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Twisted Sister @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—The holidays are often an extremely stressful time of year, twisting and distorting everything out of proportion, from bank accounts to digestive tracts and the list goes on, ad nauseum. Howev...
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Converge @ School Of Rock

As a writer and reviewer, my job is to get the reader to play into the feelings and visions that I took away from the subject matter at the time of inception. Therefore, to start things off in my eyes, I’m curr...

Sasquatch: II

Originally delayed because of a mastering problem that led to the first run of the album being pressed at half-speed, Sasquatch’s sophomore effort is now available through Detroit’s stoner rock smugglers Small ...
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Jet @ Starland Ballroom

With Starland Ballroom packed almost to capacity a quartet of Australian boozers emerged from a swinging doorway leading from the backstage lounge and made a short walk down a dark corridor with the flashlights...

Rob Crow: Living Well

With a quirky consonance in the vein of Cake, the latest effort from Rob Crow (Pinback, Optaganally Yours, a hundred other bands you’ve never heard of) has the kind of unassuming charm you’d expect from a half-...
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Tenacious D @ Virgin Records In-Store

Tenacious D took on Virgin Records in Union Square (where rumors have been flying that it too, like Tower Records in the Village, might also be closing) in an in-store appearance in support of their latest film...

The Beatles: LOVE

One can neither damage nor assist The Beatles’ career—bigger than Jesus, you know. You can, however, fuck around with the band’s tunes and produce some alternately sublime and dismal results, as heard in this 2...
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The Cult @ Irving Plaza

Ian Astbury in a fur hat, certainly having earned the right to deem what passes for cool in rock, comes out to introduce his friend Kostas Seremetis’ new film entitled Resistance. It was greeted with mixed revi...
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