Music

The Regrettes Tell Us How to Love With a New Album & Supporting Tour

The last time Southern California post punk riot girl act The Regrettes swept through Phoenix they played The Rebel Lounge in December 2018 to an all ages crowd that looked to be mostly tween to teens girls and boys who moshed along with every line sung by then 18 year old lead vocalist Lydia Knight […]

Anberlin live at The Van Buren in Phoenix, Az.

Anberlin live at The Van Buren

Anberlin brought their first tour in years to The Van Buren in Phoenix, Az on 6/14/19. Playing on the road for the first time since disbanding in 2014, Anberlin jumped around their vast catalog bringing a deep, eclectic, and frenetic energy to their set, appealing to new and long time fans both. You can catch […]

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 […]

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, […]


Viva Phoenix 2017

Viva Phoenix’s swept through Downtown Phoenix for its Sophomore event March 11, 2017 with local favorites like MRCH and longtime heavy hitters including Wyclef Jean. 100 bands played in 20 venues throughout the evening from smallish spaces such as the Masonic Temple’s Boiler Room to Cityscape where, for the second year, Downtown Phoenix, Inc. in […]

Album Review: Devilskin “Be Like the River”

New Zealand metal band Devilskin recently released their sophmore album “Be Like the River”, following  up their Platinum selling 2014 album “We Rise”. I’ve been wanting to so a solid review of this album, but have been sitting on it because having issue coming to a strong opinion in either direction. My problem is this: […]

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.


Stonefield – AUS rockers at Viva Phoenix

Australian rock group Stonefield performed at Viva Phoenix on 3/12/16. Coming all the way from Victoria, AUS, the group of four sisters (Amy, Hannah, Sarah, and Holly Findlay) took the stage at Punk Rock Alley for their first ever Phoenix, Az show (and only 3rd ever in the US). On their way to SXSW, the […]

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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.


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