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The Dillinger Escape Plan

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Weekend

    Sure, the pickings are a little slim this weekend for live music. But there's still some great stuff around town, so check out our selections if you need a little help choosing what to do. And if you want a more comprehensive list, be sure to visit our full concert listings.

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    May 1, 2014

    10 Best Metal Shows in Metro Phoenix In May

    See also: Top 10 Metro Phoenix Metal Vocalists. Now more than ever, there is lot of metal -- from comedy to thrash to black to grindcore -- getting slung in and around Metro Phoenix, thanks to concerts and gigs by locals and touring acts alike. That's why we have compiled a monthly list of the 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    The Dillinger Escape Plan's Unpredictable Metal

    Founded 17 years ago in Morris Fields, New Jersey, genre-twisting metal act The Dillinger Escape Plan was simply made to disrupt. Unimpressed with a bland metal scene and without a vehicle to exercise his intentionally dissonant and defiant songwriting style, guitarist Ben Weinman formed the band th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    The 21 Best Heavy Metal Albums of 2013

    It's that time of year where our focus is officially shifting from reflecting on 2013 to preparing for 2014. Another 365 days have swept by, full of heavy metal ups and downs, groupies and drug overdoses, mind-blowing riffs and sold-out shows. The state of metal in 2013 certainly hasn't blown my min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    The Monkees and the Jonas Brothers are both playing the Valley this week, which is a thinkpiece someone else is going to have to write--only one of them made our list of five Phoenix shows to see this week. Find out which one it is after the jump! (And view our complete concert calendar here.) (It ... More >>

  • Music

    March 28, 2013
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    March 27, 2013

    Soulfly's Max Cavalera Discusses Extreme Groove (and His New Supergroup, Featuring Members of Mars Volta, Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon)

    Max Cavalera of Soulfly is a very mellow speaker. His Brazilian accent is thick, and there's a lilting quality to the way he punctuates his sentences with phrases like "You know?" or "It's killer, man." He's buzzing about a lake house in unincorporated Phoenix, a second home in addition to his other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Cee Lo to Become a Talk Show Host on Fuse

    ​Rapper, proucer, and The Voice vocal coach Cee Lo Green will kick off his own talk show on Fuse on June 22, according to Paste.The upcoming show, entitled Talking to Strangers, is a performance and interview series that's all about Cee Lo sitting down to interview indie, rap and R&B arti ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    The 88: The 88

    ​Artist: The 88Title: The 88 Release date: September 28 Label: Rocket ScienceWhat do you do if you're a band like The 88? You're top-flight songwriters and musicians, you get your songs placed in all kinds of big-name TV shows and high-profile TV commercials, you tour the country opening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Warpaint: The Fool

    ​Artist: Warpaint Title: The Fool Release date: October 25 Label: Rough Trade The musical path taken by L.A. foursome Warpaint is well trodden -- but this kind of ultra-moody, sort of experimental, Joy Division-indebted music is usually plied by men. But Warpaint is a quartet of women, and in ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Screaming Females: Castle Talk

    ​Artist: Screaming Females Title: Castle Talk Release date: September 14 Label: Don Giovanni Back in the day, I'd hate to miss a good show (I'm still not happy that my parents wouldn't let me drive to Kalamazoo one Monday night to see Scratch Acid and Big Black play, ditto the time I couldn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Authority Zero: Stories of Survival

    ​Artist: Authority ZeroTitle: Stories of SurvivalRelease date: June 22Label: Suburban NoizeI have a friend who's a native Phoenician and longtime fixture in the Valley punk scene, both as fan and musician. He loves West Coast punk, thinks Southern California spawned the best of the best punk, espe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Half of 2010

    Dum Dum Girls​Today marks the halfway point of Nothing Not New. That means I've listen to nearly 140 records in their entirety in the first six months of 2010. Just another 140 or so to go before I can retreat to the familiarity of my record collection.To recognize the occasion, the Up on the Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Foals: Total Life Forever

    ​Artist: FoalsTitle: Total Life ForeverRelease date: June 22Label: Sub PopThough I disagree with a commenter on one of my posts this week (Shawn from excellent local music blog Electric Mustache) about the merits of electro-punk Sleigh Bells, I agree with him that S.B. are a band that you either l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Mojo

