Hang on guys, here's something you won't believe: Phil Anselmo of Pantera/Down is mad about something.
But it's not the sort of thing we're used to him being mad about. As you're no doubt aware, with the weather beginning to act like it might cool down, college campuses swelling with textbook-toti ... More >>
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Last week we examined what the term "selling out" means in 2012, and concluded that it's hard for bands to make money off t ... More >>
Local success story Digital Summer has a lot of fans around the Valley and nationwide after touring with hard rock draws like Sevendust, Saliva, and Drowning Pool. I'm not one of those fans; the band plays the kind of crunchy, nu-metal drives me up a wall.
But like I said, a lot of people like ... More >>
Laconic, looking very, very serious. This Friday night, the heart of downtown Scottsdale will be alive and well with the sound of heavy metal. In its purest form, heavy metal is quite laconic--straight, to the point, and crisp. So it's only fitting that the name of the band that will be rock ... More >>
Digital SummerLocal hard melodic rock band Digital Summer, whom we profiled in 2008, continues making strides outside Arizona.After having a local hit with their song "Just Run" (which made the rotation at 98 KUPD for seven weeks) and touring with national acts like Sevendust and Drowning Pool, D ... More >>
Al Jarreau ca. 1983There's lots of diversity in this week's just announced shows, with offerings from The Black Lips, Danzig, Keith Urban and KUPD's U-Fest. None of those artists, however, have won a Grammy in three -- count 'em, three -- different categories. Al Jarreau has. Hell, he joins Micha ... More >>
Joey Burns of Calexico is a friend of Gabby Giffords.If you're a loyal reader of all the New Times blogs you may have spotted a few familiar bylines over on our news blog, Valley Fever.All our coverage related to the tragic shooting in Tucson is there for convenience sake, but in case you missed ... More >>
Drowning PoolLast night was an exciting one for fans of rock band Digital Summer. The group best known for its successful grass roots marketing (hand-delivering tickets to fans, putting their logo-covered stickers all over town, etc.) made their triumphant return to Tempe, openin ... More >>
After rockin' a couple of back to back tours (Candlebox and Drowning Pool), Vayden are home and ready to play a couple of hometown shows. The rock band, who we profiled in March, have two gigs coming up at downtown Scottsdale's Martini Ranch. The guys will perform Friday ... More >>