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Finding Its Sound: Phoenix’s Electric Sol calls new EP a ‘turning point’

By Alex Gallagher | June 1, 2021 Electric Sol recently released its second EP, but prior to the collection’s release, the act offered a sample of its future. “This whole project is a turning point and...

Drawing the Curtains: Mykal Kilgore spills his heart on new single

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | October 9, 2021 Mykal Kilgore is affable and cheery. The versatile performer known for stretching across musical genres is giddy about his return to the Chandler Center for the Arts on...

Good Fun: The Cult looks to ‘Sonic Temple’ for October setlist

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Cult guitarist Billy Duffy admits not every song on “Sonic Temple” is all that great. So even though he and singer Ian Astbury are celebrating the collection’s 30th anniversary with a show...

Amplified Success: Drew Foppe’s work ethic is an 11, musicians say

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski As a child in Scottsdale, Drew Foppe was constantly dismantling toys and rebuilding them. It didn’t matter if it was a Nintendo or Lego, Foppe simply wanted to know how they worked. “I remember...

Teamwork is Important: Dropout Kings find collaboration is their sweet spot

By Alex Gallagher | March 4, 2021 Dropout Kings are no strangers to collaborating with other artists. The Phoenix-based trap-metal band teamed with former Of Mice & Men vocalist Shayley Bourget’s new band Dayshell in 2019...

Carrying the Torch: Pop Evil’s music means one thing — rock

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | July 18, 2021 Pop Evil singer Leigh Kakaty takes offense to the phrase “rock is dead.” “Rock bands have been toward the bottom as far as other genres are concerned,” Kakaty says. “We...

These Magic Moments: Bria Skonberg’s music covers the spectrum of emotions

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | November 15, 2021 Trumpeter Bria Skonberg says, lately, her shows channel her melancholic and frustrated feelings. “I had a baby and that’s just totally a life-changing experience on top of life changes...

Let There Be Rock: Innings Festival returns to Tempe for baseball-centric fun

By Christopher Boan A lineup of baseball and rock music descends upon Tempe Town Lake in late February for the third iteration of Innings Festival. Slated for Saturday, February 29, and Sunday, March 1, Innings Festival...

Christmas Eve Amid a Pandemic: TSO pivots to livestreaming to keep the tradition alive

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski For 21 years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s holiday shows have been a family tradition. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TSO will go on, but in a different way. The performance will be beamed into fans’ homes...

Punk in the Park: Pennywise headlines festival’s first Arizona lineup

By Phoenix.org staff | April 14, 2021 In celebration of the return of live music, Punk in the Park is previewing its previously planned, much-delayed Orange County festival with a daylong slate of artists in...

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