Aaron Burke

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Jimmy Eat World - Marquee Theatre - 10/30/2014

    Jimmy Eat World's recent Arizona appearances have all been special, and last night was no exception. The band's sold-out show at Marquee Theatre was less intimate than last year's mini Arizona tour, The Rock Lottery, or Jim Adkins' solo Christmas show, but hearing Futures in its entirety with a two- ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Revolver Records Continues Series of In-Store Recording Sessions with Andrew Jackson Jihad and ROAR

    Barn. Abandoned hotel. Log cabin. These are just a few locations outside the recording studio that bands have recorded their music. And now: record store. Jared Cox and TJ Jordan of Revolver Records are the masterminds behind Recorded in a Record Store, a compilation album of local bands who did ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    8 Must-See Concerts in Metro Phoenix This Weekend, 5/13 to 5/15

    There were so many rad concerts going on this weekend we couldn't just choose just five. Here are eight, ranging from hip-hop to metal to Americana to psych-rock. If you're picky, you can always try our comprehensive concert listings. Stay cool this weekend, Phoenix.

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    June 5, 2014

    Nintendocore Pioneers Minibosses now 
Rocking for Good Times' Sake

    Where would Minibosses be without Samus Aran and Jimmy Page? On the day of its release in 1987, pre-teen Aaron Burke picked up Metroid, an action game for the Nintendo Entertainment System that debuted Aran, a daring bounty hunter in space. A longtime science fiction/space fan, Burke fell hard for M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

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    December 7, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Colorstore's Final Show Will Honor Mark Erickson

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Minibosses Gear Up for Their 250th Show

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Take Cover: The Necronauts Cover Nirvana

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Colorstore Brings Film and Rock Together at FilmBar With a Little Help From Their Friends

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Shotfest 4 at Yucca Tap Room

    Alex AtchleyShotfest 4: The Quest for Peace​Usually 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 >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2010
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    June 7, 2007

    Three-Chord Wonders

    Cathartic monkeys bring on the punk

  • Music

    October 12, 2006

    Chief Beef

    Something About Rock
    (Leckie Records)

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005
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    June 2, 2005

    On Porpoise

    More poppin', less rockin'

  • Music

    March 24, 2005

    Three's Company

    A trio of Phoenix bands make the scene at South By Southwest

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Game Boys

    The Minibosses show us why dorks rock