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September 11, 2023

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Roger Miller playing his Vertigo Tremelo pedal

Two local companies have joined forces to create Source Audio’s Vertigo Tremolo guitar pedal. It includes six unique tremolo effects designed by Mission of Burma guitarist Roger Miller. The graphics on the pedal are from Vertigo Tremelo the Mission of Burma album VS.

Roger says, “While in Mission of Burma, Lou Giordano made me a custom tremolo pedal which made possible the extreme pulse for the song 'Trem 2.' Until I was introduced to the Vertigo, I had not been able to recreate that sound in any other device.”

If you’re a guitar person you will want to check this out. This is a further indication of how influential Mission of Burma is and how much regard Roger is getting as a guitar player. The web page for Source Audio

There are two videos on the page. We have those below. Roger talks about the pedal and Burma too. He gives Peter Prescott credit for being able to play along with the extreme tremolo of ”Trem 2”.

Anngelle Wood has published the dates for the 2024 Rock and Roll Rumble: April 4 to May 4. The venue will be the same as this year – The Middle East Up with the finals in Sonia. The official announcement is on the Rock and Rumble web page


Nervous EatersThe Nervous Eaters are teasing us again. Their new single, “Kelly’s Sixteen” is coming out on September 29. We await!

Next Nervous Eaters gig at the Middle East Up on September 26 is sold out. The Nervous Eaters Facebook page

Here's a reminder for Punk Rock Week at the Parker Hill Library which is easily accessible by T to Brigham Circle.

Here's what they've got going on:

September 16 Saturday - they have our faves Punk Rock Aerobics
September 18 Monday - it’s Make Your Own Punk Outfit – Use fabric markers to create the punk DIY t-shirt Bring your own t-shirt to wreck or use one of ours!
Punk weekSeptember 19 Tuesday - they have Button Making ... make your own band button!
September 20 Wednesday - Vinyl Record Paintings - The record is your canvas and you take your masterpiece home
September 21 Thursday - Feminist Zine Making Workshop
September 22 Friday - the movie Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1:00 PM – 2:45 PM)
That’s pretty good! More info on the Parker Hill Library website

The Boston Public Library also has a Zine collection that has over 1000 zines. They are distributed at eight libraries. The list and more info at the BPL webpage


Bill Janovitz of Buffalo Tom is writing a book about The Cars. He's working with Greg Hawke, David Robinson and Elliot Easton. He invites anyone who thinks they can contribute to the story to contact him. Bill's Facebook page Bill’s book on Leon Russell was released this last year


The Jacklights have a new four song EP; “Final Girl” being released on October 3. You can preorder it on Bandcamp. They have the title song “Final Girl” up on Bandcamp to listen to now.

They also have this excellent video for it. It looks like it's self-done with an economy of shots that riff through three horror flicks; Bates Hotel, The Grudge and The Shining. There are twists in the retelling that show how they knew exactly what they wanted to do. They have the stylish Nilagia McCoy who is a natural for video. Just a lot to love about in this.

That’s not even talking about the song yet. It’s a simple punk song with a distorto guitar backing, a pumping bass and clear vocals. Like the video they accomplish a lot with little fuss. Nilagia’s voice has become very familiar to us these last few years and this song shows how effective it is.

The Jacklights are at at The Square Root along with Double Star (EP Release Party!), Harry & The Hot Flashes on Saturday October 20th.

Little Billy Lost has a new video out for “Dance Angelina Dance.” That song has gotten its share of radio play in town and on internet radio shows. We found ourselves taking a closer listen to the song with the video.

It's about a woman who is the center of attention where ever she is, she generates fascination. You can put "Angelina" in line with Sloopy, Gloria and many others. In addition we focused on that guitar solo…sounds like a Fred Pineau special. We noticed that strong descending bass line that sweeps the chorus along, that's a gem.

The video has some live shots interspersed with shots of the mythic Angelina. It has what we know recognize as Smitt E Smitty’s video production prowess.

