So Dave Mustaine said that he hates to be singled out. Yeah--absolutely despises being the center of attention. One time he was at a Kenny G. concert and the musician asked him to stand up in the crowd because he was going to play at that same venue a couple months later. Mustaine said he turned b ... More >>
Everything about The Features seems perfectly calibrated to sneak up on you. Their new album--self-titled--is packed with different ideas and sounds, but it's not a debut; it's their fourth full-length. They're still building a national audience, but they're not new to touring; they were attracting ... More >>
See also: Take Cover: Bears of Manitou Cover Damien Rice See also: Want to Write a Song for Bears of Manitou? Tons of bands use Kickstarter to secure funds to finish an album, but how many of them offer to take you camping and plan on donating excess funds to charity? Tempe folk rockers Bears of Ma ... More >>
A $500,000 loan to a Colorado company intended for a medical-marijuana facility doesn't have to be paid back because pot is illegal under federal law, a county judge has ruled.The bombshell ruling, (tip of the hat to lawyer Richard Keyt's medical-marijuana blog), has major implications for the buddi ... More >>
Brent Cowles, the man behind the You Me and Apollo moniker, has strong connections to Arizona in spite of being a Colorado resident. Cowles spent a year in Phoenix working on an audio engineering degree, writing music, and collaborating with the River Jones Music Label. Cowles is gearing u ... More >>
When Phoenix metalcore band The Word Alive told a New Times reporter it was "about time" the year-old band got signed it was clear the guys were either really smart or really cocky.It's apparently the former: The band's new full-length, Deceiver, landed at #96 on the Billboard Top 100. They're no ... More >>
www.imageshack.com Wanna look like this? Just give Alcor Life Extensions a call.About a year ago, then 81-year-old Orville Richardson kicked the bucket in Iowa and was buried by his family near his home. Now, a year after his death, Richardson's body will be dug up, his head will be ... More >>
Job For A CowboyWanna hear some free local metal? MetalSucks is hosting an exclusive stream of Landmine Marathon's new album, Sovereign Descent, which hit stores on Tuesday, March 16.In other Phoenix-area metal news, Glendale's Job for a Cowboy have announced a spring headlining tour that kicks o ... More >>
www.todayscacher.comAfter a brief legal hiccup, the 71-year-old head of a dead Colorado woman can be cryogenically frozen by Scottsdale-based Alcor Life Extensions, a Colorado judge ruled this morning.Mary Robbins, a 71-year-old Colorado Springs woman, kicked the bucket a few weeks ago but not be ... More >>
www.ottiesdesigns.comLooks like Ted Williams' severed head isn't the only cranium causing controversy. The family of a dead Colorado woman is fighting with Scottsdale-based Alcor Life Extensions over the rights to the woman's body-less head.Mary Robbins, a 71-year-old Colorado Springs woman, kick ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaAlice Cooper performs at the 2009 installment of his annual Christmas Pudding charity show. By Lindsey HolderFriday night was the ninth installment of Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding, though speaking in Christmas/culinary terms, it was really more of a fruitcake, with ingredients bo ... More >>
Reading the full transcript of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' August 10 interview with the Arizona Daily Star, it's easy to see why people are so frustrated with plans to launch government-run healthcare insurance. The costs, the potential savings, the type of coverage, the pote ... More >>
The full name, en francais, is the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie, and it sounds about as strenuous as a sporting event. And Roy Pell, executive pastry chef at the Phoenician, will be on Team USA (along with team captain David Ramirez from Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, and Remy Funfroc ... More >>
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