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    November 25, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    This is officially the last week where of the year where you're allowed to believe you have authority over the Christmas-music-listening habits of others, and I hope to god you don't waste it. When you're done yelling at the guy in the gift department at Macy's for playing Wonderful Christmastime o ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013
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    September 13, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Two very different festivals this weekend: One, Desert Uprising, will fill Ak-Chin Pavilion with metalheads and hard rock fans for acts like Alice in Chians, Jane's Addiction, and Avenged Sevenfold. Lushfest, the other, will fill The Sail Inn with local music fans ready to see Future Loves Past perf ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Five of the Weirdest Guitarists in Rock History

    In heavy metal, there's nothing better than an extremely talented guitarist. When a musician truly knows how to work some magic with that instrument it demands to be revered and acknowledged. But there's a trade-off for said talent: Creative people are often labeled as "weird" by their peers from ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    October 2, 2012

    Five Great Lost Albums

    By Mark Keresman Brian Eno was quoted as saying, "The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band." Rock history is filled with bands and albums that were somewhat unappreciated in their time yet occupy an enviable (by some people, at any rate) ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Slipknot's Corey Taylor and Shawn M. Crahan Launch Production Company; Taylor Explains

    There's always been a connection between horror flicks and heavy metal, so it comes as sort of a surprise that it's taken Corey Taylor and Shawn M. Crahan of Slipknot this long to start a Living Breathing Films, a film and television production company aimed at creating "psychological dramas." Th ... More >>

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    June 23, 2012

    Against Me! and The Cult at Marquee Theatre, 6/22/12

    The Cult and Against Me! Marquee Theatre Friday, June 22 See also: The Cult's Ian Astbury Ain't No Caveman (He's the Wolf Child) See our full Against Me! and The Cult at Marquee Theatre slideshow. Last night's lineup was strange, to say the least. Noise rockers The Icarus Line drew comparison ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011
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    August 4, 2011

    Peel Me Off This Velcro Seat: 15 Songs About Being Bored

    ​Summer vacation is a wonderful thing, but once you reach the end of the internet, the prospect of going back to school starts to look good. Fall semester may be right around the corner, but there's still plenty of time to watch reruns and unlock all those stubborn Xbox achievements. Savor the ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    The Ten Best Posthumous Albums

    ​Today, Universal Music Enterprises will re-release a handful of albums by the late Tupac Shakur, including the posthumous album R U still Down? (Remember Me). Originally released in 1997 (a year after Shakur's murder), R U Still Down? was one of the rapper's best-selling albums, going quadruple ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    The Persuaders' Lawrence Zubia on Major Labels, The Tempe Scene, and New Album

    ​Featuring former members of Tempe jangle-pop kings The Pistoleros, Dead Hot Workshop, The Gin Blossoms, and Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, The Persuaders debuted earlier this year, cranking out the same kind of melodic pop rock that defined the sound of their earlier bands.If you've spent any ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Grinderman: Grinderman 2

    ​Artist: GrindermanTitle: Grinderman 2Release date: September 14Label: Anti-Most of the indie rock I've heard this year (well over 200 records and counting, with 11 weeks to go in this series) is really pretty toothless. Even the harder-rocking stuff, with its big drums or wall-of-sound guitars or ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010
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    July 16, 2009
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    July 9, 2009
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    July 25, 2008
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    April 11, 2008
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    November 22, 2007
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    October 25, 2007

    These Boots Were Made for Rockin'

    And you can't call them Al

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Gutter Depravity

    P-town's party patrol belly-flops into divey Ky's for free pool, cheap booze and hella-hot bar tarts

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    April 7, 2005


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    March 31, 2005

    Boss Hawgs

    Ride to live at Bike Week

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    September 2, 2004

    John Hiatt

    Veteran songwriter sings his own

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    June 24, 2004
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    May 13, 2004

    Punk Rock Paradise

    Our demon scribes hit the Rogue, the best place to see girls take off their tops and French kiss

  • Culture

    May 6, 2004

    Like Clockwork

    Stray Cat Theatre's A Clockwork Orange is a bit of the glam, mate

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    Washboard Confessional

    Holy saccharine. Absolve this man of his sinful affection for pop-punk.

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Jam Land

    Local improv musicians converge on Sail Inn for 4:20 Fest. Sedona may lie in their future.

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Gypsy Jamboree

    Gogol Bordello romps through a theater of punk, Gypsy folk and the macabre

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    September 19, 2002

    Let It Blast

    Listen up, punk: New Bomb Turks are bawdy, bold and sick of whiners

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    August 1, 2002

    Drive Away

    The members of Sparta leave At the Drive-In, expectations and a so-called hiatus behind

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    November 15, 2001

    Bellrays de Jour

    California's amphetamine punk-soul revue wants to knock some sense into America

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    November 8, 2001

    Excess Baggage

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

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Let's See Action

    Mogwai mouths off, shuts up, and releases its most rewarding album yet

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    March 8, 2001

    Fun, Fun, Fun

    Local promoter stages a wild and woolly music festival

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    February 1, 2001

    The Scientists

    Blood Red River 1982-1984 (Citadel, Australian import)

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Just Desserts

    After a messy split, Sugar High returns, refining its sweet sound with Ice Cream Anti-Social

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Really Raw Power

    A new, exhaustive Rhino boxed set documents how Iggy and the Stooges created a new genre of music and a now-classic American rock album

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    September 23, 1999

    Hearts Full of Napalm

    Three decades after the fact, L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs make good on that old Detroit Rock City promise

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    September 16, 1999
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    July 22, 1999

    Single Live Gonzo!

    Before the double live album, there was "THE SINGLE LIVE ALBUM!" Here are some noteworthy and note-fudging selections.

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    TV Dinner

    Trashman channel-surfs his way into hell

  • Film

    November 5, 1998

    Glam Illusion

    Every glitter bit helps in Todd Haynes' retro-rock Velvet Goldmine

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    October 30, 1997
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    September 19, 1996
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    October 26, 1995
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    December 29, 1994



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