The terms "black metal" and "benefit show" may not seem like they go hand-in-hand, but you'd be amazed at the amount of love coursing through veins of local act Blessedbethyname.
This industrial black metal band is one of the best known metal bands to come out of the Valley of the Sun, where they ... More >>
In the introduction to his new book of essays, "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams" (University of Minnesota Press), Mark Dery lays out the foundation that shores up every one of these short, sharp, well-turned pieces: American Gothic, as epitomized by ... More >>
It's that time again. We've compiled a small but meaningful list of great Twitter accounts for any Phoenix foodie to follow.
We sometimes get hit with a "stomach bug" but often it is traced back to poor food handling measures. While it's rare, we read about people who get really sick and sometimes ... More >>
To call balladeer Tim Eriksen's career varied would be a colossal understatement. Few artists can claim such expansive work: He's shared stages from CBGB to Carnegie Hall with Nirvana, Weezer, Jack White, Ralph Stanley and Doc Watson, playing punk, jazz, world music, folk and gospel. He also app ... More >>
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.