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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

Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents respond to fallout from Rumble diss, still playing Captain Carlo's tonight

Perhaps you noticed the shitstorm that rained down after the Phoenix revealed that Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents had withdrawn from the semi-finals of the...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 15, 2011
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Photos: Fourth night of preliminaries at Rock 'n' Roll Rumble

Mellow Bravo win the fourth night of Rumble preliminaries at TT's
 Rock 'n' Roll Rumble at TT The Bear's | April 7, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 08, 2011
Walter Sickert wins second night of Rumble preliminaries

Photos: Second night of preliminaries at Rock 'n' Roll Rumble

Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys win the second night of preliminaries
 The Rock 'n' Roll Rumble continues at TT The Bear's
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  April 08, 2011

It's Township

Ah, the WBCN Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble, the battle of the bands that stokes the local music scene into a conflagration of puerile mudslinging, blind favoritism, and ill-informed conspiracy theory.
The Rumble, Harpers Ferry, April 20, 2007
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 23, 2007