Boing Boing has shone the spotlight on a recent Boston Herald expose on punks in the Freemasons. That city's Masonic lodges have seen increasing enrollment from the independent music community. In the article members of local punk, hardcore and metal acts are interviewed, with statements from the ranks of Sam Black Church, The Men, Victory At Sea, Dashboard Jesus and a former Slapshot roadie. The musicians discuss why they've found solace in the fraternal organization, the traditional values and structure of which would seem to be an ill fit for punk rockers.

You can check out the full article at the Boston Herald.