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  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    The Offspring's Guitarist Says Punk Rockers Aren't as Special as They Think

    It's time to locate the CD binder somewhere in a closet. Thumb through the inserts, and as nostalgia washes over, pull out 1994's "required listening" album for angst-filled teenagers and brush up on the Offspring's Smash. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the record that exposed the Huntingto ... More >>

  • Music

    January 16, 2014
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    January 16, 2014

    Yellowcard Survives Turnover and Label Trouble To Keep Fighting

    For those who came of age after Y2K, we remember the heady days of heart-on-sleeve pop punk, defined by bands like Fall Out Boy, Cartel and Panic! At The Disco, radio-ready acts that were as relatable as they were kitschy. However, few records encapsulated this timeframe with the honesty of Yellowca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Fall Out Boy is Releasing a Punk Album: Here's Why it's Legit

    Punk has always been made to be atypical in both approach and presentation. In 2013, however, few would expect Fall Out Boy, the once-TRL darling pop-punk five-piece, and Ryan Adams, one of the most prolific genre-crossing musicians of our generation, to come together to release a hardcore, punk EP. ... More >>

  • Music

    August 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Fatboy Slim and Five More 4th of July Events in Metro Phoenix

    Long before the "Harlem Shake," there was "The Rockafeller Skank." Doesn't ring a bell, huh? It should considering the 1998 plunderphonics-heavy groove was one of the more epic big beat hits from the enormous arsenal of British-born musician Norman Cook. Still clueless, bro? Perhaps you know the Eng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Backstreet Boys, ZZ Top, and More Announce Phoenix Shows

    Earlier in May, Justin Timberlake announced he would be coming through Phoenix on his enormous solo tour, which set off a concert-excitement bomb the likes of which hadn't been seen since -- well, since those Prince shows, I guess, even earlier in May. More recently, the Backstreet Boys announced th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Fall Out Boy Returns to "Save Rock and Roll," But Is It Too Late?

    For the excitable Generation Y character in all of us twenty-somethings: Fall Out Boy has returned. With their 2005 mega-album From Under The Cork Tree, the Chicago-based four-piece put a poetically self-aware spin on the theme of pop-punk. They laced the album with ironic and lengthy song titles, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Top FIve Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend. Need even more shows? Check out our special, spooky-themed Halloween Weekend Must-See Show Guide.

  • Music

    October 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 24, 2011

    Rock Allegiance Tour at Mesa Amphitheatre, 9/23/11

    Photos By Melissa FossumBuckcherry​ Rock Allegiance Tour Mesa Amphitheatre Friday, September 23 Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, and P.O.D. all sharing the bill...what year is this, 2002? In spite of all four artists releasing their biggest hits about ten years ago, all continue to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, MTV: 30 Videos to Celebrate 30 Years

    I want my MTV back​Music Television turns 30 today, but the network doesn't look a day over 16 and Pregnant. Well before MTV started exploiting the incredibly difficult lives of irresponsible teens expecting a first child and balancing high school algebra, the Viacom-network played music vid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World Reflects on MTV's 30th Anniversary

    Jimmy Eat World​Cable channel MTV turns the big 3-0 today. Maybe this would be a big deal to music fans if the station was actually dedicated to music, like it was back when it launched on August 1, 1981, but these days, MTV's demographic keeps getting younger and the programming keeps moving towa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Erika Delemarre, What Are You Listening To?

    Erika Delemarre​Erika Delemarre The marketing coordinator for Entertainment Solutions, Inc., and the music director for Ignite Phoenix invites you to Ignite Phoenix After Hours this Friday, July 29 at Axis/Radius in Scottsdale. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Matt Pinfield and 120 Minutes Return to MTV Networks this Month

    www.mattpinfield.comMatt Pinfield​120 Minutes, the MTV show that broke countless alternative bands from 1986 to 2000, is coming back, this time on MTV2 -- and it will be hosted by the show's original veejay, music geek extraordinaire Matt Pinfield. Pinfield has been one of the most influential a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    NKOTBSB at US Airways Center, 6-30-11

    Photos by Luke HolwerdaNKOTBSB gets beamed down to the US Airways Center stage.​REVIEW BY MELISSA FOSSUM AND DANIEL RAVEN New Kids On the Block and Backstreet Boys have grown up a bit since their heydays on MTV and the music charts, and so have their fans. But that hasn't stopped the bands fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    MTV President Leaves Network

    ​Longtime MTV president Tony DiSanto is leaving the network, according to Variety.DiSanto is moving on to pursue a role as an independent program producer on primetime reality series.He'll be sticking with MTV through the end of the year to help with the transition process for his replacement, who ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010
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    March 26, 2009
  • Music

    March 26, 2009
  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    OneRepublic

    Dreaming Out Loud
    (Interscope Records)

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Panic! At the Disco

    Emo! at the Arena

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 29, 2005

    Let It Ride

    Aaron Homoki

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005

    Lords of the Rink

    Boards' best go wheel-to-wheel

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2005
  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Sum of the Damage

    Sum 41 rocks out and pisses 'em off from coast to coast. Poor Nikka Costa!

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Belle du Jour

    Songstress Michelle Branch enjoys the spoils of success

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Teen Steam

    A little girl with a big bass saves justincase from being just another boy band

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Street Sweet

    The three regular Jersey girls of 3LW look angelic. But the devil's in the details.

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have and could have saved the music biz

  • Music

    April 4, 2002

    Slave 4 Britney

    The mystery behind Britney Spears' appeal with chicks who should know better

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Gentle Ben

    Five years after his teen band was buried by hype, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    Sunken Treasure

    Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot might have been the best album of last year. Here's why you haven't heard it yet.

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Top Jimmy

    An oddball arena-rock triple bill showcases Mesa's returning heroes

  • Culture

    November 8, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Sturdy Branch

    Sedona's contribution to teen pop has emerged as the anti-Britney

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Summertime Blues

    Trashman wants his MTV and a shotgun

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Ooh Child

    MTV's blockbuster TRL Tour proves black is beautiful and profitable

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    Accidents Will Happen

    A new split CD and a bizarre Web site raise eyebrows

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Torch Singers

    Betty Blowtorch - Are You Man Enough? (Foodchain)

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Dude Raunch

    All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Going Def

    After more than a decade, the Deftones are overnight sensations

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