Little Billy Lost is at The Square Root along with Psych-O-Positive from NYC and Classic Ruins on October 21st.

The Explosive Story of The Breeders & Last Splash is a new video giving the story of The Breeders. We learned a lot from this. They spend a good amount of time on “Cannonball” of course but you get the whole band story with a lot of details.


Ron started his Late Risers Club show this Monday with Nobro from Canada doing “Let’s Do Drugs.” It merrily skips along and you want to sing along with them. The intent might be ironic. They could be just parroting those that use drugs and look ridiculous. Ron thinks they ARE proposing to use drugs. You be the judge.

Ron played the NC Five from France doing a cover of The Donna’s song “I Don’t Wanna Rock and Roll.” There’s a certain allure to its primitive sound. Ron played the original right after….I have to go with the original on this.

He slipped in a neat guitar heavy pop song “Hey Christine” from Supercrunch from Seattle. Ron compares them to Teenage Fan Club which will give you a good idea how this song comes across.

To hear Ron’s Monday LRC show go to the WMBR archive page hit the LRC show for Monday 9/4.


Skybar Last Tuesday (8/29) Skybar’s Rising had Rick Barton as guest. The minute Rick got on mic he started spilling stories of The Outlets. He says they didn’t know how they sounded because they were drunk. They sounded the best on the sound check, after that they were too drunk.

Rick said he soaked up the local radio, WERS and WMBR. When he heard “Three Chord Rock” he knew he and his brother Dave could get on the radio. They first show at the Rat was with groups Balloon and August. Dave said success came fast.

Rick also talked about the beginnings of Dropkick Murphys. They formed at an AA meeting.

Rick’s next group Everybody Out fell apart when the singer burnt out. That led to stories of the vicissitudes of touring.

Another group he was in was Rick Barton and the Shadowblasters had Billy Loosigian on guitar. They opened for Cheap Trick.

The summary: Rick was a great interview!!

To hear last week’s show – go to the WMFO schedule page Hit the Rising show on 8 to 10 pm on Tuesday, then hit the ‘archive’ button.


Geoff Palmer The podcast Punk Till I Die interviewed Geoff Palmer who lives in Madison, WI now. One of his first exposures to punk was from the University of New Hampshire radio station. The hosts and Geoff talk about the local Portsmith, NH punk scene in the early nineties at the Elvis Room club. Geoff played there with Anti Flag and Chixdiggit.

Geoff’s first group was the Useless Fucks in 1996, they had a few singles. Then he had a band called The Guts. Eventually he hooked up with Kurt Baker.

He revealed that The Connection is on hiatus. It seemed like it was easier for him and Brad Marino to do the solo thing for a while.

Geoff is a pop music fanatic and gives some leads to some new pop groups. He also was talking about the Supersuckers doing a song called “The Captain”. It’s about a failed attempt to record with Captain Sensible. It’s on their country album Must’ve Been High. The lyrics are here and the song is on YouTube. Once you know what it’s about, it’s pretty funny!!

Palmer's new album, An Otherwise Negative Situation to be released in October. He'll release a few singles between now and then. It’s ten songs that were done with Zack Spraque and Kurt Baker. They play one new song from the album "FOMO".

They cover a lot of different subjects over the two and a half hour interview.

Here’s your weekly hit of Glam from the Elastic Glam Breakfast Show. Along with the familiar T Rex and David Bowie we took in new songs to us like The Midnight Callers with “New York Tramp,” Glitter Wizard doing “Gliterati,” TAFKAVince with “Magazine Pages” and The Struts doing “Too Good At Raising Hell.”


Paper Tigers Jack Graham

Paper Tigers are right on the verge of their new album Charmer. It wil include the previous released singles: “Wedding Cake”, “Charmer” and “Don’t Go Gentle.”

“Into That Good Night” is a typical powerful song by this serious group. They use the Dylan Thomas recognizable phrase “Don’t Go Gentle” and use the word “rage”. If there’s anything this group knows about its raging. The song creates a wall of sound that isn’t monolithic, it has depth and variety. You feel you can get right in there. This group puts so much work into their songs.

