Ever since Curiosity survived the seven minutes of terror and landed on Mars last Sunday, we continue to be fascinated by the rover's pictures. Last week the device, which looks like it could be Wall-E's cousin, took a cool black and white panoramic shot of the red planet. The environment kind of lo ... More >>
It's hard to keep up with Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer, let alone predict where he's taking the project next.
The music melds the masculinity of industrial, comedic and experimental rock with the feminine side of ambient, trippy instrumentals. After all, Keenan, the only permanent member of the ... More >>
The Kooks' frontman Luke Pritchard has revealed that at least a portion of the band's upcoming third album, Junk of the Heart, was inspired by cocaine use, according to NME."I was getting a bit rampant generally," Pritchard told the Daily Star in a recent interview. "I slowly realized I was going ... More >>
Photo by NishiokaYoshikiTo a music fan, there's nothing like having a unique piece of memorabilia from their favorite artist -- for example, an autographed guitar, or maybe the mandolin that Ministry used on three world tours, or Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis' MTV Europe Award. To a ... More >>
In case you happened to miss Jared Leto in all his gorgeous glory (pink mohawk, what?!) last night at the Marquee Theatre with his band 30 Seconds to Mars, Up on the Sun presents a collection of reviews by the fans, all in 140 characters or less.
@sammiXvicious- best part of the 30 Seconds To Ma ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Barack Obama's Quota on Non-Criminal Aliens: 400,000 Per Year, Get Them Where You Can
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Mmmm, Jared LetoOK, I'm going to say this, and it's not just because Jared Leto is freaking hott: 30 Seconds to Mars put on one of the best band performances on network television when they performed last week on Conan O'Brien, and my YouTube browser can't refresh quickly enough.The rock b ... More >>
Adriane GoetzStreet Sweeper Social Club guitarist Tom MorelloBy Adriane Goetz"We're not just a band...we're a social club!"Boots Riley repeated this phrase several times throughout Street Sweeper Social Club's performance on Thursday night, and while the largely high school aged crowd didn't seem ... More >>
Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave's Tom Morello will bring his new band, Street Sweeper Social Club, to downtown Scottsdale Thursday, Aug. 20. The band will perform during FM 103.9's monthly 3rd Thursday Block Party on Craftsman Court, across from Dos Gringos. The group, w ... More >>
Submissions to our weekly You Asked For It local CD review column come in all kinds of packaging. We've received everything from CDRs with the title scrawled on the disc in barely-legible Sharpie to thoughtful, handwritten notes with handmade custom art. We've never had anything quite as polished as ... More >>
It's nearly 1 a.m. and I'm a few drinks into the night. I'm at Tempe's Last Exit Bar & Grill to watch Violet Wild, one of my favorite local pop-rock bands who used to play anywhere and everywhere a year ago and pretty much whored themselves out in the local music scene - playing gigs almost ever ... More >>