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15 October 2016

Coming Back to Dependable, Epic DINOSAUR JR

You can depend on Dinosaur Jr to bleed your ears out in a great way, but you can’t expect every show to be locked in, tight. September 30 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver was once such. Good to see old friends again.

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20 July 2013

Sunshine, Selfies and the SUBPOP 25th Anniversary Jubilee in Seattle

IN PHOTOS: Hanging out in the sunshine with METZ, Tad, Built to Spill, Mudhoney, J Mascis and more. How the SubPop 25th Anniversary Jubilee party in Seattle brought back the 90s.

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19 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 4: Sunday, Jan. 22: “THE END IS NIGH”

And now, the end is near. And so we face, the final curtain (or day at sea), on the Weezer Cruise. Here’s the final part of our four-part epic adventure in which we sit down with Rivers Cuomo and say our fond farewells to friends.

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4 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 1, Thursday Jan. 19 – “I’M ON A BOAT!!!”

Friend to the (indie rock) stars, the Backstage Rider set sail for Mexico aboard a big honking cruise ship with Weezer, Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, Yuck, Nervous Wreckords, and a ton more as part of the redonkulous Weezer Cruise. Here’s the start of my EPIC four-day diary series. Part 1, Thursday.

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4 January 2012

On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 2, Vancouver

…in which our heroine finds herself travelling from Seattle to Vancouver on board the Dinosaur Jr tourbus and crying great tears of laughter as we cross the border. Also includes: Nardwuar, Devon from Beekeeper and ear plugs.

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3 January 2012

On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 1, Seattle

I spent two days on the road in Seattle and Vancouver with Dinosaur Jr as they toured and played their 1988 classic “Bug” in its entirety, and were interviewed on stage by former Black Flag icon Henry Rollins. It was, in a word, EPIC. Read/see now. Here’s Part 1: Seattle

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24 June 2011

Photos: DINOSAUR JR. – The BUG Tour, Live in New York City at Terminal 5 (Part 2 of 2)

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Dinosaur Jr’s J. Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph blew eardrums and minds at Terminal 5 in New York City on June 23 when they played all tracks from their Bug album, and were accompanied by Henry Rollins, Fucked Up and OFF! Part 2 offers your eyeballs many awesome live Dinosaur Jr pics by Chris Gersbeck.

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6 January 2011

Rockhand of the Month: from Scott Helland of Gypsy Nomads/Deep Wound – Plus Stories About J. Mascis!

What do you get when a former highschool bandmate of J. Mascis and Lou Barlow gets in touch and has a concept for some original rockhand artwork? Well, yer gonna have to click to find out.

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