Can new kid in town the Sinclair beat out old standbys like TTs and the Middle East? You tell us- vote!
So you've just about worn out those vinyl LPs you picked up
at our Best Record Store nominees. Time to check out those bands live, perhaps?
We've lined up the best Boston-area rock venues to catch national acts on their
stops in town and local rising stars alike.
Malcolm McDowell at Rock & Shock 2009Starting tomorrow,
metal worshipers will be descending on the House of Blues for two
nights of "mind-throttling chasm-fording riff salad" (as Daniel Brockman so elegantly put it in last week's show preview) with High on Fire, Mastodon, and hometown-pride-instilling acts Converge, legendary hardcore heavies from Salem, MA, and Dethklok (the essentially fictional but wholly brutal cartoon band fronted by Berklee/Comedy Studio alum and Metalocalypse creator Brendon Small).