Michigan native and old-school rocker Ted Nugent may always be looking to ruffle a few feathers, but he is a bit of a softie at heart. Sure, he's incredibly outspoken politically and musically and to about every hunted animal on the planet. He's the same guy who named his 2013 tour "Black Power" (af ... More >>
Mike James The local comedian performs Thursday, June 7, at Jaxon's in Scottsdale. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? 97.3-FM -- 24/7 comedy. What's the first album you bought? Haha. I was 8-years-ol ... More >>
Last night's Grammy Awards was a mixed bag, but it was hard not to well up a bit hearing Paul McCartney sing "Golden Slumbers." It wasn't his first performance of the night -- he started off with a performance of "My Valentine," from his strangely titled new record, Kisses on the Bottom. It hasn't ... More >>
Even more Coachella runoff? That's fine by me.Noel Gallagher of Oasis will be making his way to Phoenix on April 18. Apparently he has been playing some Oasis songs at his High Flying Birds gigs, so there's a chance you'll hear some material from the Gallagher boys' good old days in addition to N ... More >>
Foxs Glee is Second Only To iTunes Nowadays
REO Speedwagon: That band your babysitter liked.Normally I wouldn't put up a post announcing Styx and REO Speedwagon's "CAN'T STOP ROCKIN' 2009 TOUR" (coming to Dodge Theatre on May 15) but I can't help myself after this press release. These guys are really hustling to make it in a tough economy!Fir ... More >>
Valley export Mark Davis plots to kill his lounge-pimp alter ego, Richard Cheese
Strange but True Story
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop
Memory Lane Records
Mamma Mia! appeals to the ABBA in all of us
With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative
Welcome to the age of nostalgia
Still seething, Speedealer stretches out and slows down a little
Is Saint Durst the new, limp Bono?
Taken with the holiday spirit, Trashman gives thanks for the good things in life.
The former REO Speedealer learns you can't fight the feeling or a big-name band, but with a reissued record and a new label, the group is rolling with the changes
Trashman's awakening: The Mook shall inherit the earth -- and the chicks
The Rasta Farmers plant their first CD
A night of chips and dips at the Tempe Block Party, a dirge for old Mill Avenue
Local punk preservationists pogo back into the spotlight after a four-year absence
Long Wong's Sara Cina looks back on a decade of booze, bars and bands
In search of the historic double live album . . . who started it, and who finally finished it off?
Tempe power trio proves that it really is a fine line between clever and stupid