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    October 10, 2013
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    August 26, 2013

    Which Heavy Metal Band Would You Pick For The Super Bowl Halftime Show?

    Heavy metal and contact sports always seem to go hand-in-hand. Both share the same kind of aggression and unpredictability. Revolver's Golden Gods Awards has a "most metal athlete" category. And in football, one of America's favorite sports to get all amped up about, teams trot out onto the field to ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Slayer's Jeff Hanneman and 8 Other Metallers Dead Before Their Time

    Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died of cirrhosis on May 2, the same day as the Golden Gods Awards. It was devastating that on a day meant to celebrate the lives of the best musicians in metal, one of those artists was taken from the world of music. It also came as a shock. In fact, by all accounts ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    Top Metal Festivals of 2013

    When the lineup for Rock on the Range was announced last week, a flurry of emails between myself and three other of my fellow chick metal journalists/enthusiasts ensued regarding flights, hotels, and tickets. We had all attended the weekend festival together in 2012, and relished the thought of a he ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Record Heat: ?! by Brad Dwyer

    Once a week Up on the Sun features a new comic strip from punk rocker, cartoonist, and full-time dad Brad Dwyer. See the New Times print edition to check out the strip in glorious, inky newsprint each Thursday. See also: 10 Most Ridiculous Claims Made By Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Dave Mustaine Says ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Cursive's Tim Kasher on I Am Gemini , Solo Project and Touring With Minus The Bear

    Omaha indie rockers Cursive are no strangers to making concept albums. From Domestica's tale of Sweetie and Pretty Baby to the religious town in Happy Hollow, each album has its own narrative thread. This is abundantly clear on the band's seventh album, I Am Gemini. "I was writing really jerky song ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    The Best Metal Songs for Football

    Hang on guys, here's something you won't believe: Phil Anselmo of Pantera/Down is mad about something. But it's not the sort of thing we're used to him being mad about. As you're no doubt aware, with the weather beginning to act like it might cool down, college campuses swelling with textbook-toti ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    In Celebration of the Best Metal Documentaries

    See also: Metallica at Outside Lands: The Five Best Parts of the Band's Fiery San Francisco Show See also: The 10 Most Ridiculous Claims Made By Dave Mustaine of Megadeth See also: Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Set Free; Five Finger Death Punch Weighs InHeavy metal fans are a tenacious bunch. Plenty o ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    Six Desert Metal Bands You Need to Hear

    See also: Monday Monday: Is Heavy Metal Really The Devil's Music? The desert is the perfect place for heavy metal to spawn: desolate, hot, seemingly devoid of life, save for the plants and critters that spit poison or are encased in thorny flesh. Yet Valley of the Sun's healthy metal scene just c ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    Slayer's Tom Araya Ponders What Band Has the Craziest Fans at Mayhem Festival

    See also: Slipknot, Anthrax, Motorhead, and Slayer Unite for Mayhem Fest See also: Why Isn't Slipknot's Corey Taylor Listening to Metal? American thrash metal band Slayer can easily be called one of the greatest metal bands of all time. Their 1986 album Reign in Blood is considered to be the foun ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Metal Mondays: Heavy Metal Is Going to Be Fine

    See also: Metal Mondays: Phoenix Needs a Heavy Metal Strip Club A friend of mine brought up a very pertinent question the other day, questioning the validity of current heavy metal. Metal will always have fans, turned on by classic metal gods who've been around for decades or whatever crap current ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Metal Mondays: The 10 Hottest Chicks in Metal

    See also: Those Dungeons and Dragons Nerds Are More Sane Than You While heavy metal is a lifestyle to some people, to many it's just a fashion statement. Take Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen of the Pretty Reckless, for example. She dresses like a hooker, flips people off, and publicly talks about her se ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Anthrax at Marquee Theatre, 1/24/12

    Maria VassettAnthrax​Anthrax Marquee Theatre Tuesday, January 24 Everyone knows Anthrax played the Big Four in Indio, California, last year, of course. And as much as I hate to admit this out loud or on paper, I missed them, even though I was in Indio. See the full Anthrax slideshow here. ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    The Adolescents, Youth Brigade, Emperor X, Anthrax, and More in This Week's Issue

    In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, Melissa Fossum asks an important (well, important to us at least) question: What keeps old punks going? Who better to ask than The Adolescents and Youth Brigade, bands easing into middle age despite youthful names? The bands are hitting The Clubhouse on S ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Incoming: Roger Waters, Gigantour, New Edition

    Riverfront Times​Roger Waters is coming back to the US Airways Center to perform The Wall in its entirety once again. I was there last time, and many would agree that it was easily one of the best shows to have come through Phoenix in 2010.Roger Waters, New Edition, Megadeth and Motorhead will be ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    August 18, 2011
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    July 18, 2011

    Adult Swim, Rockstar Mayhem Festival, Reverend Horton Heat, and America Over the Weekend

    ​Adult Swim Pool Party at Millennium Resort Adult Swim, formerly the hippest of weekly hipster pool parties, returned for just one day on Sunday. Promoters Jared Alan and Jen Deveroux brought Adult Swim to the Millennium Resort this summer instead of to the Downtown Phoenix pools of the past. ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Summer Concert Survival Guide

    Wikimedia CommonsOutdoor concerts: Survival of the fittest.​As temperatures continue to rocket upwards of triple digits here in the Valley, the idea of going to an all-day concert at an outdoor venue sounds like an adventure in masochism. Today, the Rockstar Mayhem Festival (featuring Disturbed ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Six Million Dead: Arizona Death Metal to Rattle Your Brain

    www.facebook.com/sixmilliondeadSix Million Dead: A million miles-per-minute.​Heavy metal has a rich and diverse history in Arizona. Our state has had a horde of notable residents: hard rock pioneer Alice Cooper, hair metal singer Bret Michaels of Poison, Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, Dave Musta ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Metallica, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys and More of April In Concert Photos