    ​Artist: Tom Petty and the HeartbreakersTitle: MojoRelease date: June 15Label: RepriseHow many of you have acts that you'd never call yourself a fan of, would never buy one of their records, or pay money to see in concert, yet recognize that the acts have been around for so long and written songs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: Delta Spirit, Stereo Total, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Cringe, The Dig, and more

    ​Let's clear off the desk, shall we?Stereo Total: Baby Ouh! -- This band on the Kill Rock Stars label is a multi-lingual new-New Wave boy-girl band with songs sung in English, German, and French. It's quirky with a capital "Q" and not nearly as charming as it thinks it is. Still, most songs are un ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Odds 'n' Sods: CocoRosie, Natalie Merchant, Disco Biscuits, The Sadies, Small Black, and more

    ​It's been a pretty big past two weeks for indie rock: Hold Steady, New Pornographers, Flying Lotus, The National, The Dead Weather. That's a lot of heavy-hitters. Meanwhile, some lower-profile stuff has been piling up on my desk, so it's time to give you a rundown of the other stuff I've been lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Male Bonding: Nothing Hurts

    ​Artist: Male BondingTitle: Nothing HurtsRelease date: May 11Label: Sub PopRemember all the buzz about Wavves last year? I thought they were just okay. Hopefully, their next record (slated for release this year) will be better. In the meantime, I'll be listening to the new record by Male Bonding, ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma

    ​Artist: Flying LotusTitle: CosmogrammaRelease date: May 3Label: Warp RecordsA while back, a reader posted a comment on one of my Nothing Not New posts asking why I continued to listen to electronic/laptop music even though I don't care for it all that much.Well, first of all, in the spirit of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Nothing Not New: Podcast #3

    Peter M. Storch​You wanted the best, you got the best with another Nothing Not New podcast. This time, New Times web editor/Japanese music aficionado Jonathan McNamara and photography intern/Coachella attendee Ryan "The Wolf" Wolf joined me in our studios to compile 10 more songs from some of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction Coming to Cricket on May 15

    Nine Inch Nails will supposedly be making their final appearance in the Valley for the foreseeable future on Friday, May 15, at Cricket Wireless Pavillion. I say "supposedly" because of the following: A). The date hasn't been confirmed by the venue or its management (but has been reported here, here ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009
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    September 20, 2008
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    July 17, 2008

    Fracture Point

    Inherit the Downfall
    (self-released)

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    You Asked for It: Fracture Point

    For the past six weeks, I’ve been asking local bands to send their CDs to me for review in this weekly “You Asked for It” blog. The original idea was that bands who complained about not getting coverage from u ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2008

    Do the Mathcore

    Something doesn’t add up in Jersey band’s prog-metal revamp

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    February 28, 2008
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    January 17, 2008
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    June 7, 2007

    Three-Chord Wonders

    Cathartic monkeys bring on the punk

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    May 31, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    Metal Health

    The freshest stuff is underground

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    March 21, 2007

    Metal Up Your Ass

    Fracture Point All the commotion on here lately regarding my distaste for Marshall "Fucking" Beck, formerly of the metal band Rebirth, seems to have left many metal heads (or at least Marshall's Myspace friends) under the impression that I either don't care about metal or don't appreciate the genre ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Various Artists

    Drum Nation Volume 3
    (Magna Carta)

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    March 9, 2006

    A Life Once Lost

    Hardcore heroes

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    July 21, 2005

    Gigantour

    A shot at redemption

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    March 24, 2005

    Road Rage Tour

    Label babies on a field trip

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    February 3, 2005

    Fear Before the March of Flames

    Art Damage
    (Equal Vision)

  • Calendar

    December 30, 2004
  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Up From the Underworld

    This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Lamb of God

    Ashes of the Wake
    (Epic)

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Mastodon

    Extreme metal on tour

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    August 12, 2004
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    August 12, 2004

    Mixed Up

    "I'm retiring from the humiliating art of wooing girls with music."

  • Music

    August 5, 2004
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    August 5, 2004

    Out of Step

    Twenty Years ago, D.R.I. took punk over the metal edge. Now, Dillinger Escape Plan's finding the same secret to success.

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