• Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    North Dakota, Meat Puppets, Gin Blossoms, Minibosses, Jerry Riopelle, and More This Weekend

    See also: Phoenix New Times New Year's Eve Guide Ring in the New Year With These Local Shows (Minibosses, Meat Puppets, Futurekind, Gin Blossoms, Sugar Thieves We owe a lot to The Meat Puppets around here (you know, our name and all), so we're always happy when the Kirkwood boys are back in town. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    More Oral History of Phoenix Skate Punk

    ​Over the past couple weeks I interviewed key members of the early '80s Phoenix skate punk. The results, printed in this week's issue, coincide with this weekend's JFA 30th Anniversary show at Hollywood Alley. Everyone I spoke to was funny, insightful, and has a genuine lifers; people doing it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Meat Puppets Announce New Record, Lollipop, for April 12

    ‚ÄčLocal legends The Meat Puppets will put out a new record, Lollipop, on April 12. The followup to 2009's Sewn Together will come out on Megaforce Records. It was also recorded in Spoon's HiFi Studios in Austin. Curt Kirwood produced the record himself -- Curt lives in Austin and also produced S ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Something Old, Something New

    In 1996, punk was murdered by its parents and resurrected by its children