See also: Five Artists ESPN Should NOT Tag to Replace Hank Williams Jr.Hear that buzz in the air? No, not the whirring noise coming from your trees. I'm talking about the electricity caused by the click-clack of cleats; the smell of freshly cut grass and iron-tinged blood. Ah, yes -- football season ... More >>
‚ÄčAre you ready for some new Metallica? You bet you are, because while plenty have made valiant and noble attempts to enjoy it, Lulu, the band's collaboration with rock 'n' roll animal/poet Lou Reed was a tough one to get through. You can't fault the band's ambition, and it is cool to imagine 14- ... More >>
Blind Boys of Alabama‚ÄčLadies and gentlemen, The Blind Boys of Alabama have gone country. Well, kind of. The long running gospel group, which formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind way back in 1939, released Take the High Road in April of this year. Featuring Hank Williams Jr., Willi ... More >>
As you already know by now Hank Williams Jr. and ESPN have officially parted ways. For 20 years Williams' song, "All My Friends" has opened "Monday Night Football" games. However, after comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, Williams has belted out his last, 'Are you ready for some foot ... More >>
Bob Dylan's canceled show in Glendale tonight got us thinking about his son, Jakob Dylan, who is still young and fit enough to perform in just over 100 degree weather. He's less at risk for heatstroke, sure, but, of course, the number of folks who will shell out cash to see Jake is definitely not in ... More >>
I love discussing music with our new Music Editor, Martin. More often than not we basically agree on most things. But I could not disagree more with his review of the Lucero show last night at the Rhythm Room. The first of my complaints is when talking about how the crowd was reacting (or the fact t ... More >>
A batch of bad-ass shows were just announced this week. Read on for the news.
More than one rocker has become an Americana convert
Welcome to the days of wearing your pretensions -- all of them -- on your hip
At night, downtown Phoenix is a ghost town Ė except for a few bright spots
Waylon Jennings' widow and youngest son say goodbye to a sad year -- with rock stars. In Phoenix!
Angry American Toby Keith is more inclined to whimper than attack
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
Sandy Lovejoy, New Times' "Phantom Honky-Tonker," succumbs to cancer
With influences ranging from old-school rap to old-time country, Kid Rock is as twisted as they come
GIVE HIM AN ANCIENT PRINTING PRESS AND AN OUT-OF-TUNE GUITAR, AND BRUCE LICHER WILL CREATE ART