3 months ago | Q&A
Whether it is a testament to legacy or a ploy to make fans feel old, Tempe’s own heritage rockers of the '90s, The Refreshments, will be reissuing its debut breakout album, 1996's Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy, on vinyl record for its 20th anni...
4 months ago | Concert Review
Garth Brooks did my job for me Friday night when he took a moment toward the end of his set to talk to me about my concert review. Okay, I realize that sounds a little bit egotistical and far-fetched; I’ll clarify: He took a moment to address all ...
4 months ago | Arizona State Fair Concerts
Rock opera maestro Marvin Michael Lee Aday, better suited by his stage name, Meat Loaf, finds his way to Phoenix as a headlining act for the opening weekend of the 2015 Arizona State Fair. The multi-platinum Bat Out of Hell entertainer will take t...
8 months ago | Concert Review
“Happy hour starts in 5… 4… 3… 2… 1.” Immediately following that illuminated LED countdown on a massive two-story video monitor engulfing the stage at Ak-Chin Pavilion, Brad Paisley emerged into the spotlight wearing a cowboy hat, blue jeans and a...
9 months ago | Concerts
The dreadful process of transitioning into the summer heat comes with a small silver lining for country music lovers throughout the Valley. Known as the Country Megaticket, Ak-Chin Pavilion will be showcasing a who’s who of current country music s...
11 months ago | Interviews
If ever a song were to frame the longevity, trajectory and torque behind the Boston based heavy metal act, Godsmack, it would have to be the first single, "1000hp", from their sixth studio album of the same name. While the track sounds like a piec...