Blag Flag, Fugazi, Descendents, Sunny Day Real Estate and the Misfits? On the same bill on the same night? Uh, no. Not in this lifetime, even if you've got Warren Buffet money and you're on some Looper shit. Sorry. But, alas, here's the next best thing, Denver, some of your town's finest musicians p ... More >>
THE DIRTY FEMMES AND HELL'S BELLES @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 11.02.12 Last night the Oriental was invaded by a sentimental army of superfans, with performer and audience meeting on an equal plain of adoration for music that was at least two decades old. Jen Korte's Violent Femmes tribute band, the Dirty ... More >>
MELVINS LITE @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 9/12/12 Melvins Lite? There was nothing "lite" about this show. As soon as the stage lights dimmed and a loop of the coughing at the beginning of Black Sabbath's "Sweet Leaf" filled the air for what seemed like a comically extended period of time until Trevor Dunn ... More >>
Social Distortion kicks off a three-night stand at the Ogden Theatre tonightIf you're looking for some captivating music this weekend, you need not look very far. Social Distortion kicks off its three-night stand tonight at the Ogden Theatre. Sean Paul is playing a free show tonight at Cassel ... More >>
Adrian & The Sickness (playing the Rockaway Tavern tonight with No Good Reason) is much more than just the front for guitar great Adrian Connor's original material. Connor -- also known also as the "Angus Young" of the wildly successful AC/DC tribute, Hell's Belles -- has been writing and pla ... More >>
With her own band, Adrian & the Sickness (due tonight at 3 Kings Tavern with BugGirl and Cock N Balls), Adrian Conner gets to be herself on stage and on record. This isn't the case with her day job -- as resident lead guitarist for AC/DC tribute outfit Hell's Belles, Conner channels her inner ... More >>
There are plenty of U2 tribute bands, Beatles impersonators and more Sublime cover bands than there are Sublime albums. But perched on top of the replication heap is definitely Hell's Belles, a riotous AD/DC tribute that has been doing serious justice to "Highway to Hell" since 2000.
Forgive me, for I have sinned. It's been nearly two weeks since our last makeout. I'm sure you've probably moved on by now, found others to make out with and forgotten me completely, and I don't blame you. All I can say in my defense is something you undoubtedly already know -- that family emergenci ... More >>
When Wicked Garden opened last Halloween on Larimer, some folks were hoping it might be Denver's answer to Hollywood's Viper Room. But it takes a little more than throwing up a few '80s album covers, pictures of Jimi Hendrix and Angus Young and painting quotes from Aerosmith songs on the wall to pul ... More >>
Photo: Chad Fahnestock AC/DC and The Answer Pepsi Center November 25 The crowd at the Pepsi Center last night for AC/DC's first Denver concert in seven years resembled the ones that gather for Oakland Raiders games. It looked like everyone incarcerated at the state's prisons had been given a one- ... More >>
Hip-hop just got hipper thanks to this Boulder duo.
Hell's Belles salutes you.
Friday, December 10, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Tuesday, July 6, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.
For those about to rock, Hell's Belles salute you.
Stiff Upper Lip
Born Again Savage
This rock-and-roll road trip runs out of gas before reaching Detroit Rock City.
Putting the season's major releases to the test.
This summer's outdoor-concert season was the weakest in years. Doesn't anyone want to hear music outside anymore?