The early '90s were not the best of times for metal. Suddenly everyone who grew up listening to Sabbath--and a lot of people who didn't--was exchanging skull rings for flannel and writing grunge songs about being strung out. But Patrick Flannery and his alter-ego Prophet were just starting out playi ... More >>
Letters from the week of February 5, 2004
Letters from the week of January 22, 2004
Conservatives and hip-hop fans weigh the pros and ho's of Ludacris
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
The New Guy offers the same ol' dopey crap for kids
With Scorpion Kingz, two ASU radio DJs try to document the desert hip-hop scene
An accident robbed rapper Bryan Erwin of his hearing, his happiness and - for a few minutes - his life. Now his therapy is his music. But can rap save him?
CPR offers a breath of life to the Valley Latin scene
A highly anticipated new release and a promising alt-country pairing head this week's happenings
Mixmaster Mike takes his turntable wizardry on tour with the Beastie Boys
IS VINYL REALLY THE CHOICE OF A NEW GENERATION OR ARE PEOPLE JUST WAXING NOSTALGIC?
MAJOR LABELS THREATEN RETAILERS WHO SELL SECONDHAND DISCS