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Boston Soars at Stage AE

When Boston took to Stage AE Friday night, the first riff of the anthem “Rock and Roll Band” made me wish I was on the rock scene in the 70’s.

Boston, a band that first garnered success in the 1970’s with its self-titled, debut album, came to town with a new lineup, including a new singer, Tommy DeCarlo. I was worried that DeCarlo would be just a filler for the seemingly irreplaceable front man, Brad Delp, the original singer who committed suicide in 2007. DeCarlo matched

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Altar Bar Hosts Alternative Rock Roadshow with Headliner Filter


Richard Patrick, Lead Singer of Filter

Richard Patrick, lead singer and founding member of the alternative rock band Filter, made it clear that he came to The Altar Bar  to have fun, whether it be by mocking hair metal bands, rejecting the thought of xylophones in popular music or by singing while hidden in a wall.

On Sunday night at The Altar Bar, a Strip District Club housed in a former church, Filter played for more than an hour, including tracks both new

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