Andy Thomas is a music journalist who hopes other music journalists write nice things about the music he performs. He has been published in The Rocky Mountain News, Rock Sound, AMP and Westword. In 2014, he finished and self-published his debut novel, Hell is in New Jersey. As a musician he has shared the stage with William Elliott Whitmore, Joe Pug, Less Than Jake, Deer Tick and hundreds of others. He lives in Denver with his wife, their two cats and a massive pile of unfinished projects.
12 days ago | Interviews
Despite the sunny weather and large population of outdoor enthusiasts , Denver has long harbored an impressive, talented and generally gloomy heavy metal community. From nationally known power-houses like Cephalic Carnage, Speed Wolf and Pri...
1 month ago | Concert Reviews
Despite a ticket that boasted "rain or shine," Tuesday night's Korn and Rob Zombie co-headlining show at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater was delayed considerably due to inclement weather. Just as opening band, In This Moment, were set to take t...
1 month ago | Colorado History
Although Denver is often cited as a center for Gothic Americana, EDM and jam bands, it has also long been a hub for another rich and diverse tradition: Chicano music. Through his work with the Chicano Music Festival and the Chicano Music Hall of F...
2 months ago | Bars
If you put together all of the contributing members of Denver's newest bar, you would have a pretty amazing band. Matty Clark and Josh Terry, owners of the hi-dive, as well as talent buyer Curtis Wallach are collaborating with fellow musicians Nat...
2 months ago | DIY
The decision to start a record label in 2016 may not be a sound financial one. For most labels, especially at the grassroots level, even breaking even may be an impossible goal. However, if your bottom line has more to do with passion, ethics and ...
2 months ago | Concerts
Pop-punk — though a divisive term, depending on who you talk to — is as precious a part of musical history as classical music or folk. The genre dates to the early 1990s, made popular by bands like Screeching Weasel, ZOiNKS! and the Queers. A...