7 Seconds recently released its first album in nearly a decade, and the band is back with a vengeance. The new album Leave a Light on harkens back to the band's signature '80s hardcore punk sound and positive themes. "It's an everyday process, it's not something that you just pick up and it looks ... More >>
The countdown to the end of summer is here. In just five weeks, summer will be over, and so will the city of Phoenix's annual indoor exile. Time flies when having fun, so check out these concerts as a way to get all Flux Capacitor on the most hated of seasons. Make sure to check out our comprehensi ... More >>
There are plenty of ways to show someone that you think they're sexy. Some methods are subtler than others, but Rod Stewart wants ladies to be direct and just reach out and touch him. Tempe rockers Rough Tough Dynamite take a culinary approach with their synthed out surf cover of "Da Ya Think I'm ... More >>
As August winds down, it's time to start thinking about your upcoming Halloween weekend. Believe it or not, there's better options than sitting at home ripping through your siblings' candy for all the Reese's. I would suggest heading over to Axis/Radius for the 12th annual Ghostball, which features ... More >>
Today is a big day for fans of Las Vegas, punk, and/or bowling. The full lineup for the 14th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival will come out sometime today. We're guessing it's going to happen in the afternoon since three-day passes go on sale today at 1 p.m. Pacific. Once again BY ... More >>
Tom "Soda" Gardocki spent years playing guitar in SoCal rockers Wax (go rewatch the credits of Mallrats; the band plays right after its pals Weezer) but more recently he's devoted himself to more rustic purposes. Either performing with his Large Band, his "Million Piece Band," or solo with ... More >>
First came word that Exene Cervenka was unable to play Yucca Tap Room this weekend, now comes news that support acts Kevin Seconds and Flathead, who were scheduled to play despite Cervenka's cancellation, are also dropping off the bill. So what's that mean for a roots-rock loving beer drinker lo ... More >>
It's a shame that we have to report that Exene Cervenka, known for her role in X, The Knitters and the Original Sinners has canceled her Saturday night show at the Yucca Tap Room due to health concerns, according to a press release by her label, Bloodshot Records.
Stereogum, because I am too lazy to make my own screengrabIt's a pretty slow week for just announced shows, but be that as it may, this week truly is a case study in quality over quantity. D.C. punk revivalists Ted Leo & The Pharmacists lead this savvy pack of announcements, and they are ... More >>
It wouldn't be hard to argue that The Bronx are on a steady decline. When the band first played Phoenix, they were at the area's biggest club-type venue, the Marquee. Then, last year, they played the much smaller Clubhouse. Last night, they were crammed into the tiny (but wonderful) Yucca Tap Room. ... More >>
The folks down at the Lost Leaf have an offer that local punk fans surely can't refuse. Namely, the downtown Phoenix beer and wine parlor is hosting a rare solo performance tonight by hardcore punk icon Kevin Seconds tonight. And guess what? It's absotively, posilutely free. The Seven Seconds front ... More >>
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