I've never been a fan of Texas, even though it's the stomping ground for a wide range of heavy acts.
From the Dallas Cowboys to the phrase "everything is bigger in Texas" to George Bush, everything about the state has always had a way of agitating the hell out of me. Like, nails-on-a-chalkboard ag ... More >>
U2 wants the stages used during their extensive 360 Tour to be recycled and become new permanent venues rather than going to waste, according to Billboard.The band is selling three of their four-legged structures that stand over the stage. They each take up 29,000 square feet.Plans are currently ... More >>
Maria VassettLinkin Park performing at Phoenix's US Airways Center.Linkin Park
US Airways Center
Monday, February 28
Linkin Park is taking their sound in a new direction. While that move is taking them into some unfamiliar territory, it's something that isn't completely unexpected. Even tho ... More >>
In this week's print edition New Times writer Chris Hansen Orf -- himself a member of a veteran Tempe Americana act -- catches up with hard-nosed roots rockers Flathead. The band talks about how they've been able to fit on bills with everyone from Meat Puppets to Ralph Stanley, X and Th ... More >>
It seems as if most casual fans are still likely to associate Linkin Park with the nu-metal sound that the band helped make popular in the early '00s. But that was then and this is now.The groups' latest album, A Thousand Suns, finds the band making its most diverse music yet. ... More >>
You guys saw that, right? You watched the veils drop on the three towers revealing all three members of British arena rockers Muse as they ripped into "Uprising"? You saw them perched over 20 feet high on their respective stages, the lights shining bright on them as the crowd went absolutely bonkers ... More >>
www.peta.orgWe're used to screaming and hard rock from Linkin Park and Dead by Sunrise singer Chester Bennington, but the tough, tatted guy shows off a softer side by advocating for animals in a new PETA campaign...and he's shirtless!
The Phoenix native displays his massive collecti ... More >>
We recently ran across this list of the "Top Ten All-Time Arizona Musicians" from Arizona Premiere Living. Some of the choices are obvious: Meat Puppets, Jimmy Eat World, Jordin Sparks, Gin Blossoms, Alice Cooper, and Linda Ronstadt almost always make the "top" lists of Arizona musicians.