3 days ago | Metal!
We’re officially in the season of overindulgence: We can eat as much holiday food as we want, drink the hell out of the spiked eggnog and mulled wine, and aren’t judged when we concoct dishes like "bourbon-glazed turkey with bourbon gravy" and "bo...
7 days ago | Concerts
For almost two decades, Arizona has embraced a yearly dose of beautiful heavy metal that is near and dear to our hearts. If the event was ever personified, 2014 was the year she turned 18 — and now she’s ready to show us the meaning of celebration...
15 days ago | Concert Review
“Hello you fucked up Phoenix maniacs that we’ve come to know and love! How are you?” bellowed Exodus vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza, surveying the crowd clustered in front of the stage. He shaded his eyes from the harsh green lighting and squinted. ...
21 days ago | Metal!
At one time or another, two worries cross every fan’s mind about their favorite musician: What if the artist gets bored (we’ve all seen that disconnected, smug expression on stage)? Even worse, what if they get burned out? Some of the world’s grea...
24 days ago | Metal!
Happy Fall, Arizona metalheads! The heat is officially over, people are looking forward to the holidays, and one of the best holidays of the year just passed: Halloween. While I love the holiday, I must say that the Best October metal shows list w...
1 month ago | Metal!
Suicide Silence is a loud, energetic, positive force to be reckoned with, which some find ironic considering the band’s moniker. But in 13 years of existence, the band has received a 2009 Golden God award for Best New Talent, has helped pioneer th...