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 […]
HIM opened their farewell tour with a BANG!
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 […]
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, 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 […]
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’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 […]
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: […]
Alt Rock legends Garbage performing live at the Arizona State Fair in support of their latest album Strange Little Birds.
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 […]
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
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 kicked off their recent tour in support of their new album, Getaway, at Pub Rock Live, in Scottsdale, Az.
Doom Magazine got to sit down with Echo Black on their first big tour, playing opening support for CombiChrist and the Birthday Massacre.
Live photos from Gemini Syndrome’s final tour stop of 2015 at Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale, Az.
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
Exclusive live concert photos and review of indie-rock band Murder by Death, performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona.
Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque tour danced, performed, and teased their way into the alternative and pop culture heart of Phoenix, Az.
Live photos and Interview with David Pirner of Soul Asylum by Joe Abbruscato at the Tempe, AZ stop of the Summerland Tour 2014.
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.