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By Jeff Miers » Thursday, May 21, 2015

On paper, at least, it looks like a strange marriage. The dense psychedelia and foreboding prog-thrash of Mastodon and the gritty, earthy stoner-metal of Clutch suggest an uneasy union. But when... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Who was never really supposed to be “The Who.” The famed band was earmarked to provide managers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert an entryway to a film industry that had thwarted their... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Alternative rock icons The Church and the Psychedelic Furs have teamed for a co-headlining North American tour that will kick off with a show Aug. 8 in the Town Ballroom (681 Main St.). The... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Snarky Puppy "Sylva" [Impulse!] 4 stars Snarky Puppy leader, bassist and principal composer Michael League wasn’t exactly bummed when his strikingly original jazz-funk-soul-rock ensemble... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, May 18, 2015

Savannah & the Kings dropped the “Bold & Unsteady” collection on the public in April. It’s the band’s first release, but the fourth overall for leader and... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Monday, May 18, 2015

A few weeks back, I dropped a reference to a Bob Marley and the Wailers tour stop at Kleinhans Music Hall, said to have taken place on June 11, 1978. My source for the Kleinhans date is the... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Friday, May 15, 2015

“The thrill is gone.” B.B. King sang these words thousands of times. But today, the title of King’s biggest hit takes on additional poignancy. For anyone who has ever cared about one of... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Friday, May 15, 2015

Since 2009, the Hamburg Music Festival has been blending community-based grassroots fundraising with a dedication to regional entertainment, food, the arts and culture, while simultaneously offering... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, May 14, 2015

Keith Buckley, vocalist with Buffalo-born hardcore outfit Every Time I Die, has been tapped to co-write a digital sketch for Comedy Central. According to LambGoat.com, the ETID frontman will be... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, May 14, 2015

Local independent record store Spiral Scratch Records will close, at least temporarily. “It is with great regret and sadness that we must report our landlord has purged us from our location. As... Read More

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