Author Archive for Erica Bruce

Photos: Social Distortion @ Fillmore Silver Spring

During their sold-out show at the Fillmore Silver Spring Tuesday night, Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness was contemplative.

Photos of Title Tracks at DC9

"Protect Yourself" just plain slayed.

Photos of R.Ring at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

Kelley Deal (the Breeders) and Mike Montgomery (Ampline) make songs that can be dreamy and hypnotic or frantic and almost desperate.

Photos of the Dead Milkmen at the 9:30 Club

Rodney Anonymous told us there is such a thing as prospector-fetish porn and that it's possible to email photos of a colonoscopy.

Photos: Archers of Loaf @ Black Cat

Archers of Loaf brings the noise to Black Cat as part of a very short tour.

Photos: the Foo Fighters’ Fourth of July Celebration at RFK

City Paper didn't photograph the Foos, but we did catch the other sets.

Photos of Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets at the 9:30 Club

A group of tweenagers from Annapolis opened.

Photos of Paul Weller at the 9:30 Club

Name the last rock musician you saw onstage wearing twin-tone wingtip shoes.

Photos of Spoonboy’s Last-Ever Show, at the Black Cat

Did it feel like prom? Maybe, but with a little more "fuck the gender binary."

Photos of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at the Lincoln Theatre

Oasis songs came across as far more sincere with Noel out front instead of Liam.