Rebellious personas are to rock 'n' roll what cocaine was to the eighties: in high demand, deliciously indulgent, and a way to catch a buzz that makes it okay for men to rock garishly colored neon outfits. Stage names are a huge part of those heavy metal, punk, and rock personas, In fact, more music ... More >>
Valley artist Drew Alexander knows you don't need a major label to produce high-quality work.
The local singer-songwriter and producer, whom we profile in this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, is no longer signed to Geffen Records, but judging by the slick clip of his song "All Night," he may as ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBucketheadVirtuoso Brian Carroll, better known as Buckethead, is an unheralded musical genius. Sure, it's weird that he performs with a bucket on his head and a white costume mask as he assumes the role of a character who survived a "chicken holocaust," but anyone who's listened ... More >>
Iggy & The Stooges will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight, amongst others.The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is hosting its induction ceremony tonight.Too bad you can only watch it if you get the Fuse channel, or if you happen to be at the Waldorf Astoria in New Y ... More >>
Rap star and Mary Jane-toker Snoop Dogg will bring his new variety talk show "Dogg After Dark" to MTV at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 17. The new weekly variety show, which will air on MTV for seven weeks, was filmed in an LA nightclub and features Snoop chatting up celebs and musicians as well as ske ... More >>
Three years ago, at the pinnacle of their 15-year career, local rock heroes the Meat Puppets vanished from view, after bass player Cris Kirkwood became addicted to cocaine and heroin. The story only gets worse from there.