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DS Photo Gallery: Barb Wire Dolls, Svetlanas, 57 and The Devil’s Twins – Somerville, MA

So an interesting and noteworthy thing happened last Thursday night at a club called Thunder Road in Somerville, Massachusetts, the traditionally working-class city located immediately north of Boston. However, an evening that we thought, at the time was noteworthy for good reasons became noteworthy for negative reasons in the span of about twenty-four hours. I’ll […]

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DS Interview: Darius Koski (Swingin Utters) on his new solo album, “What Was Once Is By And Gone,” and hitting the road with a new Utters linuep

If you rewind the punk rock history tape back a couple of years, you’ll come across the release of Sisu, the debut solo release from Darius Koski. The album was very much rooted in Americana and marked a bit of a sonic departure for the longtime Swingin’ Utters and Filthy Thieving Bastards guitarist and principle […]

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DS Exclusive: Tim Barry talks “High On 95,” performing with the Richmond Symphony, and detaching from social media

It’s become redundant — and probably a sign of downright journalistic laziness — to refer to singer-songwriters like Tim Barry as being of the “heart on their sleeve” variety; the scene is not just full of them bit is outright defined by their presence. With the release of High On 95 last month, Barry has now […]

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DS Exclusive: Ezra – “Speakers In The Sky”

As you’ve no doubt heard at this point Morning Glory/Leftover Crack/Choking Victim’s Ezra Kire is slated to release his debut full-length solo album, Speakers In The Sky, tomorrow (September 29th). Dying Scene is beyond stoked to bring it to you exclusively a day early! Speakers in the Sky is eight song narrative told in two […]

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Miguel Chen (Teenage Bottlerocket) to release new book, “I Wanna Be Well: How A Punk Found Peace and You Can To”

If you’ve gotten to know Miguel Chen over the years, either in person or via social media, you’re no doubt aware that in addition to being a proud Wyomingite and, more importantly, bass player for Teenage Bottlerocket, he’s also a pretty devout yoga practitioner. This coming February, he’ll add another title to that list: published […]

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Worriers perform on The Chris Gethard Show

Brooklyn-based melodic punk band Worriers are shaping up to be the “it band” for the rest of the year, and for very good reason. They have got a brand new album coming out at the end of next week (more on that in a minute), and they recently stopped by The Chris Gethard Show and […]