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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    The Hold Steady Ready To Flex Their Touring Muscle

    The changes that mark the Hold Steady's new album are many. Starting out its second decade, the band added a new lead guitarist in Steve Selvidge. Singer Craig Finn left behind many of his signature lyrical elements. The band recorded with a new producer, Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Deftones) ... More >>

  • Music

    December 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Six Things You May Not Know About Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour

    Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has been all over music news lately. Headlines have ranged from "Corey Taylor: There's Nothing Worse Than Forced Music" to "Slipknot's Corey Taylor Robbed of Music Gear, Late Bassists' Guitars Stolen." There are things that have come to light this past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    UFiesta Preview: Stone Sour's Corey Taylor on Dave Grohl and New Music from Slipknot

    Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is pulling double-duty this year in more ways than one. Stone Sour is putting out its second album in as many years; the first was House of Gold & Bones Part 1, which dropped last year, and the second, House of Gold & Bones Part 2, came out in April. La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend

    Who's excited for the Instagram pictures Questlove is going to post of Phoenix this weekend? I sure am. The Roots will be in town on Saturday, March 23, to play as part of McDowell Mountain Music Festival, plus, Questo will be dropping a DJ set at Bar Smith afterward. That's sure to yield some good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    The Best Shows of SXSW 2013

    This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    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.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Does Baroness' Yellow and Green Sound Like Nickelback?

    Hell hath no fury like metal fans "scorned." On July, 17, Savannah, Georgia, Baroness released its anticipated double record, Yellow and Green. Embraced by the kind of people who often ignore metal and backhandedly complimented as a "thinking man's metal band," Baroness' string of recordings -- F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Top Five Late Night Music Moments of 2011

    Welcome 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. This installment takes a look at 2011's most memorable moments in late night television. Enjoy!​ Television occasionally has some special moments ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    The Zombies at Celebrity Theatre, 9/30/11

    ​The Zombies Celebrity Theatre Friday, September 30, 2011 50 years is a long time. There's no getting around it -- The Zombies, lead by original members Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, have been at it for a five decades; much longer than the original run of The Zombies, from 1961 to 1968, would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    In This Moment on the Hottest Chicks in Metal, Tattoos, and The New Album

    ​In This Moment come off as intimidating to some people, and it's easy to see why. Founders Chris Howorth (guitars) and Maria Brink (vocals) are a real sight, with Howorth's crazy-long dreads, Brink's Alice In Wonderland-inspired outfits, and the intricate tattoos and cobalt eyes of both. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Jeff Freundlich, What Are You Listening To?

    Jeff Freundlich​Jeff Freundlich Freundlich is the co-owner of Fervor Records, home to bands such as Super Stereo.  When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KWSS. Beef Vegan and the crew crack me up, and they embrace new music. What ... More >>

  • Music

    February 18, 2010
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    September 14, 2009

    Q&A: Get Up Kids' Matt Pryor Talks Jumping Around, Playing Pop Music and the Emo Handbook

    ​ Any attempt on my part to play "rock critic" on this assignment would be complete bullshit. Few assignments have ever made me want to high five my inner fifteen-year-old more than a chance to interview Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids, a band that dominated my Walkman in early high school. I'd spen ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Local DJ Craven Moorehead parodies the Flobots with "Scottsdale Bars"

    By Jonathan McNamara It was the politically charged Flobots that took their song “Handlebars” and turned in into a smash hit on alternative radio stations, but it was local 103.9 The Edge DJ Craven Moorehead who turned it into a hyper-local parody that will live on in infamy. "Handlebars" ... More >>

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    What About Bob?

    Making music on location

  • Home Entertainment

    November 30, 2006
  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Suicide Squeeze is this punk-rock kid's wet dream come true

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    Silver Mullet

    Maná is huge in Latin America but still hopes to gain new fans in the U.S. Coors Light is helping their cause.

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    Ragin' Up the Road

    Hot Rod Circuit traveled from barren place to less-barren place to get signed. They say the journey was worth it.

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Scratching the Surface

    The public craves rare Nirvana. Fear not: 'You Know You're Right' is only the beginning.

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    About a Band

    As Tolerance strives for a denser sound, the majors are taking a longer, harder look

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Let It Bleed

    Valley rockers Jimmy Eat World prove to be the stuff that DreamWorks is made of.

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Battery Power Trio

    Recharged with a new rhythm section, an ever-ready Nine Volt returns

  • Calendar

    January 11, 2001

    Vinyl Adventure

    A weekend tagalong with a top DJ offers insight into the rigors of a life spent spinning on the road

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man persuade millions of people to pay for their 'free' music?

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    The Vision

    Native American singer-songwriter Bill Miller's formula for change is right there -- in his music and his life

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their 'free' music?

  • Film

    July 27, 2000

    Nerd in a Punch Bowl

    Loser, Amy Heckerling's clueless new teen com, lives down to its title

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Second Coming

    After a series of twists and turns worthy of a daytime soap, Sunny Day Real Estate returns -- this time for good

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    XTC: Stupidly Happy Ever After

    Andy Partridge polishes off Apple Venus' second installment, the mostly electric, totally stress-free Wasp Star

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Sense Field

    Under the Radar
    (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    February 3, 2000


    Former '80s synth-poppers return from decadelong exile with a funky makeover

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Hit Me, Baby, One More Time

    Jimmy Eat World gets some Rolling Stone-size love from Blink-182

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Annual Retentive

    The 10 best rock 'n' roll records of '99

  • Music

    November 18, 1999


    Time to kill -- and create -- gives Gloritone a new sound

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Desert Sons

    Shoeless Joe makes twangy art out of broken dreams

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Stoner Rock Royalty

    Queens of the Stone Age finds tipped-out serenity in its private desert oasis

  • Music

    June 25, 1998

    9 Volt Leads the Charge

    Tempe power trio proves that it really is a fine line between clever and stupid

  • Music

    June 25, 1998
  • Music

    June 4, 1998

    All Systems Go

    San Diego's Rocket From the Crypt is ready to take over the world, and make you like it

  • Music

    February 5, 1998

    Children of the Corn

    Hum may be the toast of Champaign, but success hasn't made the band space out

  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    Name Game

    They're bad, they're nationwide, but this locally obscure band won't be Vitamin much longer

  • Music

    May 16, 1996
  • Music

    May 2, 1996
  • Music

    February 22, 1996

    Presidential Precis

    A rock resume with about as much fat on it as a PUSA tune (and that ain't much)

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Who Can It Be Now?

    Will Silverchair's platinum success yield a golden opportunity for a slew of Aussie imports?

  • Music

    November 9, 1995
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