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GOZU “Salty Thumb” [Small Stone Records]
GOZU are no stranger to Queens of the Stone Age comparisons, but now the stoner-rock crew are adding some Urge Overkill urgency to their hard-rock cocktail, and the results are nothing short of intoxicating.
The soothing jingle of Boston’s ongoing game of booking agent musical chairs has once again stopped, leaving two of the city’s more well-known clubs with familiar faces enlisted to bring bands to their respective stages.
A few weeks ago, RYAN AGATE of RTT PRESENTS was named booking agent of the 70-person O’Brien’s Pub in Allston, and today, RICHARD BOUCHARD, formerly of music blog Boston Band Crush and an independent promoter working as INDIE ROCK RANGER PRESENTS, was brought onto the team at T.