The Used (Band)

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Rancid - Marquee Theatre, Tempe - 7/24/13

    Rancid Marquee Theatre Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Seeing a 21-year-old punk band is always kind of a crapshoot. Bands like Social Distortion continue to sell out shows year after year, while groups like The Misfits, Dead Kennedys, and certain iterations of Black Flag would be better off hanging it up ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    The Used, Marquee Theatre, 2/24/13

    The Used @ Marquee Theatre | 2/24/13 On Sunday night, the Marquee Theatre reverberated with the sound of cheering fans and hardcore screamo tunes on the Take Action Tour, which aims to raise awareness about such issues as teen suicide, bullying, and more (super-badass). The tour this year consists o ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend in Phoenix

    Kelly Clarkson may have slept on his phenomenal Kaleidoscope Dream, but that didn't stop Los Angeles-based crooner Miguel from having one hell of a 2012. He tops our list of must-see shows this weekend in Phoenix, stopping by the historic Celebrity Theatre to showcase sulty jams like "Adorn." We can ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013
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    February 21, 2013

    The Used's Bert McCracken Wants You To Steal the Band's Album From Walmart

    Post-hardcore rockers The Used have been put through the wringer more than a couple times during the 12 years they've spent together as a band. It's hard to imagine that even before the time spent addicted to drugs, label shifts, and the on-stage injuries, the members had already experienced homeles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    The Pazz & Jop 2012 Critic's Poll Is Live

    Our sister paper, the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop music critic's poll is live, and the results are in: Frank Ocean's neo-neo-soul record channel ORANGE is the album of the year, and Carly Rae Jepsen's infectious (and impossible to escape) "Call Me Maybe" is the single of the year. This yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Flogging Molly, Sigur Ros, Jackson Browne, and More Just Announced Shows

    With the holidays rapidly approaching, some of us have our sights set on another holiday. One awash in Olympic-sized swimming pools of Guinness and all the corned beef we can eat. It's one of the few holidays where public urination, vomiting, and rabble rousing are perfectly acceptable forms of cel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Warped Tour 2012, Camelback Ranch Baseball Stadium, 6/28/12

    Vans Warped Tour Camelback Ranch Baseball Stadium Thursday, June 28 Despite my trepidation about being able to handle the heat and a slew of young bands that had little to do with the Warped lineups of my youth, I survived. Another Vans Warped Tour is in the bag. This was the first year it was he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Crowdsourced: Fans Beat the Heat at Vans Warped Tour 2012

    See also: Valley Bands Sweat it Out on Warped Tour Stages See also: Vans Warped Tour 2012: The Good, the Bad, and the Auto-Tuned See also: Warped Tour 2012, Camelback Ranch Baseball Stadium, 6/28/12 Yesterday was my first Warped Tour in eight years. A lot has changed, though oddly enough, Anti-Flag ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
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    February 21, 2012

    Dead Wildlife's Braden McCall on Playing SXSW and Scottsdale Sluts

    29-year-old local musician Braden McCall "feels too much," and while he might humbly admit this is, well, a rather annoying personality trait, it certainly hasn't hurt his ability to write and record music. As a Valley native, McCall has used his time and talents wisely, spending the majority of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2011

    Red Line Chemistry at 910 Live, 7-23-11

    ​ BY LAUREN WISERed Line Chemistry 910 Live Saturday, July 23, 2011 "This Phoenix show is by far the best we've done yet on this tour," admits Red Line Chemistry bassist Tom Brown, pushing his black-stripe-spiked mop of hair from his forehead after finishing his performance at 910 Live last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Kara Roschi, What Are You Listening To?

    Kara Roschi​Kara Roschi The local artist is co-owner of Practical Art. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I am proud to be car-free! But when I did have one, it was NPR in the afternoons, KSLX in the evenings ('specially Gettin' the L ... More >>

  • Music

    November 5, 2009
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    September 10, 2009
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    August 28, 2009

    Incoming: Peaches, The Sounds, Dirty Projectors, Zac Harmon, Kittie and MC Chris

    ​MC Chris got a great review from Michael Lopez when he came to Clubhouse last year so his Halloween show at Club Red should be amazing. Who knows what kind of crazy costumes the geeks that show up for that concert will be wearing on The Devil's Day. What other must-sees were announced this week? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Bad Religion to Headline Tempe Beach Park's St. Patrick's Day Celebration

    Does a show featuring Bad Religion, The Used, and Slightly Stoopid scream St. Patrick's Day to you? Yeah, us neither. Tempe Beach Park will have the three bands perform as part of its annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration, which fittingly featured the Irish punk-rock band Flogging Molly in years pas ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    September 11, 2008

    From Dark

    The Answer to Infection

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    August 12, 2008

    You Asked for It: From Dark

    Back in May, I launched this “You Asked for It” blog. There were so many Phoenix bands complaining that Phoenix New Times didn’t give them enough coverage, even while we’ve been covering local music ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Projekt Revolution Tour

    Linkin Park's festival-style show still standing after Lollapalooza's summer bummer