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 […]
After 10 years, Regina Spektor returned to Phoenix, Az on a small and limited month-long solo tour. Stopping at The Celebrity Theater, Spektor took the stage to a packed house full of what some consider to be the most die hard fans in the industry. The decade long wait was well worth it to all; […]
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 […]
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, […]
Alt Rock legends Garbage performing live at the Arizona State Fair in support of their latest album Strange Little Birds.
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
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 […]
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.
Live photos and Interview with David Pirner of Soul Asylum by Joe Abbruscato at the Tempe, AZ stop of the Summerland Tour 2014.
Fall Out Boy has released the ninth installment of their Young Blood Chronicles, featuring the song “Rat a Tat.” The track, from their 2013 album Save Rock and Roll, features Courtney Love shouting out fabulous spoken word sections in her signature raspy voice.
Phoenix, Arizona based alt-metal rockers, Xpansion Theory, dropped their new single, ‘Seeds’, today. Zombies, people…screaming, *glowing* ZOMBIES!
When My Chemical Romance announced their end last March, they had every reason to go out arms raised in triumph.
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.
30 Seconds to Mars debut the video for “Up in the Air,” the first single from their upcoming album LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS.
A review of Fall Out Boy’s first post-hiatus album, “Save Rock and Roll.” Don’t call it a comeback.
Ivan Muñoz of Vigilante talks about bringing awareness to his audience via “artivism.” Also, rattle your neighbors with free songs by electropunk artists FIGO, professional industrial troll Caustic, & aggrotech up-and-comers BlakOpz and Ludovico Technique.
We sure as hell know it isn’t “music,” as much as you like to pretend it still does. In order to further that illusion, every year you hold the MTV Video MUSIC Awards.
Ted Phelps talks about his new direction for Imperative Reaction, the new self-titled CD, industrial’s incestuous nature, and a *little* bit about dubstep.
My mission at Pittsburgh’s I:Scintilla show was to ask all the bands there Doom’s favorite question: In the event of a Zombie Apocalypse, what are your plans?
Rolling Stone’s ‘100 Greatest Guitarists’ list is a testament to how long rock and roll has been a boys club…and how little we have encouraged women in music.