sunday at noon 700

Since I reviewed Sunday At Noon’s Beat Up & Bitter album, I’ve been trying my damnedest to explore even a fraction of the Phoenix rock community outside my average drag, indie, and punk circuit. I always seem to fall victim to my taste-related loops, but on Thursday, April 11, The Rebel Lounge introduced me to a fresh community of hard-working artists and dedicated concentrations of fans supporting the alt-rock they love. Presented by Atlas Artist Group, Sunday At Noon kicked off their “Bring the Thunder” joint-tour with Vegas-based Almost Awake, Arlington from Southern California, and Queen Creek hometown heroes, HeadStrum (in place of All New Hopes)…Read More →

damned 700

by Tom Reardon

When a bunch of old dudes completely school the opening acts at a punk rock show, it gives one hope on multiple levels. Sure, the old dudes in question are The Damned and they are legendary, to say the least, but when you hear they’re coming back to town just a little over a year after playing probably the best set they have ever played in Phoenix for their 40th Anniversary tour last May, it’s only natural to be a little skeptical about what their performance at the Marquee Theater would hold…Read More →