Insane Clown Posse

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    June 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    10 Kanye West Songs Amazingly Not About Kanye West

    Kanye West’s “Bound 2” video is the kind of thing we would normally cover on this blog, but we didn’t, and here’s why: It’s completely unhinged. If Kanye West is a happy, sane person I don’t want to encourage him to continue making videos with the same viral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    The 30 Most Disturbing Songs of All Time

    By Mac McCann Artists choose to write shockingly upsetting music for a number of reasons: To express extreme emotions or to provoke a visceral response in listeners or say something about a particular issue or for the shock itself. Sometimes, they're presented as true story warnings, as in Bushwick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    The Weirdest Things We Heard at Gathering of the Juggalos

    During the Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In Rock, Illinois becomes a sonic disaster zone. Even if you're a rap lover, it's hard to keep your mind sharp with all of the noise. But within the cacophony of sounds, a few incredible Juggalo statements were somehow deciphered and recorded by our numbed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    KISS and Make-Up: Eight Male Make-Up Icons

    See also: KISS/Crue Openers The Treatment Make American Rock 'n' Roll (But Hail From England) See also: Gathering of the Juggalos or S.S. Coachella? We Break Out the Scorecard See also: Alice Cooper's Mom Has the Original "School's Out" Panties See also: Dee Snider Talks About His New Book, Shut Up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Gathering of the Juggalos or S.S. Coachella? We Break Out the Scorecard

    See also: S.S. Coachella Cruise Lineup Announced Featuring Pulp, Girl Talk, Z-Trip, and More See also: Z-Trip Talks Growing Up in Phoenix, Johhny D., Crate-Digging, Mexican Food, Smite, and More See also: The Gathering of the Juggalos 2012 Lineup Is Pretty Good. Really! See also: FBI Report Official ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2012
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    March 28, 2012

    Polyphonic Spree and Five Other Bands That Could Be Cults

    I was on the fence about seeing Polyphonic Spree, the pysch pop, one-time MTV 2 darlings, this week at Crescent Ballroom, so I sat myself down to watch some videos in preparation. The band is entirely clad in white choir robes, and the of members grows from twelve to thirty depending on the night. ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012
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    October 26, 2011

    Music Videos Beavis & Butt-Head Should See

    ​Beavis & Butt-Head makes its triumphant return to MTV on Thursday, October 27 at 10/9c, and quite frankly, we can't wait. This preview of "Holy Cornholio" looks promising, but one thing is missing--music videos! Half the fun of watching Beavis & Butt-Head was listening to the duo's commentar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Five Artists ESPN Should NOT Tag to Replace Hank Williams Jr.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Duos With More Chemistry Than Jon Cryer and Ashton Kutcher

    ​ Last week's season premiere of Two and a Half Men had nearly 28 million viewers due to sheer curiosity. It played out like a revenge fantasy of Chuck Lorre killing off Charlie Sheen without the gore or entertainment of Kill Bill. Alan (Jon Cryer) wasn't the least bit upset about his brother ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Songs Glee's New Season Should Feature

    Oh, Rachel, you obnoxious overachiever.​Gleeks will rejoice on Tuesday, September 20 as Finn, Rachel, and the gang return for the third season of Glee. After two years of hype, I decided to check the show out for myself. I couldn't get past the first season. The show could be decent if it w ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010
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    December 9, 2010
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    December 9, 2010

    Pale Comparison

    Everlast and Everything You Need To Know About White Rappers Explained

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Nov. 22 In Blogs: A Bunch of Crock, Miniature Tigers, Poutine, and DMX

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 8/26 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. Why did the drummer of a local band get stabbed in the neck outside a show? Is Tila Tequila at fault for the ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Juggalettes Gone Wicked: 10 Chicks You'll Admit Are Hot Even Though They Love Insane Clown Posse

    ​The 11th Annual Gathering of the Jugglos is right around the corner. Don't know what that is? Well, consider yourself lucky. Actually, let me ruin it for you. Watch this. OK, now that you have descended into the mouth of madness with me let's move on.If there is one thing I can't stand it's Jugga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Video Roundup: Bangs, Justin Bieber, Violent JJ

    Biebs, Bangs and a Bad, Bad ManSometimes a new video comes along and hogs all the internet headlines for a week -- sometimes even two may share the limelight. Not this week. No sir, this week there are three -- three -- magical new music videos for your skewed viewing pleasure.Violent JJ, the son of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse Cancels Tempe Show Because They Didn't Have Faygo. This is Not a Joke.

    ​Insane Clown Posse's Tuesday show at Marquee Theatre was axed at the last minute, leaving many sad-faced kids in clown makeup wandering the streets of Tempe.Why? The Detroit rap duo reportedly pulled the plug because they didn't have any Faygo to spray on the loyal Juggalos in the crowd.A stateme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Kanye West, Sonic Youth, Conor Oberst, Rise Against: The SB1070 Boycott is Officially On, Everyone!

