Best Band in Boston

2015 Best Band

Speedy Ortiz

The commonwealth’s next great rock  ’n’ roll band? That’d be Speedy Ortiz, a quartet secretly amped on pop but swinging its guitars with a raw, righteous roar. The new Speedy…Read More

2013 Best Band


This was a winner in our 2013 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2013 winners…Read More

2011 Best Band

Dropkick Murphys

Okay, a crushingly obvious choice. But consider that the Dropkick Murphys were able to get Bruce Springsteen on their first new studio album in four years—a kickass, heartfelt record that…Read More

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