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The Offspring (Band)

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    August 7, 2014

    25 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix in August

    We're officially hip deep into the time of year that's officially know as the dog days of summer, which -- if you're not familiar with the term -- refers to the most sweltering period of the season. But while the weather might be keeping your ass glued to the couch, it's not stopping chart-topping ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Against Me!'s Atom Willard on Laura Jane Grace's Gender Transition: "It's my Journey as Well"

    In 2012, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace took the world by storm when she publicly revealed herself to be transgender. Though had we been paying attention, we would have noticed the not-so-subtle cues in the band's lyrics, like these from "The Ocean": "If I could have chosen / I would have been born ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Despite All Logic, The Original Batman Soundtracks are Actually Pretty Okay

    Credit to the pride of Minnesota, Prince, for nailing it right out of the gate: Few Batman the right age can hear his infectious "Partyman" and not envision Nicholson-as-Joker destructively "broadening his mind" with a purple paintbrush in the Gotham art gallery, goofily dancing to Prince's funky aw ... More >>

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    May 14, 2013

    Local Wire: Cover the Crescent, Alice Bag, and More Valley Music

    [The Valley is a big place, and it puts out more interesting music than we could ever hope to cover. Every week or so, Mike Bogumill will use this space to cover a little more of it. - Ed.] The goal of this column is to document, explore, and create awareness for interesting things happening in loc ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Are You a Cute Blonde Lady? Now is a Good Time to be in a Music Video

    Last week, a couple of so-called indie bands released music videos that featured quirky blonde actresses. Michelle Williams traveled to Niagara Falls Wild Nothing's "Paradise" and The Girl Next Door Elisha Cuthbert imagines herself in a movie in The Gaslight Anthem's video for "Here Comes My Man." B ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Throwback Thursday: Green Day's Dookie

    We've been having fun examining various one-hit wonders and FM curiosities of the '90s each week with our Throwback Thursday columns, but now it's time to get serious and examine one of the biggest records on the '90s: Dookie by Green Day. Dookie was a game-changer, both for young millennials and ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    My103.9 Now On the Air

    When the news broke that X103.9 would be

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    May 24, 2011

    Pickmaster Plectrum Punch: Turn Your Financial Woes Into Sweet Guitar Picks

    ​Q: What's the difference between a cheese pizza and a guitarist?A: A cheese pizza can feed a family of four. Jokes aside, everyone knows musicians are notoriously broke, at least those who aren't raking in enough to have awesome tour riders.Chances are, if you are getting paid at gigs, it ain't v ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Incoming: Aceyalone, Cool Kids, Wayne Hancock, Torche, Face to Face

    Face to Face are coming to the Nile Theater this June​It's a somewhat solid week for incoming shows. Quantity over quality isn't always preferable, and there are a few pretty quality just announced shows -- Aceyalone, Cool Kids and Torche.However, it's punk quartet Face to Face who have perha ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    P-Nut of 311 on Perry Farrell, Secret Summer Events, and Rocking a Boat

    Alison Dyer​I don't know how much there really is to do out in Omaha, Nebraska, but being a city girl, I'd imagine that living there would give people plenty of time to bounce artistic ideas off of one another and get creative. Out comes 311. The five-piece rock/rap band's sound is undeniably one- ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    No Gimmick: Loss For Words EP

    No Gimmick​Artist: No GimmickTitle: Loss For Words EPBasics: I think I was getting far too cocky atop my YAFI perch. Here I was about to collect my two month chip for being pop punk sober. Thanks to power punk trio No Gimmick, I'm off the wagon yet again. I give up -- it's a fact of YAFI life ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Mosh Potatoes: A Heavy Metal Cookbook That Rocks

    ​There's a new heavy metal cookbook in stores called Mosh Potatoes (Atria Paperback), and even if you're not a headbanger, you'll find something to appreciate in this clever tome. Where else could you ever find recipes for things like "Hot Rod Penis Loaf" (courtesy of Gen from Genitorturers) ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Sundown Showdown, Darkness Dear Boy, The Shizz, Crotch Rockitt, and More

    Rumspringer is scheduled to perform at Saturday's Shizz CD release party at Trunk Space.​Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? If you've been smart enough to squirrel away your simoleons, there's probably enough green in the bank account to afford trip to the Elvis Costell ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    February 4, 2010
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    July 6, 2009

    Joey Arroyo Band at The Marquee Theatre: Sheer Joy

    The last time I went out to The Marquee Theatre, The Offspring made themselves at home amongst the sweaty, aging punk audience. Friday night's performance by The Joey Arroyo Band at this very same venue can be described in two words that The Offspring show could not: civil and desolate. Which is de ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Jay-Z, First Friday, and Joey Arroyo Over the Weekend

    Could Jay-Z Replace Michael Jackson? Jay-Z's claim to being "The Best Rapper Alive" is delivered so flippantly it's almost filler anymore. Certainly, there was a time after 2003's The Black Album dropped that it'd have been indisputable to any serious fan of hip-hop music, but, in the years since, i ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    The Offspring Switched From Mesa Amp to Marquee Theatre

    The Offspring's June 1 show, which was scheduled for Mesa Amphitheatre, has been switched to The Marquee. There was scheduling conflict, we've been told. Tickets are still available here.While I wasn't super excited about this show at Mesa Amp, seeing a band this big at a mid-sized venue like Marque ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    May 21, 2009
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    April 6, 2009

    Just Announced: Incubus, The Offspring, Loretta Lynn

    Am I the only one who didn't realize people were still listening to Incubus? The band's been around 1991, and seemingly peaked in 1999 with the double platinum Make Yourself, but is somehow still has a #1 album, and is playing Jobing.com Arena. Go figure. So, I guess that's a pretty big concert anno ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009
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    July 26, 2007
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