Posts Tagged ‘AZ’

Alice Cooper @ Press Conference for Alice Cooper's 12th Annual Christmas Pudding, ©2012 Libbi Rich ~ DOOM! Magazine

Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock is Rock Solid

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.

Alice Cooper headlines 2012's Christmas Pudding Show 2012 ©Libbi Rich ~ DOOM! Magazine

Alice Cooper Serves Up a Steaming Christmas Pudding – Live Review & Photo Gallery

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.

Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss – Club Red, Tempe, AZ 12-09-2011 ©2011 Libbi Rich - DOOM! Magazine

Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss – Club Red, Tempe, AZ 12-09-2011

Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss each have true punk cred, no matter which definition you use: Wheeler as frontman for SoCal punk revival band Throw Rag. Schloss has played bass and guitar in iconic punk acts like The Circle Jerks, The Weirdos, and Joe Strummer.


X - Club Red in Tempe, AZ 12.9.2011 ©2011 Libbi Rich - DOOM! Magazine

X – Club Red, Tempe, AZ 12-09-2011

I was 18 when I first saw X. Exene Cervenka and John Doe were 22. She was a tiny, exotic beauty with a voice that would alternately rip your guts out and break your heart. He was hot punk on wheels. The music was raw, the lyrics often brutal. I was hooked.

Yellowcard - Marquee Theater, Tempe, AZ 11/15/2011 ©2011 Libbi Rich - DOOM! Magazine

Yellowcard – Marquee Theater, Tempe, AZ 11/15/2011

After an almost three year hiatus pop-punk alt band, Yellowcard, returned to headline touring in 2011, behind the release of their latest album, When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes.