Al Foul

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Valley Fever's Dana Armstrong Explains Why Show Flyers Are So Important

    Valley Fever has become a Phoenix Country Music institution, thanks to DJs Dana Armstrong and Johnny Volume. I heard of the Yucca Tap Room ritual by way of Tony Martinez after interviewing him before his farewell show at Valley Fever, when he talked excitedly about how important those Sunday nights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend

    Hey ya, the weekend is here. So get off the couch and get to some shows, Phoenix. Maybe these shows: Our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend.

  • Music

    March 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Hardcore Midget Wrestling, Blood Into Wine, Skateboard Battles, and More

    ​Puppet is definitely one fierce bastard. Ripping with muscled and covered with tattoos, the natural-born brawler also sports a few piercings and a Mohawk. Sounds like someone you wouldn't want to piss off, no? So would it matter if we told you that Puppet is actually a midget? It really shouldn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Bob Log III Only Kinda Blue

    See more shots in our Bob Log III slide show.I'm not usually much for gimmick bands, but when Phoenix's paltry post-holiday concert calender has us planning to review Cherry Poppin' Daddies and Reel Big Fish within a week, options are limited. And so it was that I found myself at Bob Log III's show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008

    The Mission Creeps: Oh, the horror-surf!

    Kudos to any band that incorporates go-go dancers in its stage show. In addition to punky/pretty bass player Frankie Stein, Tucson psychobilly group The Mission Creeps also have two go-go dancers, both with sexy espionage names like Katarina and ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    Country Punks

    More than one rocker has become an Americana convert

  • Music

    February 8, 2001


    Local twangers Flathead return; psychobilly combo Grave Danger calls it a day

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Hot and Bothered

    Goldwater heir and local urban-music impresario join forces to turn up the Heat

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    On the Beach

    Dialectrics' main man readies an intimate solo effort

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Rod Fellows

    Fifties sensibilities and styles fuel the passions of latter-day gearheads

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Chick Cashman Offs Himself

    Sequined glam burlesque Countrypolitans are to be no more

  • Music

    April 27, 1995