Cheap Trick

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    The Fourteen Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.

  • Music

    September 19, 2013
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    August 13, 2013

    Bad Weather California's Chris Adolf on Back Seats, the new EP, and the band's break-up

    Bad Weather California has reached its natural conclusion. Although the outfit still has a string of dates left to play, including a tour kickoff show is this Thursday, August 15, at the hi-dive, celebrating its brand new EP, Back Seats -- due out this week on Fire Talk -- Chris Adolf confirms that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 6/3/13, reviews, photos, setlists

    ALICE COOPER / MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | 6/3/13 The moment everyone was waiting for and had to guess was coming came at the very end of the show, when Alice Cooper came back on stage for his encore. As the familiar strains of "I'm Eighteen" drew cheers from the crowd, Alice took the first verse o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    The 2013 Colorado music festival guide

    I know it's hard to imagine now, especially with the temperature outside and the blanket of snow currently covering the Front Range, but summertime is just around the corner, which means the festival season is just getting ready to kick off. We know this because we're in the middle of putting togeth ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Kyle Thomas of King Tuff recalls the weird paranormal experiences he's had in the studio

    See also: King Tuff at Moe's Original BBQ, 8/28/12 King Tuff is the latest project of Kyle Thomas who has been seen in the psych folk band Feathers, the garage punk outfit Happy Birthday and the doom band Witch with J. Mascis. With King Tuff, Thomas has written a pretty diverse array of music, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Joy Subtraction at The Hi-Dive, 8/4/12

    JOY SUBTRACTION @ HI-DIVE | 8/4/12 See Also: - Joy Subtraction? Its members just enjoy screwing with Joy Division. "This is the first song on our new album," Joy Subtraction's Abe Brennan announced last at the hi-dive, goofing on Cheap Trick after the first couple of songs of the set. Then the ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Beastie Boys Check Your Head turns twenty

    See Also: • Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 • Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 • More Today in History posts When the '80s became the '90s, everyone stepped up their game. Rap matured lyrically and became more sophisticated sonically, while rock became more intelligent and emotionally r ... More >>

  • Music

    December 18, 2008
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    September 22, 2008

    Live Review: Frantix

    Photo: Tom Murphy Git Some The Frantix, Git Some, the Omens and the Purple Fluid Saturday, September 20, 2008 Wax Trax Better Than: Most so-called “punk rock” shows. Wax Trax, long a stalwart of underground music in Denver, celebrated its 30th year anniversary this past Saturday with a full d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    Last Night ... The Cult, Action Action @ Fillmore Auditorium

    The Cult, Action Action December 3, 2007, Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Seeing any band with “Guns,” “Revolver,” “Velvet,” “L.A.” or “Roses” in the name. The show was half-packed with strippers, heshers and goths, none visibly underage. Enough open space lay waiting for a b ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    A Fine Frenzy

    Alison Sudol is indeed someone You Oughta Know. Thanks, VH1.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Have Mercer

    The attendees at the February 15 Shins/Viva Voce concert constituted one of the most polite capacity crowds since the adjective "modern" was first affixed to "rock." Sure, there were plenty of folks who decided to wriggle their way to toward the front of the stage long after they should have, forcin ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2006


    Playing the Guggenheim? Ratatat has been there, done that.

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Nationalistic 2005

    The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Arty Sciences

    An artist explores humanity's relationship to technology.

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2004

    Tin Can Alley

    Time to float your goat

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    The Message


  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Dwight Yoakam

    Population Me (Audium Entertainment)

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Camp Rock

    The Boulder YMCA is getting kids amped on music.

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 17, 2003

  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Mr. Mom

    A kinder, gentler Eddie Murphy plays Daddy once more.

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Yorn Again

    After an auspicious debut, Pete Yorn releases music for a new Day.

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Pulp Fiction

    By making it up as they go along, the members of Log chop down genre conventions.

  • Music

    July 19, 2001


    Detroit's White Stripes will save your savage soul.

  • Summer Guide

    June 14, 2001

    Take the Taste Test

    Festival of Mountain and Plain...A Taste of Colorado

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Surfin' Safari

    The Beloved Invaders ride the wave.

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Dwight Yoakam

    Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise)

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    The Sideman

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acknowledges Scotty Moore, the guitarist behind the King.

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Army Men

    Fort Collins's Tanger moves to the front line of innovative punk.

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Walkin' the Walk

    The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs want to take you to Detroit Rock City.

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    In His Life

    Beatles producer George Martin tries to pass along the wisdom of the ages.

  • Music

    January 14, 1999

    Squeezing a Lennon

    A new boxed set tries to wring every last drop from the music of the late moptop.

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Rats Race

    The B-Movie Rats want to star as the next monsters of rock.

  • Film

    October 8, 1998
  • News

    September 24, 1998
  • Music

    September 3, 1998
  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Strip Show

    Musically speaking, the Gaza Strippers put it all on.

  • Film

    April 16, 1998
  • Music

    February 12, 1998

    Not Standing Pat

    The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio goes where he's never gone before.

  • Music

    December 5, 1996

    Generation D

    D Generation aims to teach these young punks a thing or two.

  • Music

    March 21, 1996
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    August 23, 1995
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    June 7, 1995
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    April 5, 1995
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    August 10, 1994
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    August 3, 1994



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    March 9, 1994



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