LITA FORD, former guitarist with the legendary all-girl group The Runaways will play a show in metropolitan Phoenix on November 8 at the Wild Horse Pass Casino in Chandler. Ford has also had a long and successful solo career and fans attending the show can expect to hear her many hits including “Kiss Me Deadly” and “Close My Eyes Forever,” originally recorded as a duet with Ozzy Osbourne. Ford has a brand new live album out called “The Bitch is Back…Live” that features the two aforementioned songs along with some of her other hits like “Back to the Cave” and “Living Like a Runaway” along with her rousing take on Elton John’s “The Bitch is Back.” Quiet Riot is also on the bill.
MORE EARLY NOVEMBER SHOWS
GRAMATIK – NOVEMBER 6 – RIALTO THEATRE, TUCSON
Gramatik has been very busy lately; he’s recently put out a 22-song mix compilation called “Street Bangerz Volume 4,” grown his label Low Temp and helmed a side project called Exmag. Now new single “Obviously” offers a taste of his upcoming album “Age of Reason.” Expect the unexpected when Gramatik takes the stage for this show also featuring Herobust and Exmag.
STOLEN BABIES – NOVEMBER 7 – JOE’S GROTTO, PHOENIX
How many bands do you know that describe the type of music they play as “quirky prog-pop art-rock avant garde cabaret-metal horror-punk with a dash of Goth, dark wave and industrial?” Stolen Babies, featuring drummer Gil Sharone from Dillinger Escape Plan, dish out all that and more. Hear music from their new album “Naught” at this show also featuring OTEP and New Year’s Day.
MOOD RINGS – NOVEMBER 9 – CRESCENT BALLROOM, PHOENIX
This five-piece from Atlanta is touring behind their new release for the Mexican Summer label, “VPI Harmony.” Ethereal soundscapes and breathy vocals are the bands hallmarks; expect to hear plenty of each on songs from the album like “Charles Mansion” and “Pathos y Lagrimas.” Cults and Sacco will also appear.