If you've never read VICE MAGAZINE, you get an "F" on your Hipster 101 exam (it's gonna take a ton of coke and American Apparel merchandise if you want to pass now). Starting as a punk zine in 1994, the New York City based highly-offensive-to-the-general-public magazine now publishes its print...
Old-school punk icon Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys, Lard) brought his newest band (the Guantanamo School of Medicine), to Tempe for a night of three-chord thunder and socio-political polemic... full story. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN.
Daniel Davis, the mind behind local Web comic Monster Commute, and the boys with toys at Red Hot Robot threw one hell of a party on Saturday, October 26, 2009. Steamcroween featured tons of costumes, Halloween treats and even a few tricks.
PHOTOS BY TRAVIS BRIERE
Burlesque singer Melody Sweets, renowned contortionist Mei Ling and a dude shredding lettuce with a lawn mower balanced on his chin made the Venue of Scottsdale the home of the Most Interesting Show in the World on Friday, October 23, 2009.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
Here are just a few of the scenes I witnessed last night at the Gogol Bordello concert at the Maruquee: Complete strangers linked arms like brothers and can-caned in a circle pit while avoiding incoming moshers. Lead singer Eugene Hutz at one point used not one but two microphones to belt out...
There's something inherently incongruous about the serene, relentlessly thoughtful music U2 made at its creative peak and the stadium-sized spectacle that came to Glendale last night...full story
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PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
Hard to believe the International Horror & Sci-fi Film Festival has terrorized the Valley for five years now. To our delight, the three-day affair returned to its original location this year, right in the heart of ASU student nightlife's portion of the Mill Avenue District...full story
An SRO crowd packed the the Scottsdale piano bar during its grand opening bash on Friday, October 16, sucking down bucket-sized drinks and singing along with dueling piano players as they performed songs ranging from The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” to Kings of Leon’s "Sex on Fire.”
Bob Corritore’s blues joint transformed into a south seas paradise filled with beautiful hula girls, island drinks, and a slew of surf rock bands during the Tiki Lounge Party III on Sunday, October 18, which helped raise funds for Nate Anderson’s Ear Candy Charity. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN.
Benefitting the Boys & Girls Club, Uncorked and Unplugged gave participants the chance to sample fine eats from Famous Dave's and the Grind Burger Bar while drinking Ketel One Vodka drinks and watching bands. See shots of the festivities below.
The Brooklyn-based duo Matt and Kim took the stage at Craftsman Court around 9 p.m., and spewed rays of sunshine so genuine that it wouldn't be surprising to find them as hosts of a t.v. show aimed at kiddos. Both brought with them beaming smiles and MC moves, perfectly suited to the sugary pop...