Sure, no contemporary Phoenix "rock" venue can even hold a dusty seven-inch to beat dives like The Star Club and three-decades-ago bands like The Spiders, who gashed its stage, taking the piss out for bored kids, prompting waves of cops, curfews and shutdowns. And perhaps when history books retell of rock 'n' roll and pop in Phoenix during the '90s, the city will be but a footnote, a transient nod to rock-star golf courses, moderate climates, chain bars and the musical pleasantries... More >>>