Show Review – Melvins / Le Butcherettes at The Paradise (06.27.15)

Seeing the band playing for the 3rd time shouldn't be full of surprises, but this case was different - for one the invitation seemingly came out of the blue (credit goes to Matt Icklan, Melvinhead extraordinaire) and was delivered via Facebook. Surprise #2 came in the form of a bearded bass player - he surely…

Concert Review – Russian Circles/Cave In/Boris at The Middle East (08/07)

Tonight's show at the Middle East brought together a fairly diverse line-up - an instrumental/post-rock band from Chicago, hardcore band from Massachusetts and sludgy/noisy group from Japan named after Melvins song. So how did the three of them sounded? Read on.... Russian Circles - What started out as a rather standard post-rock set eventually turned…