American Football has the sort of story you don’t hear very often. In 1999 the Illinois math rock band released their debut American Football as a send off to their college years. They played a few shows and toyed around with the idea of a band for another twelve months or so, then went their...

  There’s only a fine line between outer space and Athens, Georgia, according to Against Me! drummer Atom Willard. “This was one of the most difficult videos we’ve ever...

  Mix 104.1 has announced the lineup for MixFest, the radio station’s annual fall concert. The station has been bringing artists like Of Monsters and Men, the Backstreet Boys,...

  Since their formation in the late 1980s, the Deftones have put the “alternative” in alt-rock, daring to experiment more than majority of artists in their genre. Last Monday night, the Sacramento rock gods blasted onto the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion stage on the Gore Tour along with Swedish...

  L.A. punk rockers Crash FistFight have been working diligently on their project since they first got their start in Florida in 2007. Over time, the band has transitioned to the west...

  Matt and Kim put on an energetic and dance-worthy performance at the TD Garden on Wednesday night while opening the show for Ellie Goulding at the Delirium World Tour. Even from...

  In the 2000 comedy-drama High Fidelity, John Cusack plays a music snob that makes Top 5 lists to represent his prophetic belief in music. He and his band of “music moron twins” spend their time picking apart one another’s music tastes, as well as those of their customers. In reverence...

    The last time Piebald played a concert in their home state of Massachusetts was in 2008, shortly before The Dark Knight became the biggest movie in the country and Spotify had...

Sometimes life can become a little monotonous. I believe it was the great Albert Einstein who once said, “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but...

  Being in a gimmick band must be a lot of fun, but when it comes to band interviews, it can’t be easy. Do you stay in character? How do you approach questions related to your youth that may or may not merit genuine answers? Can you ever show what’s underneath the exterior? It seems that...

In late spring of 2016, we had a chance to catch up with Max Bemis of Say Anything during his co-headlining tour with mewithoutYou. Shortly before our interview at the Palladium in...

  In the summer of 2010, in a Salem, MA Chinese restaurant, Boston’s ephemeral indie darlings Fat Creeps played their first show, opening for what would be the last show of Salem’s...

    Break-ups are tough. Sometimes when dealing with a recent loss, all you need is a raw, punchy song that can help you go through the motions. “The Day You Left” by Buffalo pop-punk newcomers, The Concord Kids, is that song. The band’s newest single follows vocalist Greg...

  For fans of: Hey Mercedes, The Promise Ring, The Get Up Kids, The Pixies I can still remember being on a Blink 182 chat room after “The Rock Show” had been released and being...

  For fans of: Jimmy Eat World’s Futures, Muse, Mario Kart tournaments, beach weather, and hot evenings down Route 18. When Braintree indie rock band, Barricades released...