Show Reviews

The Murder Capital played ONCE – 3/11

The Murder Capital played ONCE – 3/11

Irish post-punks The Murder Capital played their first-ever U.S. show in Somerville on Wednesday night. 

Wolf Parade played Paradise Rock Club – 2/23

Wolf Parade played Paradise Rock Club – 2/23

Canadian indie rock vets Wolf Parade returned to Boston for a Sunday night gig at the Paradise with Sub Pop labelmates Jo Passed. 

Bambara played Great Scott – 2/22

Bambara played Great Scott – 2/22

Brooklyn noisemakers Bambara headlined Saturday night at Allston’s Great Scott with support from Way Out and Kal Marks. 

Scenes from the Bang Bang Bar at ONCE – 2/8

Scenes from the Bang Bang Bar at ONCE – 2/8

Somerville’s ONCE Lounge and Ballroom transformed into a place both beautiful and strange for a Twin Peaks-themed bash last weekend. 

Yo La Tengo played night seven of Hannukah at Bowery Ballroom – 12/28

Yo La Tengo played night seven of Hannukah at Bowery Ballroom – 12/28

Yo La Tengo played the seventh night of their annual NYC Hannukah run with openers Snail Mail, comedian Matt Walsh and some special guests. 

Daughters and Health played Paradise Rock Club – 12/21

Daughters and Health played Paradise Rock Club – 12/21

Providence doomsayers Daughters and LA industrial noise-rockers Health co-headlined a sold-out Paradise before Christmas with support from NYC’s Show Me The Body. 

Hallelujah the Hills played Great Scott – 12/19

Hallelujah the Hills played Great Scott – 12/19

Boston mainstays Hallelujah the Hills headlined a release show for their new record at Allston’s Great Scott with Major Stars and Adam Schatz. 

Cattle Decapitation played Brighton Music Hall – 12/2

Cattle Decapitation played Brighton Music Hall – 12/2

Technical death metal vets Cattle Decapitation brought their stacked Genocidal Tendencies tour to Brighton Music Hall earlier this month, with support from Atheist, Author & Punisher and Vitriol. 

Exhumed and Gatecreeper played ONCE – 11/13

Exhumed and Gatecreeper played ONCE – 11/13

Arizona death metal crew Gatecreeper and California death-grinders Exhumed brought their co-headlining campaign to ONCE last week with Necrot and Judiciary. 

Octfest took over Knockdown Center – 10/19

Octfest took over Knockdown Center – 10/19

Pitchfork’s third-annual Octfest descended on NYC’s Knockdown Center for a day of loud music and craft beers on Saturday.