It's been almost a year since local rock group The Tremulants played their last show following the death of frontman Marco Holt who succumbed to non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His passing left the music community grieving and family and friends reeling. Tremulants bassist Isaac Hensleigh stepped away from m ... More >>
Titus Andronicus and Ceremony @ Crescent Ballroom, 11/6/12"Good night, good luck, and four more years!" said Patrick Stickles as he high-fived fans from the stage as Titus Andronicus wrapped up a solid set that ran almost two hours. The night wasn't as political as it could have been, both bands o ... More >>
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.
See also: Chasers Sold to New Owners and Becomes Pub Rock, A Music Venue With an In-House Radio Broadcasting Studio Jesse Malin has done it all, or most of it at least. In his barely-teens he was fronting Jersey-based hardcore ensemble Heart Attack, then spent the '90s in glam-punk wreckers D-Gen ... More >>
Summerland Tour Featuring Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Marcy Playground, and Lit Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comerica Theatre See also: Our full Summerland slideshow, featuring Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Sugar Ray. See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia? See als ... More >>
Ah, the Scotch Egg. While the origin of this British picnic or pub staple has been contested, it was often served as a portable snack to Coach travelers in the 1700's. Whether cold in a picnic basket or warm in a pub, a Scotch Egg is a hardboiled egg with sausage packed around it, coated with bread ... More >>
Social Distortion Marquee Theatre January 13th, 2011It's a testament to Social Distortion's prominent influence on younger punk rock n' roll bands that two songs in to opening band Dead Relatives' set, I thought they were Social Distortion. It's either a testament to that or how crappy ... More >>
Artist: Girl Talk Title: All Day Release date: November 15 Label: Illegal Art Whether sample-happy mash-up act Girl Talk is "good" or "not good" and whether you "like" or "dislike" Girl Talk are completely irrelevant to any discussion regarding Girl Talk. The only things I care about when it ... More >>
Well, Thursday is finally upon us -- however, what could have been an entirely shitty day was made less so by the wonderful foresight of U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton and her injunctions on SB 1070. Gov. Brewer's evil army of mercenaries will have to wait until a decision is made on the ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraNaoko Yamano of Shonen KnifeHere at Up on the Sun, we're constantly shaking our fists in frustration watching band after band head to Tucson and pass us by. Last night, we rebelled. If Tucson's going to take our bands, we're going to take Tucson! At least that was the sentime ... More >>
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The Cards sure played like wimps last year, but essentially naming their stadium Pussy Park?!
Despite losing a member and a contract, Boston's Damone is all charged up
P-town's party patrol belly-flops into divey Ky's for free pool, cheap booze and hella-hot bar tarts
Never can say sayonara
There's a new take on a classic soundtrack
George Tabb pens a piece of punk history
The Walkmen drop out of the New York rock revival
The Mayor of the Sunset Strip presides over pop
They've got the parents. Now the Rolling Stones are out for the kids.
Reissue of two classic early '80s albums spotlights the seminal power-pop magic of the dB's
Arizona shutterbug offers the world a wild gift of X photos
Local promoter stages a wild and woolly music festival
Shaping themselves after rock 'n' roll's bad girls (and boys), the Donnas get punk bitchy
After 11 albums, Berkeley's Mr. T Experience is starting to abandon the punk-pop sound it pioneered
L7 declares an all-out assault on Warped boys and Lilith Fairies with slap-happy
After nearly a decade in major-label purgatory, the Muffs' Kim Shattuck proves it wasn't all for nothing
Trashman sinks his teeth into the unholy union of porn and Vegas
Gloritone finds success by keeping it simple and loud
Trashman visits the best little escort service in Phoenix
PICK YOUR NOSE, TAPE UP YOUR GLASSES, GRAB YOUR PLASTIC POCKET PROTECTOR. NERD ROCK IS ALIVE AND WELL.
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