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Show Review: Laura Jane Grace and The Devouring Mothers

Taking a break from recording their new album, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace has embarked on a solo-ish tour of the northeast, bringing along The Devouring Mothers: Against Me! drummer Atom Willard and a bassist, along with opening act Dave Dondero. I got the pleasure of seeing her play Wednesday night at Cambridge's Sinclair.

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Episode 118: Tattoo Band

In this episode Peter discusses his love of Portlandia, playoff races are recapped and we talk about how the NHL is ruining a great thing.

Links of Note:

-SNL's amazing faux punk documentary

Songs Featured In This Episode:

For Boston by Dropkick Murphys

Move of Movers by The Rebel Spell

The Temptation of St. Anthony by Alkaline Trio

Vacation Wasteland by Slime Girls


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UTP Venue Review: The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA

Run by the Bowery Boston managament group (which also presides over Royale, Great Scott, and Cambridge's TT The Bear's), The Sinclair sits in the heart of Cambridge's Harvard Square, only a few blocks away from the MBTA Red Line station of the same name. As part of a christmas gift, I got my girlfriend tickets to go see La Dispute and the Menzingers here.

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UTP Album Review: Wicked Bad

Let me start this off by saying that I'm a bit biased towards the Dropkick Murphys. I'm from Massachusetts, I absolutely love Boston sports teams (aside from the Celtics), I love punk rock, and I've got about 1/8th Irish blood running through me. I say the word "wicked" a lot. I should like the Murphys. And I do. I've seen them live more times than any other band I can remember seeing. Countless t-shirts line my drawers. Now let's throw that bias out the window and take a look at their newest album, "Signed And Sealed In Blood", which comes out today (1/7/13).

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Episode 74: Most College Kids Are Assholes

This week Ty Anderson from Hockeybuzz.com makes a return visit to the show to discuss the Bruins, Boston bands and college hockey fans. Other topics include: No Trigger's newest album, Hockey Nova Scotia seeks to ban energy drinks.

Get To Know Your Co-Host: Ty Anderson from Hockeybuzz

Album Review: No Trigger’s Tycoon

Hockey Headlines:
-Nova Scotia seeks to ban energy drinks in minor hockey
-Minnesota Duluth starts a smallpox blanket chant

Featured Franchise: Bruins

Songs Featured In This Episode:

Laramie by Suicide File

Anchor End by A Wilhelm Scream

Insider (Executive/Amputee) by No Trigger

On Top by Los Bungalitos

White Knuckles by Defeater

Black Thunder by Doomriders