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 >>
It's unfortunate that so many people assume that U.K. punk was all about politics. When Bill Maher interviewed Green Day's Billy Joe Armstrong on his show Real Time with Bill Maher last year, he questioned the singer's punk credibility for working to help elect Barack Obama in 2008, referring to Th ... More >>
NURSES @ THE HI-DIVE | 1/15/12
This was one of those Sunday shows where a lot of people showed up and everybody seemed to be very into all of the artists on the bill, from the opening set from The Don'ts and Be Carefuls all the way to the end, through Nurses. The headliners took the stage with Aaro ... More >>
Sounding like a lost band from the DGC Records roster heyday, Gata Negra seems unafraid to play to its influences -- the Denver-based three piece blends some mid-'90s-referenced riotous vocals and guitar with the true heartache of rhythm and blues.
Chrissie Hynde is not one to romanticize the past, but she's done plenty that almost anyone else who has done even a tenth as much would be right to feel proud. In the mid '70s, Hynde moved from her home town of Akron, Ohio, to London, England, and landed in the midst of what was fast-becom ... More >>
Dum Dum Girls • Beach House
09.03.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Dum Dum Girls opened the show with a notable display of confidence and music reminiscent of Elastica with more of a '60s girl group vibe. The combination of chiming textures ... More >>
It's been a hell of a week for show announcements. Aside from getting the word on shows by the Cult, Blitzen Trapper, Bad Religion, the Thermals and Drake, Gorillaz announced a show at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Sunday, October 24.
Tickets to see the Damon Albarn-fronted group, which includ ... More >>
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake
With Treeverb, Cannons
Friday, January 22, 2010
Better than: Avatar. Seriously, that movie sucks.
Cannons opened up the show with a sound reminiscent of Fugazi, Archers of Loaf or any number of early post-punk bands. Bassist Eric Fuller, who also holds do ... More >>
It's hard to imagine anything more meaty than BBQ. It is a cuisine based entirely on the flesh of the pig, the cow and, in some cases, the chicken.
So it's no surprise that a BBQ joint owner might hang up on a sales rep trying to sell him vegan meat substitutes. That's certainly happened a l ... More >>