I wasn't raised on Anthrax or Zeppelin, or anything between in regards to the heavy metal alphabet.
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Rich BerraRich Berra
Berra is one of the hosts of the Johnjay and Rich radio show heard on 104.7 KISS-FM here in Phoenix.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play? It sounds like a scam, but I listen to KISS to hear what our station sounds like af ... More >>
Maria Vassett Dream Theater
Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Loyal fans talk about Dream Theater's live show in hushed, reverential tones. I'd never experienced the band live before last night, but years of hearing fans rave about the prog-rock theatrics of the lon ... More >>
Dream Theater at Ikeda at Mesa Arts Center
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Eddy Detroit in full biker-punk mode, 1978Don't call it a come back: mythic Phoenix art-punk Eddy Detroit never went away, releasing a string of albums all throughout the '80s, '90s, and '00s, but thanks to Ammit Records, the vinyl imprint of downtown music shop Revolver Records, he's back in vin ... More >>
English rockers Bush, who have always had better luck in the US than in their own home country, are looking to further their success as they sweep through Phoenix in December.If you've been eagerly awaiting to hear grunge hits like "Glycerine" and yearning to enviously stare at Gavin Rossdale whi ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsWeezer singer Rivers Cuomo: Born 41 years ago today.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.
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Former Britney Spears bodyguard Fernando Flores, 28, is filing a lawsuit against the pop star, according to Billboard.Flores claims that Spears would be nude in his presence, dressed up in provocative clothing for him, made sexual advances, and would even have sex in front of him. Have some class ... More >>