We’ll listen to this to hold us over 'til the album drops.

Justin Keane from the duo Canyons and Locusts has taken his minimal sound and gone solo under the name Jack Graham.

The new album Pentecost Flame and Sepulchre is just Justin singing with drums and guitar. Its sparseness and unity of sound are its selling points. The opening cut “Risen Was the Day” is a good introduction. The way it sounds is the way the album sounds, from there you see how he works the minimal elements. It also has some religious overtones that crop up during the work.

It’s not just that it's a solo project but that it also transmits a solitary state. This is one man putting it out there. The album rewards attention.

Our faves are that first song “Risen Was the Day” and then “This Is Our Gospel Song” and “Sepulchre.”

Jay Allen Gretchen Shae

We heard this song on Boston Emissions this week ... we had forgotten about it. Angelle Wood was laughing just announcing it!

It’s Jay Allen and the Archcriminals doing Tom Jones “It’s Not Unusual.” It’s too delicious!! The end, when they get stuck on the “woo woo woo woo” riff, is hilarious! And Skybar played it on his Rising show this week by chance.

The song was on their Decriminalized album from December 2022.

Gretchen Shae and the Middle Eights' new single is “Pretty Little Lies.” It's their first release since the excellent “Skeleton Closet.”

“Pretty Little Lies” seems to be about how people deceive themselves. You can feel Gretchen sing with judgment in her voice. It’s strong and righteous. The band is right in sync with her. They are sharp musicians. The group is slowly building up a quality catalog of songs.

Len Price Trio

OK, now is the time to get excited. The Len Price 3 will be playing in the US in October! Bootleg Dan got them over here.

The dates are… October 12th - Geno’s Rock Bar, Portland ME…October 13 - The Burren, Boston MA…October 14 - Parkside Lounge, NYC.

In preparation for that tour they've released the digital single “The Grass Is Always Greener”/”Man Out Of Time”. “The Grass Is Always Greener” rattles and shakes like an early Who song, you can say Jam if you want, just killer none the less. To think you can catch this live!! Yikes. “Man Out Of Time” calms down a bit to give you a turn to the pop side of things…until, the 1:35 mark, then – what is that?... an insane guitar rave up for 15 seconds.

What great spirit. They have the all the right influences and know how to utilize them.

When your finished with the new single go to the last album Chinese Burn

The Gypsy Moths are such a neat local band! They are so charming and appealing. The mainstream sound, with the elegant writing and playing, goes a long way.

“A Six Man Bicycle,” the opening song to their new album Sounds On clicks on so many levels: the pace, the tone, the writing, the playing. It seems so right, that’s song writing that other’s must be envious of.

We got stuck on “Home To You” after hearing it on a local radio show. The voice on this has a slightly nasal quality that reminds us of the Bodeans. We love the line, “If I could get through this damn day, I’m always in my own damn way”. It has the glow of a sweet memory. A lot of that is accomplished by the assured playing by the whole group. Through the album it’s that cohesive group sound that is the selling point. They are so lucky they found each other. They are like, well, a six man bicycle; “a band together win or lose”, as they sing.

“Tilt-A-Whirl” packed with its Nantasket Beach memories is a song we think only the Gypsy Moths could pull off. For locals this a special song.

We found ourselves enjoying the musicianship and the arrangements of all the songs.

Barrence Whitfield Blue Shadows The Furys

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages' new album Glory (recorded in May) is coming out on FOLC records on October 20, but you can preorder it the Forced Exposure website. They also have clips from all of the songs – tremendous! The group is cranking.

You can even buy it from Walmart for $21.98.


“Blue Shadows” by The Conscious Pilate from Toronto doesn’t seem punk at all. The group however does call up influences like The NY Dolls, Cure and New Order that figure into their indie style.

“Blue Shadows” deals with grown up problems, we like that. The singer admits his faults and tries to make amends. It goes for 5:27 and we still listened to it over and over. It has a mood that can capture you if you let it.

