See also: Scientology Opens Phoenix Ideal Org; Mayor Greg Stanton Touts City's Status as Alien-Based Religion's "Birthplace" Scientology just has a way of making headlines, doesn't it? The religion is a constant reference when discussing Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce, and prompted fascinati ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, we know -- these days you can get more than your fill of real-life chefs, doing real-life chef things, all over the airwaves, in books and online. But the real thing isn't nearly as fun as the made-up chefs on this list. Don't believe us? Read on. Here's our list of the Top Seve ... More >>
Besides pissing off big-name recording artists and motivating them to boycott Arizona, last month's passage of SB 1070 became an absolute call to arms for those in the local music scene. And one of the first artists to answer the call was DJ John Blaze.Along with P-Town hip-hop siren Queen YoNasDa, ... More >>
According to the medical examiner in Shelby County, Tennessee, where Memphis is located, 29-year-old Jay Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death." His real name was Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., and on Jan. 17 he was buried near Isaac Hayes. At the ti ... More >>
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When will Republican politicians learn that most musicians are Democrats? At the very least, they could make a couple calls before using particular artists’ songs in their campaigns. That would prevent musicians getting bitchy about their songs being used without their permission by politicians th ... More >>
While I took the weekend off to run away to Sedona and celebrate my birthday, several stories unfolded in national music news. Read on for the skinny about Metallica’s upcoming Phoenix concert, Jackson Browne’s lawsuit against presidential hopeful John McCain, and more.
Here are a handful of shows that were just announced this week.
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Pimping ain't easy
The humble iPod strikes a chord with Matt Kata and his D-Backs brethren
Memphix's DJ mastermind says adios to the 'Nix
Lialeh (Light in the Attic)
The Lombo family sprouts budding -- and undeniably beautiful -- Latin pop stars. But will ambition alter the family business?
Faithfully (Bad Boy)
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
Murphy does what sells in reasonably cute Dr. Dolittle 2
The Stax Story (Stax Records)
Gumbo gazes into his crystal ball and tells us what to expect in jazz, blues and heritage as we approach 2001
R&B legend Sam Moore finds serenity in Scottsdale
Can you dig Shaft?
De-sexed Shaft update still delivers action, Jackson
Goin' to Memphis
Hard 'N' Heavy (with marshmallow)
Alias Pink Puzz
Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics
The Church of Scientology has a reputation for ruthlessly going after its enemies. Robert Cipriano claims Scientologists rewarded him for helping them do just that. Now he's turned on them.
Tune-packed Blues Brothers 2000 is a wail of a sequel
HANK BALLARD BROUGHT ROCK 'N' SEX OUT OF THE DARK AGES AND INTO THE HALL OF FAME. OH, YEAH, AND HE INVENTED THE TWIST!