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Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

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    August 8, 2014

    7 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Weekend

    Don't be fooled by the naysayers. Those who say Phoenix doesn't have live music options in the summer are either lying or basing their statements off of the dark days before engineers mastered central air conditioning. There's enough music going on this weekend to keep Bomont barn-dancing for years. ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014

    25 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix in August

    We're officially hip deep into the time of year that's officially know as the dog days of summer, which -- if you're not familiar with the term -- refers to the most sweltering period of the season. But while the weather might be keeping your ass glued to the couch, it's not stopping chart-topping ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Mars Volta Fight: Who'd Win -- Bosnian Rainbows or Anywhere?

    Have you had you're eyes glued to the psychedelic prog-rock message boards? If not, maybe you missed the news that The Mars Volta broke up, due in large part to lead guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's focus on his other band, Bosnian Rainbows. But you probably didn't miss the news, because The Mars Vo ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012
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    May 18, 2011

    The Ten Best Last Songs on an Album

    Time to party, then​According to Christian radio host/old-timey nutjob Harold Camping, the Rapture will occur this Saturday, May 21. On Saturday, all of Camping's followers -- an estimated 200 million -- will be taken into heaven as God's chosen people after earth is ravaged by a massive earthquak ... More >>

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    April 16, 2011

    Coachella 2011 Friday Recap

    The Main Stage at Dusk​The 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival got underway yesterday with the bad taste from 2010's fiasco still in the mouths of many -- myself included. It didn't help that Paul Tollett -- head of the festival's producer Goldenvoice -- recently admitted that he belie ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Duran Duran, The Strokes Tapped For Coachella; Official Lineup Coming Soon UPDATE

    ​Coachella's official lineup should be announced very, very soon -- lest anyone forget that this week is usually when the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival makes it big announcement.In lieu of the entire festival lineup, a few acts have already been confirmed for the festival's 2011 editi ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    Wavves at Rhythm Room

    ​"Oh yeah," Nathan Williams of Wavves leered as I introduced myself last night at The Rhythm Room.  "You're the guy who wrote the article with the 'Wavves spits on a guy' headline."  That wasn't the headline, exactly, but the article he was referring to clearly set the stage for an inter ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009
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    June 27, 2008

    Future Shock: Sarah Brightman, Ice Cube, The Mars Volta, and more

    Here are a handful of shows that were just announced this week.

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    September 7, 2006

    The Mars Volta

    Amputechture
    (Universal Motown Records Group)

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    August 17, 2006

    The Mars Volta

    Red-hot planet

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    March 16, 2006

    GoGoGo Airheart

    Not lost at sea

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    June 16, 2005

    High Voltage

    These are the good old days for Mars Volta fans

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    June 2, 2005

    The Mars Volta

    Fresh like a chameleon

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    September 9, 2004

    What's Selling

    Top 10 selling CDs at Stinkweeds (1250 East Apache Boulevard in Tempe) for August 26 through September 1:

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    March 18, 2004

    Lost at Scene

    After spearheading the post-punk revival, GoGoGo Airheart is still on its own island

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    July 24, 2003

    The Mars Volta

    De-Loused in the Comatorium (Strummer/Universal) Vendetta Red Between the Never and the Now (Epic)

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