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The Front Bottoms Announce Short Summer Tour

The Front Bottoms have announced a short run of tour stops scheduled for this June. The stops are scheduled around their stop at Bunbury Music Fest. The band will be playing Bunbury Music Festival on June 7 in Cincinnati, Ohio. They will play shows in Somerville, Massachusetts and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 4 and 5 respectfully. After the music festival, the group will play in Lakewood, Ohio and Baltimore, Maryland. You can check out the complete tour schedule below the jump. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, May…

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Photos and Review: Marmozets, Boston, MA

English post-hardcore band Marmozets have been garnering quite the following from numerous media outlets over the past year. Admittedly, I hadn’t given them much of a listen before this show, but following their energetic set, I need to dive into their work headfirst. Frontwoman Becca Macintyre commanded the stage with her contrast of smooth clean vocals and harsh screams, showing the signs of a star at the young age of 22. The immense confidence of the young band (Macintyre is the oldest member of the band at 22) is admirable and…

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Review and Photos: The Used, Boston, MA

Last week, post-hardcore outfit The Used treated Boston to one hell of a performance. The crowd was enthused by the amount of early material they played, including their hits such as “The Taste of Ink,” The Bird and the Worm,” and “All That I’ve Got.” They even managed to play a small portion of legendary punk band Refused’s “New Noise” during their opener, “Maybe Memories.” As the set came to a close, they took the stage for one interesting encore I didn’t see coming. They played a medley of songs…

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Review and Photos: Senses Fail, Boston, MA

Senses Fail took to a sold out House of Blues crowd in Boston, MA on April Fools Day. Personally, I was unsure how the crowd would take to the heavier sound the band has adopted starting with their 2013 release, Renacer, but I was hoping it would be extremely positive. Sure enough, the fans showed their appreciation and then some for the band from the very first moment. The New Jersey based five piece kicked it off with a classic, “You’re Cute When You Scream,” and were met with a loud…

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Within The Ruins Raises Almost 8k In Under 24 Hours After Van Accident

Massachusetts’ Metal Band Within The Ruins, had a brush with death yesterday evening. Luckily everyone is ok, but their means of transportation was completely destroyed – along with all the gear they need to continue their tour with Suicide Silence. In under 24 hours, though they’ve managed to raise almost 8k on GoFundme. You can also purchase a CD or buy tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #65

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” ― Henry David Thoreau The following photos were posted between January 10-16, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #64 Please follow and…

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