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    July 29, 2014

    10 Best Metal Shows in Metro Phoenix in August

    August is filled to the brim with heavy metal shows around Metro Phoenix, thanks to concerts and gigs by locals and major international legends. So check out the 10 best metal and hard rock concerts happening at venues around the Valley next month.

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    December 30, 2013

    The 21 Best Heavy Metal Albums of 2013

    It's that time of year where our focus is officially shifting from reflecting on 2013 to preparing for 2014. Another 365 days have swept by, full of heavy metal ups and downs, groupies and drug overdoses, mind-blowing riffs and sold-out shows. The state of metal in 2013 certainly hasn't blown my min ... More >>

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    May 5, 2013

    UFIESTA - Quail Run Park - 5/4/2013

    UFIESTA (view the full slideshow here.)Quail Run Park, MesaMay 4, 2013 When I arrived at KUPD's UFIESTA, Saturday afternoon, a 50-something blond with blue-tipped hair was stumbling out of the Powerman 5000 mosh pit, wide-eyed, yelling about her head getting stomped in but refusing medical attentio ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Incoming: Chick Corea, Shockwave 2012, Dionne Warwick

    See also: Up on the Sun's interview with Chick CoreaOne of America's jazz great and Grammy Award-winner, Chick Corea, is coming to town. The jazz legend has played alongside people like Miles Davis, but his own catalog is rife with creative explorations. With a little help from Gary Burton, the pian ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011
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    May 11, 2010

    The Beatles as Zombies on the Silver Screen -- This is Really Happening

    The graphic novel featuring zombie Beatles is about to be turned into a film.​According to one of our favorite British music blogs, NME, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher have bought the rights to a graphic novel, titled Paul is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion. The book depicts the Beatles as z ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008

    In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>

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    August 19, 2008
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    September 7, 2007

    Interview with Wiley Arnett of Sacred Reich, Part 2

    Here’s part two of New Times’ August 15th interview with Sacred Reich/Human Condition guitarist Wiley Arnett.

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Batter the Drag

    The Big Sleep
    (Satiated Records)

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    June 13, 1996
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    December 1, 1994