Party at ground zero/Every movie starring you/And the world will turn to flowing pink vapor stew -- Fishbone
Shit could be getting real in about 96 hours from now, yo, when the fated date of December 21 finally dawns. It's highly unlikely, since NASA hasn't spotted any killer comets en route and al ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
See also: GWAR, Tav Falco's Panther Burns, Kendrick Lamar, and More Just Announced Shows
It's time to tear into your closet and dust off those old gas station shirts. '80s ska/punk band Fishbone is hitting Club Red on Thursday, September 27.
After last year's album release Crazy Glue, a documenta ... More >>
It's another packed weekend in the Valley. Tonight, Sound Striker-Immortal Technique performs a benefit show at the Puente Office, and Mr. Meeble brings its crazy-as-hell laser show to Crescent Ballroom. On Saturday, you've got folk from Loudon Wainwright III and John Prine, and funky pop cou ... More >>
Wu-Tang Clan, Fishbone and Yelawolf will headline the annual Village Voice SXSW party, this year produced in tandem with with Frank 151.If that's not enough to grab your attention, it's worth mentioning that Erykah Badu will DJ the party on Thursday, March 17 at the Austin Music Hall.The event ru ... More >>
2 Tone Lizard Kings: Spicing up the AZ ska scene.Although there isn't particularly an abundance of ska bands in Arizona, local ska band the 2 Tone Lizard Kings are keeping the genre fresh. They incorporate the energy of Fishbone frontman Angelo Moore, a maturing sound, and the vibes of a raucous ... More >>
Shawn AndersonBlack Thought of The Roots
The Roots & Miniature Tigers
November 20, 2010
Okay, let's go ahead and get this out of the way first: In terms of who would win in a true, neutral-turf battle of the bands between The Roots and the Miniature Tigers, there is really l ... More >>
Oh Gaga...Let's not beat around the bush -- there hasn't been a new shows list in a few weeks. This doesn't really matter, however, since the shows will get announced one way or the other and you know what? Now's the time to announce them.It's easy to see that list is heavy with the big name acts, a ... More >>
GWARDo you like blood? How about grown men in overblown, sci-fi/horror inspired costumes spitting buckets of it at you? Well then, you're in luck -- GWAR is coming to Phoenix this November.What started as a shock-rock outfit in Richmond, Virginia in 1994 has evolved into one of -- if not the -- m ... More >>
Ryan JosephBurlesque singer Melody Sweets will perform at the Venue of Scottsdale tonight as a part of Most Interesting Show in the World.While next week gonna be packed wall-to-wall with Halloween events aplenty -- from vampire parties to dire deathraces -- this weekend ain't too shabby when it ... More >>
Quick synopsis: I wrote a column saying CenPho's music scene was dying as Tempe rises up, a bunch of people freaked out, someone even printed an ironic t-shirt mocking my column. The situation blew up over the weekend (we hear reports of "Fuck Martin Cizmar!" Fuck New Times!" and "Downtown is Not ... More >>
The Yucca Tap Room will host a "Tiki Throwdown" next month featuring local acts like Fivespeed, Black Carl, Liar's Handshake, The Revenge, The Necronauts, and What Laura Says. The event is sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon (the cheap suds which The Onion has pointed out is still cruising on a medal ... More >>
The local heartthrobs of The Maine: Better than NOFX and Bad Religion.
Until yesterday, I used to loathe the Warped Tour.
Not because of the bands or music, mind you, but rather because of some bad experiences I'd had while attending the annual summertime mega-tour.
When the Warped Tour first c ... More >>