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    July 29, 2014

    10 Best Metal Shows in Metro Phoenix in August

    August is filled to the brim with heavy metal shows around Metro Phoenix, thanks to concerts and gigs by locals and major international legends. So check out the 10 best metal and hard rock concerts happening at venues around the Valley next month.

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    December 10, 2012

    A Dimebag Darrell Playlist (Just In Time For The Holidays)

    Sometimes it can be difficult to get pumped up for the holidays, especially nowadays, when the sacred dates are saturated with commercialism, consumer greed, and an importance on tradition that, unfortunately for many, lost its spiritual meaning a long time ago. See also: Your Holiday Heavy Metal ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Laconic's Danny G. Talks Arizona's Metal Scene and the Band's New Record

    Laconic, looking very, very serious. ​This Friday night, the heart of downtown Scottsdale will be alive and well with the sound of heavy metal. In its purest form, heavy metal is quite laconic--straight, to the point, and crisp. So it's only fitting that the name of the band that will be rock ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Concert Calendar for This Weekend: Billy Joel, Elton John, JFA, Mega 104.3's Spring Jam, and More

    As music editor Martin Cizmar mentioned in his post earlier today, the slate of concerts scheduled to go down from tonight until Sunday kinda pales in comparison to the overwhelming assortment of superstars who'll be in town next weekend. But while this weekend's line-up of major music and comedy e ... More >>

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    June 11, 2008

    Dethklok Invades Marquee Theater

    By Jonathan McNamara Better Than: Spinal Tap. Sure, this animated band owes a lot to its comedic predecessor, but sheer technical skill from the band that makes Nathan Explosion, Pickles the drummer and all the rest of these rogue rockers live puts Dethklok a few notches higher. See more shots f ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Power Trio

    Precious metal

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    April 20, 2006

    Master Plan

    You'll hog these covers

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    July 14, 2005

    Sounds of the Underground Tour

    Day of the living dead

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    March 24, 2005

    Road Rage Tour

    Label babies on a field trip