On Saturday, more than 3,000 people attended That Damn Show, a full day of performances by rock and punk bands like Bad Religion, Tiger Army, and The Faint at Mesa Amphitheatre.
But according to several attendees, the outdoor concert -- which was co-promoted by New Times and local online alt-rock ... More >>
That Damn Show | Mesa Amphitheatre | April 20, 2013 The history of That Damn Show is full of fond memories. A decade or so ago, the festival combined punk bands with alt-radio favorites for a blistering day in the sun. Saturday, it was back with a vengeance, and hopefully it will make a return next ... More >>
When Bad Religion, AWOLNATION, and the rest of That Damn Show comes to the Mesa Amphitheatre on Saturday, there will be 14 bands crammed onto the bill, split between two stages -- which is to say It's going to be a little hectic. You can still buy tickets online; to make your schedule triage a litt ... More >>
We're fairly certain that by now you're fully up to speed on That Damn Show's headliner Bad Religion, as well when they're playing, how they've been around longer than you think, and their best albums ever.
So what about the rest of the rock, punk, and indie heavy-hitters filling out the bill at M ... More >>
That Damn Show, the Phoenix music institution most likely to lead into an extended, vulgar Abbott and Costello routine, is less than a week away: On Saturday, Bad Religion and 11 other local and national bands will file into Mesa Amphitheatre and play music that is probably going to be really loud a ... More >>
Tiger Army has replaced Against Me! on Phoenix New Times/KUKQ's recently revived That Damn Show music festival at Mesa Amphitheatre, which includes Bad Religion, Awolnation, The Faint, and more. The news of Against Me! leaving the festival isn't too surprising, as the band canceled its spring tour ... More >>
Tiger Army @ Marquee Theatre | 10/28/12Tiger Army frontman Nick 13 promised something special when we spoke to him last week ahead of last night's Halloween celebration, Octoberflame V.
That could have meant a number of things in hindsight: outrageous outfits, an elaborate stage set up, pyrotechni ... More >>
Tucson's horror film and surf music-loving psychobilly outfit Mission Creeps don't shy away from the macabre-- which is why the group joined the Southern Arizona Ghost and Paranormal Society to spend the night at The Oliver House, where there have been 28 known deaths, making it one of the most haun ... More >>
There's plenty to be worried about these days. Just off the top of our heads, there's the very real possibility of a Mitt Romney presidency, the horrors of the ever-lagging economy, and all that folderol about whether or not the world's ending in a couple of months.
Frankly, your brains have probab ... More >>
Psychobilly mavens Tiger Army have managed to amass a legion of loyal followers over the course of 17 years. A massive discography on the other hand, is something the Southern California trio is yet to possess.
Ever since their 1999 self-titled debut, the group has added only three more titles to ... More >>
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Kurt VileThis week's issue features Tony Culture, a local artist who has his roots in Jamaica. As a fan of the Studio 1 and "lovers rock," he loves many styles of reggae. He's a do-it-all MC, DJ and Sound System master. His wife owns Afida's Hair Culture, which is where you can see Tony ... More >>
Did someone say $1 Pabst Blue Ribbons? And a "punk rock DJ night"? We are so there.
This Tuesday, July 5, local punk purveyor Tim Neilson (better known by his DJ handle, Johnny Volume ), continues hosting his bi-weekly Delinquency event at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe. In addition to Volume spin ... More >>
Welcome to Obscuro, a new weekly feature where Up on the Sun dives deep into the world of vinyl oddities: private press jobs, major label cast-offs, and general thrift shop clutter that's thus far escaped anyone's attention. These LPs have been hiding out, collecting dust, until we come along, in ... More >>