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Keith Richards

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    November 8, 2013

    Janet Weiss: Quasi's Music Needs No Explanation

    Portland's Quasi will be visiting the Rhythm Room Monday in support of their excellent new double-album, Mole City. The band, which turned 20, features two accomplished vets of the Northwest scene, Sam Coomes (guitar/vox/keyboards) and Janet Weiss (drums/vox); when they aren't devoting their time to ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Five of the Weirdest Guitarists in Rock History

    In heavy metal, there's nothing better than an extremely talented guitarist. When a musician truly knows how to work some magic with that instrument it demands to be revered and acknowledged. But there's a trade-off for said talent: Creative people are often labeled as "weird" by their peers from ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    Excavating Heavy Metal's Blues and Jazz Roots

    "The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it." --B.B. King "Metal confronts what we'd rather ignore. It celebrates what we often deny. It indulg ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    October 23, 2012

    Johnny Depp to Play With Alice Cooper; Here's His Five Coolest Rock Moments

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas--even though Halloween is still just around the corner. As grocery stores begin to stock their Christmas crap decorations, the last show announcements of the year trickle in. Historically, the line up for Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding gets announced eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Top Phoenix Music Stories of the Week

    The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Five Super Tuesday Songs

    In case those persistent robo-calls and that "Ron Paul Revolution" sticker on your neighbor's Hyundai haven't made it clear, it's an election year folks. That means today is Super Tuesday; the day the Republican presidential candidate picture becomes a whole lot clearer. After winning big here in A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Five Songs To Ring In the New Year

    ​Out with the old, and in with the new. That's the mantra as we inch closer to the New Year. It's time to reflect on the year behind us, and to look forward to what might possibly be the species' last year on this planet. But let's not worry about that right now. Instead let's look forward t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Five Holiday Gifts For Your Dad

    ​Alright, slacker. There's no more denying it: the holidays are here, and you need to get on that shopping list. Luckily, Up on the Sun has caught gift guide-fever, and over the course of this week we'll be offering you suggestions for the entire family. We're starting with dear old dad. Here ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011
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    August 15, 2011

    Celebrate Your Favorite Undead Rock Star at Bar Smith's Memoriam Starting August 30

    Yeah, they're right. This guy definitely looks like he's about to die. ​​There's really no gentle way to say it. People were expecting Amy Winehouse to die young. Even her own parents were prepared for her death.  Celebrity deaths impact the public in varying ways, but there will always be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Keith Richards Gets Brass Balls

    Wikimedia CommonsKeith Richards​Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will be honored at Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards on Friday, June 10. And what does he get for playing guitar and surviving rampant drug use for almost 50 years? Brass balls, of course. We imagine Richards is one of those " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    June 3 In Blogs: E3, Keith Richards, Jobot Coffee, and the TSA

    ​​​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

    April 22, 2011

    Keith Richards Reportedly Recording New Material

    ​Keith Richards is said to be recording new material at a studio in New York City, according to Spinner.There's no word yet on whether he's been working on material for the Rolling Stones, a solo project, or producer and drummer Steve Jordan's side project band, the Verbs.Rumors have been floating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    April 22 In Blogs: Wearable Planters, Keith Richards, Counting Calories, and Easter Eggs

    ​​​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:

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    March 4, 2011

    Bill Campana, What Are You Listening To?

    Bob Nelson​Bill Campana The Valley poet has participated in poetry slams both locally and nationally and can be found at various events around the state. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? It's hard to say. I change the station cons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Local Blogger Bill Wyman Fools Media with Spoof Mick Jagger Letter

    ​Bill Wyman -- a valued member of Phoenix's blogging community held in high esteem by all those who know him -- has successfully perpetrated a humorous ruse upon the news media.Mr. Wyman, you see, shares his name with the former bassist of The Rolling Stones, one of the world's most beloved rock ' ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Gimmie Cinematic Shelter

    The Rolling Stones are virtually back

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    February 3, 2010

    Johnny Depp Keith Richards = New Documentary

    ​You may remember that little trilogy titled Pirates of the Caribbean, which featured Keith Richards playing the part of Captain Teague Sparrow, the father of Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp. Apparently, Depp's friendship and fascination with Richards goes far beyond that of a pretend father/s ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Funk Junkie

    Is New Orleans mainstay ready for another brush with fame?

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    July 14, 2009

    Q&A: Dare I Ask Son Volt's Jay Farrar About The New Wilco Record?

    Jay Farrar spends a lot of time talking about the old days. Not just because his band, Son Volt, draws heavily from traditional American roots music. Also not just because his old band, Uncle Tupelo, pretty much invented the "alt-country" genre - though Farrar been known to bristle at the term.No, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    PETA Asks Phish To Change Name, Winehouse Plots Move, Wilco's Tucson Show Reviewed

    Idolator: The Case Against Phish's Name: Why It Seems Like PETA's Press Releases Are Being Written By "The Onion" Editorial Staff NME: Amy Winehouse launches St Lucia residency bid State Press: Review of Wilco show in Tucson Electric Mustache: Renminbi's New EP is Free and Great Idolator: Would You ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    Funk Junkie

    Is New Orleans mainstay ready for another brush with fame?

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    December 18, 2008

    Family Guys

    “Deck” co-curators return with collaborative craziness

  • Music

    April 17, 2008
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    January 4, 2007

    The Year of Living Sequentially

    Sequels, prequels, and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Bo Diddley

    Yo diggity

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    November 16, 2006

    Lip Service

    Only rock 'n' roll?

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    September 28, 2006

    Hard Luck of the Irish

    Low-down, dirty Shane

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    X-Tina on Main Street

    Goodbye Yellow-Haired Mouse

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    Treasure Hunt

    The Pirates are back, and they're out to ransack your wallet

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    More is More

    Too much of a good thing is just right at SXSW

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Diggin' the Stones

    Nobody expects the British Invasion

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    The Bellrays

    The Red, White & Black
    (Alternative Tentacles)

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Home Grown

    House punk, broken bards, masked men, and emo for God

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    October 9, 2003

    Exploding Hearts

    Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    El Tri

    It's about love, pride and politics

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Family Stone

    They've got the parents. Now the Rolling Stones are out for the kids.

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Marijuana and Mortality

    Boomers should look kindly on the medical marijuana measure

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    North Mississippi Allstars

    51 Phantom (Tone-Cool)

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Born to Lose

    The Slash City Daggers, Back Stabber Blues (Unity Squad Records)

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    Book 'Em

    Taking a look at some of the best music literature from the past few months

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Murder City Devils

    In Name and Blood (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Taylor Made

    Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor goes through the past wryly

  • Music

    August 26, 1999
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    August 19, 1999

    Good Boys When They're Moonlighting

    How many Faces does it take to make a Rod Stewart record?

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Mick & Me

    Creepy parallel lives

  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Emotional Miscues

    Stones, Dylan and McCartney struggle to redefine themselves with new albums

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    November 30, 1995
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    November 18, 1992
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