Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Slugging Buds, Deer Tick rages Northampton

By Brian Canova

October 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

With a bus-tub of Budweiser in tow, Deer Tick took the stage at Pearl Street spitting, howling and drinking on a would-be quiet Monday night in Northampton. The Providence, R.I., natives have a reputation for mayhem. Sometimes they e...

Deer Tick bites Northampton

By Brian Canova

October 21, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

It’s anybody’s guess what Rhode Island’s John McCauley, the chaotic vodka-swilling Deer Tick front-man, might do when he comes to Northampton tonight. McCauley has a history of spontaneity. Performing two years ago, the band handed out ketchup and mustard sandwiches, McCaule...