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Top 10 Shows of 2012

  2012 was a pretty great year for shows, but of course, some are way better than others. Here are my top 10! Psychedelic Furs play tiny Maxwell’s in Hoboken, recapturing some of the magic from the first two awesome albums (at least until they play “Heartbreak Beat”).   Bruce Springsteen! At Madison Square Garden! My first time seeing Bruce live. Everybody should go at least once and soon. He’s the hardest-working man in showbiz.   Swervedriver at Bowery Ballroom. The juggernaut returns!  Frontman Adam Franklin is awesome singing in this band and solo.   Asobi Seksu at Highline Ballroom. Yeah, man! The coolest band in the world keeps smokin’!   Agnostic Front at Warsaw. Three decades along, the veterans...

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Show reviews: Sun O))), High on Fire, Corrosion of Conformity, Black Breath at The Fonda; King Tuff, Lovely Bad Things at The Echo

Dude! My ears are still ringing from just 10 minutes or so of Sun O))) last night. I was pretty beat after seeing Black Breath, C.O.C., and High on Fire, but just had to stay to catch at least some of the headliner’s set. And now my ears and brain are paying the price. But first things first. I finally got to see King Tuff last week.

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