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Photos: Bob Mould + Cymbals Eat Guitars at Paradise Rock Club

Cymbals Eat Guitar + Bob Mould played Paradise Rock Club on Monday, September 10, 2012.
September 10, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 21, 2012

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: A Terrible Beauty at Radio

A Terrible Beauty played Radio on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 13, 2012

Photos: Van Halen at TD Garden

Van Halen played TD Garden on Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Van Halen | TD Garden | Sunday, March 11, 2012
By TIM BUGBEE  |  March 16, 2012

Out: Inside the dark ambient-pop of Bathaus

Live performance has remained fairly consistent since music became a thing: the performer is the focal point, and the audience is amassed around or in front of the person or group responsible for creating the sounds.
Vision sounds
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 02, 2012

Live: Chucho Valdés and the Afro Cuban Jazz Messengers

Chucho Valdés’s first performance in Boston in seven years was the grand tour of Afro-Cuban Jazz that his fans in the sold-out Berklee Performance Center could have hoped for — especially based on the retrospective quality of his latest CD, Chucho’s Step
 Berklee Performance Center, October 28
By JON GARELICK  |  November 05, 2010


Buzz not loud enough for Burnett's spectacular 'Speaking Clock Revue'

Supposed they gave a splashy benefit show and almost nobody knew about it? This appeared to be the case when artist/producer T Bone Burnett brought his "Speaking Clock Revue" to the Wang Theatre over the weekend.
Supposed they gave a splashy benefit show and almost nobody knew about it?
By BY BRETT MILANO  |  October 22, 2010

Live Review: Off the rails on a lazy train

"Vampires are bullshit. I'm the Prince of fucking Darkness," Ozzy Osbourne informed Kristen Stewart during a pop-culture-parody-montage video that segued into a kick-ass eruption of time-honored crowd pleasers.
Putting the "zzzzzzzzz" into Ozzfest
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 03, 2010

Review: Good Kids Sprouting Horns at Slainte

Good Kids Sprouting Horns at Slainte on May 22
Music Seen
By KEGAN ZEMA  |  May 28, 2010

Review: Against Me! at Port City Music Hall

My sophomore year in college I met a girl named Erin. She had bleached blonde spiky hair, tattoos, and a lip ring. She had spent the previous year hitchhiking around the country and while I was attending outdoor arena concerts, she was at basement punk s
Against Me!, live at Port City Music Hall, April 28
By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  May 07, 2010

Review: Sonny Rollins at Symphony Hall

The lines were around the block for will-call and walk-up ticket purchases at Symphony Hall Sunday night — causing the show to start a half hour after its advertised curtain time. The place was nearly full, the mood celebratory. All good to see in a dow
Sonny Rollins, live at Symphony Hall, April 18, 2010
By JON GARELICK  |  April 23, 2010


Review: Rogue Wave at the Paradise

On the first stop on their first tour in almost two years, Rogue Wave bounded onstage with what can only be called sheer delight, greeting the crowd like old friends they were pleasantly surprised to run into.
 Rogue Wave, live at the Paradise Rock Club, March 1, 2010
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  March 05, 2010