Back in 2009, Brian "Head" Welch was hosting auditions at his Phoenix studio in order to craft a band for his own brand of music. The legendary former Korn guitarist experimented and jammed out with a few members, but then went back to searching for his ideal bandmates. In 2011, two weeks before his ... More >>
Got a call from a pal who works for the city of Maricopa, you know, that wildly overbuilt burg about 15 miles off Interstate 10 down in Pinal County. The oil fields of Maricopa, Arizona---Not!He told us that a British newspaper was reporting that the city of about 40,000 was about to ... More >>
How do deputy prosecutors sleep at night, when they are charged by their elected bosses to rack up as many warm bodies in prison as possible, to overlook exculpatory evidence, to cull only those facts from a case that lead to conviction, and ignore all others? Sure, it's their living. But after ... More >>
As his fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness
Dwight Sings Buck
(New West Records)
Phoenix boxing great Michael Carbajal says his big brother and manager, Danny, stole every penny he had
The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll is still stompin'
Cole Bailey's on a quest to vanquish Valley neo-Nazis who beat his son to death
Fifty years into his career, Merle Haggard is still stubbornly going against the grain
The same competitive fire that took Kitch Kitchen from the war-zone streets of Newark to basketball stardom has now made her the Valley's hottest rapper.
The Backsliders' Chip Robinson perseveres tochronicle the trials andtribulations of daily life, including his own
Texas troubadour Dale Watson is waging a war for the heart and soul of country music
Steve Earle makes a brilliant detour into bluegrass with The Mountain
Lifestyles of the rich and famous (of miniature golf)
One hundred pounds overweight, Dave Alexander is truly an athlete of substance. Nah--go ahead, call him fat. He doesn't mind. He'll just enter another triathlon.
Uncle Tupelo passed away, butheartland rocker JayFarrar has plugged backin with Son Volt
NASHVILLE STANDARDS? STRIPPER TURNED COUNTRY SINGE GLADLY BUXOM.