Dick Wagner, a guitarist who during his career worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS and the Frost, died at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center this morning. He was 71. Wagner, a Detroit-bred guitarist, moved to Arizona roughly a decade ago. He had struggled with his health sin ... More >>
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Jason Hildebrandt Hildebrandt is the executive sous chef for Ocotillo Golf Resort. Meet him Thursday, October 18 at San Tan Brewery for a beer dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KUPD 97.9-F ... 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.
In This Moment come off as intimidating to some people, and it's easy to see why. Founders Chris Howorth (guitars) and Maria Brink (vocals) are a real sight, with Howorth's crazy-long dreads, Brink's Alice In Wonderland-inspired outfits, and the intricate tattoos and cobalt eyes of both. B ... More >>
Jeff FreundlichJeff Freundlich Freundlich is the co-owner of Fervor Records, home to bands such as Super Stereo. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KWSS. Beef Vegan and the crew crack me up, and they embrace new music. What ... More >>
Danny ClinchChris Culos of east coast jam band O.A.R. is stoked to play at the Celebrity Theatre, one of his all-time favorite venues. The band has been hard at work on a new album that has been a long time coming since the beginning of 2010, but O.A.R. is assuring fans it will be worth the wait. ... More >>
nba.com LeBron and Shaq dominate Suns.Are the Suns who we thought they were before the season got going? Certainly hope not, but after two blowout losses in as many nights, we're beginning to wonder. Sure, the 107-90 road loss last night to one of the top teams in the NBA, the C ... More >>
What a weekend for Planet Orange, and its largest inhabitant! We're beginning to think of the Phoenix Suns as a planet again, after back-to-back victories against the Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Lakers at US Airways Center Friday night and Sunday afternoon. Shaquille O'Neal's certa ... More >>
Boston's Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen From the middle of November through the end of December, 38 days to be exact, the Boston Celtics didn't lose a game, sweeping their way to 19 consecutive victories. The team's record on December 23 was 27-2. "Best team ever" pursed the lips of sp ... More >>
A peek at the future cityscape
Three years ago, Mayor-elect Phil Gordon promised to make it easier for small businesses to renovate old buildings. But the problems faced by one indie restaurateur show that, if anything, it's harder than ever
It's a knock-down, drag-out for the city's soul
Five, six, seven, skate
Is Phoenix fighter Jesus Gonzales the next Oscar De La Hoya? He may not be as good-looking, but he punches just as hard.
The Guns N' Roses tour collapses, and Axl folds. Is anyone really surprised?
The Blind Boys of Alabama bring their brand of Southern gospel closer to the mainstream -- and help keep roots music alive
Bullfrog and Kid Koala look to bridge the band-DJ divide
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Bob Schneider goes nationwide without the -- gasp! -- approval of Austin's hipsters
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson on Huxley and the proletariat
Images from 25 years of Phoenix music
What happens when you cram too much music into one city and two pairs of eardrums? Nothing, if you move too fast to hear it all.
1,161 rock stars were fatally injured in the making of The Encyclopedia of Rock Obituaries
A tumultuous year inside the crucible that is the National Hockey League
Squeeze's messy career might require a scorecard, but few tunesmiths can rival the band's catalogue
Don Newman lifted ASU's basketball program out of the trash heap by making his players believe in themselves. Despite 18 wins and an NIT berth, ASU boosters remain unconvinced.
Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin
Owner of jazz club and grill claims city won't solve access, parking problems
"SIGMUND FREUD WOULD JUMP OUT OF HIS GRAVE TO EXAMINE BARKLEY."
AND THAT'S THE PROBLEM. AMERICAN WEST ARENA DOESN'T TAKE ANY CHANCES---LIKE BEING NOTICED.
Phoenix's Sticky Thang grabs on to a gripping, gritty groove