3 days ago | Music History
In the wake of the recent deaths of several classic-rock stars, it’s easy to forget about bands in the midst of careers that may achieve the same longevity and perhaps even “classic” status. Dr. Dog — a scrappy, critically acclaimed Philadelphia r...
4 days ago | Concert Reviews
A few minutes before Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s string section took the stage last night at the Ogden Theatre, a slow, bass-heavy drone began washing over the packed-in Denver crowd. Kids who had been jammed against the rail for two hours waiti...
4 days ago | Music History
Ween, the ever-experimental and edgy Philadelphia rock band, is back. With frontman Gene Ween (born Aaron Freeman) in recovery from substance abuse, the brilliantly oddball group will play three shows this weekend at 1STBANK Center, and the list o...
15 days ago | Concert Reviews
Remember that scene in the classic ’80s bio-pic La Bamba when Ritchie Valens, played by Lou Diamond Phillips, is blowing the roof off a late-’50s party in Los Angeles with both Latinos and whites dancing their asses off to Mexican-American rock an...
26 days ago | Concert Reviews
“This is the most interesting thing we do all year,” Murder By Death frontman Adam Turla said a few songs into the Indiana-bred band’s 28-song, two-hour set at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park on Saturday night. And that’s saying a lot, as the indi...
1 month ago | Commentary
David Bowie always paid tribute to his older brother, most famously in "All the Young Dudes," for changing his life as a teenager by turning him on to rock music and the Beat Generation. So it makes sense that Bowie's The Rise and Fall o...