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    April 11, 2014

    UFEST: Radio rock band Devour the Day's Joey Walser talks tacos and the pressure for perfection

    Devour the Day might sound like a morbid name for a band; but that's because the members were going through some pretty dark times. The group was born out of another band's demise, and the uncertainty that followed. When American rock band Egypt Central disintegrated in 2012, bassist Joey Walser an ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    Top Metal Festivals of 2013

    When the lineup for Rock on the Range was announced last week, a flurry of emails between myself and three other of my fellow chick metal journalists/enthusiasts ensued regarding flights, hotels, and tickets. We had all attended the weekend festival together in 2012, and relished the thought of a he ... More >>

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    June 19, 2012

    Incoming: Passion Pit, Pepper, Seether

    Yesterday we ran a list of our most anticipated summer releases featuring, among others, Fiona Apple and Passion Pit. Lo and behold, Apple announced a tour date in Phoenix, and now, we can add Passion Pit to the list. The indie-pop combo is heading to the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Tuesday, Septe ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Metal Tuesday: Confessions of a Groupie (Well, Sort Of)

    Editor's note: We normally run Metal Mondays on, well, Monday, but took yesterday off in honor of Memorial Day. So please enjoy today's "Metal Monday" column, by our resident rock 'n' roll lady Lauren Wise, one day later than usual. Groupies have always fascinated me. They look like supermodels, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Corsets and Grindcore; The Dudes Get it Right, the Bitches Own It

    Once again I found myself writing a Metal Monday column on a plane with a glass of whiskey. I'm headed to Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio, to see Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, and about 30 other acts (stay tuned for that review next week). Most importantly, I'm sitting nex ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Metal Mondays: The 10 Hottest Chicks in Metal

    See also: Those Dungeons and Dragons Nerds Are More Sane Than You While heavy metal is a lifestyle to some people, to many it's just a fashion statement. Take Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen of the Pretty Reckless, for example. She dresses like a hooker, flips people off, and publicly talks about her se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Las Vegas 48 Hours Festival: The Best and Worst of the Debauchery, Bands and Backstage

    ​48 Hours Festival was insane. Picture this: more than 20 heavy-hitting rock bands, VIP pool cabanas in the middle of a Vegas parking lot, and lounges with such names as Debauchery and the Godfather, moonshine, strippers, and massages, all fenced in at the Luxor Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. ... More >>

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    October 18, 2007

    Southwestern Comfort

    Cool sounds + cool temps = coolio