The Faint Release New Single, Announce Subsequent Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | August 4, 2016

Omaha electro-pioneers, The Faint have released their latest single entitled “Young & Realistic”. The single is the band’s first since 2014’s LP, “Doom Abuse”, and is a reminder of all things grand about The Faint. It reflects a sound they’ve both touched on before (cue shades of 2008’s “The Geeks Were Right”), whilst simultaneously taking…

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Entranced Detroit With Electric Show

By Phoenixx Staff | July 20, 2016

Unknown Mortal Orchestra made a stop on their tour on July 20th, 2016 at Pontiac’s Crofoot Ballroom. The band is touring to spotlight their latest LP release, “Multi-Love”, which was out May 26th of this year via Jagjaguwar Records. Unknown Mortal Orchestra was touring supported by Swiss duo, Klaus Johann Grobe. Their touring lineup consisted…

Garbage: Pink Hued & Packing A Punch At The Fillmore

By Phoenixx Staff | July 16, 2016

Alt-rock champions, Garbage entranced a packed house of fans Saturday July 16th, 2016 at the Fillmore in Detroit. Opening the show was New York’s Kristin Kontrol. Kristin is known as the acclaimed frontwoman of Dum Dum Girls. Kristin recently released her debut album, “X-Communicate” via Sub Pop Records.The collection of 10 songs embraces an 80’s…

(11) Days of Summerfest

By Phoenixx Staff | July 10, 2016

Summerfest Thrilled Fans From All Over the Map in its 49th Year Milwaukee locals and festival-goers from literally all over the map turned up to celebrate the 49th edition of Summerfest down by the water. The 11 day event spanned from June 29th until July 10th with a day off for Independence Day celebration. The…

Oscar: Cut and Pasting His Way To Being A Superstar

By Phoenixx Staff | May 27, 2016

UK native, Oscar Scheller (who goes simply by Oscar) delivered a fantastic performance at the Majestic in Detroit on Friday May 27th, 2016. The vibrant 25 year old is the son of 1970’s band the Regents’ new wave front runners, and has embarked on a tour in support of his debut album, which premiered on…

The Kills Bring Raw Rock and Chemistry to Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | May 22, 2016

The Kills made a powerful stop at Detroit’s St. Andrew’s Hall (www.saintandrewsdetroit.com) on May 22nd, 2016. The perfectly matched duo are touring ahead of their forthcoming release, “Ash & Ice”. Their fifth studio album is due out on June 3rd, and is a long awaited follow up to 2011’s “Blood Pressures”. Vocalist Alisson Mosshart and…

Paul Simon Warms Heartland With Stop in Lincoln

By Phoenixx Staff | May 19, 2016

To call Paul Simon a legend would be a vast understatement. With a career spanning more than 50 years and a plethora of well-deserved accolades, the music man has embarked on a nationwide tour ahead of his 12th studio album. Nestled between rows of colorfully lit pine trees on a beautiful night, the Pinewood Bowl…

Cage The Elephant: Pretty & Hard Rocking In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | May 7, 2016

When one thinks of Bowling Green, Kentucky, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t raw, powerful rock music. In fact, I’m not too sure what IS supposed to come to mind, aside from cave attractions, statewide Colonel Sanders, and nearby bluegrass… But Cage The Elephant is certainly a Kentucky matriculation that breaks all…

BRONCHO Readies For New album, Bright Stage With Cage The Elephant

By Phoenixx Staff | May 6, 2016

BRONCHO will be opening for Cage The Elephant on May 7th At the masonic temple here in Detroit. The band will be previewing songs from their upcoming new album, “Double Vanity”, which will be released on May 27th. Their third LP has brought about winds of change for the Oklahoma natives. BRONCHO, who have been…

X Ambassadors Go BIG In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | May 4, 2016

Powerhouse four-piece, X Ambassadors made an electrifying stop at the Fillmore this past Wednesday night. After the incredible success of their VHS tour (named after their debut album of the same name), the band has embarked on a VHS tour 2.0! The renegades started off the day with an 89X Live X at Tap MGM…

Radiohead, Burning Witches, and Stop-Motion: Band Release New Single

By Phoenixx Staff | May 4, 2016

Radiohead are here with a new single from their forthcoming ninth studio album. This will be the bands first album release since 2011’s “The King Of Limbs”. “Burn The Witch” has been a whisper in the Radiohead sphere for many years. Having first been acknowledged in the booklet for the band’s 2003 “Hail To The…

Helio Sequence Warm Hearts on Stormy Indy Night

By Phoenixx Staff | May 1, 2016

The Helio Sequence made a welcome visit to Indianapolis last weekend at the Hi Fi, delighting new listeners and long time fans alike. The northwest twosome consists of Brandon Summers on guitars and vocals, and Benjamin Weikel on drums and keyboards. They’ve been jamming together for twenty years now, and the experience definitely shows in…