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Boris. The Grog Shop. 07.16.08

I'm a believer. And those dudes who were going ape sh*t in the front row, they're believers. The dude who got tossed from the Grog during the ...
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“Powerlines” by The Interiors

On a hot tip from People With Animal Heads (whose blog, coincidently, doesn't seem to be working right now), I've been checking out this new band ...
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“Nowheres Nigh” by Parts & Labor

During my 2+ years running I Rock Cleveland, I've learned to separate Bill the music fan from Bill the blogger/critic. It's not easy. You don't ...
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Moving Pictures: "Can’t Go Back" by Primal Scream

"Can't Go Back," is a rather fitting title for a Primal Scream single, as this is a band who have made a habit of jumping from one style to another ...
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“In the New Year” by The Walkmen

Few artists can make optimism sound as desperate as The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser can. On "In the New Year," from the Walkmen's forthcoming ...
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The Free Times Makes The Ultimate Cleveland Summer Mixtape

The great thing about lists, or mixtapes for that matter, is that they're never right. Make a list on a website and someone, scratch that, ...
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Mega Events Update: July 11th – July 25th

With the Pitchfork Music Festival happening in Chicago next weekend, there's no shortage of bands stopping in town for a show on their way to and ...
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Hello Cleveland!

Starting today, you should notice some changes at I Rock Cleveland. They're pretty obvious, so if you can't see what I'm talking about, hit the ...
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