The gang-related shooting outside of the Clubhouse in Tempe last Friday continues to make waves in the local music scene as venue management has announced the cancellations of this weekend's performances by NYC hip-hop duo Mobb Deep and Boston rap trio The Dean's List.California-based hip-hop pro ... More >>
Uber-American rock and sex icon Lenny Kravitz is going to rock Comerica Theatre patrons to their knees. Watching Lenny jam would sure beat seeing Scott Stapp any day of the week.Lenny Kravitz, Creed, The Ting Tings and other artists will be bringing their A-game to the Valley over the nex ... More >>
Summer vacation is a wonderful thing, but once you reach the end of the internet, the prospect of going back to school starts to look good. Fall semester may be right around the corner, but there's still plenty of time to watch reruns and unlock all those stubborn Xbox achievements. Savor the ... More >>
Song: Joey Cape, "B Side" Context: Lagwagon singer Joey Cape will bring his acoustic solo act to Yucca Tap Room tomorrow. Should be a cool show -- and we hear they have the last keg of Bell's Hopslam on Tap, too, so look for that. B Side by joeycape
You can find Chuey the Rock 'n' Roll Midget hanging out at Giligin's Halloween Block Party in Scottsdale this weekend.Halloween Block Party at Giligin's (Friday) If the Ghost Ball proves too crowded or too douchey for your tastes, Cap'n Mike and his kooky crew have a more unpretentious option for ... More >>
G.G. Allin and Elvis Presley were so meant to be
Despite my advice to stop moshing to peddle steel, it seems ex-hardcore kids are continuing their infiltration roots music. In fact, the Revival tour with Chuck Regan (Hot Water Music), Jim Ward (At The Drive-In, Sparta) and Joey Cape (Lagwagon) will be coming back around this year, stopping at The ... More >>
Have Another Ball!
(Fat Wreck Chords)
Last night was an aural adventure (unfortunately not an oral adventure), wherein I hit up both a country show by my cowboy buddy Andy Hersey (who's opening for Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at the Marquee this Saturday), and later caught a pretty amazing rock show by Vayden. Vayden's kind of like ... More >>
Covering baby-boomers' classics with a punk twist
Authority Zero is recording its sophomore album in a gated community in Scottsdale. Totally punk rock!
Blow in the Wind (Fat Wreck Chords)
Watching the watchmen, getting Unwound, surfing with the aliens in Man . . . or Astroman?