe, and Human Factors Lab perform live at Club Royale on August 17, 2011.
Club Royale | August 17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  August 26, 2011
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Shaping noise into extreme metal with Sewer Goddess

Sewer Goddess are gritty, grimy, and unpleasant listening, but a growing legion of gluttons flock to the band's audial punishment.
The grimy underground
By IAN DUNCAN-BROWN  |  August 26, 2011
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OUT: Ribs shine through a strobe in Allston, kick off East Coast tour

Whereas most bands nurse hangovers on Saturday mornings, the dudes in Ribs spent the one before their tour kickoff party at Home Depot, wandering the tall aisles of suburban fix-it wonderland in search of multi-colored floodlights and thin, four-foot-lo
Rainbows bright
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  May 13, 2011

The Birthday Massacre | Pins and Needles

If you disregard the distorted guitars, the spooky sound effects, and the unapologetically gothtarded imagery, not much separates the Birthday Massacre from honest-to-gosh bumblegum pop.
Metropolis Records (2010)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 01, 2010