• Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    Wayne Static: Piracy Is Discouraging, But The Music Wants To Come Out of Me

    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 >>

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    August 27, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    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.

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    October 7, 2011

    Wayne Static on Pighammer

    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 >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Laconic's Danny G. Talks Arizona's Metal Scene and the Band's New Record

    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 >>

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    January 28, 2011

    DJ Dark Mark Talks Industrial Music, Tranzylvania, Lords of Acid, Front 242, and More

    Mark Tomlinson (a.k.a. DJ Dark Mark)‚ÄčName: 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 >>

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    August 27, 2009
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    June 12, 2009

    Just Announced: Mudvayne, Reel Big Fish, Method Man, The Horrors, Starlight Mints

    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.

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    March 24, 2009

    Just Announced: Lucero, St. Vincent, George Jones

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Slipknot Makes 'Em Mosh at Dodge

    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 Arena on Thursday night. Swirling like tornadoes full of teen angst and shirtless fat dudes, the pits dominated the already chaotic aren ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Otep´s Next Step

    Singer says the new album will be released "as soon as corporately possible"

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    March 5, 2007

    Marketing Lessons

    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 >>

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    November 30, 2006

    Twisted Sisters

    Mindy and Desiree Duponte are the future of Phoenix death metal

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    November 25, 2004
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    June 10, 2004

    Skinny Puppy

    The Greater Wrong of the Right

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    August 24, 2000

    Dude Raunch

    All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000

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    July 13, 2000

    Bugs' Buffet

    Tempted by record company largess? Drink up and dig right in.

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    October 29, 1998

    Trick or Trash

    Trashman dresses as himself for Halloween