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Photos: Eduardo Cruz (except where noted) One of the things I get to do in my job is go to fests. I go to a lot of fests. Usually at least 8 to 10 in a year. Punk fests, death fests, doom fests you name it. This August, I found

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Another year of desert debauchery is upon us! Heshers, rave dorks, art school dropouts and punx will make their pilgrimage to Tucson, Arizona for another instalment of HOCO Fest. Like any fest with mixed bill mania, it can be hard to narrow down what bands you want to see in

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The clout gods smiled down on AZ recently as they delivered the social event of the year to the distraught and depraved residents of  Tucson and Phoenix. Let’s face it, Instagram culture has forced promoters to incorporate more diversity into their lineups and obviously the shows featured in this photo

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Photos: Pablo Vigueras If you haven’t been paying attention to Arizona hardcore, then you’re fuckin’ up. That’s putting a not too fine a point on it, either. Over the last few years, bands from across the Grand Canyon state have been cropping up triumphant like a Saguaro cactus on a barren

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Power violence is a genre that just doesn’t get enough credit. To the uncultured and tasteless ears, it is simply “noise” played by people who “can’t play real music like the Grateful Dead can, man.” However, to those of us who’d rather not listen to a bunch of overindulgent acid

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Teddie Taylor interviews Sex Prisoner Tucson, Arizona’s Sex Prisoner take the abrasiveness of the Sonoran and convert it into a sweltering sound as short-lived as the sunset on the desert horizon. In 2016, their brilliantly cacophonous Tannhäuser Gate became an immediate staple in any powerviolence/hardcore collector’s vinyl library; the quartet

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