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, […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Exclusive live concert photos and review of indie-rock band Murder by Death, performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona.
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.
When My Chemical Romance announced their end last March, they had every reason to go out arms raised in triumph.
Rap artist Lil’ Kim (Kimberly Denise Jones) is being accused of using an emerging make-up artist’s photograph to promote her single “Dead Gal Walking” without permission, payment or credit.
Mickey Mouse apparently has very specific taste in metal. I mean, I don’t blame him for being picky, it’s got to be hard to headbang with those ears.
Streetlight Manifesto stopped in Arizona at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson on their “End of the Beginning Tour.”
The Red Hot Chili Peppers toured on the heels of their 2011 release, I’m With You, appearing at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona on September 25, 2012.
Today I read a heartbreaking blog entry by multi-talented musician, Patrick Stump. For nine years, Stump served as Fall Out Boy’s lead vocalist, primary composer, and guitarist. Stump’s treatment by ‘fans’ during his solo run, is heart-rending and shockingly repulsive.
As if being homophobic and sexist weren’t enough, now hip hop group Odd Future has a member accused of assaulting two members of the press.
These days, Patrick Stump is a lean, mean soul machine. Touring with a crack team of musicians, Patrick’s amazing vocals rock the dance-your-ass-off soul/synth/r&b/urban-pop-punk brew.