Hoon is an anchor of FOX 10 Arizona Morning. He'll be serving as emcee for the 2013 Phoenix Heart Walk on Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m. at the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in Phoenix. Hoon was game to play a round of "What Are You Listening To?" with Up on the Sun.
Melvins Lite @ Crescent BallroomMelvins Lite, the latest incarnation of the 30-year-old sludge/punk/metal band The Melvins, took the stage at The Crescent Ballroom last night, chalking up stop number 48 on their record-breaking 51-day tour of the country. They're hitting every state...and Washington ... More >>
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
Even faced with seven years in prison for a political stunt pulled in the Russian Orthodox Church, feminist punks Pussy Riot shouldn't feel alone. The riot grrls' plea for the Virgin Mary to expel Vladimir Putin from the Kremlin has gained global support from musicians as varied as Madonna, Paul McC ... More >>
See also: Miniature Tigers Paint a Sensual Scene With Mia Pharaoh See also: Miniature Tigers' Charlie Brand: "We Wanted To Have This Warm, Beautiful Feeling To The Album" If you're anything like me, you've been sitting around going, "Man, when is Miniature Tigers going to follow up Mia Pharaoh, the ... More >>
Rave On Buddy Holly, a 19-track tribute album, was released on June 28, 2011.Last week, Fantasy Records and Hear Music released Rave On Buddy Holly, a 19-track tribute album dedicated to the bespectacled rock and roll icon. Artists like Paul McCartney and Lou Reed cover Holly classics o ... More >>
One of the nine images the FDA will require on cigarette packs soon.Attention, cigarette smokers: The government has decided that you either can't read the verbal warnings on cigarette packs, or that you need to be given more stark, visual reminders that smoking is bad for you. The Food and Drug ... More >>
We've all heard of concert tickets that sold out in record time. Last year Garth Brooks sold more than 140,000 tickets in a day to a benefit show. Lady Antebellum sold out an arena in Georgia in seven minutes last year as well. Most recently, Coachella sold all of its 75,000 tickets in five days. ... More >>
Britney Spears will be releasing a new album in March 2011, according to Idolator.She had originally announced an eariler release date but tweeted (@britneyspears) yesterday, "I'm almost done with my new album and it will be coming out this March. I AM IN L-O-V-E WITH IT!"Great, just great. Come ... More >>
I'm one of those people who prides himself on never paying for parking. Toss me anywhere, anytime, and I'll find a reasonably safe spot to stow my car while I attend to whatever business I'm there for.I've paid to park at a non-meter a few times in the years I've lived in Arizona, but probably no ... More >>
Set times are confirmed! Set your Coachooser accordingly!Well the long wait is over: those in power at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Goldenvoice) have released the set times for this weekend's affair. An initial glance at things shows a pretty smooth flow for the weekend, with mini ... More >>
Were you too young to see the final Beatles concert 40 years ago or, perhaps, you simply missed it? It did take place in London, after all. Well, don't fret. Arizona Beatles tribute band AZ Beats will re-create the legendary band's final performance, which took place in London on Jan. 30, 1969. Th ... More >>
Spektor can melt our pot any time
Mister Rogers' Area 51
If Beck were young and cute
The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992
The unsung pariah of parodies
StarTime International Presents Supercuts (StarTime International)
With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative
You say you want high resolution?
By the Way (Warner Bros.)
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
White Blood Cells(Sympathy for the Record Industry)
Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image
By Chuck Klosterman
(Scribner; 288 pages; $23)
Live The Empire 1998, Live Sadler's Wells 2000 (Eel Pie)
Restless Records' Flaming Lips anthology recounts the early chapters of one of indie rock's finest
Elvis Costello's recent collaboration with Burt Bacharach restores order to his maddening decade
Face it, you don't really know what the Everly Brothers have been doing all these years, do you, Bird Dog?
Will Silverchair's platinum success yield a golden opportunity for a slew of Aussie imports?
HE CHANGED HIS NOSE AND BLEACHED HIS SKIN. BUT WHEN HE CHANGE HIS MUSIC, HE WENT TOO FAR.