The news of Mark Erickson's suicide in September hit the Phoenix music community
hard. Erickson was a familiar face on stage, performing in local groups including
ROAR, Gospel Claws, and Sweetbleeders.
But it was Colorstore, the band he fronted for nearly a decade, that most reflects Erickson's com ... More >>
If you're a diehard fan of video games and you've never listened to The Minibosses, you should be ashamed of yourself. The local band by way of Massachusetts performs rock versions of classic Nintendo video game soundtracks.
The Minibosses are scheduled to perform their 250th show at Yucca Tap Roo ... More >>
This month's Cover the Crescent is drug-themed thanks to 4-20. The Love Me Nots are covering The Doors (check out their version of "Soul Kitchen" here) and The Necronauts decided to take on Nirvana.
"I've known these guys [The Necronauts] for a while, and I think that's one of the first bands we t ... More >>
For months, tomorrow's show at FilmBar was supposed to be a local feast for the senses. Colorstore intended to host a night of local rock and rhythms, adding Gospel Claws to the lineup and a list of guest DJs. But then Gospel Claws dropped out. Something about prior engagements in California ... More >>
Alex AtchleyShotfest 4: The Quest for PeaceUsually when you pay money to go see a show, you want the bands you're seeing to perform their best--you know, not mess up, sing in key, play the right chords.That's a little hard after you've taken 10 shots.Shotfest 4: The Quest for Peace might be one o ... More >>