If you've been reading this whiskey-drenched, devil-horn-throwing column every week for more than a year, here's a little thank-you flashback to the beginning. In one of the first Metal Mondays installments, I talked about the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles--basically the heavy metal Gra ... More >>
When I heard Zakk Wylde was coming to town, I immediately assumed it was by way of Black Label Society. I couldn't wait to see his guitar prowess once again -- including his wonderful dedication to the pinch harmonic -- and his hits from more than two-dozen albums spanning almost 30 years.
But this ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanWrestling fans from Ireland at WWE WrestleMania Axxess at the Phoenix Convention Center. See more pictures from our slideshow. I've done some pretty crazy shit in support of my professional wrestling fandom.
At age 12, I did backyard wrestling with a few of my sixth grade clas ... More >>
Chris Jericho has a busy weekend ahead of him here in Phoenix. Tomorrow night, the World Wrestling Entertainment superstar will rock Club Red in Tempe along with the other members of his heavy metal act Fozzy.Come Sunday, the Smackdown villain will defend his World Heavyweight Championship against E ... More >>
Courtesy World Wrestling EntertainmentTry imaging the Undertaker making this kinda entrance without his trademark funeral dirge.In honor of World Wrestling Entertainment's action-packed WrestleMania 26 hitting the Valley this coming weekend, Mike R. Meyer assembled a list of the 10 best entrance ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Eric Holder on Joe Arpaio Probe: DOJ Expects "Results," Investigation Ongoing
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WWE Superstar Chris Jericho (second from left) and his vanity hard rock band Fozzy.Chris Jericho is one prolific mofo.
Besides his day job as a dastardly villain for World Wrestling Entertainment (on its weekly Smackdown TV show), the 40-year-old Canuck is a published author, indie film actor, ... More >>
Wrestlemania XXVI Pre-sale Party at Westgate City Center
Rasslin' fanatics from around the Valley and across the country converged on Westgate City Center in Glendale on Friday, November 6, to get first crack at primo tickets for Wrestlemania XXVI (a.k.a. the "Superbowl of wrestling") a day b ... More >>
Rasslin' fans from around the Valley and across the nation are gonna descend on the Westgate City Center en masse tomorrow afternoon, as the Glendale shopping/nightlife Mecca is throwing an Andre the Giant-sized outdoor party that's gonna be attended by a few superstars from World Wrestling Entertai ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraJohn Cena and Ken Whisenhunt. See more shots in our Wrestlemania slide show. World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon and a cadre of his superstars rubbed elbows and traded jokes with Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt during a press conference this afternoon announcing ... More >>