For as long as metal has been around, people have associated the sound with "The Devil" and "Satanism." Locally, it's slim pickins' finding an actual Satanic metal band to chat with. I'm not talking "dressed in black" here; I'm talking blood-guzzling, church-burning, javelina-murdering dudes donning ... More >>
Chef Salad takes a detour this week and next, interviewing four of the country's leading beverage industry experts, all of them speakers at upcoming seminars held at the Hotel Valley Ho for the second annual Arizona Cocktail Week, February 16-22. See also: --6 Don't Miss Events During AZ Cocktail ... More >>
DJ Paul Oakenfold holds the distinction of being one of the first electronic superstars. He's been performing and mixing since 1980, and he's not planning on spending his 33rd year in the business chilling out: In addition to his recent work with Madonna and Bruno Mars, he's scheduled to perform at ... More >>
Bummer news Moz fans: Morrissey's upcoming stop at the Marquee Theatre on Wednesday, November 21, has been postponed. The singer is returning to to England to be with his ailing mother. Current ticket-holders are advised to hold on to their tickets, as replacement dates will be "announced shortly." ... More >>
See also: KISS/Crue Openers The Treatment Make American Rock 'n' Roll (But Hail From England) See also: Gathering of the Juggalos or S.S. Coachella? We Break Out the Scorecard See also: Alice Cooper's Mom Has the Original "School's Out" Panties See also: Dee Snider Talks About His New Book, Shut Up ... More >>
What do you do when, as a young band of musicians barely out of your teens you're asked to fly across the pond and spend most of the summer churning out 30 minute sets in quarter-full arenas to crowds more intent on settling in for headliners KISS and Motley Crue than listening to you? You make the ... More >>
See also: Five Must-See Summer Olympics Parties See also: The Best and Worst Olympic Theme Songs in History In case you don't remember from last time the Olympics rolled around, watching athletes burn hundreds of calories can really get you thinking...about dinner. And since we're about to be bomba ... More >>
In a move that we're hoping will continue with hilarious consequences, Polish cooks in Krakow have assembled the world's largest lasagna to celebrate hosting Italy's soccer team for the Euro Cup 2012 championship. According to Reuters, the lasagna took 10 hours to cook -- hooray for food safety -- a ... More >>
Scottsdale's Sweet Republic is celebrating four years of delicious ice cream by giving away free scoops tomorrow evening, June 13th, from 4 to 7 pm. They'll also be offering door prizes and giveaways including homemade marshmallows, bacon brittle, gift certificates and Sweet Republic branded swag.
Does John Cavanagh ever so slow down? As the general manager of the Tuck Shop, the cozy house-turned-eatery in Central Phoenix, as well as Astor House, the new homey breakfast/lunch/snack/wine shop next door, Cavanagh also consults for other restaurateurs, rebuilds motorcycles, and -- oh, yeah, bre ... More >>
Phoenix might be pretty far from "the pond" (the Atlantic Ocean), but we can still get down on some UK-style fish n' chips. Being landlocked, we probably appreciate good seafood even more because it can be tough to find. We'll never leave you high and dry craving fried fish, so we're pitting two of ... More >>
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, a catch-up on interesting happenings around the city and country and a quick guide to what (and who) to keep your eyes on. We'll be here, first thing every weekday, to get you going. Here's what's buzzing this morning:1. Scandalesque Presents: FilmBar Vignet ... More >>
St. VincentWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum. Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>
Photos and video by Melissa FossumFrank TurnerFrank Turner and The Sleeping Souls Rhythm Room Monday, October 10, 2011 A sold-out, super energetic Monday night show is somewhat of a rarity in Phoenix (or, you know, anywhere). British punk/folkie Frank Turner had no problem selling out Rhyth ... More >>
London is burning. Storefronts are busted. Looting is rampant. And rioters are reducing many of the city's buildings to piles of timber. But what is it all for?
Image via Apartment Therapy Take a sip back in time with Rancho Pinot's gin and tonic featuring homemade tonicWhen it comes to classic cocktail perfection, it's hard to beat the Gin and Tonic. Crisp, well-balanced and crystal clear, drop in a few ice cubes and a slice of lime, and you've g ... More >>
www.facebook.com/pages/Fate-of-the-GalaxiesFate of the GalaxiesThe dreamy, danceable, synth-heavy music of Fate of the Galaxies sounds more like something that would come out of early-to-mid '80s England (The Cure, Joy Division) than downtown Phoenix. But that's where the trio that makes up Fate ... More >>
Jason IngramMyFarm members can tell this guy what to do. No bull.Attention, online agriculturalists: Good news! All those hours of FarmVille, the social networking game (which has more than 62 million active users) may finally pay off, by allowing you the opportunity to take care of a real fa ... More >>
Asking Alexandria is a British metalcore band that incorporates elements of dance into its breakdowns. Lead guitarist Ben Bruce grew up in Dubai and moved to England to form Asking Alexandria in 2008. The band has been building an international fanbase since they moved to the United States two ... More >>
So, a new batch of thousands of mentally ill Arizonans are going to lose most, if not all of their current benefits (counseling, transportation, etc.), ostensibly because of the state's ongoing fiscal crisis. We wrote about the dire situation a few weeks ago in "Hindsight," and w ... More >>
Female artists featured in Phoenix show
Wake up, yall. The Americans are on the tube.
And its only a short Tube ride away
Thirty-five years on, campy sex still sells
Never mind the bollocks, heres the Guana Batz
Cod is great
Feeling a little Cornish? Here's your spot
Finally, a restaurant that actually cooks up to its reputation
Hungry for advice on where to grab a bite?
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city