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Pedro the Lion played Brighton Music Hall – 5/11

Pedro the Lion played Brighton Music Hall – 5/11

Reactivated sad-rock darlings Pedro the Lion headlined a Saturday night gig at Allston’s Brighton Music Hall earlier this month with singer-songwriter John Vanderslice. 

Noise Floor Radio Volume 2

Noise Floor Radio Volume 2

Noise Floor Radio successfully returns for a second round! We’ll see how long this streak can play out.

Q&A: Simon Bonney of Crime & the City Solution

Q&A: Simon Bonney of Crime & the City Solution

Noise Floor chats with singer-songwriter and veteran post-punk frontman Simon Bonney about his return to music and the stage. 

Noise Floor Radio Volume 1

Noise Floor Radio Volume 1

The first installment in a (hopefully) weekly series of playlists. 

Ulthar and Wake played O’Brien’s – 4/10

Ulthar and Wake played O’Brien’s – 4/10

West Coast death metal crew Ulthar and Canadian grinders Wake topped a deafening Wednesday night at O’Brien’s. 

La Dispute, Gouge Away and Slow Mass played Royale – 4/19

La Dispute, Gouge Away and Slow Mass played Royale – 4/19

Michigan’s La Dispute, Florida’s Gouge Away and Chicago’s Slow Mass teamed up for an early Friday nighter at the Royale. 

Death played ONCE – 4/18

Death played ONCE – 4/18

Detroit proto-punks Death headlined Somerville’s ONCE Ballroom with locals Minibeast and Duck & Cover. 

Thou & Emma Ruth Rundle played MassArt – 4/5

Thou & Emma Ruth Rundle played MassArt – 4/5

New Orleans sludge metal shapeshifters Thou and singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle teamed up for a spring tour that hit Boston’s Massachusetts College of Art and Design earlier this month with support from locals Seed. 

Spiral Stairs played O’Brien’s – 3/28

Spiral Stairs played O’Brien’s – 3/28

Solo rocker and onetime Pavement foil Scott Kannberg headlined a stacked bill at O’Brien’s under his Spiral Stairs moniker with The Clean’s Hamish Kilgour and local trio Halfsour last month. 

Mott the Hoople played the Orpheum – 4/9

Mott the Hoople played the Orpheum – 4/9

U.K. glam icons Mott the Hoople hit Boston’s Orpheum last week as part of their first U.S. tour in 45 years, joined by Paisley Underground vets The Dream Syndicate.