The Toadies

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Fishbone, P.I.L., The Toadies, GZA, Waka Flocka Flame, and More Just Announced Shows

    See also: GWAR, Tav Falco's Panther Burns, Kendrick Lamar, and More Just Announced Shows It's time to tear into your closet and dust off those old gas station shirts. '80s ska/punk band Fishbone is hitting Club Red on Thursday, September 27. After last year's album release Crazy Glue, a documenta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Summerland Tour at Comerica Theatre, 7/3/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Top Ten Best You Asked For It Songs

    You Asked For It​In creating last week's list of the ten worst You Asked For It songs, I found myself thinking, "Well, I better make a list of the ten best songs, too." It's been infinitely more fun to listen to some local music that I actually enjoyed rather than slog through some crappy, shoddil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Tugboat: Patches of Land

    ​Band: TugboatTitle: Patches of LandBasics: Tempe five-some Tugboat are quite an anomaly in today's You Asked For It game -- a rare effort from a band that, when I tell my peers about the record, I don't have to be six beers deep, lamenting why it is I do these columns.Previous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Toadies Fans, In Arizona, In 2009: Who Knew?

    "Huh? The Toadies are back together?" was pretty much my reaction last week, when I heard a radio ad for Wednesday's show at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Clearly, I'd been out of the loop, since Todd Lewis had reconstituted his Dallas-Fort Worth band -- known nationally for 1994's Rubberneck and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Toadies Play Martini Ranch Tonight

    It's been 15 long years since The Toadies scored a big hit with "Possum Kingdom" -- possibly the most popular song ever written about murdering somebody behind a boathouse. The nationwide popularity of that song, and the success of the Dallas-Fort Worth's band's 1994 debut, Rubberneck, portended a p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Just Announced: Tool, Blink 182, Tori Amos

    It always catches us off gaurd, but Arizona-based winemaker and film producer Maynard James Keen occasionally still dabbles in his side project, making spooky prog metal with his band Tool. The band's show at U.S. Airways is this week's biggest show announcement, headlining a list of thin summer of ... More >>

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    September 17, 2008
  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Seven Year Itch

    The Toadies aren't licked despite a marathon wait for the release of their sophomore album