Phoenix has a long tradition of punk bars that serve up cheap beer and fast, aggressive (sometimes sloppy) punk rock. Some great venues have closed over the last few years, and while we dearly miss Jugheads and Rogue West, punk bars continue to thrive in the Valley of the Sun. Most are situated in u ... More >>
The Great American BBQ and Beer Festival Dr. AJ Chandler Park Saturday, March 24, 2012 Better Than: The last five years of Warped Tour. There was a little something for everyone at the Chandler BBQ and Beer Festival, and it was pretty clear who was there for what purpose. Families formed long line ... More >>
Jason Devore of Authority Zero is going to be a busy dude for the next couple months. Not only is Authority Zero on tour with the Voodoo Glow Skulls, but the band is prepping the release of a new live album, Less Rhythm More Booze. The band is playing a special release gig at The Roxy Lounge on Mo ... More >>
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Slick Rick The RulerThis week's just announced shows list is one of the longest in quite some time. There's a higher quotient of indie rock upcoming shows announced this week, with plenty of Coachella scraps.Yes, even if certain music-related boycotts recently gussied up their websites, bands are ... More >>
What is it about OC punk rock acts that makes them so tough to kill? Lose a few original members from most punk bands and they're through, but OC acts like The Vandals, Bad Religion, Social Distortion and TSOL never seem to die. The Vandals (pictured above with Gwen Stefani in her dirtbag phase) ... More >>
Joshua James is scheduled to perform on Sunday at Modified Arts. Things are changing up just a bit for this edition of the weekend concert calendar. We're going to start including Thursday in our weekly roundup, if for no other reason than there seems to be a number of big and boss shows that ... More >>
It seems like just yesterday we were reminding you how bad the Eagles of Death Metal are live while praising The Hives for putting on one of the best shows of the year. Well, the band Axl Rose so memorably dubbed The Pigeons of Shit Metal are coming back in February, and they won't have the Sweds to ... More >>
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Ten nightspots that manage to keep patrons and bands cool
But come on out anyway. . .
One writer scrapes his $1 bin for the worst records of the year
Valley rap-rock pioneers return with a new record
April 23 - 29, 1998
Debut album proves Nastyboy Klick is as bland as it wants to be