And so it begins. Now that the all the decorations have been put away into the attic and holiday season is firmly in the rearview, so ends a relatively dead period in the local concert calendar. As the days grow longer and the temperatures begin to climb, big shows and even bigger acts will hit loca ... More >>
Since 2006, local band Digital Summer has been garnering fans from all over the country, with a Facebook count of almost 50,000 fans. They have a distinguishable style of heavy, melodic guitars and raw vocals that not only comes off as radio-friendly, but also sets them apart from other local bands. ... More >>
Laconic, looking very, very serious. This Friday night, the heart of downtown Scottsdale will be alive and well with the sound of heavy metal. In its purest form, heavy metal is quite laconic--straight, to the point, and crisp. So it's only fitting that the name of the band that will be rock ... More >>
Al Jarreau ca. 1983There's lots of diversity in this week's just announced shows, with offerings from The Black Lips, Danzig, Keith Urban and KUPD's U-Fest. None of those artists, however, have won a Grammy in three -- count 'em, three -- different categories. Al Jarreau has. Hell, he joins Micha ... More >>
16 Second Stare.Hard rock/metal band 16 Second Stare just released a new record and are out on tour in support of it. The new album is way heavier than their debut, and the band promises to pack the punches live and in person. Guitarist and singer Angry Tim just got out of rehab, and drummer Chri ... More >>
This week's music feature is on the large, local, lo-fi band Dry River Yat Club. They reflect on their latest live album release, touring, and their very big, never changing lineup.We also have pieces on Phoenix rockers Ronin Meyer and their raffles for hugs in concert, and the "groove metal" ban ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/optical_illusion/ / CC BY 2.0So...you've waited till the last minute again and all of your usual haunts are sold out this New Year's Eve. We don't blame you for being distracted, what with all that last-minute holiday shopping and gorging and partying.
If you ... More >>