Monty O’Blivion’s Top 5 Releases of 2017

Monty O’Blivion’s Top 5 Releases of 2017

The end of the year means promises of better things, but also a look back at wasn’t completely awful in the last spin around the sun. It also means all the year-end lists from your favorite opinionated assholes.

In this installment, we hear about the top 5 record picks from Monty O’Blivion — head honcho of Manual Sex Drive and former member of local favorites The Limit Club and The Video Nasties. He’s pretty much one of the most opinionated people you’ll ever meet and possibly the best fucking guitar player to come from The Valley in recent history (even if he’ll never admit it.) You can check out all you need to know about MSD and even hear some of their tunes here.-The Ed

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Best Danzig Moments of 2017

Best Danzig Moments of 2017

Everyone’s favorite and loveable Misfit, Glenn Danzig, is no stranger to ending up in the news regularly for some pretty absurd reasons such as picking up supplies for his kittens, angrily throwing bricks after a number of complaints from his neighbors, eating cake, beating up on photographers, and getting knocked out by local band North Side Kings’ very own Danny Marianino back in 2004.

Punks and Metalheads alike can all agree on their appreciation of his hi-jinks and absolutely cannot deny his love of furry felines and snacks. While he was busy this year putting out new music, promoting, and performing for fans (aka real work), he also found time to give us even more reasons to love him and participate in our favorite sport: Danzig Watching. Without further ado, I give you The Best Danzig Moments of 2017 with the sincerest of hopes that 2018 will top it.

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Phoenix New Times Publishes Pro-Rape Ad For Local Band. Here’s What We Know.

Phoenix New Times Publishes Pro-Rape Ad For Local Band. Here’s What We Know.

The people of Phoenix got quite an eye-opener while flipping through his week’s print issue of local media publication, The Phoenix New Times. Folks in search of things to do in The Valley for the holidays were greeted with an ad for local band Slowpoke‘s Annual Holiday Reunion Show at The Yucca Tap Room, which sounds tame enough, only this ad features a pro-rape graphic taking a jab at the recent #MeToo movement front and center.

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Sloppy Seconds Return To AZ This Weekend After Almost 20 Years

Sloppy Seconds Return To AZ This Weekend After Almost 20 Years

Speaking of “getting it”, how many bands are akin to the Sloppy Seconds, whose book reads exactly like the cover implies? Sweaty, drunk, rude, and surfing out of landlocked Indianapolis, the self-styled Kings of Junk Rock are still managing to offend delicate sensibilities while entertaining the rest of us. Their last album, Endless Bummer, had a delayed release because the pressing plant was offended by the content, even in the late-late year of 2008. Hail Satan! A punk song isn’t worth listening to unless it gets someone into trouble, after all.

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AZKAOS.com Gets A Facelift!

AZKAOS.com Gets A Facelift!

Greetings my dear hellions, and welcome to AZKAOS.COM v2.0!

You may have noticed that things look a little different around here and may also be wondering if you’re in the right place. That isn’t really a question I can answer for you, but after more than a few years, an update was probably due. So here’s a quick run down of what the fuck happened.

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