For as long as metal has been around, people have associated the sound with "The Devil" and "Satanism." Locally, it's slim pickins' finding an actual Satanic metal band to chat with. I'm not talking "dressed in black" here; I'm talking blood-guzzling, church-burning, javelina-murdering dudes donning ... More >>
Rebellious personas are to rock 'n' roll what cocaine was to the eighties: in high demand, deliciously indulgent, and a way to catch a buzz that makes it okay for men to rock garishly colored neon outfits. Stage names are a huge part of those heavy metal, punk, and rock personas, In fact, more music ... More >>
Remember those "Got Milk?" and "Beef, It's What's For Dinner" ads? Well Norway is apparently trying to convince its people to eat more fish and to that end they've introduced a series of truly horrifying awesome advertisements promoting sushi.
--Watch This: Someone Eating Little Baby's ( ... More >>
Converge @ Nile Theater| 10/30/12By Mike Bogumill
When trying to describe to people unfamiliar with Converge what kind of event I went to last night, I was hesitant to use a phrase like "metal show" or "hardcore show". While metal and hardcore certainly influence all the bands that performed, none ... More >>
Peachcake, the colorful local dance band knows how to put on an entertaining live show with plenty of funky outfits and confetti to go around. The band recently performed at a Norwegian music festival for the second time and has somewhat of a cult following abroad.
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As you might be able to infer from the colorful vikings on the flier, Peachcake is pretty stoked for their upcoming trip to Norway.To spread the love before they get to Europe, they'll be gigging on Wednesday at the Monarch Theatre. Doctor Bones, Paperbird and Wino Vino will be gettin' down too."Aft ... More >>
The death of the CD may be neigh, but as Serene Dominic tells us, the format's demise probably won't impact punk trios like Rumspringer much.
The band acts a lot like it doesn't care much, but the poetic melodic punk rock on records like Empty Towers betrays otherwise.
Of course, there are those ... More >>
As a kid, a lot of things creep you out that really shouldn't. Shower drains, primarily, along with cryptic pictures of Jesus Christ and, of course, clowns (John Wayne Gacy, Jr. being the exception.) Certain bands seem to play on that irrational childhood fear, making their music a year-roun ... More >>
MayhemHas there ever been any form of music more closely associated with the Devil than metal? Sure, back in the '50s, most conservative types thought that Elvis and rock 'n' roll in general was "the Devil's music," but imagine if those same people had ever caught a glimpse of what was to com ... More >>
Spotify is now available in the U.S.Do you like your music collection? Do you wish you had it on you at all times? Does it bug the shit out of you when you go to a friend's house for a small gathering and they play their special 2-hour mix of Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Michael Franti and Cou ... More >>
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If you're Friday night plans include a microwave and a trip to the redbox -- cancel them and take a trip to Cave Creek. Friday, June 3rd, Vino 100 and chef Stuart Epstein ... More >>
Indie/dream pop duo Beach House will bolster an already strong April lineup at the Rhythm RoomReleased in late 2009, "Norway," the latest single by Baltimore indie-pop duo Beach House landed on most everyone's radar. The song was a dreamy, perfect slice of indie rock/pop heaven, and it gave Beach ... More >>
Peachcake bring the party with them every time. Peachcake, AZ's colorful electronic dance/rock/party band, will play an intimate show Friday, June 26 at Tempe's Clubhouse Music Venue before hitting the road for a tour that will take them all the way to Tonsberg, Norway. The tour kickoff show will al ... More >>