With Sheriff Joe Arpaio still out of commission from his "broken arm," and with Respect Arizona's announcement today that they have 120,000 valid signatures demanding his recall, Arpaio's best career move at this point would be to resign from office for health reasons. See also: -Why Sheriff Joe Ac ... More >>
By Whitney Friedlander The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
After signing a three- million dollar record deal with Sony Music in 2011, A$AP Rocky, the 24-year-old Harlem-based emcee had a hell of a 2012. Already considered to be on front line of the new wave of hip-hop artists, A$AP lived a life that many aspiring musicians only dream about. He delivered out ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
See also: Club Candids: Pattie's First Avenue Lounge See also: Club Candids: Labor Day Retox at Martini RanchOtep Shamaya certainly has some powerful pipes and she ain't afraid to use 'em. Just ask the mass of local music fans who were scorched by the 32-year-old lead screamer singer this past weeke ... More >>
Phoenix fans of the Tempe-based outfit Eyes Set To Kill have another reason to love the balmy Valley winters -- they keep the beloved band (fronted by sexy rockers Alexia and Anissa Rodriguez, both listed on Revolver's Hottest Chicks in Metal roster) in town and off the tour bus due to cold weather ... More >>
Can Daniel Johnston keep the devil at bay long enough to be successful?
It's amazing what a scuffle can do for a rocker's career
Life after deth
Less emo, more weirdo
The Pixies are reunited, and it feels so good
The woman who wouldn't be back. . . is
Atreyu puts miles on its van as it tours, but the California punk kids keep on screaming
The Wind (Artemis)
Arizonans get a taste of the live Meat Puppets they hardly saw on a new '90s retrospective DVD
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
to attack pop culture
Five years after his teen band was buried by hype, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own
Emotionally fragile Texas legend Daniel Johnston ventures out into the wicked world
Double Trouble: Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley in a Land of No Alternatives (Henry Holt and Company)
Flighty front man Stephan Jenkins overflows with Third Eye Blind ambition
Pop purveyors Superdrag keep the fight for artistic freedom alive with In the Valley of Dying Stars
Shunning the mantle of rock 'n' roll saviors, Verbena overcomes internal chaos to prove there's still some life left in three chords and an attitude
British punk pioneers the Buzzcocks invade America again
Recently exhumed ancient handbook reveals the secrets to playing music and staying happy
Everyone has his crossovers to bear, but doesn't rock have enough problems without Garth Brooks signing up for membership?
Why Hollywood's high on children of the multiplex
At Desert Sky, the Offspring drag "punk" into the mire of mindlessness
Arizona Music Forum finally reaches local musicians with its first local jam
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy sinks his Summer Teeth into the sugary pop he was always meant to play
Tempe power trio proves that it really is a fine line between clever and stupid
Hype! dreams and other bull about grunge, Seattle and Sub Pop
Wipers front man Greg Sage on d.i.y., surviving the music biz, and life in the Valley
THE WORLD'S GREATEST-- OR DUMBEST-- ROCK 'N' ROLL BAND REFUSES TO DIE. PUCKER UP, BUTTERCUP.
THE YOUNG RASCAL GROWS UP TO ADULT CONTEMPORARY. BUT HIS SOUL REMAINS PURE.
FOUNDERS OF ONE OF PUNK'S SEMINAL BANDS REUNITE