I have always been one of those metal heads that claims to listen to all musical genres--except for country. But in the past year, I've realized that classic country songs, with their imagery and energy, are pretty hard to dislike. Take David Allan Coe's "If That Ain't Country Part II," for example. ... More >>
Nick Lowe has worn more than a couple stylistic hats in his over 40 years as a songwriter, performer, and producer. He played ambling country rock with Brinsley Schwarz, ushered in pub rock, punk, and new wave with solo records and production for Stiff Records, and eased into a remarkable career as ... More >>
Although it's been more than five years since Steve Conrad pulled a regular air shift on local public radio station KJZZ, the 38-year-old disc jockey still gets many chances to share his love of jazz, blues, and soul songs on vinyl.
From time to time, Conrad says he helps out fellow KJZZ jock Blais ... More >>
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Ted Nugent doesn't need much of an introduction. To put it lightly, he's intimidating. It has nothing to do with him being so outsp ... More >>
There's only a handful of women who can claim to be the "Queen of Rock," and of that select few, Wanda Jackson might be the most royal. Her bonafides are undisputed: Wearing glamorous fringe dresses and sporting big hair, she electrified audiences with ramped-up rockabilly songs like "Mean, Mean Ma ... More >>
He stomps. He hollers. He yodels and howls. Scott H. Biram also plays guitar, shakes tambourines and basically, utilizing various effects, makes more of a racket on stage then one man should be allowed the pleasure. But it is a pleasure for Biram, whose music has been featured on FX's Sons of ... More >>
Are 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 >>
Melissa FossumThe Love Me NotsAs much as my inner-feminist resents a show called "Boobapalooza," last night's Rhythm Room breast cancer benefit was rather respectful. Uh, in its own way. I guess if you consider vintage footage of pinups dancing with bouncing, healthy breasts on white sand be ... More >>
Shawn AndersonGivers lead singer Taylor GuariscoGiversTrunk SpaceSaturday, June 4, 2011It's not hard to tell when you've just watched a young, buzzworthy band perform. They usually thank the crowd for coming out -- regardless of how big it is -- while perhaps mentioning that it is the band's f ... More >>
Michael Cozzo (left) & Joe Curran of Rooster Coup DeVilleMichael Cozzo has been a fixture in the local country and rockabilly scenes for several years now, first as a singer/guitarist in Liquor Store Junkies, then as a solo bluesman and now as frontman of local rockabilly act Rooster Coup DeV ... More >>
The Blues Brothers, Marilyn, The Killer, Ol' Blue Eyes, Der Bingle and The King himself!
The "Legendary Superstars" revue takes a Las Vegas formula to Apache Junction and audiences are, well, doubled over.