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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – The Venomous Pinks are back with their SquidHat Records’ debut, We Do It Better, and they’re kicking more ass than ever before. Their third proper EP after 2014’s PinkMeat 7″ Split w/ Swapmeat, We Do It Better ramps up the songwriting of their previous effort ExesRead More →

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The Declaimed joined us at the Radio Phoenix studios at the Phoenix Center for the Arts at the beginning of the month and now we have to the podcast available for your listening pleasure. They brought along some feisty tracks, all local AZ bands, and dropped some serious knowledge aboutRead More →

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Those zany Krovak punx joined us live in the Radio Phoenix studio at the Phoenix Center for the Arts for a supremely rowdy edition of Rise. Tales were told of breaking windows and breaking bones. Plus, there was a birthday in the house. Check out the show as well the completeRead More →

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At the beginning of August, Nerdzerker joined us in the Radio Phoenix studio at the Phoenix Center for the Arts for some rowdy shenanigans and punk rock listening. OK, maybe the shenanigans weren’t that rowdy, but the music sure was. Check out the complete playlist below and catch up onRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – Kickstand Records is relatively new to the punk rock label game, but don’t let that fact fool you. Within their short history they’ve amassed eight releases, including a 50+ track, name-your-price compilation featuring bands from the Valley and beyond. It should be no surprise that weRead More →

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor You know, if you know me, I’m the type of person that tries, I mean, really tries hard to find the good in every situation. Like, for instance, last summer the A/C in my car was out – in the summer and it was 1,000,000,000 degreesRead More →


by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Shee-it, Arizona has some friggin’ awesome punk rock. Must be all the oppressive sunshine (or laws) we live under. Whatever it is, many a’local band channels that raw, exposed nerve into hard-hitting, teeth-gnashing punk music. And we’re all the better for it. Here’s what caught myRead More →

Welcome to YabYum’s Punk Rock Ice Cream Shop! Sound strange? Well let me just say that Punk can come in many a flavor. Here are 5 flavors worth dipping your spoon in… Man Hands Man Hands Man Hands, oh Man Hands, oh how we love Man Hands. Well, not necessarilyRead More →

No Gimmick Era of Cowards It’s certainly easy to tell No Gimmick’s influences: NOFX, Propagandhi, the Descendents. But after 17 years of playing together, it must be said that No Gimmick has done some influencing of their own. Their new EP, Era of Cowards, certainly shines bright in this eraRead More →