Scott Stapp

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    January 30, 2013

    Daniel Johnston's in Love With a Mad, Mad World

    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 >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    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.

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    November 8, 2012
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    July 13, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows 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.

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    May 7, 2012

    Five Reasons Why Creed Isn't The Worst Band Ever

    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 >>

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    May 3, 2012
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    January 9, 2012

    Incoming: Lenny Kravitz, Creed, The Ting Tings

    ​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 >>

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    November 10, 2011
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    October 26, 2011

    Music Videos Beavis & Butt-Head Should See

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    When Crowds Attack: Concert Edition

    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.

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    June 27, 2011

    The Best and Worst Baseball Songs

    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.

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    May 26, 2011

    Who Could Be Interested in Music at a Time Like This?

    ​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 >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    November 19, 2010

    Static March: All At Once EP

    ​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 >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    September 30, 2010

    Jeff Arundel, Matt & Kim, Marianne Dissard, and More in This Week's Issue

    Courtesy of Jeff ArundelArundel's music improved as times got tougher​This 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 >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Incoming: Lady Antebellum, Sleigh Bells, Infected Mushroom, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

    Stereogum, because I am too lazy to make my own screengrab​It'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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    You Asked For It: Joey Arroyo Band

    Joey Arroyo - Is...Aggressive​Joey 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 >>

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    July 2, 2009
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    May 21, 2009
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    April 30, 2009

    Creed Reunites, Plans to Rock Glendale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Future Shock: Tori Amos, Peelander-Z, Melvins, and 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 >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2007


    His Last Walk
    (Science/Ferret International)

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    July 6, 2006

    Faux Friday, Fools

    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

    April 13, 2006

    Rock On, Write Off

    Music can be a taxing enterprise

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    March 2, 2006

    Hit Makers

    It's amazing what a scuffle can do for a rocker's career

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    November 10, 2005


    Long distance, give me Heaven

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    October 21, 2004

    Alter Bridge

    No new Creed

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    May 27, 2004

    David Cross

    It's Not Funny (Sub Pop)

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    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

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    December 5, 2002


    Perhaps third concert attempt will be the charm?

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    January 17, 2002

    Celebrity Skin Peel

    A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Lizard Thing

    From a big-name tribute to some big-beat remixes, the Doors' catalogue bulges with a soft parade of new releases

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    January 15, 1998