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    December 9, 2013

    Aaron Lewis: I Feel Like Country Is The Music of Real America

    For more than 20 years singer and guitarist Aaron Lewis' powerful, rolling baritone voice has carried fans on a personal journey into his life through songs of acceptance, consequences, depression, love, and family--both with the alternative metal band Staind and most recently his solo country balla ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Ministry's Al Jourgensen: We Finished From Beer To Eternity For Mikey

    Al Jourgensen is 54 years old--a veteran in the metal scene--and has gone through more than most can fathom. He's sold millions of albums and endured a decade of habitual drug abuse. He's also been pronounced dead three times along the way, and has a ton of stories about roadie hazing, sex, tragedy, ... More >>

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    May 27, 2013

    Limp Bizkit - Marquee Theatre - 5/26/2013

    Limp BizkitMarquee Theatre (view the full slideshow.)May 26, 2013 There were plenty of terrible covers, outfits, and just an overall lack of effort as rap-rockers Limp Bizkit did their best to relive the '90s Sunday night at the Marquee Theatre. The band hit the stage to begin its 90-minute set and ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Firemen are the real heroes. Or maybe teachers -- I can never remember. In any case, there will be lots of superheroes in town this weekend for Phoenix Comicon. Some of them will even be local musicians. But if you're looking for a break from the convention -- or just another place to wear your su ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013
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    November 6, 2012

    What's Better, Fifty Shades of Grey or Staind's 14 Shades of Grey?

    [Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two things that have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!] By Paul T. Bradley Released in 2003, 14 Shades of Grey is the fourth studio album from a ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    Wes Borland of Black Light Burns/Limp Bizkit: Influenced by Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Signed to Cash Money Records

    In the late '90s and early '00s, Limp Bizkit was a juggernaut, and guitarist Wes Borland was the chugging soul of the band. The observant, cryptic counterpart to outspoken rap-rocker Fred Durst, he was responsible for much of the band's success, with his experimental, heavy riffs and outlandish look ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Metal Tuesday: Confessions of a Groupie (Well, Sort Of)

    Editor's note: We normally run Metal Mondays on, well, Monday, but took yesterday off in honor of Memorial Day. So please enjoy today's "Metal Monday" column, by our resident rock 'n' roll lady Lauren Wise, one day later than usual. Groupies have always fascinated me. They look like supermodels, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Eight Bands to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table

    One of our favorite Thanksgiving pics, Hannah and Her Sisters ​In less than a week, we'll all be around the table, eating the things that will undoubtedly lead to a full-on food pregnancy with the people we love (or despise) the most. Lucky for you, you get to bring the real goods. While thos ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Five Bands That Should Break Up Next

    Nickelback​ When it was announced earlier this week that R.E.M. was breaking up after 31 years together, there were likely quite a few long-time fans of the band who were pretty bummed out. Understandably so. It always sucks when a band that you've always liked decides to call it quits. But ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    When Crowds Attack: Concert Edition

    Local and national sports pundits are still somewhat befuddled by the degree of ferocity with which Arizona fans brought the hate on Monday and Tuesday nights. But don't let this uproar fool you. Unruly crowds can appear anywhere. And not just in sports.

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    March 15, 2011

    Limp Bizkit is Baaaaack: Fred Durst Says the Band is Working on Two New Albums

    Fred Durst now has a gray beard but he still wants to rock.​Bad news for people with working ears: Limp Bizkit, the rap-rock outfit that stained an entire generation by instigating a meathead riot at Woodstook 1999, is reassembling.Or so says singer/rapper/douchenozzle Fred Durst, who NME reports ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Limp Bizkit Press Release: Discuss Snarkily Amongst Yourselves

    We've been getting a lot of comments complaining we're too snarky lately, so we'll let you take care of this one yourselves. The following press release from Limp Bizkit begins with this sentence: "The original line-up of Limp Bizkit is back, do you believe in miracles?"Have at 'er.

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    February 5, 2009
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    June 5, 2008
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    January 26, 2006

    After Shock

    Howard Stern's switch to satellite means a whole new world for Phoenix radio. And for me

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Fall Brawl Tour

    Not so violent

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    March 31, 2005


    Who are those masked men?

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    July 15, 2004

    Down With Love

    The Best X-Rated Breakup Songs

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    May 27, 2004
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    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

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    October 16, 2003

    Cheese Wizards

    Primus scrape the mold off their sabbatical with a retrospective DVD, new songs and a tour celebrating their cheesiest album

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    September 18, 2003

    Unsettled Traveler

    Ethiopian-born singer Kenna finds himself and battles his demons simultaneously on New Sacred Cow

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    May 22, 2003

    Mad Max

    Metal dad Max Cavalera rocks the thrash scene and his Phoenix neighborhood

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    December 26, 2002

    Rock Crock

    One man travels through the best of what American music magazines offer -- and needs a shower

  • Culture

    July 11, 2002

    Fight Club

    When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)

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    February 21, 2002

    Turner Overdrive

    Valley's answer to the hip-hop/rock movement is no cheap Trik

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    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

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    November 15, 2001


    From the week of November 1521, 2001

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    November 8, 2001

    Excess Baggage

    Jane's Addiction tries to find relevance in a rock world it helped to shape

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    November 1, 2001

    Marketing Misery

    Is Saint Durst the new, limp Bono?

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    System of a Down

    Toxicity (American)

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    September 20, 2001

    The Musica Man

    A valley junior college administrator is becoming an unlikely force in the national latin music movement

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    August 30, 2001

    Summertime Blues

    Trashman wants his MTV and a shotgun

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    July 19, 2001


    Devil's Night (Shady/Interscope)

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    November 23, 2000

    Days of Beer and Promos

    Taken with the holiday spirit, Trashman gives thanks for the good things in life.

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    October 5, 2000

    Tigre Beat

    Former Bikini Kill leader Kathleen Hanna's new group is the cat's meow

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    June 15, 2000

    White Squall

    What does the future hold for Eminem?

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    March 2, 2000

    Suffer Safari

    Another funk-rap-metal morph disturbs the peace

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    January 13, 2000

    The Award for Mediocrity, Again

    Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee

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    November 25, 1999

    A Country B-Boy Survives

    With influences ranging from old-school rap to old-time country, Kid Rock is as twisted as they come

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    November 18, 1999

    Texas Terri

    Lone star and band of indie punks crash Trash Blast 3

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    November 11, 1999
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    November 11, 1999

    The Genre Gap

    AzMFest no holiday in the sun

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    October 14, 1999

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Seizing the yesterday with Warrant's Jani Lane

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    August 19, 1999

    I Stroke, Therefore I Am

    Billy Squier gets philosophical and Trashman gets sick