    The Black Keys at Mesa Amphitheatre ​May already? Yup. In case you are in the same work-induced haze that I am, you may need a reminder that April is, in fact, over. Luckily hindsight is twenty-twenty. You'll appreciate that as you look back at the best concert shots from April. April was one ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    The Big Four, Railroad Revival Tour, A Year of Resistance Against SB 1070, and the San Tan Wheelie Jam Over the Weekend

    ​Railroad Revival Tour in Tempe There might be no grouping of more high-spirited entertainers than the three groups that took the stage yesterday evening in Tempe. Throughout the night, each band invited members of other bands to join them for collaborations for a few songs. Marcus Mumford wa ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    10 Anti-Religious Songs That May Be Inappropriate for Easter Dinner

    Andres SerranoPiss Christ​Happy Easter, you degenerate rock 'n' roll fans. Most of you listeners of the devil's music probably only know Easter as the one major holiday that does nothing to shorten the workweek. But, there actually is reason for the holy day. In case you didn't know, Easter ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    April 20 In Blogs: ICE, Trader Vic's, Megadeth, Jesus, and a Mouthless Meth Salesman

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Music

    January 6, 2011
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    January 4, 2011

    Win Motörhead Swag in a Mosh Potatoes Cooking Contest

    Wikimedia Commons Lemmy from Motorhead has some swag up for grabs​This week, we shared our experiences cooking with Mosh Potatoes, a heavy metal cookbook filled with recipes from rockers like Lita Ford, Anthrax, Megadeth, and Otep. We noted that the most extreme recipe was "Krakatoa Surpri ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Mosh Potatoes: A Heavy Metal Cookbook That Rocks

    ​There's a new heavy metal cookbook in stores called Mosh Potatoes (Atria Paperback), and even if you're not a headbanger, you'll find something to appreciate in this clever tome. Where else could you ever find recipes for things like "Hot Rod Penis Loaf" (courtesy of Gen from Genitorturers) ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Flesh the Racist Crayon, Mr. Pacman,Tron Legacy, and Other Events This Weekend

    Denver's Mr. Pacman is scheduled to perform tomorrow night at Yucca Tap Room.Blues Harmonica Showcase at Rhythm Room (Thursday): A virtual "who's who" of both local and nationally-know harmonica maestros will be working their blues harps all evening long at the Rhythm Room, filling the joint with al ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Fair 'Nuff

    Last chance to party it up on McDowell

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 9/2 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. • What are the 25 craziest things The Maine's singer has tweeted? • Why did Bob Dylan's "ticketless" show i ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Heavy D

    Megadeath founder signs confessional memoir

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    The Maine, The Tubes, and More in This Week's Issue

    The Maine.​This week's music feature is on The Maine's rise to success, all the way from the networks of MySpace to their major label signing and $38 keepsake albums. Their adaptability has allowed them to chart and headline. And it doesn't look like the power-pop force is gonna be on the decline ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Lady Gaga, Rise Against, Disturbed Join Korn's BP Boycott. Oh, Yes, and Creed Too!

    ​When news of Korn's boycott of BP broke last week it sorta looked like a joke. I mean, at first, it was pretty much just marble-mouthed Jonathan David, his band and fellow 90s-refugees Backstreet Boys.Now, well, the lineup is not awesome or anything, but it's getting better. One huge, relevant ar ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    Trash Metal's Big Four (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax) Concert Broadcasting at Four Valley Movie Theaters

    ​Trash metal's Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax -- rarely assemble. When they do, it's in places like Bulgaria where, as we understand it, Metallica's Black Album has not yet been released, pussifying the genre in the minds of the denim-vested masses.On June 22 that Bulgaria co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Megadeth: Youthanasia (Condensed)

    ​Song: Megadeth's Youthanasia (Condensed)Context: That video of W.A.S.P's Chris Holmes drinking vodka in a pool makes me crave some metal. What fits the bill better than an album's worth of searing Dave Mustaine riffs, condensed into seven minutes, with no Dave Mustaine vocals? 

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Rihanna Topless Pic, Kate Moss Plays Matchmaker, Brown Vs. Boyle

    Idolator: Chris Brown Getting Clobbered By Susan BoyleIdolator: Rihanna Topless AgainNME: Kate Moss sets up date between Pete Doherty and Alison Mosshart - Daily GossipPitchfork: Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer, and Megadeth to Tour TogetherPitchfork: Former Drummer Bill Berry Returns to R.E.M. for Holid ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009
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    March 26, 2009
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    July 3, 2008
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    July 3, 2008
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    May 22, 2008

    Massive Attack

    Here come the big boys of summer

  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    Soulfly, and Morbid Angel

    Celebrating the birth of death metal

  • Music

    September 23, 2004
  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Head Trip

    Between hard rock and a safe place, Metallica finds itself

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Out of Step

    Twenty Years ago, D.R.I. took punk over the metal edge. Now, Dillinger Escape Plan's finding the same secret to success.

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Tobacco Roadie

    Valley music players remember a fallen comrade

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Apocalypse Now

    The end is near -- does anyone care for a 'caack-taail'?

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Wait and Hurry Up

    At long last, Sistah Blue has an answer for fans clamoring for a CD

  • Film

    December 31, 1998

    Iron Men

    Black Sabbath reunites to take rock once more into the bowels of hell

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Song for Xmas

    The trailer-park Grinch revisits his year of misery

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