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A Gateway to Activism: Anti-Flag brings its North American tour to the Rebel Lounge

By Alex Gallagher | September 10, 2021 Pittsburgh-based punk rockers Anti-Flag are continuing their crusade for social justice with a September 23 show at the Rebel Lounge. Anti-Flag was hot off the release of its 21st...

Straight Talk: Ice Cube shares secrets behind creativity

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | September 3, 2021 For iconic rapper Ice Cube, music and film are extensions of each other. “I look at ‘It Was a Good Day’ as a song version of a movie like...

From Gilbert to the Stage: Lindsey Stirling brings her ‘Artemis’ tour to her home...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 27, 2021 Lindsey Stirling has just about done it all in her young career. She began her career as a contestant on “America’s Got Talent” and subsequently saw her albums go...

It’s ‘Time’: Morris Day is breathing new life into his music

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 27, 2021 Legendary singer-songwriter Morris Day decided during the pandemic it was time for new music. The latest single is “Headrush,” featuring Trinidad James. “We got excited and put that out,” says...

Hot Crazy: Veteran musicians bring flamboyancy to the stage

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 27, 2021 Rock stars are few and far between these days, but the Valley’s Hot Crazy hopes to change that with its silver lamé outfits and a Queen-esque sound. Fans can...

Coming Home: Z-Trip helms the turntables, mixing genres

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 23, 2021 For Zach Sciacca, touring with Atmosphere and Cypress Hill is like a family reunion.  “We’re all friends,” says Sciacca, a DJ known as Z-Trip. “We’ve been on tour four...

Recalling a Debut: Brad Arnold shares the stress of ‘Kryptonite’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 22, 2021 Editor's Note: Theory of a Deadman has canceled its initial plans to perform with 3 Doors Down. A DJ will now open the show. Guests can request refunds...

Giving It Their All: Rise Against tackles the tough subjects in lyrics

By Alex Gallagher | August 15, 2021 Rise Against lead singer and rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath says a lot has happened in the three years it’s been off the road. “If you were a 14-year-old getting...

Single Saturday Night: Cole Swindell expects a good time at casino

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | July 18, 2021 Country singer Cole Swindell is excited to see concert dates on his schedule — especially Arizona, where he performs and golfs. “I’ve always loved playing out there,” Swindell says....

Brothers in Arms: Damage Inc. recalls Metallica’s first four albums

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | July 18, 2021 Chris Knight remembers the first time he heard the acoustic intro to Metallica’s “Fade to Black” in his teens. After that, nothing else mattered. Knight performs the James Hetfield’s vocals/rhythm...

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