In last week's issue of New Times, we profiled 10 new(ish) bands we expect to dominate Phoenix iPods and boomboxes this long, hot summer. We'll be focusing more deeply on those artists over the next couple of days on Up on the Sun.
Here's the complete list.
In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled 10 new(ish) bands we expect to dominate Phoenix iPods and boomboxes this long, hot summer. We'll be focusing more deeply on those artists over the next couple of days on Up on the Sun.
See the entire list: 10 Phoenix Bands You Should Be Listeni ... More >>
Annual Douchebag Party at Smashboxx
Being called a douchebag is usually a bad thing, but patrons of Smashboxx were encouraged to sport spray tans, sunglasses, and Ed Hardy swag in honor of the 3rd Annual Douchebag Party. There was an abundance of duckface and blow outs at the packed bar.
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The legendary Roxy Theatre in Hollywood has a sterling rock legacy, but I have to be honest. I kind of expected the Scottsdale's new Roxy Lounge to be, uh, a little more unsavory -- especially considering the location they chose to house their new digs.
In my head, Roxy Lounge was rock n' roll i ... More >>
PHOENIX - (June 30, 2011) After nearly two decades of hosting concerts and sporting events, the US Airways Center was completely and utterly destroyed this evening by what is being described as a "gigantic black hole of suck."
According to witness reports, at approximately 7:30 p.m. this eveni ... More >>
By now you've probably heard the dozens of promos that KUPD has been running daily for the free Smashing Pumpkins concert they're putting this coming Thursday night.
Billy Corgan and his crew are making a swing through the Valley (guess they're not down with Zack de la Rocha and the Soundstrike ... More >>
Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time?
Today, my day drinking gal pal Tana I are off to explore a lead from one of our day drinking cyber-chums, Ginger Spice: The Coach House. Thanks, Ginger!
First, I should confess I have a love/hate relationship with Scottsdal ... More >>
edhardybeverages.comIs the world ready to "party Hardy?"In the beginning, there were tattoos. Then came the clothes (shudder). Now Ed Hardy's got a whole line of beverages including wine, sparkling wine, sangria, beer, vodka, tequila, energy drinks and spring water.
The results of such a l ... More >>
A Mesa native has discovered a new dinosaur. Sterling Nesbitt was featured in an article in Science magazine last month, which detailed his team's discovery of a new dinosaur species during a four-year dig in New Mexico. The new species may fill in evolutionary gaps between early dinosaurs and tw ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in Phoenix and Tucson rounded up nearly $800,000 worth of bootleg clothing last week, including more than $8,000 worth of phony football jerseys, as part of a national campaign called "Operation Holiday Hoax."Two weeks before Christmas? Talk about ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaMetric at Martini RanchScarf-and-sweatered, I took my place at the very end of a very long line that wrapped around Martini Ranch and down Stetson Drive. For amusement, confused attendees waltzed up and down the line, asking with perplexity, "Is this the will call line?" I gathered t ... More >>
In the beginning, there was Red Bull, and it was said that Red Bull "gives you wings." At its stateside genesis in 1997, the little silver can that could stood alone on the frontier of a new market, soon-to-be-borne of the "energy drink" craze. Now energy drinks have gone forth and multiplied, to th ... More >>
DJ Joe DiPadova, the party host with the most.It was quite a shock stepping into Cream Stereo Lounge in Scottsdale last night, and not because there weren't any VIP hostesses pestering me about getting bottle service. Truth be told, there was a decidedly un-Scottsdale aura flowing through the joint ... More >>
Ed Hardy might have tried to corner the rockabilly and hot rod market with his own designer energy drinks, but he's got some tough competition in Sucker Punch, a new drink made by old school motorcycle and chopper company Sucker Punch Sally's.Looks like: A vintage soda, with a retro design featuring ... More >>
Tattoo pioneer Ed Hardy was one of the first artists to start using color in his tattoos, more than 40 years ago. His energy drinks (which come in orange, apple, and pomegranate flavors) are touted as "tattoos for the tongue." Hardy's brand of clothing is also popular (especially among the hipster-c ... More >>