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 […]

Show Review & Photos: Concrete Blonde & Jim Bianco @ the Showbox

Show Review by Shana Restall Crick Photos by Alex Crick Concrete Blonde The music of Concrete Blonde comprised a sizeable portion of the soundtrack to my college years. I was fortunate to be able to see them perform on June 24th at the Showbox during a stop on their “20 Years of Bloodletting” tour. Opening […]

Show Review & Photos: Discs of Fury… A Rock Opera!

Never have I experienced a show like last Saturday’s at the Crocodile.  Discs of Fury tell a mystical story of epic proportions and have serious musical chops to back it up. There’s a hero, the typical mix of mythical characters, guitar licks galore, and of course a talking tree. Really, what else do you need? […]

Show Review & Photos: Jim Norton @ Showbox Market

Comedian Jim Norton performed two stand-up sets at the Showbox last Friday. I caught his first set, which was laugh out loud funny and also displayed his skills at social commentary. I had never seen him live so this was a great and immediate treat. He took aim at Jamie Lee Curtis’ Activia ads (saying […]