You could never really call Katy Perry original. From the moment she broke onto the scene with her first mainstream single, "I Kissed a Girl," she was criticized for copying the title of the track by Jill Sobule. Her songs have always been sticky sweet pop that's radio-ready, but on her debut, On ... More >>
The boys from All Time Low: Insert your own gay jokes here.Here's both some good and bad news to start your day. First, the bad news: The folks over at Live Nation have announced that the Bamboozle Roadshow, the pop punk-laden summertime touring festival, won't be making a stop at the Cricket Wi ... More >>
Luke Holwerda Fallout Boy from last year's Phooson. One of the highlight's of last year's concert season undoubtedly was the superstar-studded Phooson put on by 104.7 KISS FM last December at Cricket Wireless Pavillion. (Relive the coverage by Martin Cizmar and Jonathan McNamara in all it ... More >>
Punk-rock flick showcases Blink-182, NOFX, and . . . Katy Perry?
The local heartthrobs of The Maine: Better than NOFX and Bad Religion. Until yesterday, I used to loathe the Warped Tour. Not because of the bands or music, mind you, but rather because of some bad experiences I'd had while attending the annual summertime mega-tour. When the Warped Tour first c ... More >>
It's been a while since a local band graced the cover of a popular music magazine, but East Valley pop-punksters The Maine will do just that in March. The guys, who are making tween and teen girls' hearts throb all over the U.S., will have their mugs plastered on the cover of Alternative Press Magaz ... More >>
Face it, every once in a while you like to get a little post-punk. Hell, maybe you even occasionally need to sing an emo-ballad if only to your steering wheel. Luckily for you there is a time and place for you and it's The Vans Warped Tour. Warped Tour hits Cricket Wireless Pavilion today at noon. ... More >>