    ​Pitchfork is reporting that Rage Against The Machine singer Zack de la Rocha has secured commitments to boycott Arizona from Kanye West, Sonic Youth, Conor Oberst, Massive Attack, Rise Against, Tenacious D, Joe Satriani and others.Word comes from his new organization, The Sound Strike which as wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    April 7 In Blogs: Glenn Beck, Insane Clown Posse, Okonomiyaki, and Rodney Glassman

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Glenn Beck Invades Glendale on God Tour, Would Thomas Jefferson Have Approved? David Cav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Insane Clown Posse Are A Big Business, No Pulp Reunion, New Ted Leo

    Electric Mustache: Photos: Those Darlins and The Grates @ Modified Arts 10/25/09Idolator: Charlie Brown's Rap Song: Just Slightly More Out Of Tune With The Times Than "Flashbeagle"Idolator: The Insane Clown Posse Are Laughing All The Way To The BankNME: Jarvis Cocker denies Pulp reunion claiming quo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Incoming: Insane Clown Posse, Better Than Ezra, The Bollox

    It seems like just yesterday I was hanging out with a clique of West Side Juggalos for a column about how people are stupid to think these kids are a gang. Now, I'm pleased to report I'll have a chance to get down with the clown in person at the Marquee in September, as the psycho circus rolls throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Juggalos Busted in Mesa After Deaf School Break-Ins; Three Men Left "Juggalo-Specific" Graffiti, Cops Say

      Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Raymond Steele, Levi Blanton and Russell Westergard Are the Juggalos a "criminal street gang" or not? We say no. Mesa police -- in this case, anyway -- say yes. Cops busted a trio of woop-woopers on Wednesday in connection with f ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Chad Krystal$


  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    You Asked For It: Chad Krystal$

    Chad Krystal$ Superconscious (Self-released) GRADE: B-I generally try to make our weekly You Asked For It review more about music than career counseling, but there's no way to avoid it with this week's pick, Phoenix rapper Chad Krystals.Krystal$ has some things going for him. His white boy flow isn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    You Asked For It: St. Madness

    St. MadnessSaintanic(Evil Me Music)Putting a cover song as the second track on your CD is ballsy. Either you've got 'em right there, or you've lost 'em forever. For a metal act to put a cover of an Ozzy/Black Sabbath song second on their record? Well, that's pretty much suicidal. Sure, Sabbath can b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Just Announced: The Turtles, Insane Clown Posse, Forgive Durden, Propagandhi

    Is it just me, or is anyone else feeling a little over-Boomered lately? Maybe it's that Billy Joel concert I saw last night, or maybe it's the "review" I just read in that other paper, written by someone who's probably a little too young to be a Boomer, but sure sounds like one, but I'm at my limit, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Hot Links: Shooting in Show Low, Marijuana in Gilbert, Manilow in Malls

    The jaguar that was recently captured and collared in southern Arizona was recaptured and euthanized at the Phoenix Zoo on Monday, after veterinarians determined the animal suffered from irreparable kidney failure...Hey brother, can you spare another ten million? Phoenix is sending a "strike force" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    The Wisdom of the Metal Gods Vs. The Meditations of Hip-Hop MCs

    I just received a book titled Time Flies When You're In a Coma: The Wisdom of the Metal Gods (A Plume Book), a funny little tome filled with lyrical adages from the world of heavy metal music. Edited by Mike Daly (formerly of alt. country band Whiskeytown), the book is divided into four sections: Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Juggalos in Multimedia

    By Jonathan McNamara For this week's Sonic Truth, Music Editor Martin Cizmar got to know some of Phoenix's Juggalos: dedicated fans of Insane Clown Posse. But the story doesn't end there. Check out the following slide show and video for another look at this wicked subculture. Slide Show: What Is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    KISS, Marilyn Manson, the Brady Kids and . . . Max and the Marginalized?

    Max and the Marginalized: Tuesday, July 15, at Modified Arts By Clay McNear Max Bernstein, Jon Ryggy, and Dave Watrous -- the musicians who comprise the political-punk band Max and the Marginalized -- will be shocked by what I'm about to do. What's that, you ask? Lump them in with Vanilla Ice and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2008

    This Weekend: An Independence Day First Friday and the Dark Lotus Invasion

    By Jonathan McNamara While I'm sure all of you are planning to spend the weekend reading biographies on our founding fathers and saluting the flag, here are a few less patriotic suggestions you may wish to employ. Friday: First Friday Just because it's Independence Day doesn't mean the monthly ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Brave Nu World

    Korn vocalist goes it alone

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Strange Noize Tour

    Valley of the fun

  • Home Entertainment

    September 28, 2006
  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Keystone Clowns

    This poop-producin' pelican dive-bombs slapstick sheriff's deputies, ex-mayor Skip Rimsza, and Chase Field's crotchety old baseball enforcers

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Blue Grotto

    Bottle-poppin' Jacuzzi duty at the PHX's freshest spot? That's what awaits the fly and the sly at Tempe's Phase 54

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Big Time Mallin'

    Living, loving and loathing in the mini-cities of the Valley's malls

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Days of Beer and Promos

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

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    White Squall

    What does the future hold for Eminem?

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Dready Metal

    Unlike their North American counterparts, Jamaican rappers are incorporating heavy metal into their material, with some amazing results

  • Culture

    August 5, 1999

    Uncover Girl

    Doin' the town with a porn queen, a record weasel and a big bong

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Party Favors

    KPTY finds room for novelty in the Top 40 format

  • Calendar

    February 19, 1998
  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    Reconstructed Funk

    Tempe sextet Bionic Jive plays cosmic slop with a twist

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