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  • Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums

    Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums
    “Gish” Deluxe Edition (EMI); 3.5 stars (out of 4) “Siamese Dream” Deluxe Edition (EMI): 4 stars (out of 4) Smashing Pumpkins’ debut, “Gish,” wasn’t the cool, everybody-has-to-hear-it album of 1991. It...
  • Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters

    Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters
    Dave Grohl saw the news online: The famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Mo. The band was another target of the tiny church, which has heckled the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers,...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Review: Foo Fighters at Verizon Center Nov. 11

    Review: Foo Fighters at Verizon Center Nov. 11
    Foo Fighters performed at the Verizon Center Friday November 11 in support of "Wasting Light." Contributor Jay Trucker reviews the show. From the opening riffs of “Bridge Burning,” Foo Fighters were locked in, often transitioning from song...
  • 'Burning Bluebeard' revisits tragic theater fire; merry 'Beer Carol'

    'Burning Bluebeard' revisits tragic theater fire;  merry 'Beer Carol'
    "Burning Bluebeard": Just a few days after Christmas in 1903, the newly built Iroquois Theater on Randolph Street — an elaborate venue where the Oriental stands today— caught fire during a matinee performance of "Mr. Bluebeard," a spectacle...
  • Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember

     Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember
    Happy 12/12/12! Enjoy the quirky numerical day while it lasts because it won't happen again for another hundred years. (Or never if the Mayan Apocalypse actually happens) Possibly fueled by this unique bit of numerology, the Internet is buzzing with...
  • Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?

    Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?
    Of all the eyebrow-raising entertainment-related headlines I've read, this one is up there: "Paul McCartney to replace Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion" What? Huh? This can't be true. With all due respect to Sir Beatle, even at his peak his voice and...
  • Album review: Garbage, 'Not Your Kind of People'

    Album review: Garbage, 'Not Your Kind of People'
    2.5 stars (out of 4) After a seven-year hiatus, alternative-rock-era veterans Garbage return with their fifth studio album, “Not Your Kind of People” (STUNVOLUME), an earnest attempt to recapture the magic of 1995. Back then, the quartet ran...
  • Drummers get their fill

    Drummers get their fill
    It is said that a band is only as good as its drummer. Not only do drummers serve as the anchor that keeps the rest of the players in time, they also provide the essential foundation upon which most songs are built. The one thing most rock drummers...
  • Trailer released for Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary

    Trailer released for Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary
    On Monday, we brought you news that Dave Grohl's filmmaking debut, "Sound City," would premiere next month at Sundance. Now, the Foo Fighters frontman has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming documentary, which is named after the film's subject: a grungy...
  • Weekend's best bet: The Lemonheads at the Ottobar

    Weekend's best bet: The Lemonheads at the Ottobar
    Boston's most famous '90s alt-rock band, The Lemonheads, will perform its 1992 breakthrough album, "It's a Shame About Ray" in its entirety at the Ottobar on Saturday. There's been a revolving door of members over the years, but frontman Evan Dando...