Wikimedia CommonsArizona: Land of sun and song.There have been more than 140 songs with lyrics about Arizona in them. Seriously. Some of them have been big hits by huge acts, too ("Get Back" by The Beatles, "Take It Easy" by The Eagles). The lyrics to these songs capture various snapshots of the ... More >>
By Clay McNear Why are tribute bands so maligned? By definition, they lack original thought, but most make up for it with suicide-bomber zeal. Not to mention pride of craftsmanship. As someone who used to play "Smoke on the Water" and "We're an American Band" in a shitty junior-high band, I can tel ... More >>
Pregnant chads and butterfly ballots abound as we sort through the latest batch of local CD submissions
Proving that the Voice still carries, we offer a roundup of the latest local discs filling our box
How much time was "Wasted on the Way"? Absolutely none, if you like a good rock 'n' roll soap opera.
Everyone has his crossovers to bear, but doesn't rock have enough problems without Garth Brooks signing up for membership?
Texas troubadour Dale Watson is waging a war for the heart and soul of country music
Where unit-shifting heroes of rock are exposed as the passionless poseurs they really are
THE WORLD'S GREATEST-- OR DUMBEST-- ROCK 'N' ROLL BAND REFUSES TO DIE. PUCKER UP, BUTTERCUP.