Concert Photography

Murder By Death & William Elliott Whitmore at Crescent Ballroom

Murder by Death and William Elliot Whitmore, long time friends and new Bloodshot Records label mates, took the stage at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Az on 9/7/2018 on the second stop of their new tour, and the first MBD show that has ever sold out in Phoenix. Each act was touring a brand new album, […]

Late Night with Saint Motel at The Van Buren, Phoenix, Az

On Monday, October 30th Saint Motel, the Prog Indie Pop Rock band out of Los Angeles, tore the roof from the newly minted Phoenix, Az music venue, The Van Buren. Originally planned to be held at Crescent Ballroom (a sister venue owned by the same consortium), the promoters smartly moved the show to the newer […]


Regina Spektor performing at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on 10/25/17

Regina Spektor live at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Az

After 10 years, Regina Spektor returned to Phoenix, Az on a small and limited  month-long solo tour. Stopping at The Celebrity Theater, Spektor took the stage to a packed house full of what some consider to be the most die hard fans in the industry. The decade long wait was well worth it to all; […]

Murder by Death at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson, Az

Murder by Death stopped by the Historic Rialto Theatre in Tucson, Az. on their dual headlining tour with Tiger Army. With only a single opener, Tim Barry, on the bill, Murder by Death (Adam Turla on guitar/vocals, Sarah Balliet on cello, Matt Armstrong on bass, Dagan Thogerson on drums, and David Fountain on keys/piano/mandolin) was […]

Army of the Universe at Pub Rock Live

Italian industrial metal band Army of the Universe (AoU) opened as direct support of The Birthday Massacre on the Under Your Spell tour. Stopping in Scottsdale, Arizona, AoU took the crowd by storm, with charisma dripping from every note and lyric. The band played a solid hour long set, stopping only briefly between every few songs for […]


B Dolan at Last Exit Live

B. Dolan, indie rap artist known for Making Racists Afraid Again, came through Phoenix, AZ on Wed. 4/19, stopping at Last Exit Live. Last Exit Live is an intimate venue, with bar and stage set close together, enabling B Dolan to play off the energy in the room like few could. Adding this to an […]

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at March Madness Jamfest

The NCAA March Madness always brings a party when the Final Four Championship comes to town, and this year was no different. Held in Phoenix, Arizona, the NCAA held their March Madness Capital One Jamfest Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, and featured Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Blink 182, […]

Garbage at the Arizona State Fair

Alt Rock legends Garbage performing live at the Arizona State Fair in support of their latest album Strange Little Birds.


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Partybaby live at Viva Phoenix

Viva Phoenix, a festival featuring 80 bands and 17 stages, took over the entirety of Downtown Phoenix this past weekend, and Partybaby set off the festivities in the Punk Rock Alley

Them Guns ©2016 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Them Guns on the Road to SXSW

Dance rock band Them Guns is on tour heading out to South by Southwest. Their first stop on the tour was at Club Red, in Mesa, Az.

Adelitas Way ©2016 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Adelita’s Way Live at Pub Rock Live

Adelitas Way kicked off their recent tour in support of their new album, Getaway, at Pub Rock Live, in Scottsdale, Az.


Echo Black ©2016 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Echo Black Interview and Live Photos

Doom Magazine got to sit down with Echo Black on their first big tour, playing opening support for CombiChrist and the Birthday Massacre.

Davey Suicide June (28 of 54)

Davey Suicide Live at Club Red

About three months ago, I was out covering Kissing Candice and, having some extra time after their set, I found myself hanging around the venue. I wasn’t covering any other bands on the bill, so I floated around Marquee theater for a bit when I heard Davey Suicide take the stage. Wandering inside, I was […]


Kissing Candice performs at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, Arizona - © 2015 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Kissing Candice Live at Marquee Theater

New York based hardcore/industrial/goremetal group Kissing Candice played live at Marquee Theater as opening support for Twiztid on The Darkness Tour.

Lydia Loveless performs at The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, AZ ©2015 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema

Lydia Loveless Live at The Rhythm Room

Lydia Loveless live review and photos from The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, Arizona. The current tour is in support of their most recent album, Somewhere Else.

Lydia Loveless will be playing at The Rhythm Room on 4/22/2015. Bending Country music to her will, she bears her soul on her latest album, Somewhere Else.

Lydia Loveless Preview & Album Review

Lydia Loveless will be playing at The Rhythm Room on 4/22/2015. Bending Country music to her will, she bears her soul on her latest album, Somewhere Else.


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Doomtree “All Hands” Tour at Club Red

There are very select performances that linger in the memory long after the house lights come on and security manhandles concert goers out of the venue. It’s taken me over a week to figure out how exactly to describe Doomtree‘s “All Hands” Mesa, AZ  tour stop, and to this moment I’m still not sure exactly […]

Murder By Death ©2015 Joseph Abbruscato/MrAnathema Photography

Murder by Death at Crescent Ballroom

Exclusive live concert photos and review of indie-rock band Murder by Death, performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona.

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque ©2014 Joseph Abbruscato / MrAnathema Photography

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque tour danced, performed, and teased their way into the alternative and pop culture heart of Phoenix, Az.


Pirner of Soul Asylum playing at Marquee Theater in Tempe, Az on 7/15/14. ©2014 Joseph Abbruscato

Interview: David Pirner of Soul Asylum

Live photos and Interview with David Pirner of Soul Asylum by Joe Abbruscato at the Tempe, AZ stop of the Summerland Tour 2014.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls ©2014 Joseph Abbruscato ~ DOOM! Magazine

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at The Orpheum ~ Flagstaff, AZ

It is important for musicians to go where their fans are; music depends as much upon the fans as the fans depend upon the music. Frank Turner knows this.

The Flaming Lips @ True Music 2013 ©2013 Joseph Abbruscato

True Music Festival 2013

Arizona’s new True Music Festival rocked it’s inaugural year with an eclectic line up of musical and visual performers… from The Flaming Lips to Wiz Khalifa, from Bassnecter to Burning Man


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