It’s a little far afield of what we usually deal with but worthy we think.

The Furys are a California group that put out some singles starting in 1978. They've collected a variety of them on their 12 cut album New Wave Hit Parade. The songs are pop even more than New Wave. The early singles are very Who influenced. The rest are similar to other pop efforts of the day. If you are a fan of that style you will find a lot to like here.

Here's some good shows coming up .....

Silhouetee Lounge September 11, 2023 (Monday) Marvel Prone, Jean Paul Jean Paul, Big Rav, Cindy Crawford Cult at The Silhouette

September 11, 2023 (Monday) Steve Ignorant doing Crass Songs 1977-1984 at Sonia

September 14, 2023 (Thursday) Sorry Mister, Cold Expectations, Bad Verb at the Notch Brighton Tap Room 7-10PM - FREE bring some shelf stable food to donate.

September 14, 2023 (Thursday) Skald at Sonia

September 14, 2023 (Thursday) Dinosaur Jr. at The Strand in Provi, RI Tickets

September 15, 2023 (Friday) Booze & Glory, Avem, The Downhauls, Losers Circle at Deep Cuts Medford - Tickets

September 15, 2023 (Friday) The Chelsea Curve, Speed Fossil, Hammered Saint at Faces Malden, 8PM All Ages

September 15, 2023 (Friday) The Daylillies, Memory Lame, Octavate, Trailer Swift at The Jungle

September 15, 2023 (Friday) Captain Easychord, Captain & Schlemiel!, Kenne Highlandís Air Force at Square Root

Crow FollowSeptember 15, 2023 (Friday) The Mighty Suicide Squirrels, WORM, BarryLarry, Mike Coakley at The News Cafe Pawtucket, RI. FB page.

September 15, 2023 (Friday) Concrete Haze, The Shang Hi Los, Greg Allen's Fringe Religion at Koto at Koto Salem

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) Thee Fightin' Fish, Zip Ups, American Ocelot at the Jungle for a MATINEE show at 4PM.

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) Rockin Bob Punk Band,| Scotty Saints & The True Believers, Zombii, Jobber at The Midway for a 3PM matinee show

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) Bikethrasher, Modern Day Idols, If We Go At All, Dick Derry Band at The Midway 8PM show

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) Glowbox, Glad Machine, Density/Black, NYC at The Square Root

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) Stars Like Ours (Record release show!), Sidewalk Driver, Ruin The Nite at Faces Malden.

September 16, 2023 (Saturday) L7 at The Brighton Music Hall

Oh the HumanitySeptember 17, 2023 (Sunday) Somerville Rock'n'Roll Yard Sale in Union Square Noon to 5PM - locally sourced indie vendors selling a fun and eclectic mix of vinyl records, vintage + DIY handmade goods. admission is free....FB page.

September 17, 2023 (Sunday) Komintern Sect, Cinderblock, Battery March, Grip Bite at NOON at the Middle East Up. TIX

September 17, 2023 (Sunday) Halfway to St. Patrick's Day 3 PM Matinee with The Gobshites, The Peelers, The USM, Jonee Earthquake Band at The Midway

September 17, 2023 (Sunday) Crow Follow, Tysk Tysk Task, Sapling at Electric Haze in Worcester - FB page

September 17, 2023 (Sunday) Modern English with Gene Dante & TFS at Sonia

September 17, 2023 (Sunday) The Peelers, The Gobshites, The USM at Askew in Provi RI

September 18, 2023 (Monday) Mirrored Hell, Phagotcyte, Cigarette Camp at The Silhouette

September 19, 2023 (Tuesday) Punk Band (Bob Cenci) at The Midway Matinee Show- and Bob says:"Okay Jerry's Kids fans.. my band, "Rockin Bob From Jerry's Kids aka Jerry's Kids Forever and Ever Until we Die" has added Authentic Blazing Hardcore Versions of Jerry's Kids Classics like 'Build Me A Bomb' and 'I Don't Belong' and 'Lost' to our set list.. and there is still time to add more.. we are not going to do this all the time.."

