Debbie Harry

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    April 21, 2014

    15 Things I Learned at Coachella

    2014 was a year of Coachella firsts for me -- it was my first time camping and not going as press. It was a series of highs and lows all bundled up into one fun, yet exhausting weekend. I'm still coughing up dust, but I can say this was one of the most fun Coachellas I've attended yet. I learn som ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Riot Fest Chicago Day 2: Blink-182, Public Enemy, Violent Femmes

    Riot Fest Day Two Humboldt Park, Chicago Saturday, September 14 The Fall Out Boy craziness of the festival's first day carried over to Blink-182's set on Day 2. For about 15 minutes before the band took the stage, fans chanted the lyrics to songs like "What's My Age Again," "All the Small Things" an ... More >>

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    August 3, 2013

    Seven of Our Favorite Shows From Hollywood Alley History

    The website for Hollywood Alley contains a fairly lengthy rundown of some of the vast array of renowned musicians and bands that have performed at the Mesa rock dive over its 25-year history, and it's both enormous and impressive. Said list includes name both iconic and influential, ranging from suc ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    July 15, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    You missed your chance, over the weekend, to indulge in some multi-band '60s nostalgia, but Monday night Crescent Ballroom will make up for it by allowing you to resurrect old arguments about whether remaking "Pretty in Pink" was a bad idea (and then, inevitably, whether the end of Pretty in Pink wa ... More >>

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    April 2, 2013

    10 Best Punk Bars in Phoenix

    Phoenix has a long tradition of punk bars that serve up cheap beer and fast, aggressive (sometimes sloppy) punk rock. Some great venues have closed over the last few years, and while we dearly miss Jugheads and Rogue West, punk bars continue to thrive in the Valley of the Sun. Most are situated in u ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    YACHT at Crescent Ballroom, 6/14/12

    YACHT Crescent Ballroom Thursday, June 14, 2012 Summer usually finds us in the concert doldrums. There are some good shows here and there, but mostly we opt for pool parties and air conditioning while eagerly awaiting fall. This hasn't really been the case this year thanks to a concert calendar ful ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Seven Concerts We Were Sad to See Cancelled in 2011

    ​At the end of the year, we like to take a look back and think about all the awesome shows we saw throughout the months. But for whatever reason, 2011 seemed to be a year of cancellations -- and some pretty huge shows were canceled, at that. So here are the shows we were sad to see go. We're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Top Five Rockin' Grannies

    Image credit: Photoshop.​Last week we announced the bummer news that Blondie has called off the show scheduled for tomorrow at Foundry on First due to "last minute scheduling conflicts. Promoter Danny Zelisko states that the band may reschedule its date, but until then, you can continue l ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    September 21, 2011

    Blondie's Chris Stein on Panic of Girls, Wild Style, and Modern Pop

    Blondie's Chris Stein and Debbie Harry ​Blondie guitarist Chris Stein sounds slightly surprised by my call. "Hello," he asks, with a strange kind of hesitance. But it just takes a second for him to start going, rattling off details about the new Blondie record, Panic of Girls. The record is not ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: Awesome Girls in Bands​Even though I'm an awesome female, I'm not particularly girly. I prefer male vocals when I listen to music, I think women's sports aren't very important, and I can't stand feminists.But I still think it's important to recognize some truly great famous female ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, MTV: 30 Videos to Celebrate 30 Years

    I want my MTV back​Music Television turns 30 today, but the network doesn't look a day over 16 and Pregnant. Well before MTV started exploiting the incredibly difficult lives of irresponsible teens expecting a first child and balancing high school algebra, the Viacom-network played music vid ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 27 through July 3

    Wikimedia CommonsSaxophones: First patented this week in music history.​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week.This week saw t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Lady Gaga Bruce Springsteen Elton John = Journey Cover Last Night

    Photo from Kane/Wireimage.​So last night, Carnegie Hall was the place to be. Rolling Stone wrote a review of a star-studded benefit for the Rainforest Fund that included Sting performing a Fine Young Cannibals cover, Elton John doing an over-the-top rendition of Madonna's Like a Virgin, and the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Blondie's Debbie Harry Creates Converse Line: Why This is Not Punk Rock

    Just one of the new Blondie shoes that will be sold by Converse.​It seems anything involving Blondie and Converse, the quintessential and iconic shoe of late-'70s punk rockers, would be a great idea.Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry wasn't just known for her golden tresses and her take-charge attitu ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    November 12, 2009

    Swell Band, Bad Relationship

    The Swell Season's Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova Carry on a Tradition of Music-Making Exes

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2009

    Most Serene Republic and The Grates Win Hearts, Don't Break Teeth at Modified

    ​ At first glance, The Most Serene Repulic and The Grates touring together seems unlikely -- even odd. The former is a Toronto-based snapshot of what Arts & Crafts does best: Broken Social Scene's intricate textures and soundscapes with the personality dynamic of Stars. The latter is a pop-inf ... More >>

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    July 29, 2009

    Pat Benatar Goes Through the Motions, Blondie Rocked and The Donnas Backed Out at Dodge Theatre

    Luke HolwerdaPat Benatar​ Picture this: teen girls in too much makeup channeling new wave goddesses with their overbearing, nacho-chowing mothers, wrinkled women in low-cut, studded halters exhibiting chests long past their perky prime, and grooving chicks with hair too long and pants too high ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Girl in A Coma Show A Little Something At Hollywood Alley on Dec. 3

    Wednesday afternoon, I spent at least a half-hour trying to convince a colleague that I wasn't crazy for getting excited about seeing Girl in a Coma. They're a fairly average band, he said. No, seriously, they've really got something, I said. Then I spent another half-hour trying (unsuccessfully) to ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2008
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    November 8, 2007

    Felix Da Housecat

    Virgo Blacktro & the Movie Disco

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Monsters Are Waiting

    Should be seen and heard

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Theo and the Skyscrapers

    Slicker, but just as mean

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Biltmore Vegas

    The Kelis of the PHX and her 300-pound Nas the Nasty hit the swank, new club IO

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    More is More

    Too much of a good thing is just right at SXSW

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    The Epoxies

    Nouveau retro

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    September 1, 2005

    Raise the Nylon Curtain

    The Billy Joel musical comes to Gammage

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Nancy Sinatra

    Nancy Sinatra
    (Sanctuary Records)

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004


    The Rogue, on display at The Rogue bar

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    The Kids Aren't Alright

    Spun spins cranky youths into an American freak show

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Pirates of the Cyberspace

    Music, money and mayhem clog MP3 download sites

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Never Too Old to Tango

    Los Fabulosos Cadillacs take back the past with La Marcha del Golazo Solitario

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    The Tide Is In

    Chris Stein wades through Blondie's inevitable return

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    February 4, 1999
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    December 17, 1998

    Too Live Crue

    Nikki Sixx sounds off on booze, dope and Kiss

  • Music

    October 1, 1998

    Trash Compactors

    Pop music may be in its most confused hour, but Garbage is covering all the genre bases

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    June 25, 1998

    Ladies First

    Lilith Fair returns with a more eclectic sequel

  • Music

    October 30, 1997

    Unsung Guitar Hero

    Glen Buxton played a crucial role in rock history, but how many people know about it?

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    April 17, 1997
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    February 27, 1997
  • Film

    September 19, 1996

    Chunk Style

    Heavy sheds light on overweight misfit