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  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    4 Locally Released Tapes of 2014 You Should Hear

    Though independent cassette releases have been a fixture in the underground for decades, the format has been steadily on the rise to mainstream prominence in recent years. As we arrive at the halfway mark of 2014 we decided to recap some of the better local releases since the year turned over.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Five Must-See Concerts Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Memorial Day is when we, as a nation, proudly get together and celebrate the men and women of the armed services who have died in order to give us an extra day off. Bad joke. But the reality is so damned depressing it's hard to think of anything else. It might have vanished from our country's coll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    6 Nu-Metal Bands You Shouldn't Be Ashamed of Liking

    There's a lot of bad music out there. There are always people debating genres like contemporary country & Western and top 40 music, but at the end of the day, the most reviled and defenseless genre of all is nu-metal. Too whiny to be intimidating and too dumb to be complimented on its wimpiness, nu- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Aaron Lewis: I Feel Like Country Is The Music of Real America

    For more than 20 years singer and guitarist Aaron Lewis' powerful, rolling baritone voice has carried fans on a personal journey into his life through songs of acceptance, consequences, depression, love, and family--both with the alternative metal band Staind and most recently his solo country balla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Backstreet Boys, ZZ Top, and More Announce Phoenix Shows

    Earlier in May, Justin Timberlake announced he would be coming through Phoenix on his enormous solo tour, which set off a concert-excitement bomb the likes of which hadn't been seen since -- well, since those Prince shows, I guess, even earlier in May. More recently, the Backstreet Boys announced th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Year in Heavy Metal: 2012

    The year 2012 brought an array of exciting moments in heavy metal, from album releases by veteran acts like Napalm Death and younger bands like Goatwhore, to some of the biggest ever heavy metal festivals, to a few of my personal favorite interviews with metal legends. Enjoy -- and happy metal fuc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    What's Better, Fifty Shades of Grey or Staind's 14 Shades of Grey?

    [Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two things that have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!] By Paul T. Bradley Released in 2003, 14 Shades of Grey is the fourth studio album from a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Korn Guitarist Munky Discusses Moving Away From Dubstep With Next Record

    This past Saturday, Korn crashed through town, performing at the Arizona State Fair. I watched in glee. This is a band that truly contributed to opening the door to metal for me. Before that discovery, I was a sixth grader rocking out to Westside Connection, much to my Backstreet Boy-loving locker p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Is Dubstep the New Nü-Metal?

    Love it or hate it, it's looking inevitable: dubstep isn't going anywhere for awhile, and a lot of ambitious metalheads are pairing their riffs up with wobble wobble sounds in a bid for commercial success. It reminds me of a coked-out Paris Hilton making a sex tape with Slayer's Kerry King. It wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    When Crowds Attack: Concert Edition

    Local and national sports pundits are still somewhat befuddled by the degree of ferocity with which Arizona fans brought the hate on Monday and Tuesday nights. But don't let this uproar fool you. Unruly crowds can appear anywhere. And not just in sports.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Lil Wayne at U.S. Airways Center Last Night

    Maria VassettLil Wayne performing at U.S. Airways Center last night.​Lil Wayne US Airways Center, Phoenix Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Lil Wayne has entertained the idea of morphing from a rapper into a full-fledged rock star for a few years now. Why would one of the world's most successful rappers wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2008

    Show Announcements: Willie Nelson, Staind, Chris Isaak, Katy Perry

    There were a massive amount of upcoming shows announced this week, including Willie Nelson on the road again and possibly three of the four worst nu metal bands of all time (Staind, Papa Roach, Hoobastank) on a single stage… with the insufferable Adam Carolla. Crooner Chris Isaak and Stro ... More >>

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Big in Japan

    Tempe rapper Intrinzik's journey from the Valley of the Sun to the Land of the Rising Sun

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2005

    Wicked Wisdom This Way Comes

    This is the nü stuff

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Funktified Friday

    Jett gets sprung on a dope local chef, and Kreme sips Hennessey with E.T. at StraightNoChaser

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005
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    November 3, 2005
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    June 23, 2005

    Unkind Cut

    We'd been enjoying emo for years before self-injury stepped into the spotlight

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Z King Is Back

    Catching up with DJ Z-Trip

  • Music

    December 11, 2003


    The guys from Bakersfield, California, don't give a crap what youthink

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Pick Your Poison

    Miami hard-core band Poison the Well straddles the line between being faithful and being better

  • Film

    July 10, 2003

    Reduced-Salt Dogs

    In the slick and handsome Pirates of the Caribbean, more is somehow less

  • Culture

    July 11, 2002

    Fight Club

    When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Fellowship of the Ring

    Rebounding from health scares, the Promise Ring sheds its emo skin for a Brit-pop sheen

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Crushing Groove

    Bionic Jive's hip-hop/metal fusion is an accident that's about to happen

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Fairy Warning

    Proving that muses are more than mere myth, we expose the unusual inspirations for the latest crop of Valley bands

  • Calendar

    January 11, 2001

    Vinyl Adventure

    A weekend tagalong with a top DJ offers insight into the rigors of a life spent spinning on the road

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2000

    Working From Scratch

    DJ Radar offers a different read of turntable music with the score to 'Antimatter'

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Unholy Union

    When porn star Raylene and Pantera double for a Zia in-store, music becomes an afterthought

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Dude Raunch

    All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    American Dream

    Speedbuggy USA: guns, booze, hicks and chicks

  • Music

    July 20, 2000


    White Pony

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Jive Talkin'

    Local rap metalers ink a bionic record deal

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Pirates of the Cyberspace

    Music, money and mayhem clog MP3 download sites

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Suffer Safari

    Another funk-rap-metal morph disturbs the peace

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Paperback Writer

    Trashman pours his beer-fueled soul into a saga of Guns n' Mooks

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Hit Me, Baby, One More Time

    Jimmy Eat World gets some Rolling Stone-size love from Blink-182

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Bad Vibrations

    A night of chips and dips at the Tempe Block Party, a dirge for old Mill Avenue

  • Music

    November 11, 1999
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    September 23, 1999
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    September 16, 1999
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    August 19, 1999

    I Stroke, Therefore I Am

    Billy Squier gets philosophical and Trashman gets sick

  • Music

    July 8, 1999


    Various artists American Pie (Universal Records)

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Gimme Shelter Again

    The Green Room's Altamont 2 takes rock back into the bowels of hell

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    Jonesing for Joan

    Trashman laments the decline of the American record store, and gets his Joan Jett fix

  • Music

    April 15, 1999
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    February 25, 1999

    Guns 'n' Poses

    Trashman finds that he can no longer enjoy a beer in peace

  • Music

    January 7, 1999
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    October 8, 1998

    Father Cube

    Ice Cube re-stakes his position as a rap icon on the Family Values tour

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