Your mom wants to go see Bon Jovi in Glendale. Other people, too -- don't get me wrong. Former hair-metal aficionados, air-guitar soloists, a surprising number of people in what appear to be Bon Jovi football jerseys. But mostly your mom. Having successfully finished raising you and come into a li ... More >>
Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Jay Bennett's Nothing Not New column has given us all cause to think about, and listen to, brand new music, even if we're more inclined toward cassette aged vinyl.But when do we, (and when should we) cross the lines between "fan," "listener," and "critic?" Jay answers... "They say everyone's a c ... More >>
If this week's U2 stadium show didn't slake your thirst for overblown artists from yesteryear, the coming weeks and months will undoubtedly satisfy your cravings for throwback acts: KISS is on their way to the Valley, as well as The Misfits, Y&T, MC Hammer, Cameo, and Brian Setzer. You can s ... More >>
When Ashlee Simpson carries a movie. . .
So much eye candy, so little substance
Kathryn Bigelow's Widowmaker cruises in a mediocre sea
Surviving the big grunge blowup, Mudhoney takes a final bow before hanging it up for good . . . sort of
Pay It Forward is so sweet it should sicken, but the sugar won't be denied
U-571 brings back the submarine movie with a vengeance
Jaglom's Deja Vu is "been there, done that" all over again
There's No Looking Back for Edward Burns' cult of personality
Trashman catches the ultimate club fracas
MUSIC-INDUSTRY PRACTITIONERS OPERATE ON FRACTURED HYPE