Lee Ranaldo and Steve Gunn played Arts at the Armory – 1/10

January 12, 2017 in Photos, Show Reviews

leesteve-1Almost three years to the day after their last Boston appearance together, former Sonic Youther Lee Ranaldo and troubadour Steve Gunn teamed up for the start of an acoustic co-headlining tour with Meg Baird at Somerville’s Arts at the Armory on Tuesday night.  Read the rest of this entry →

Kurt Vile & The Violators played Royale – 12/30

January 6, 2017 in Photos, Show Reviews

kurtvile-1Amid the desolate concertgoing landscape of late December, Kurt Vile and his Violators swung through Boston for a pair of shows to save us from staying home last weekend.  Read the rest of this entry →

Windhand played ONCE Ballroom – 12/2

December 7, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

windhand-1Virginia doom metal band Windhand returned to Boston on Friday night during their tour with Washington DC’s Ilsa, joining up with locals Z/28 for a gig at Somerville’s ONCE Ballroom.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dinosaur Jr. and Buffalo Tom played House of Blues – 11/25

December 2, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

dino-1Western Mass legends Dinosaur Jr. and Boston’s Buffalo Tom joined forces for a post-Thanksgiving indie rock summit at the House of Blues last Friday.  Read the rest of this entry →

True Widow and E played Great Scott – 11/14

December 1, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

truewidow-1Boston’s all-star post-punk group E and fuzzed-out Dallas trio True Widow teamed up for a Monday night show at Great Scott last month.  Read the rest of this entry →

High On Fire and Meshuggah played House of Blues – 11/2

November 14, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

highonfire-1A few weeks back, Swedish avant-prog mainstays Meshuggah brought their tour with Matt Pike’s stoner-thrash power trio High On Fire to Boston’s House of Blues.  Read the rest of this entry →

Temples played Brighton Music Hall – 10/29

October 31, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

temples-1U.K. psych rockers Temples returned to Boston on Saturday night for a Halloween-adjacent show with Los Angeles’ Vinyl Williams.  Read the rest of this entry →

Merchandise played Great Scott – 10/7

October 21, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

merchandise-1Tampa, FL’s Merchandise returned to Great Scott earlier this month for a show in support of their latest full length, A Corpse Wired for Sound. Brooklyn duo Public Memory opened.  Read the rest of this entry →

Brand New played Cross Insurance Arena – 10/15

October 19, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

brandnew-1Over the weekend, Long Island emo/post-hardcore mainstays Brand New headlined Portland, ME’s awkwardly-named hockey arena with The Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball. Read the rest of this entry →

The Feelies played The Sinclair – 9/16

September 26, 2016 in Photos, Show Reviews

feelies-1Long-running New Jersey rockers The Feelies stopped by The Sinclair earlier this month on one of their now-yearly East Coast tours.  Read the rest of this entry →