Subject:

Cheap Trick

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Defend your Record Store Day purchases!

    Record Store Day is all about showing the love for your favorite bands by hitting the shops and making a purchase. Westword decided to hit the checkout lines at Wax Trax and Twist and Shout and put people on the spot. Hey You! You just bought a bunch of stuff from the record store: show us the goods ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Ten great albums recorded at Sound City Studios, the focus of Sound City

    Dave Grohl is a busy guy. The Foo Fighters frontman is a member of multiple supergroups, played alongside Paul McCartney at the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Concert, will be the keynote speaker at South by Southwest this March, and just made his directing debut with Sound City, a documentary tracing the hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Aerosmith at the Pepsi Center, with Cheap Trick, 8/1/12

    AEROSMITH @ PEPSI CENTER See Also: Q&A with Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer From the beginning, they promised a spectacle. "We're gonna go all Aerosmith mojo on your ass tonight," lead screecher Steven Tyler promised vaguely but aggressively less than a minute after appearing center stage in a cloud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Our favorite Aerosmith fans spotted last night in the Pepsi Center parking lot

    Photographer Eric Gruneisen spotted this gentleman last night before Aerosmith's show at the Pepsi Center with Cheap Trick. We won't apply a judgmental "do" or "don't" to him, or any of the below diehards we spotted last night. We did rank their rocker style on a scale of one to five Steven Tyler he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Charlie Benante is looking ahead rather than reflecting on Anthrax's thirtieth anniversary

    See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, Umphrey's Mcgee and more were announced; Overcasters, Lumineers, Churchill and the Jekylls got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Aerosmith, Cheap Trick at Pepsi Center on 8/1

    After touring South America and Japan, Aerosmith brings its Global Warming Tour to the States, starting in Minneapolis in June and stopping at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, August 1, with Cheap Trick opening the show. While tickets go on sale on to the public on Friday, March 31, pre-sale tickets f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Tonight: The Biters at 3 Kings Tavern

    ​There is something about a band that looks like they want to be a band -- Atlanta's the Biters (due at 3 Kings Tavern tonight) certainly do, with Joan Jett-ish coifs and leather jackets to match. But beyond the look, there's an equally classic sound, and the quartet takes the tried-and-true r ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Headhum

    Manican
    Destination Moon

  • Music

    July 8, 2010

    Bad

    Bad
    Self-released

  • Music

    June 24, 2010

    Free Energy

    Saturday, June 26, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Ten musician related comic books

    ​ We found the above gem while wandering around the comic store yesterday -- it appears to be some type of (unauthorized?) biography of Lady Gaga. Unfortunately, mom didn't give us enough loot to actually buy it, so we'll never know for sure. What we do know, however, is that this isn't the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Kinetix and Broken Social Scene top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 1, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 26, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 19, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 10, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    HOSS and Supersuckers release split vinyl Christmas record

    ​Apparently, it's never too early to be thinking about Christmas. At least, not if you're in boozy, hard-rocking outfits such as HOSS or Supersuckers. Those two bands just dropped a limited-edition, split 10" vinyl on July 30 to celebrate Christmas in July. The record features two songs each ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Live Nation offers two-for-one ticket special tomorrow

    On Wednesday, July 22, Live Nation is offering buy one, get one free lawn tickets for Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre shows including Creed, Crue Fest II, Def Leppard with Cheap Trick and Poison, Toby Keith with Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, and Rod Stewart. The two-fo ... More >>

  • Music

    July 16, 2009
  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Hot Robots

    Built to Tilt
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    No Doubt, Neko Case, Def Leppard shows announced

    No Doubt just announced a 45-city tour with Paramore and the Sounds that includes a Wednesday, May 27 stop at Fiddler's Green. On Monday, August 24, Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick will also share a bill at Fiddler's, while Lady Sovereign hits the Bluebird Monday, May 18, Neko Case plays the Ogd ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Q&A with author Chuck Klosterman

    Chuck Klosterman. Music critic and memoirist Chuck Klosterman visits Denver tonight (click here for details) to introduce his first novel, Downtown Owl. But before he greets the crowd at the Tattered Cover LoDo, he talked about his latest offering, and a whole lot more, during a generous, free-flo ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 1, 2008

    PS Lounge

    The bloom is off this rose.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2006

    Encore Performance

    Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Nada Surf

    Saturday, September 23, CityLights Pavilion, 303-405-6080.

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    The Boss Martians

    Saturday, April 15, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Suffrajett

    Saturday, December 17, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Diamond Nights

    Friday, November 18, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005

    Who Needs Sturgis?

    Thunder in the Rockies is ready to exhaust riders.

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2005

    Fair Weather, Friends

    The Colorado State Fair whirls again.

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2005

    Looks That Kill

    D.C. Gallery is turning Japanese, we really think so.

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    The Makers

    Wednesday, October 20, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    The Risk

    Street Thunder (Self-released)

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Braid

    Friday, July 9, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    The Von Bondies

    Tuesday, June 8, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984

  • News

    April 29, 2004
  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    The Fire Theft

  • Music

    September 11, 2003
  • Music

    January 3, 2002
  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Heavy Mettle

    Harlan Hendrickson wants to prove that '80s rock and roll is not noise pollution.

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    Back in Orbit

    The AUTONO's Chuck Snow launches the Lazy Spacemen -- and gives the music business another go.

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    The Pajama Game

    With its skewed approach to power pop, Sketch colors outside of the lines.

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

  • Music

    September 11, 1997

    Trick of the Trade

    Would someone please try to cheer up Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen?

  • Music

    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

  • Music

    October 3, 1996

    The Shed Spread

    This summer's outdoor-concert season was the weakest in years. Doesn't anyone want to hear music outside anymore?

  • Music

    March 8, 1995
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