MelvinsCrescent BallroomJuly 12, 2013 It might be a good idea to take a drive by the Crescent Ballroom this morning and see if that place is still standing. I am pretty sure that the Melvins' blistering delivery of their noisy, sludge-y, smart, thick, and furious blend of motherfucking ROCK left th ... More >>
Phoenix doesn't just boast talented music makers, we also got this cool seraglio of directors. And when you combine the two, you get the kind of music vid that's worthy of all your indie cred. Cash it in right here with three kickass, locally produced music videos. Bogan Via - "Kanye" A certain ... More >>
Foster the People Comerica Theatre Friday, July 6, 2012 See also: Foster the People at Venue Scottsdale Foster the People played to a packed house at Comerica Theatre last night, along with opening act Kimbra and Detroit's Mayer Hawthorne and the County.
As we write this, the attorneys litigating the arson case of State of Arizona v. Michael Marin are presenting their opening statements to a Maricopa County jury in downtown Phoenix. We planned on blogging about the opposing sides' hope to show in their efforts to win a conviction of the so-called "B ... More >>
As spring slowly materializes and bands switch gears from their winter hibernation to the festival circuit, more and more new releases are hitting store shelves. With them brings the prospect of that killer new song, one that makes you play it over and over in the hopes of either getting it out o ... More >>
John McCluskey and his fiancee/ cousin Casslyn Welch.When convicted murderers escape from a prison thanks to a plan as simple as merely having someone throw cutting tools over a fence, heads are gonna roll -- or people are gonna quit before they get the boot.That seems to be the case following la ... More >>
www.roflrazzi.comCriss AngelCriss Angel, the over-dramatic, often-shirtless "magician" and star of A&E's Criss Angel Mindfreak, performed a "death-defying" stunt in Lake Havasu on Saturday, and, as we predicted last week, nothing too cool happened and Angel's still alive -- despite ruthlessly ... More >>
www.roflrazzi.comCriss AngelCriss Angel, the over-dramatic, shirtless "magician" and star of A&E's Criss Angel Mindfreak, is performing a stunt in Arizona this weekend that was once perfected by legendary magic man Harry Houdini.This weekend, Angel plans to be chained, shackled, handcuffed, w ... More >>
We're sure even Harry Houdini had his off days. During the Arizona Diamondbacks' 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night, Doug Davis, the D-Backs' master escapist of disaster, did coax Dodger hitters into a double and a triple play, but other than that, his effort through 4 1/3 innings w ... More >>
Carol Gotbaum with her youngest child Tobias, 3. The results are in on the autopsy of Carol Anne Gotbaum, the 45-year-old mother of three who died September 28 in police custody at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport. In the opinion of Maricopa County Medical Examiner Ann L. Bucholtz, Gotbaum expired "as ... More >>
The cranky cockatoo slams callous P-towners, pecks away at (sigh . . .) another bogus "plot" to off Sheriff Joe, and profiles the "Mexican Mutant"
Round one of the Wilenchik-Ryan donnybrook. (We've improved the video a bit on these. Don't know why Round 2 is so choppy, but at least the sound is better.) For fans of scintillating courtroom drama, here finally are highlights from last Wednesday's legal rumble between PHX pit bull attorney Denn ... More >>
Can we really buy this story that Carol Anne Gotbaum choked herself to death with her own handcuffs? The autopsy of the 45-year-old New York mother of three who died in PHX police custody Friday at Sky Harbor is under way at the moment, according to David Boyer, Director of Maricopa County's Medic ... More >>
Carol Anne Gotbaum, who died in the custody of the PHX PD Friday. Phoenix attorney Mike Manning, retained by the husband of deceased New Yorker Carol Anne Gotbaum, called the Phoenix PD's actions in the Gothamite's arrest, "at first blush, astounding." Though he hastened to add that the Gotbaum fam ... More >>
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She was a dame with high-voltage looks and an eroticbook contract. Her name was Tiger. No last name. Just Tiger. And she was in trouble.