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  • Tool at U.S. Airways Center
    When it comes to divisive '90s alt-rockers, we at Up On The Sun like to hedge our bets. So, as we did for the Beck and Nine Inch Nails/Jane's Addiction shows, we dispatched two music critics to Tuesday night's Tool concert at Phoenix's US Airways Center. New Times contributor Mike R. Meyer is a...
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  • Club Candids at NOVA
    Folks soaked up some disco with their booze at the Yucca Tap Room on Sunday, August 16th.
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  • Suns Dancers Auditions With Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts
    So you think you can dance (for the Phoenix Suns, that is)? About 200 women from around the Valley thought so when they showed up at the US Airways Center in Phoenix on Saturday morning to audition for the 2009-2010 Suns Dancers squad. In the end, however, only 16 can make the cut...full...
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  • Club Candids at Prankster's Too
    There are “bars in Scottsdale,” and then there’s Pranksters Too, the younger, yet significantly more sizable brother of Prankster’s in Tempe. With its spacious rooms (we counted four) plus a giant patio, Pranksters Too draws a crowd that includes everyone from middle-aged truck driver...
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  • Toby Keith at Cricket Wireless Pavilion
    It's a shame Toby Keith will always be The Angry American. In mainstream consciousness, the Oklahoma-born country singer is a Bush-loving neocon who's always ready to put his boot in Osama bin Laden's ass, thereby making his best effort to preserve The American Way...full story
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  • Summer of Sound Continues at the Library
    New Times' Summer of Sound concert series continued with Dry River Yacht Club, Gospel Claws, Michelle Blades, and Miles to Nowhere performing live at The Library on Mill on July 18, 2009.
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  • Slayer, Marilyn Manson and More From the Rockstar Mayhem Festival
    When the lights finally went down at 8:25, the crowd erupted as Slayer tore into the opening bars of "God Hates Us All." Guitarist Jeff Hanneman was wearing his customary Raiders jersey, but someone forgot to tell fellow guitarist Kerry King and bassist/vocalist Tom Araya that it's a major faux...
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  • Smeeks Candy Shop Opens Downtown
    It's nice to see a price tag on anything that reads 5 cents. It calls to mind a time way back (a time few among us can remember, but perhaps have read of in books) when gas cost 20 cents a gallon and kids said, "Shucks!" But that's what you'll find at Smeeks, the newest edition to the CenPho...
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  • Taryn Thomas: Making the Cover
    If you think this week's cover story described some "risque business" try putting Porn Star Taryn Thomas on the cover of New Times. A lot of shots were left on the cutting room floor, so we're presenting them here. Cover out-takes, shots that didn't make it into the book and maybe even a few...
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  • The Fray and Jack's Mannequin at Dodge Theatre
    The Fray and Jack's Mannequin made the perfect touring partners when their show stopped into the Dodge Theatre Tuesday. Both bands produce piano-driven melodies and songs that can get haunt your head for days. Both tend to attract a late teen to twentysomething crowd of starry-eyed girls as...
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  • Adult Swim: William Reed's Birthday Pool-Side at the Wyndham
    Local DJ William Reed turned 32 this weekend and he did it with style. Sure, there was a cake, but there was also wicked DJ sessions, plenty of hot bods and pool-side dancing. Happy Birthday to you. PHOTOS BY MITCHELL TAY
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  • Rise Against at Mesa Amphitheater
    If you thought skinhead punk was a fringe phenomenon occurring only in clannish groups like the one depicted in American History X, think again. Chicago punk act Rise Against appeared to send a clear message that they're outraged with the Obama administration at Mesa Amphitheatre last night,...
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