Jim Ward

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    May 17, 2012
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    February 24, 2012

    Tugboat's Phillip Hanna Talks About the Band's Breakup, Final Shows, and What Happens Next

    ​Phillip Hanna is recently single and on the prowl. After spending six years with Tempe indie outfit Tugboat, the keyboardist and his longtime collaborative partner, Wayne Jones, have decided to go their separate ways. Musically, that is. The duo and their band will play three final show ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    August 7, 2009

    Incoming: Black Heart Procession, All Time Low, Tumbledown, The Revival Tour

    San Diego indie rock outfit The Black Heart Procession hits the road in support of their new record Six (the band abandoned their numbering system, used through their first three albums, for the last two, The Spell and Amore De Tropico, but is returning to it now) coming through The Rhythm Room on O ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Re-Revival Tour Coming To Tempe On Nov. 10

    Despite my advice to stop moshing to peddle steel, it seems ex-hardcore kids are continuing their infiltration roots music. In fact, the Revival tour with Chuck Regan (Hot Water Music), Jim Ward (At The Drive-In, Sparta) and Joey Cape (Lagwagon) will be coming back around this year, stopping at The ... More >>

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    December 2, 2004
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    October 16, 2003

    Youth Ache

    The band from Japan knows emo

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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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    January 13, 2000

    We Be Clubbin'

    Young alternative rockers are spending more and more downtime playing golf. How the hell did that happen?