2013 Year Enders

Eric Baylies’ Favorite New England Bands of 2013


Eric Baylies has played in Baylies Band, Bad Motherfucker, and Temple Of Bon Matin. He writes for the Boston Noise and his first book “Heroin’s Rainbow” has just been published by 75 or Less Records. Baylies Band have played The International Noise Conference in Miami, Voice Of The Valley Festival in West Virginia, Raw Meet in Boston, and the New England Underground Music Festival in Cambridge. Baylies lives in New Bedford, MA. When he’s not playing he goes to millions of shows in Providence, Amherst, and Boston.

My favorite 30 New England rock and noise bands and artists of the past year

Whorepaint – Providence rock and roll machine

Designer – spastic rock

Cult & Leper – everything you ever wanted in a band…and more!

Chris Corsano – my favorite drummer

Longings – punk rock for pot heads

6 Star General – ditto

Tinsel Teeth – see above

In Heat – ex tinsel Teeth singer makes good!

Major Stars – majorly awesome

Vertical Twin – Rhode Island disciples of The Who and The Jam

Sediment Club – remind me of Mars and DNA

Gay Shapes – Worcester sound manipulators

Flaming Dragons Of Middle Earth – Sun Ra with a floppy wizard hat

Mike Mountain – the David Yow of wow

White Dynomite – 70’s power rock

Gondoliers – rock and roll will never die

Humanbeast – music, noise, and performance art

Container – harsh is nice

Russian Tsarlag – noise with heart

Time Ghost – the light and shade of noise

Egg, Eggs – awesome, awesome

Herbcraft – psyche from Maine

Bobb Trimble – psyche from outer space

Bang! Bros. – everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

La Machine – 10 years gone and just as good

Fat Worm of Error – nicey nice nice

Guerilla Toss – amazing grace

Superior Human Vomit – dance to the noise

Lazertuth – make my head explode

The Viennagram – get the party started

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