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Rock city revival

With its clubs once again booking an edgy brand of live music, Allston is returning to its raucous roots

By Sarah Tomlinson
Globe Correspondent / August 27, 2004

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Allston Rock City. The nickname is in-your-face and independent, like the tattoo-covered punk rockers and mop-topped indie rockers who call the neighborhood home. Their bands rehearse in its practice spaces, their parties rage through its (relatively) inexpensive apartments, their sunglass-clad forms slink into its dive bars. (Full Article: 1027 Words)

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