Imagine a high-end, church-sponsored fundraising event; you know, at a nice theater, with a special dinner, plus entertainment, for the VIPs, followed by a night filled by affluent, middle-aged supporters and their superbly coiffed and coutoured wives. For the evening’s entertainment; a couple of gospel acts, an aging star, an auction (of course), a schmaltzy comic and/or a schmaltzy magician; maybe even a big name Hollywood star, thrown in for good measure. Now put Alice Cooper in charge of the whole shebang.
Happy Halloween! We’ve opened the crypt to bring you some of DOOM!’s spookiest past coverage! Alice Cooper’s 12th Annual Christmas Pudding was one surprise after another; mixing hard rock and gospel, magic and speed painting; sunbelt comedy and big-money auctions.
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.
Bands performing at Day 2 of the 2013 Rockstar Uproar Festival/Desert Uprising on September 14, 2013 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona.
This year’s Desert Uprising hard rock concert festival (the Arizona stop of the Rockstar Uproar fest), hosted by rock radio 98 KUPD, is proving itself to be the must attend, end-of-summer, ear blistering party.
DOOM! talks to Ryan Shuck about Julien K’s new album, “We’re Here with You”
Interview with Empty Orchestra at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson, AZ
Streetlight Manifesto stopped in Arizona at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson on their “End of the Beginning Tour.”
The Colors of Summer is a full length album written and recorded by Hunter Burgan (AFI) under the name Las Gatas Beach Club.
Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Az on 9.22.2012.
Fall Out Boy brought their Save Rock and Roll Tour to a thrilled to capacity crowd at Tempe’s Marquee Theatre on June 11, 2013.
30 Seconds to Mars debut the video for “Up in the Air,” the first single from their upcoming album LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS.
Fall Out Boy reveals the third in a planned 11 chapter video narrative dramatizing their struggle to save themselves (and Rock and Roll), with their music video for ‘Young Volcanoes’, the third single from their new album Save Rock And Roll, released on April 15, 2013
A review of Fall Out Boy’s first post-hiatus album, “Save Rock and Roll.” Don’t call it a comeback.
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s worldwide release of his heavily anticipated, and meticulously crafted, first post-“Gangnam Style” single, “Gentleman”, Psy now brings us the dance, with swiveling hips, sexy hijinks, hilarious outtakes, and an edited chorus of “I’m a ‘mother, father,’ gentleman.”
MCR fans were surprised Friday by the sudden break up of the band. Now, frontman Gerard Way reflects on the band and the love, the journey, and the future.
My Chemical Romance has posted a short entry on their blog tonight, announcing the break up of the band: “Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing. We’ve gotten to go places we never knew we would. We’ve been able to see and experience things we never imagined possible. […]
Reviews of opening bands Paper Route and All Get Out for Anberlin in Seattle at the Showbox, Sunday, March 3rd 2013.
American rock band Anberlin in Seattle at the Showbox, Sunday March 3rd. Tour following recent album “Vital,” one of their most energetic albums yet.
The official music video for “The Bed Song” from Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra’s new album, ‘Theatre Is Evil. Directed by Michael McQuilken and produced by Jennifer Harrison Newman. Filmed on location at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College on August 22-24, 2012 as part of a Live Arts Bard residency.
Emilie Autumn brought her Bloody Crumpets to the Nile Theater in Mesa, Arizona for her “Fight Like A Girl tour on January 29, 2013.
She’s a classically trained violinist, composer, burlesque act leader, author, madwoman, survivor, and inspiration. She’s Emilie Autumn. DOOM! caught up with Emilie on her “Fight Like a Girl Tour,” the afternoon before her performance at the Nile Theater in Mesa, Arizona.
Alice Cooper’s 12th annual Christmas Pudding Show featured Zombie Santa and Johnny Depp.
I can’t say much about her new video other than: Holy cow, epic rockstar fantasy, Batman! But Amanda Palmer has this to say about working with the lovely Stoya…