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BMS Guide to New Year’s Eve Concerts

Another New Year, another New Year’s Eve filled with concerts. This year there are hometown favorites galore around town, so if you’re tired of the same old New Year’s Eve traditions and have no desire to go to some lame expensive ticket party, we have a few suggestions for you.

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BMS Shopping Guide: Music DVDs of 2011

With the number of holiday shopping days rapidly disappearing before your eyes, you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift for the music lover in your life. But scramble no more, because we have a list of some of the hottest new music DVDs of the season just for you. Find out what they are, inside.

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BMS Shopping Guide: Music Books of 2011

‘Tis the season of giving and receiving, and here at BMS, we know that finding the perfect gift for someone can be a frustrating process. Because of this, we want to give you, our readers, the gift of making your life a little easier. We have searched high and low to find the newly released books for the music lover in your life. What are they? Find out, inside.

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Stepping into the Spotlight with Mr. Dream

Every week we like to spotlight a rising band from outside of New England. Today, we get to know Brooklyn’s Mr. Dream. You can catch the band in Boston when they open for Mister Heavenly at the Remis Auditorium (Museum of Fine Arts) on Saturday, November 19.

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Suedehead ready to soul rock New England

New soul rockers, Suedehead, are the good guys of music, and they’re bringing their danceable mash of ska/mod/punk/soul to New England this week. We spoke to frontman Davey Warsop from the road and he filled us in on what awaits fans at the Hampton Beach Casino this Friday as they open for Social Distortion.

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Stepping into the Spotlight with The Drowning Men

Every week we like to spotlight a rising band from outside of New England. Today, we get to know California’s The Drowning Men. You can catch the band in Boston when they open for The Airborne Toxic Event at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, November 19.

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Stepping into the Spotlight with Black Taxi

Every week we like to spotlight a rising band from outside of New England. Today, we get to know Brooklyn’s Black Taxi. You can catch the indie rockers in Boston when they play the Middle East Upstairs on Saturday, November 19. Learn more about the band, inside.

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Stepping into the Spotlight with Body Language

Every week we like to spotlight a rising band from outside of New England. Today, we get to know Brooklyn’s Body Language. Learn more about the indie rockers, inside.

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Stepping into the Spotlight with Musikanto

Every week we like to spotlight a rising artist from outside of New England. Today, we get to know Chicago’s Musikanto. Learn more about the singer-songwriter, inside.

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3 Doors Down still having the time of their lives

3 Doors Down is in New England this week for a pair of shows, last night in Amherst and tomorrow night in Providence, in in support of their latest offering, Time of My Life. We caught up with bassist Todd Harrell to discuss the album, the tour and the band’s charitable foundation.