2012 is looking to be a comeback year for infamous Phoenix-born "deathrock" combo The Mighty Sphincter. The mythic band -- part of the same Placebo Records scene that birthed JFA, International Language, and many, many more -- has always been lead by songwriter Doug Clark, and he says that ... More >>
Over the past couple weeks I interviewed key members of the early '80s Phoenix skate punk. The results, printed in this week's issue, coincide with this weekend's JFA 30th Anniversary show at Hollywood Alley. Everyone I spoke to was funny, insightful, and has a genuine lifers; people doing it ... More >>
Five, six, seven, skate
Images from 25 years of Phoenix music
. . . DEADHEADS, MARIJUANA SMOKE AND LAWMEN TRAIL IN THE WAKE. BUT THIS TIME MIGHT BE DIFFERENT.