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The Big Gallery: Single Mothers Play Great Scott in Boston

The Big Gallery: Single Mothers Play Great Scott in Boston 0

September 23 found Canadian punks Single Mothers headlining a show at Great Scott in Allston in support of their recently released album Negative Qualities. The band was set to support The Flatliners, but they encountered troubles crossing the border earlier in the day, so Single Mothers ended up headlining the show. Despite that being sprung upon(…)

The Big Gallery: Anberlin hits Boston 0

At the end of October, Anberlin and The Maine brought their current co-headlining tour to The House of Blues for a night chock full of alternative rock. From Indian Lakes, a band with a big sound and solid musicianship, opened up the show. They played a handful of songs, mainly drawing from their most recent(…)

Pearl Jam in Worcester — The Big Gallery

Pearl Jam in Worcester — The Big Gallery 1

WORCESTER — October 15 marked the day that legendary rock band Pearl Jam released their tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt. The day also marked the first of two days they played at the DCU Center. With no opening act, Pearl Jam kicked off their night with a 20 song set. Weaving their new songs (“Lightning(…)

Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, and Ghost at The Garden — The Big Gallery

Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, and Ghost at The Garden — The Big Gallery 1

On Wednesday, in support of their newest album, Avenged Sevenfold brought their fall tour to Boston’s own TD Garden. The Hail to The King Tour is in support of the band’s recently released album that shares the name. Swedish metal act Ghost opened the show. Formed in 2008, they have gained a considerable amount of(…)

The Big Gallery: Occupy Boston — One month in photos

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Friday, September 30 — After meeting for a few days in encuentro5 (a space in Chinatown for community and progressive groups), the pioneers of Occupy Boston reached consensus to occupy Dewey Square a week earlier than was initially planned.  Before setting up tents, they joined a protest of 2000-3000 people organized by Right to the(…)

The Marathon Through a Lens 0

With this photo essay from the 2009 Boston Marathon, Blast begins a regular photo feature from contributing editor Daniel Peleschuk