Chelsea CurveSeptember 19, 2023 (Tuesday)  Ash Code, Pilgrims of Yearning, Ghost Painted Sky at The Middle East Up

September 20, 2023 (Wednesday) Captain Easychord, Fast Tracks, Johnny Plankton, Glowbox at The Silhouette

September 21, 2023 (Thursday) Split Squad , Shang Hi Los, Speed Fossil, at The Stone Church Newmarket NH

September 22, 2023 (Friday) Hardcore Stadium Presents: Sheer Terror, A Poor Excuse, Nothing But Enemies, American War Machine, ICU, The Rejekts, Poor Impulse Control - Middle East Down - tix

September 22, 2023 (Friday) Silver Screams, Oak, Fallen at The Square Root

September 22, 2023 (Friday) Ruby Grove, The Endorphins, When Particles Collide, Linnea's Garden at The Jungle

September 22, 2023 (Friday) Minibeast, Valley of Weights, Strange Pains at Faces Malden

September 22, 2023 (Friday) CE Skidmore, The Downhauls, Cape Crush at Koto, Salem

September 23, 2023 (Saturday) Baabes, Muzzins, The Grommets at Bone Up Brewing Company - DAY TIME SHOW 2-7PM FB page

Fringe ReligionSeptember 23, 2023 (Saturday) TJ Welch and the Wasted, The Lookout Honeys, Hilken Mancini Band, Christian Kids at The Midway

September 23, 2023 (Saturday) Eddie Japan, The Evil Streaks, Hambone Skinny at Faces Malden

September 23, 2023 (Saturday) Fluff Fest After Party with Field Day, Looking Glass War, Horse Fly Gulch, Parenting at The Jungle

September 23, 2023 (Saturday) Muzak, Foxy Grandpa, Ski Club at The Silhouette

September 23, 2023 (Saturday) 2023 Punks for Pets (#16!!) with The Agents, Vague, Sourpunch, Starbath, Shirley Drive, Musclecah, Crossbite - outside at NickANee's (Indoors if it rains) Something from the wish list is your ticket in. See the Wishlist on the Facebook event page.

September 24, 2023 (Sunday) Split Squad, Brad Marino, Tiger Bomb, at Geno's Portland, ME

September 26, 2023 (Tuesday) Dead Boys, Nervous Eaters, The Plimsouls at The Middle East Up FB page.

September 26, 2023 (Tuesday) Anti-Heros, Legion 76, The Antagonizers - Middle East Down

September 28, 2023 (Thursday) Dead Boys, GLiDER, Midnight Creeps, One Fall at Alchemy Provi RI. FB page.

FuzztivalSeptember 29, 2023 (Friday) Kurt Baker record release show with Bad Idea USA and Nate Doyle at Faces Malden TIX!

September 29, 2023 (Friday) Anti Heros, Legion 76, Antagonizers, Blood Stained Brindle, Abductors - Middle East Down.

September 29, 2023 (Friday) The Fleshtones + The Nervous Eaters at Cafe Nine - New Haven CT- FB page

September 30, 2023 (Saturday) Forever’s Fallen Grace, Dark Rain, Authentic Descent, Third Knuckle, Renegade Cartel, Anu Dysfunction at The Peabody VFW Fidelity Post 1011. Facebook page 6 bands only $10!!

September 30, 2023 (Saturday) The Woo Music Review is at the Raven in Worcester.... there are 14 bands, starting at 2PM, including Thigh Scrapers, Musclecah, and Wrought Iron Hex. Check out the FB page for times and bands.

