Editor's note: Last November Daniel Johnston missed a flight and was forced to reschedule his stop at Crescent Ballroom. But time flies, and this weekend, on Sunday, February 3, he's slated to make up his date with a special performance. We ran this piece from New Times contributor Chris Parker in ... More >>
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
See also: Creed's Scott Stapp, One of the Most Hated Men in Rock In this week's New Times music section there's an interview with Creed singer Scott Stapp, or as the article describes him, one of the most hated men in rock. His band doesn't get much more respect, Creed, is widely regarded by music ... More >>
Uber-American rock and sex icon Lenny Kravitz is going to rock Comerica Theatre patrons to their knees. Watching Lenny jam would sure beat seeing Scott Stapp any day of the week.Lenny Kravitz, Creed, The Ting Tings and other artists will be bringing their A-game to the Valley over the nex ... More >>
Beavis & Butt-Head makes its triumphant return to MTV on Thursday, October 27 at 10/9c, and quite frankly, we can't wait. This preview of "Holy Cornholio" looks promising, but one thing is missing--music videos! Half the fun of watching Beavis & Butt-Head was listening to the duo's commentar ... More >>
Local and national sports pundits are still somewhat befuddled by the degree of ferocity with which Arizona fans brought the hate on Monday and Tuesday nights. But don't let this uproar fool you. Unruly crowds can appear anywhere. And not just in sports.
As a lifelong baseball fan, these lists come from the heart. Some lesser-known ballads will have their day in the sun while other too-oft worshiped pieces of garbage will finally be called out. I am not doing this to make any friends. It is all for the love of the game.
If you're like us, you're probably already sick of hearing about the Rapture that didn't happen last Saturday. But we reserve the right to kick dead horses, even in the midst of our apocalypse fatigue. This week, Up on the Sun comic artist Robbie Pfeffer explores a world without Christians -- or ... More >>
Artist: Static MarchTitle: All At Once, a six-song EP.Basics: Formerly known as Five High, this mellow Phoenix trio plays alternative/indie rock inspired by -- according to to the band -- Incubus, Muse, Death Cab for Cutie and Kings of Leon.Red flag!While the Kings may be personas non gratas with ... More >>
Courtesy of Jeff ArundelArundel's music improved as times got tougherThis week's music feature is on singer-songwriter Jeff Arundel taking a trip down memory lane. Depending on how narcissistic or realistic they are, asking an artist to review the work he did a decade ago could either go pretty w ... More >>
Stereogum, because I am too lazy to make my own screengrabIt's a pretty slow week for just announced shows, but be that as it may, this week truly is a case study in quality over quantity. D.C. punk revivalists Ted Leo & The Pharmacists lead this savvy pack of announcements, and they are ... More >>
Joey Arroyo - Is...AggressiveJoey Arroyo BandIs...Aggressive(Self-released)Grade: B Well it took three weeks, of doing these You Asked For It reviews of local records, but I finally got an album for that I could actually enjoy. Truly, picturing the other bands I've reviewed for this project playi ... More >>
Scott Stapp: apparently quite sad that Creed is getting back togetherIn what has to be the biggest music news since the band formed in 1995, Creed has reunited. All four members are back at it, including lead singer/public drunkard Scott Stapp, since they parted ways in 2004. But wait, the good news ... More >>
Weirdness abounds is this week’s rendition of Future Shock, as we’re pimping the “just announced” concerts of numerous acts coming to the PHX in the near future that are kinda “out there” in many different respects, whether its outlandish stage performances, strange album titles, or biza ... More >>
His Last Walk
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's sumo-sized SuperKreme and his bi-lovin' Lois Lane, cold-kickin' it at the fauxShow
Music can be a taxing enterprise
It's amazing what a scuffle can do for a rocker's career
Long distance, give me Heaven
No new Creed
It's Not Funny (Sub Pop)
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
Perhaps third concert attempt will be the charm?
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
From a big-name tribute to some big-beat remixes, the Doors' catalogue bulges with a soft parade of new releases