House of Blues: Year in Photos

Twenty-fifteen -- it was a helluva year for shows! Here's a recap of who we saw at House of Blues this year, lest your memory be failing you.

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Connie Bolger
House of Blues got a saucy start to 2015 when soul/hip-hop outfit G. Love & Special Sauce delighted the venue on Jan. 21.
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Fatima Kelley
We caught a big one on Feb. 19, when Reel Big Fish swam into House of Blues.
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Fatima Kelley
Take me back to Feb. 26! Alt-rock/emo outfit Taking Back Sunday schooled House of Blues last winter.
4/20
Alex Matthews
Can you guess who it is? Black Veil Brides came through House of Blues with their signature look -- black makeup, body paint and studded clothing -- on March 1 to pay tribute to their musical idols Kiss and Motley Crue.
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Connie Bolger
Iconic singer/guitarist/poet/activist Ani DiFranco played her way through a deep catalogue on March 16.
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Connie Bolger
The L.A.-formed Airborne Toxic Event hit House of Blues on March 24, touring behind the release of their fourth studio record, "Dope Machines," which dropped a month earlier.
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Connie Bolger
Frontman Mikel Jollett (pictured, left) is an accomplished writer, having had both nonfiction and fiction pieces appear in multiple respected publications
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John Hancock
March 23 proved that the Ting Tings are still a thing -- they're the duo behind the 2008 chart-topping hit "That's Not My Name."
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John Hancock
The British indie-pop outfit are Kate White (pictured, right) and Jules De Martino (pictured, left).
10/20
Alex Matthews
April 26 saw British indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs take on the House of Blues stage.
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Alex Matthews
The band, which formed in Leeds in 2000, was originally named Runston Parva before changing its name to just Parva, and then finally renamed Kaiser Chiefs in 2003.
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Connie Bolger
OK Go's show came packed with a full-on party on May 1.
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Alex Matthews
AWOLNATION set "sail" on June 3.
14/20
Alex Matthews
Surprise! It's glam rock a la Steel Panther, who put on a ridiculously fun parade of rock on June 12.
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Alex Matthews
A glam-metal band, Steel Panther parodies the over-the-top aesthetics of '80s metal groups. They do it so well, in fact, that it can be difficult to tell where parody ends and authentic musicianship begins.
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Connie Bolger
Soul Asylum brought out the '80s in us all when they played HOB on July 23 with Meat Puppets.
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Connie Bolger
Meat Puppets, who shared a bill with Soul Asylum on July 23, are still probably best known for having their song "Lake of Fire" covered by Nirvana.
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Alex Matthews
Sept. 25 was a blood letting, of sorts -- British rockers Royal Blood spilled the jams for House of Blues.
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Alex Matthews
The bass-and-drums duo of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher (pictured, left to right) formed in Brighton in 2003.
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Alex Matthews
The king of shock-rock himself Marilyn Manson put on "a dope show" at House of Blues on Oct. 26.
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