Mark McGrath

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Eventually, every single musical variable collapses into time. Live fans and Filter fans and Everclear fans might not have gotten along especially well in the '90s, but here in the unfamiliar 'teens (are we going with 'teens? aught-teens?) they are all bands who were on the radio back when you liked ... More >>

  • Music

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    "The Poop Cruise Did Us No Favors," Says Mark McGrath Explaining Cruise Cancellation

    Of course, it was too good to be true. The '90s radio rock wet dream of the Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise (haha, water, get it?) will not set sail. The three-day seaward journey back in time that promised strains of inoffensive alt-rock between rounds of pool deck limbo was given the mayday call T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Who Decides What Rock is "Classic Rock?"

    Not everyone has the luxury of having an auxiliary jack in their car stereo. With the amount of leaks, holes, and weird noises coming from my engine, I'm lucky my beat up truck still runs period. I can't be asking for a decent stereo. So my commuting music consists entirely of FM radio, which is sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Poll: What's Your "Forbidden Song"?

    I think everyone has a "Forbidden Song." What's that? It's like, whenever I hear the tune "Freebird," whether in the car or at some party or whatever, I have to turn it off. It's like an obsessive-compulsive decision and I will be forever agitated until that song is no longer playing. I'm not psy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    10 Greatest TV Themes of All Time

    Oh you don't own a TV? How brave. Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV. We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Mark McGrath & Friends Cruise: Smashmouth, Gin Blossoms, & More '90s Bands -- On a Boat!

    Stretch your sea legs and sharpen those soul patches: Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath is hosting the biggest 90's radio rock revival of all time upon the warm waves of the Atlantic, and even from here I can smell the salty goodness of Clinton-era prosperity. See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Summerland Tour at Comerica Theatre, 7/3/12

    Summerland Tour Featuring Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Marcy Playground, and Lit Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comerica Theatre See also: Our full Summerland slideshow, featuring Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Sugar Ray. See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia? See als ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
  • Film

    May 5, 2011
  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Adults Only

    Like, the 'Blisters can be fun

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Bottoming Out

    Trailer-park Scrooge finds 10 reasons to say humbug about the music of 2001

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Bad Vibrations

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

  • Music

    September 9, 1999

    Out of Their Heads

    Anton Newcombe, leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, is terrifically obsessive -- and potentially dangerous

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Song for Xmas

    The trailer-park Grinch revisits his year of misery

  • Calendar

    February 26, 1998