The evil disco is back in the desert. We're not talking about some new trend of goth raves, or another event like Bloodfest 2013. This is about dirty, raw energy. Industrial metal, functioning at its highest level of stamina. That's right--Wayne Static is back to provide a whirlwind of Static X hi ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
If you're a Static-X enthusiast, then you'll probably like Pighammer, the new album from Wayne Static. Actually, when Wayne Static founded Static-X, his original vision was the concept of Pighammer--more electronic and industrial, not based on live performance. Imagine plenty of the evil disco, co ... More >>
Laconic, looking very, very serious. This Friday night, the heart of downtown Scottsdale will be alive and well with the sound of heavy metal. In its purest form, heavy metal is quite laconic--straight, to the point, and crisp. So it's only fitting that the name of the band that will be rock ... More >>
Mark Tomlinson (a.k.a. DJ Dark Mark)Name: Mark Tomlinson AKA: DJ Dark Mark Genres spun: I started out playing with what I knew best -- EBM, industrial, and rhythmic noise. As of late I have been mixing a lot of dubstep and drum 'n' bass into my industrial sets. Current schedule: I am one of th ... More >>
Are you in dire need of a Wu Tang fix? It's been months since a Wu-related act rolled through town, but fear not, we've got Method Man, Redman, and Ghostface Killah at the Marquee in August. Who else is coming through just a little too soon? Read on for full slate of show announcements.
A lot of big indie shows -- but not big, big shows -- in last week's concert announcements. Lucero, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears are coming to Rythm Room in May, as are Margot & the Nuclear So and So's. St. Vincent plays Modified on Sunday, May 31, which is right about when it'll be starti ... More >>
I've been in my fair share of mosh pits, but I'm pretty thankful that I wasn't in any of the three or four that raged on all through Slipknot's show at Jobing.com Arena on Thursday night. Swirling like tornadoes full of teen angst and shirtless fat dudes, the pits dominated the already chaotic aren ... More >>
Singer says the new album will be released "as soon as corporately possible"
SiOP The band SiOP's press release begins, "SiOP was formed in the summer of 1998 and has been on the rise ever since." Truth is, SiOP never left 1998 and its plethora of shit bands: Static-X, Papa Roach, Linkin Park, the Bizkit, etcetera. Here's the goods on SiOP's latest album, Abnormality: It' ... More >>
Mindy and Desiree Duponte are the future of Phoenix death metal
The Greater Wrong of the Right
All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000
Tempted by record company largess? Drink up and dig right in.
Trashman dresses as himself for Halloween