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Billy Zoom

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    The streets will be a graveyard during normal working and drinking hours this weekend. If you didn't stand in front of Best Buy at two in the morning to get an admittedly pretty good deal on plasma TVs (better black levels, is the thing) you can take advantage of this by seeing one of these really p ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Why X Is Still Relevant and Touring in 2013

    Of all the stars of the '80s punk scene, only one band is still having impact some 35 years after forming: X. Mixing driving punk energy with rockabilly riffs, staccato rhythms, unexpected dual vocal drive, and socially conscious lyrics, X was a defining voice in the punk movement. Their uncompromis ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    November 26, 2013

    Exene Cervenka: I'd Stay Up All Night Writing New X Songs

    Place a finger on the 1980s punk scene and one band is still having impact some 35 years after forming: X. Mixing driving punk energy with rockabilly riffs, staccato rhythms, unexpected dual vocal drive, and socially conscious lyrics, X was a defining voice in the punk movement. Their uncompromising ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    This is officially the last week where of the year where you're allowed to believe you have authority over the Christmas-music-listening habits of others, and I hope to god you don't waste it. When you're done yelling at the guy in the gift department at Macy's for playing Wonderful Christmastime o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The Blasters vs. X: It's L.A. Circa '80 For The Yuletide Season

    It's peculiarly fitting that these two punk trailblazers should arrive in town on the same night, because they've been inextricably bound together for more than 35 years since the beginnings of Los Angeles' punk underground. For one thing, they've endured, even though (or perhaps because) their me ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010
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    May 27, 2010
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    December 11, 2008

    AC/DC Delivers The Hits at U.S. Airways Center

    You may be wondering: Can a shirtless guy in his mid-50s who dresses in purple velour shorts still rock like he did in 1979? I know I asked myself the same question before AC/DC took the stage Wednesday night at U.S. Airways Center. But now I'm done doubting my aging heroes. Like other dinosaurs I ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Dave Alvin

    The axeman cometh

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    September 27, 2001

    The Have Nots

    Amid a spate of new activity, John Doe looks back at the napalm-and-velvet explosion that was X

  • Music

    March 14, 1996

    Baaah! Humbucker!

    The Piersons come out swinging on a raucous first CD

  • Music

    September 22, 1993

    ROCKABILITY REGAINED

    AFTER A LONG HIATUS, COLIN WINSKI REDISCOVERS HIS MUSICAL ROOTS

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    June 16, 1993
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