October 6, 2023 (Friday) A Night for Justine (Justine Covault Tribute show) with Quest For Tuna, The Croaks, The Black Threads with guests, The Bags, Dink Pinkerman, Tom Baker and the Double Down, The Unclean with guests - at The Crystal Ballroom FB page

Justine day October 6, 2023 (Friday) Crow Follow at The Parkside Lounge NYC

October 7, 2023 (Saturday) Agent Orange, Spice Pistols, Baabes at The Middle East Down

October 7, 2023 (Saturday) The Long Wait, The USM, Sonic Bomb at Faces Brewing Malden

October 7, 2023 (Saturday) The Courettes, The Devils Twins, Thee Fabulous Itchies at Askew in Provi RI

October 8, 2023 (Sunday) The Scurvy Dog Parking Lot Mega show 2-10 PM - Here's a list of bands (Last to first) Rockin’ Bob Punk Band, Sire, Chew, Vudu Sister, the Slashers, Epochsis, Some Kind of Nightmare, Grip Bite, Salem Wolves, the Moodrunners - cehcek the FB page for times.

October 9, 2023 (Monday) Black Beach, Saturniids, Astral Bitch, Bad//Verb at The Silhouette

October 9, 2023 (Monday) Great Falls, Miracle Blood, Bed Time Magic, Don't Grow Old at O'Brien's

October 9, 2023 (Monday) Voided Shape, Cotter Champlin Group, Mad Painter at The Jungle - music starts at 6:30PM!!

October 11, 2023 (Wednesday) Nick Cave Book Signing - a signing of Faith, Hope and Carnage at The Harvard Square Bookstore NOON - sold out- sorry!

KLYAMOctober 11, 2023 (Wednesday) The Mission UK & The Chameleons: Deja Vu Tour 2022 Rescheduled to 2023!!! also on the bill Theatre of Hate

October 12, 2023 (Thursday) Sydney Valette, Looking Glass War, Goiter at O'Brien's

October 12, 2023 (Thursday) The Len Price 3, The Chelsea Curve, Cynz, Tiger Bomb. at Geno's Portland, ME

October 13, 2023 (Friday) Gretchen Shae & The Middle Eight, Your Friends In Hell, American Ocelot, Thou Merciless Graves at Faces Brewery Malden

October 13, 2023 (Friday) The Len Price 3, The Chelsea Curve, Muck & The Mires at The Burren Backroom,

October 14, 2023 (Saturday) Son of a Gun, The Legendary Brewmasters, The Ballbusters, Linwood Strange at The Midway - 3PM matinee

October 14, 2023 (Saturday) Hammered Saint, Tiger Bomb, Greg Allen's Fringe Religion, Warthog at The Jungle MUSIC AT 8PM

October 14, 2023 (Saturday) Murphy's Law, The Rumjacks, Bar Stool Preachers at Deep Cuts Medford

October 14, 2023 (Saturday) The Len Price 3, Palmyra Delran and the Doppel Gang, Steve Krebs and The Maynard G's at Parkside Lounge NYC

Stars Like OursOctober 15, 2023 (Sunday) Honey Cassette, Miss Geo, Thrust Club at Once at The Rockwell - 6: 30PM early show.

October 20, 2023 (Friday) The Jacklights, Double Star (EP Release Party!), Harry & The Hot Flashes at The Square Root

October 20, 2023 (Friday) Bootleg Dan Presents Ivan Julian, Muck & The Mires, Judy Ann Nock at The Burren - 6PM show!!! FB page

October 20, 2023 (Friday) The Zip-Ups, Magen Tracy & the Missed Connections, Stars Like Ours at Sally O'Brien's

October 20, 2023 (Friday) Jonathan Richman is at The Somerville Theatre Tickets!!

October 20, 2023 (Friday) Wreckless Wreck Chords presents Wreck-O-Ween at The C Note This is a TWO day event - Day 1 - Barfight Champs, War Graves, Mitch Kramer, Screams Of Hockomock, Witches Tears, Hardwired, Barry Larry Tickets here. $25 for both days Day 1 FB page

October 21, 2023 (Saturday) Wreckless Wreck Chords presents Wreck-O-Ween at The C Note - Day 2 - Worm ( as Misfits for Halloween Guest Singers)
Far Above The Ground, Rockin Bob Punk Band, Presidential Disgrace (ME Punk Rock), Dead Low, Dogs In The Woods, Goon Platoon, Ruffian Dick -
Day 2 FB page.

