It's about time someone finally brought heavy metal and sex toys -- a match made in heaven -- together in one package. And Swedish heavy metallers Ghost (also known as Ghost B.C.) was just the band to do it.
Known for their eccentric on-stage presence -- five of the members (known as "Nameless Ghou ... More >>
NES in the West Tour with Mega Ran and The Writer's Guild @ Trunk Space | 2/6/13Local rapper Mega Ran a.k.a Random completed the Phoenix stop of his latest tour at the Trunk Space and made it a point to drive home the old saying: "You're only as strong as your crew." With solid supporting acts, as w ... More >>
It doesn't matter who synth metal band Element a440 is playing with. It could be a punk band, a DJ, or death metal group. The outfit's only concern? To put on a theatrically, entertaining show, visually and audibly.
In this week's issue, we profiled the band and delved into the details concerning ... More >>
The year 2012 brought an array of exciting moments in heavy metal, from album releases by veteran acts like Napalm Death and younger bands like Goatwhore, to some of the biggest ever heavy metal festivals, to a few of my personal favorite interviews with metal legends.
Enjoy -- and happy metal fuc ... More >>
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Saturday, May 19: Yellow Submarine @ AMC Desert Ridge
The actual Beatles don't actually show up in the 1968 animated flick Yellow Submarine (not until the end at least, and that's not John, Paul, George, and Ringo providing voices), but don't let that dissuade you from taking in a special noontime ... More >>
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We've documented the fact that Miniature Tigers' new album, Mia Pharaoh has no shortage of totally sexy songs. The group's latest video, "Sex on the Regular" furthers the vibe, featuring a fox lady with a singing vagina.
You know, because no ... More >>
It's a Katy Perry kind of year...Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This installment takes a look at 2011's best videos. Enjoy!
Quite a few bomb-ass videos have been released ... More >>
Multinational male opera group Il Divo has plans to make Phoenician females go crazy for good-looking foreign men who can sing beautifully.Opera might not be your thing, but Il Divo could very well change that. These guys have got some major pipes, and crossover ever-so-slightly into the pop musi ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian WilsonMusic and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>
Photos by Maria VassettCombichristREVIEW BY DANIEL RAVEN
Combichrist Nile Theater Sunday, May 22
is a tough genre for newer artists to emerge from and become truly successful
in, but the potty-mouthed misogynists in Combichrist found the secret for doing
just that:&nb ... More >>
Nicki Minaj is dead to Lil' Kim, according to Idolator.When will these chicks stop ripping each other off? Nicki Minaj's whole character is partially modeled after and influenced by Lil' Kim. If Lil' Kim can't be the bad chick on the block then someone had to replace her, and Nicki Minaj came alo ... More >>
If someone is a hardcore fan of a band or artist, it seems he will shell out any amount of money to get his hands on their merch.I'm not just talking shirts or albums, either, and bands have been answering that call by offering up some truly ridiculous shit to satisfy the needs of their fans to have ... More >>
With 2008 in the can, it's time to start thinking about what 2009 will bring, musically. The upcoming year is stocked full of highly anticipated albums, not to mention some very impressive debuts. As usual, the early part of the year looks to be leading the way with a throng of solid albums. The fol ... More >>