Alice Cooper and Marilyn MansonMasters of Madness Tour, TucsonJune 7, 2013 Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson blew the Amphitheater roof off last night as they paid a visit to Tucson for the shock rock extravaganza dubbed The Masters of Madness Tour. Fans of all ages packed the house for the freak fes ... More >>
Four punk legends walked into a bar. That's not the setup to some lame knee-slapper, but rather a precise description of what transpired Tuesday night in downtown Phoenix. The bar in question is renowned English pub the George and Dragon, and the aforementioned punk icons are exponentially more famo ... More >>
Paul Oakenfold @Wild Knight|2/1/13Even before veterans like Benny Benassi stepped foot into the EDM world, UK DJ Paul Oakenfold has been merging the world of pop and electronic music for four decades. He might not be the first name EDM fans name-drop when discussing their favorite DJs, but last nigh ... More >>
Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. See also: YUS Paints a Cinematic Picture With "Girls" British new wave bands tend to dominate the conversation when we talk '80s with our local bands. Belgium-born Phoenix-d ... More >>
Phoenix resident Stevie Nicks' new album, In Your Dreams, was released today. Rolling Stone writer Rob Sheffield has already given the album rave reviews, calling it Nicks' best album in a decade. It's hard to argue with that, especially considering that Nicks hasn't released an album in a deca ... More >>
Tony MoralesTony Morales Morales is the pit master at Big Earl's BBQ and owner of Desert Smoke BBQ. Cheer him on at the Arizona Barbecue Festival this Saturday, March 26 at the Scottsdale Waterfront. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? ... More >>
Here are some upcoming shows that were just announced this week.
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Cut a rug with Page from history
Liberal talk radio host Mike Newcomb finds fertile ground in Arizona
A sudden hunger for good old-fashioned American comfort food
Everyone has his crossovers to bear, but doesn't rock have enough problems without Garth Brooks signing up for membership?
March 4 - 10, 1999
With its recent U.S. tour, Kraftwerk stakes its claim as the most important group since The Beatles
June 11 - 17, 1998
Unsung heroes Junior Kimbrough and R.L. Burnside signed on with a start-up Mississippi label to record the best blues of the decade