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Butch Vig

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    March 1, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend (7 free!), March 1-3

    Ever since the Harlem Shake snagged the Internet's attention, it seems that video after video of frat boys, Army officers and various mammals at Sea World wiggling uncontrollably to Baauer's dance track by the same name have been constantly appearing in our Facebook newsfeeds. If you've secretly des ... More >>

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    October 7, 2012

    Garbage at the Ogden Theatre, 10/6/12

    GARBAGE @ OGDEN THEATRE | 10/6/12 After opening the show with a vigorous take on "Automatic System Habit," and then following with the equally charged up "I Think I'm Paranoid" and "Shut Your Mouth," Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson was greeted by a blast of applause from the sold out frenzied cro ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Steve Marker of Garbage on his approach to production and the joys of living in Colorado

    Garbage was one of the most popular and arguably one of the best bands out of the second wave of early '90s alt rock. Benefitting from the production skills of drummer and renowned producer Butch Vig (Nevermind) and Steve Marker, Garbage was able to put out a body of work very early on that showcase ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Twenty fabled moments in Denver music: #10: Nirvana's first post-Nevermind show here, 1991

    Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at when Nirvana came back to town for a show at the Gothic Theatre with Dinosaur Jr., fresh off of recording Nevermind. When the members of Nirvana left a ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Garbage at the Ogden Theatre 4/25

    While Butch Vig is probably best known for his work as a Grammy-winning producer who's worked with the likes of Nirvana or, more recently, the Foo Fighters, he's also a member of Garbage, an alt-rock act (and a rather decent one at that) that formed in the mid '90s and was led by the fiery Scottish ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011

    2012 Grammy Nominations: Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic up for Producer of the Year

    ​While Ryan Tedder has garnered his share of acclaim fronting his band, OneRepublic, he's earned just as many accolades as a songwriter, penning tunes for a parade of pop stars including Kelly Clarkson, BeyoncĂ©, Carrie Underwood, Natasha Bedingfield, Jordan Sparks, Leona Lewis, Gym Class Hero ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Nirvana's Nevermind turns 20 this Saturday

    The forthcoming 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind isn't just an observance of the release of the 1991 record; it is a tangible marking of a shift in popular culture.

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    September 16, 2010
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    April 20, 2009

    Green Day tour hits Denver in August

    Sizzling hot off the wire: Just received word that Green Day will be bringing its 21st Century Breakdown tour to Denver on Saturday, August 15. The tour kicks off on Friday, July 3, in Seattle, and will mark the act's first roadwork in more than three years. And it's been even longer than that since ... More >>

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    June 19, 2008

    The Fluid

    Sub Pop's twentieth anniversary spurs this year's unlikeliest local band reunion.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A with the Fluid's Matt Bischoff

    Matt Bischoff, bassist for the Fluid, which reunites on June 20 (click here and here for more information), put the thump into the band. He also fronted the late, lamented band '57 Lesbian and served a stint with Boss 302, one of two groups opening at the Fluid's big gig. Just as important, he's a s ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Rick Kulwicki

    Rick Kulwicki was half of the two-guitar attack that drove the Fluid, whose June 20 reunion takes place at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for more information). He's also an entertaining conversationalist, and his alternately witty and incisive commentary lights up the hefty Q&A that foll ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's James Clower

    James Clower's guitar helped fuel the Fluid, which is getting back together for a June 20 appearance at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the facts). And he's also the player most eager for the band to keep going, as he makes clear in this revealing Q&A.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Garrett Shavlik

    Garrett Shavlik's drumming had loads to do with the success of the Fluid, a classic Denver band that's reuniting at the Bluebird Theater on June 20 (click here and here to get the skinny). And although he's lived in Seattle for around a decade at this point, his musical history and Denver's remain i ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's John Robinson

    John Robinson of the Fluid, which reunited on June 20 at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the lowdown), is one of the great should-have-beens in the annals of Denver rock. He had everything it took to be a star of global proportions, but for whatever reason, it didn't happen. Neverthele ... More >>

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    October 12, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Kevin Drew and More

    Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew Spirit If… (Arts & Crafts) The credit Kevin Drew chose for himself on this disc seems designed to reassure fans fearful that his decision to release a CD under his own name means Broken Social Scene is bound for the grave. But the wordiness of this bit of ... More >>

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    September 6, 2007

    Against Me!

    Wednesday, September 12, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.

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    June 19, 2003

    Fire in the Hole

    A Fire Inside burns through the smog.

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    April 22, 1999
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    April 1, 1999
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    June 18, 1998
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    April 25, 1996

    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    Super-producer Butch Vig hopes Garbage will trash your expectations.

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    October 4, 1995

    SOUL SURVIVOR

    BURDENED BY IMPOSSIBLE EXPECTATIONS, DAVE PIRNER ACHES TO TAKE SHELTER IN SOUL ASYLUM.

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    July 26, 1995
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    July 19, 1995
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    August 10, 1994
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    May 4, 1994

    SPELLBOUNDWILL SPELL FINALLY PUT DENVER ON THE ROCK-MUSIC MAP? CASTING A SPELL

    HOW LOUD IS THIS BAND? LOUD ENOUGH TO BE HEARD NATIONWIDE.

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    March 9, 1994

    THE KITTENS' MEOW

    CUTTING UP WITH THE CHAINSAW KITTENS.

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