Roger McGuinn has had a somewhat storied career that's moved from folk to rock to country and back. A founding member of the seminal psychedelic band The Byrds, McGuinn's career actually began in folk bands, notably The Chad Mitchell Trio and The Limelighters, along with a stint as guitarist in Bobb ... More >>
Sure, strings create intriguing sounds, but sometimes simply the sight of them are enough to induce awe. After coming across an out-of-place full-sized zither that looked like it belonged at the Musical Instrument Museum instead of the thrift store it landed in, we couldn't help but wonder what ot ... More >>
Though it's not quite as impressive (or unlikely) as the recent story of Peter Frampton's long-missing-but-now-returned guitar, the story of how Tucsonian Brian Lopez reconnected with his favorite guitar is still a pretty cool one. "I received the guitar as a gift from a family friend. It meant a lo ... More >>
Before you know it, it will once again be one of the craziest party days of the year: St. Patrick's Day. Lucky for us locals, we're blessed with an annual celebration in Tempe Beach Park featuring a performance by Flogging Molly. It's official: they're back for some more luck o' the Irish an ... More >>
"Beam me up, Scotty." "There's...somethingonthewing. Some...thing!" "Rock-it-man." Get your best/worst Shatner impression ready, because Phoenix Comicon announced today that none other than Captain James T. Kirk himself, William Shatner, will be the esteemed guest at the convention on Saturday, M ... More >>
Some vidcasts you just have to make a leap of faith that everything will work out all right. Like when singer songwriter Lonna Kelly tells you she's just formed a girl group called Make My Baby, you book them on the show and ask questions later which is what we did. Lonna writes great songs on ... More >>
Maria VassettMegadeth, Godsmack, and Disturbed at Rockstar Mayhem Festival Friday, July 15, 2011 The Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion"You guys are fucking amazing, Phoenix!"This was the first thing I heard as I approached the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion for the Rockstar Mayhe ... More >>
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