Complicated, Addictive, Riotous Rock

Phoenix New Times | January 19, 2005
The liner notes of Batter the Drag's self-released debut EP reference "the Higley Ranch 'incident' of May 2003." Was it a farm machinery mishap? Cattle stampede? Turns out it was more like a riot -- appropriate for a band that rocks.

Phoenix New Times

Phoenix New Times detailed stories of abused children but with a chilling twist -- these kids were routinely being mistreated by state officials in juvenile corrections facilites. The series and follow-ups sparked a federal inquiry and call for reform by...
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