Sons of Anarchy

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Judas Priest - Gila River Arena - 11/12/2014

    The crowd at Gila River Arena in Glendale began to cheer before Judas Priest even took the stage. Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" played overhead and the audience, tuned into a frequency only they could hear, knew that one of the most prominent and distinguished metal band of the last 40 years was about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Chuck Ragan and the Camaraderie - Crescent Ballroom - 5/9/14

    Chuck Ragan and the Camaraderie Crescent Ballroom Thursday, May 8, 2014 Chuck Ragan's reputation precedes him. The Hot Water Music singer has now released four albums rooted in acoustic folk, and he's one of the manliest guys in music (just take a look at his Instagram page). Chuck is also one of ... More >>

  • Film

    June 6, 2013
  • Music

    January 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    NRA's Wayne LaPierre and Neo-Nazi Agree on Sandy Hook Solution: More Guns

    It's dang encouraging to learn that the National Rifle Association's top propagandist Wayne LaPierre is practically on the same page as Maricopa, Arizona neo-Nazi Harry Hughes regarding what the nation should do in response to the massacre of the innocents in Newtown, Connecticut. More guns! As I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Maynard James Keenan: Events and Rituals

    The journey known as "Vintage 2012" is almost complete. Not finished, but it's most certainly arriving at a fairly calm station. No more 2 a.m. panic-related insomnia attacks, where I stare at the ceiling going over and over the logistics of a tiny workspace. I'm not about to kid myself; there's sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Rehab, Rhythm Room, 8/30/12

    Rehab @ Rhythm Room| 8/30/12Not since bearded Jim Morrison have rotund drunks been celebrated with such crazed enthusiasm. Not that I could ever compare last night's Rehab show at The Rhythm Room to even the most spaced-out of Morrison's career and consider it fair. But I did learn a few things as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Is Heavy Metal Really The Devil's Music?

    See also: Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson to Headline KUPD's Desert Uprising See also: Megadeth's Dave Ellefson: "Why I'm Trying to Become a Pastor" Last week, I found myself in an awkward conversation with douchebag with a popped collar and frosted tips. He asked me if I worshipped "the Devil," lo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Scott H. Biram: "I Can Yodel, I Can Even Hambone."

    ​He stomps. He hollers. He yodels and howls. Scott H. Biram also plays guitar, shakes tambourines and basically, utilizing various effects, makes more of a racket on stage then one man should be allowed the pleasure. But it is a pleasure for Biram, whose music has been featured on FX's Sons of ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Lollapalooza: "It Was 20 Years Ago Today..."

    ‚ÄčIt's kind of hard to imagine that Lallapalooza is 20 years-old. I wasn't in attendance in 1991, but the event still feels like a cultural touchstone for me (due in no small part to the "Homerpalooza" episode of The Simpsons, which introduced me to Sonic Youth, and cemented my growing love for The ... More >>