Flogging Molly @ Tempe Beach Park| 3/17/13I could hardly contain my excitement as I boarded the light rail last night. It wasn't my first time or anything, but I remember how insane last year's St. Patrick's Day experience was: Coming home from Seamus McCaffrey's and making a brief stop at Sky Harbo ... More >>
If it ain't one apocalypse, it's another, right? First December 21 rolls on by with nary an earthquake or a giant dragon emerging from the sky and burning us all to death with his flaming volcano mouth, and now we're perched on the edge of the dreaded fiscal cliff.
But chances are things will proba ... More >>
See also: Snoop Dogg at the Arizona State Fair
See also: Judas Priest at the Arizona State Fair
It used to be that playing the state fair circuit meant you were a has-been, that your rock 'n' roll career had gone belly up (you know, like billed after the puppet show, Spinal Tap-style).
Maybe it' ... More >>
Vans Warped Tour
Camelback Ranch Baseball Stadium
Thursday, June 28
Despite my trepidation about being able to handle the heat and a slew of young bands that had little to do with the Warped lineups of my youth, I survived. Another Vans Warped Tour is in the bag.
This was the first year it was he ... More >>
For this week's installment of Take Cover, a singer-songwriter covers Sublime. Tempe-based musician Page Davis picked up his acoustic guitar, puka shells, and visor to jam "What I've Got."
"What I like about this song is its rebellious nature. I think it's so punk rock -- he actually says in the s ... More >>
You never say an unkind word about the time.
It's that time of year again. We hope you're stocked up on all of your supplies, namely munchies before you begin your 4/20 shenanigans. Whether you're lighting up at home or going to a party, we've got you covered with 15 songs about marijuana or gettin ... More >>
Despite what it does for your record sales, it sucks when a rockstar dies before his time. Hard times came about in 1996 after the passing of Sublime's vocalist and guitarist Bradley Nowell.Even good ol' Lou Dog was bummin'. Frankly, I can't blame him. If I had been more than six years old at the ... More >>
Silverback Management/Slightly Stoopid
The members of Slightly Stoopid have been making music together for more than a decade.
Slightly Stoopid's sound is varied. Its six members wield an array of instruments including congas, harp, trumpet, keyboard and saxophone. They've toured with such ... More >>
With Coachella beginning only five days before 4/20 this year, it's a busy week for stoners.
One thing that's essential for a good blazing session is a solid soundtrack to light up to. Chances are, you've already seen at least one list of songs -- they're hard to avoid today!So we've left out th ... More >>
SnacksBest Coast singer Bethany Cosentino has made a lot of her fans cat people.Her pet cat Snacks is almost as recognizable as the band (which plays Clubhouse Music Venue Saturday, January 22) itself. A picture of Snacks covers the drum kit, Cosentino gives Snacks a shout-out in the song "Goodby ... More >>
There was something about reggae riffs and smoking weed that really appealed to yesterday's Fall Frenzy crowd. In between the harder rockin' lineups scheduled for Friday and Sunday was a hippie day. California bands The Dirty Heads, Sublime and Weezer had a lot to offer locals who enjoy good jams ... More >>
Does this look like a good place to do a little dancing? Ask X103.9.The radio station formerly known as "The Edge," X103.9, will host the new singer of "Sublime" on Friday. Rome Ramirez, a chubby 21-year-old California kid who was in elementary school when Brad Nowell died of a heroin overdose, w ... More >>
DJ Brook B will be a part of the final Social tonight at Incog.There's a certain dilemma involved with this weekend. Should one go all out and spend the next 48-72 hours living it up? Or do you pace yourself and conserve some energy since there's only three days or work (if that) next week due to ... More >>