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    June 4, 2014

    The Mason Jar Building is For Sale

    Got more than half million in the bank and a burning desire to resurrect a piece of local rock history from the dead? If so, then give Franco Gagliano a ring ASAP, since the building he owns that once housed famed Phoenix rock joint The Mason Jar is up for sale. And the asking price is only a mere ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    Suzy Homewrecker and Noiz.Fkr Bring Vintage Punk Vinyl to The Rogue Bar Tonight

    It's been a couple weeks since Edward Snowden ratted out the National Security Agency, and most of America's still in a major twist over said revelations of government's Orwellian-style surveillance tactics. And maybe in the mood to riot, stage a few protests, or -- at the very least -- preach the t ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    Emby Alexander Wishes You A Blue Christmas (And Doesn't Want To Fight Tonight)

    There are only five shopping days left of Christmas...are you sick of hearing dogs "sing" "Jingle Bells" yet? At least the Sprint commercial with animals singing "Deck the Halls" is pretty cute. Fortunately, Emby Alexander breaks out of the obnoxious Christmas cover routine by putting its own spin ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
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    December 7, 2011

    Tom "Soda" Gardocki on Spike Jonze, 12-String Banjo, Jackass, and Weezer

    ​Tom "Soda" Gardocki spent years playing guitar in SoCal rockers Wax (go rewatch the credits of Mallrats; the band plays right after its pals Weezer) but more recently he's devoted himself to more rustic purposes. Either performing with his Large Band, his "Million Piece Band," or solo with ... More >>

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    November 25, 2011

    It's Now Officially Okay to Listen to Christmas Music

    ​Thought malls and retail have already been doing it for a couple weeks, we're going to go ahead and make an official statement: It's not totally okay to listen to Christmas music. And while plenty of Xmas jams are mind numbing, annoying earworms, there's always some good to be had. Enjoy ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    6 Musicians With Surprising Political Affiliations

    ​Music is one of those creative things that only hippies do, or at least that's the stereotype. But seriously, what kind of self-respecting conservative would devote themselves to being a (guf-ah!) professional musician? And what already-famous musicians would commit the career suicide of adm ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    New The Horrors: "Still Life"

    British rockers The Horrors​Much was made about British post-punkers The Horrors' 2007 debut Strange House. The album featured such songs as "Gloves" and "Sheena is a Parasite," both drenched in influences from such influential punk bands as Joy Division and the Ramones. 2009 saw the band's sophom ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    November 18, 2010

    The Roots, Miniature Tigers, Johnny Rawls, Djentrification, and Other Weekend Events

    The Roots are scheduled to perform at American Junkie in Scottsdale on Saturday during the Red Bull Soundclash.​Who'd win in a fight between local legends Miniature Tigers and the hip-hop icons of The Roots? Although its feels like we're making a Sophie's Choice between our two favorite children ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Ten Most Overplayed Sports Arena Songs (with Music)

    ​I was grumblings of the Suns' porous, lackadaisical defense during a recent game when a different debate started between my girlfriend and I.Which Green Day album is "Brain Stew" is on again? The answer, of course, is 1995's Insomniac. But a better question is why such an odd query came ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    The Soft Pack: The Soft Pack

    The Soft Pack - The Soft Pack San Diego's The Soft Pack drops their debut today. The band, which scored so cheap publicity by naming their band "The Muslims" then changing the name due to "ignorant and racist comments" at least got a deal out of the fiasco. Here's what the music press is saying ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 3, 2009
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    July 24, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Lingerie Shows, Big Pimpin, Punk Karaoke, and More

    The Crush is scheduled to perform tonight at MADCAP Theatres in Tempe. Dreamy Lingerie and Swimwear Launch Party at the Mondrian (Friday) There are a few good reasons why you might consider attending this sexy soiree: The Mondrian's Midnight Room provides quite a swanky background in which to w ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    You Asked For It: Dude Offline

    Dude OfflineMonkey BabyRamper RecordsGRADE: BWe've been doing You Asked For It for just over a year now and it's about time we had our first repeat customer. Dude Offline got his first record, Nerd Love, reviewed by Niki D'Andrea last year, and now he's waited long enough for his seven song mini-alb ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    April 9, 2009
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    December 9, 2008

    Pitchfork Stays Sub-Par and Pretentious with New "Greatest Songs" Guide

    The horde of amateur music critics at Pitchfork Media has just crapped out a tome titled The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present (Fireside). The book purports to present "edifying essays" about the greatest 500 songs of the past thirty years and "all-new reviews" ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008

    Digital Leather

    (Goner Records)

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    May 29, 2008

    Gift of Gag

    Joke band returns. No joke.

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    April 20, 2008

    Theonix Arts Showcase Vol. III

    By Sarah Ventre Every third Friday of the month, Mesa-based Hollywood Alley turns their space into a place where art and music can come together with good food and cheap beer. Less upscale and underage than First Fridays downtown, Theonix Arts Showcase doesn’t follow the formula of taking an a ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008
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    November 15, 2007

    Shred Cred

    You wanted the best? You got the best: Guitar Hero III

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    December 7, 2006

    Back and Black

    But not here

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    November 30, 2006

    Children of Bodom

    Finnish that drink

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    October 19, 2006

    Pretty Vacant!

    Should be pretty crowded

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    July 27, 2006


    Anatomically correct

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    November 24, 2005

    For Those About to Rock

    Guitar Hero cranks rhythm-gaming up to 11

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    July 21, 2005

    The Briefs

    Punky pseudo-Brit good times

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    January 13, 2005

    Agnostic Front

    Hardcore veterans must be doing something right

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    October 3, 2002

    The Apples in Stereo

    Velocity of Sound(Elephant 6/SpinArt)

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    August 1, 2002

    GoGoGo Airheart

    Exitheuxa (GSL)

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    March 7, 2002

    Astro Creep

    Rob Zombie rebounds from a Universal nightmare with another Sinister offering

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    August 9, 2001

    Torch Singers

    Betty Blowtorch - Are You Man Enough? (Foodchain)

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    August 2, 2001

    Lonesome Brothers / Ribeye Brothers

    Swamptown Girl (Captivating Music), If I Had a Horse...(All Indie)

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    July 26, 2001

    Hit Them Again

    Aussie rockers Radio Birdman beat the boots -- and strike a chord with the punk 'n' roll youth today -- with a new authorized collection from Sub Pop

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    May 10, 2001


    From the week of May 10, 2001

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    February 22, 2001

    The Donnas

    Turn 21 (Lookout! Records)

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    September 21, 2000

    Coyote Lovely

    White Trash Debutantes rock the Emerald

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    June 29, 2000

    Amazing Crowns

    Royal (Time Bomb)

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    March 2, 2000

    Shout It Out

    Three-chord heroes take the hokey out of karaoke

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    January 20, 2000

    The Muffs

    (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

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    August 14, 1997

    Hot Five

    Phonoroyale carries the torch song into the modern world

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    May 22, 1997
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    January 2, 1997

    Something Old, Something New

    In 1996, punk was murdered by its parents and resurrected by its children

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    December 28, 1995

    Survey Says...

    New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)

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