October 21, 2023 (Saturday) Psych-O-Positive featured on A.C.C.F.T.R. WMFO 1-4PMS

October 21, 2023 (Saturday) Psych-O-Positive NYC, Classic Ruins, Little Billy Lost at The Square Root

Peobody showOctober 21, 2023 (Saturday) Here they come, the Halloween shows....Halloween Kick Off Cover Extravaganza - post punk cover bands are ready to get you into the costuming swing: Gretchen and The Banshees, Staring at the Sea (The Cure), The Devil (The Pixies). Plus the whole night will be MCed by the most fabulous Gene Dante! Dress to impress. Dress to win! It's at Once at Arts @ The Armory. Tix

October 25, 2023 (Wednesday) The Zip-Ups, Magen Tracy & the Missed Connections, Stars Like Ours, at Sally O'Brien's

October 26, 2023 (Thursday) Mudhoney at The Brighton Music Hall 18+ TIX

October 27, 2023 (Friday) Darkbuster, Working Poor USA, Noi!se, Battery March, The Stress at Sonia. SORRY SOLD OUT already!

October 27, 2023 (Friday) The New Frustrations, State of the Union, The Grommets, Stop Calling Me Frank at The Midway for a 3PM matinee show.

October 29, 2023 (Sunday) GBH and NIIS at The Middle East down. Tickets

November 3, 2023 (Friday) Modern Day Idols Single Release Party with Tad Overbaugh and the Late Arrivals at Square Root, Roslindale.

November 9, 2023 (Thursday) The Cocktail Slippers, The Chelsea Curve at Cafe Nine New Haven, CT

Hardcore ShowNovember 10, 2023 (Friday) The Cocktail Slippers (Norway), Diamond Dogs (Sweden), Soraia at The Burren Back Room

November 11, 2023 (Saturday) KLYAM's annual Rama Lama Ding Dong Fest! with Johnny & The Foodmasters, Balaclava (NY), Gossip Collar (ex-Spitz), Nurse Joy, Orange Whip (new band with members of Funeral Cone/Ancient Filth) at O'Brien's Tickets

November 11, 2023 (Saturday) The Cocktail Slippers (Norway), Diamond Dogs (Sweden), Soraia, Tiger Bomb at Geno's Portland, ME

November 12, 2023 (Sunday) Cynz, USM, C.E. Skidmore, The DFB at The Worthen House Attic

November 12, 2023 (Sunday) Diamond Dogs, Soraia at Divine Theater, Holyoke MA

November 15 - 18, 2023 (Weds - Sat) International Pop Overthrow at The Square Root Rosindale

November 16, 2023 (Thursday) Cocktail Slippers, Muck and the Mires, Stigmatics, Sourpunch at Alchemy Providence

November 17, 2023 (Friday) Tribute night to your favorite goth & post-punk bands: Staring At the Sea performing The Cure and Gretchen & the Banshees performing Siouxsie & the Banshees at The Midway

Hammered SaintNovember 18, 2023 (Saturday) The Fast Tracks, Hammered Saint, The Spackles, Sex Zombies - a 3PM Matinee at The Midway

November 18, 2023 (Saturday) Color Killer, Rockin' Bob PunkBand at the Middle East - Matinee show starts at Noon!!

December 8, 2023 (Friday) Huck 2, Gretchen Shae and The Middle Eight and Key of Caustic at Koto Underground, Salem

December 9, 2023 (Saturday) Connor Storms, Fire King, Crow Follow at The Square Root

January 11, 2023 (Thursday) Punk Rock Karaoke with members of (Bad Religion, Circle Jerks The Dickies, Pennywise, Goldfinger) Pick a song, they give you the lyrics. They call your name and voila! you are the singer in a punk rock band backed by the finest hand picked sidemen. Simple...there will be a sign up sheet at venue - The Middle East Down. We went to one in 2015 and it was loads of fun!!

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