Nerf HerderPub Rock, ScottsdaleApril 26, 2013 What the heck have geek rockers Nerf Herder been up to since their last trip to Phoenix in 2002? It's been a full 11 years since the band co-headlined a show with Guttermouth at Club Rio. At the time, the band's third full-length album, American Cheese, ... More >>
If you're going to That Damn Show--tickets here; schedule here--on Saturday and you don't already know a lot about Bad Religion, you might be in trouble by the time they hit the Main Stage at the Mesa Amphitheatre at 9 p.m. Luckily, our print feature this week is all about five essential Bad Religio ... More >>
October is a fun month to start planning Halloween costumes and sip on pumpkin spice lattes or pumpkin flavored beers. The month of the gourd serves another purpose- vegetarianism. Today happens to be World Vegetarian Day, which kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month, so stock up on some hummus. If ... More >>
See also: The 10 Hottest Chicks in Metal See also: Six Desert Metal Bands You Need to Hear See also: A Closer Look at KUPD's MILF Contest 2012Long running alt-metal combo The Deftones have announced that Tuesday, November 12, will be the release date for Koi No Yokan, their first collection of new m ... More >>
Yesterday, Fat Wreck Chords released the very sad news that Tony Sly, singer and guitarist of '90s punk band No Use for a Name passed away on July 31. The cause of death has not been released. Sly was 41.
See also: Valley Bands Sweat it Out on Warped Tour Stages See also: Vans Warped Tour 2012: The Good, the Bad, and the Auto-Tuned See also: Warped Tour 2012, Camelback Ranch Baseball Stadium, 6/28/12 Yesterday was my first Warped Tour in eight years. A lot has changed, though oddly enough, Anti-Flag ... More >>
We let you know about the first five bands on the Punk Rock Bowling lineup, and we're pleased to announce a bunch more. There's Sham 69 with its 1977 Jimmy Pursey/Dave Parsons/Dave Tregunna lineup. Hot Water Music returns -- just not Chuck Ragan and/or The Draft, but Hot Water Music itself, in ful ... More >>
The term "punk festival" conjures up images of bratty tweens with asymmetrical haircuts crowd surfing at Warped Tour. Remember when Warped Tour actually had punk bands and was, you know, good? It may seem like a bygone era, but the annual
Tom "Soda" Gardocki spent years playing guitar in SoCal rockers Wax (go rewatch the credits of Mallrats; the band plays right after its pals Weezer) but more recently he's devoted himself to more rustic purposes. Either performing with his Large Band, his "Million Piece Band," or solo with ... More >>
Face to Face are coming to the Nile Theater this JuneIt's a somewhat solid week for incoming shows. Quantity over quality isn't always preferable, and there are a few pretty quality just announced shows -- Aceyalone, Cool Kids and Torche.However, it's punk quartet Face to Face who have perha ... More >>
In addition to releasing their highly anticipated upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, on May 3, the Beastie Boys will be releasing a short film in a few weeks, according to Pitchfork.Fight For Your Right Revisited is the Beastie Boys' new star-studded 22-minute short film directed by th ... More >>
Warped Tour 2011 - coming to a parking lot near youNot a whole lot of new shows to announce this week, but at least there's a Warped Tour for that. The venerable punk rock tour is now in its 17th year, a rather impressive feat in this day and age. Bands such as NOFX, Poison The Well, Gym Class He ... More >>
Somehow I doubt he'll be the one refilling your water...Fat Mike is throwing his name and his dollars behind a restaurant featuring "new American cuisine" in Brooklyn's Park Slope. It may come as no surprise that the Village Voice was surprised that Mike, who wrote a song titled "Don't Call Me Wh ... More >>
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 >>
Punk-rock flick showcases Blink-182, NOFX, and . . . Katy Perry?
We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever: PETA "Barbecues" Woman to Promote Veganism. Tasty Drumsticks! Police: ... More >>
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