Photos and Review: The Melvins @ The ShowBox

You may be dismayed to see three reviews of The Melvins but don’t be. They were so full of energy that it took three photographers to capture it. They took the stage like Attila The Hun took Rome. With Buzz Osborne (lead guitar) and Jarred Warren (Bass) leading the way, the two drummers (Dale Crover […]

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Photos: David Wax Museum & Old 97’s @ the SHOWBOX Market

David Wax Museum opened for the Old 97’s at the Showbox to a rowdy and packed house. The audience was peppered with pin-up dolls and hot rod guys which added a hot and spicy flavor to the show. David Wax made his way to Boston by way of Missouri and Mexico which influenced his Mexican […]

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Review & Photos: The Ponys @ The Tractor

The Ponys fired on all cylinders for very appreciative fans at The Tractor. Jered, Melissa, Brian, and Nathan wowed the crowd with their punk-inspired rock that had the fans smiling and cheering every time a different song began. Normally a band has one or two standouts who you remember after the show is over. Not […]

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Photos and Review: Steel Train @ Chop Suey

I had the good fortune of seeing New Jersey’s Indie rock group, Steel Train at Chop Suey on Friday night. Steel Train has been playing together since 1999 and it shows. They put on a great show that was full of energy and well appreciated by the crowd. Judging by how tight the band was, […]

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Photos & Show Review: Five for Fighting with Matt Wertz @ Neumos

Five for Fighting I’ve been a fan of Five for Fighting ever since I heard Superman 10 years ago. Their performance at Neumos was socially conscious and patriotic all without being preachy or flag-waving. Many times when we review these shows, we use phrases like “rocked the house”, or “tore the walls down”. This isn’t […]

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