When filmmaker Alex Cox finished shooting Repo Man in 1983, the first thing he did with the left-over money was option the film rights to the science fiction novel Bill, the Galactic Hero. Now both projects are back in the spotlight. The Criterion Collection recently released a Blu-Ray edition of th ... More >>
Feuds, tantrums, threatening to kill the president -- if you've been following rock music for the past few decades, you know that dickish behavior comes with the territory when your job involves a stage and adoring fans. Here we've assembled the reprehensible cream that has risen to top, highlightin ... More >>
Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>
Just when you think the suck factor has been turned all the way up, here comes another batch of songs to push the needle further in the red. Today as the countdown of total crappiness continues, we've got tunes by Kid Rock, Nickleback, Michael Jackson, Sublime and more. Keep reading to see which son ... More >>
From 1993 to 1996, I carried a lunchbox as a purse. Now as an adult who carries what I call a Mary-Kate bag -- a black hole/abyss that holds keys, a liter of water, a wallet, various snacks, a change of clothes, a collection of Nora Ephron essays, a reporter's notebook, 700 pens and a ho-on-the-go k ... More >>
I started smoking cigarettes when I was fourteen. Reading that sentence now, I am shocked -- mostly because I certainly wasn't participating in any other such risky behavior. I'd been "drunk" once before that (if you count puking after drinking a Bartles & James in the basement of my friend Sarah's ... More >>
I didn't have particularly soaring aspirations as a child. I wanted to be a fashion designer or a hair stylist -- it was the '80s, and those careers seemed very glamorous at the time. But I couldn't draw for shit and when I graduated high school at seventeen, my mom refused to let me go to hair scho ... More >>
Waking up on November 7, I felt like a million bucks. A million bucks that could breathe again, knowing that my president was still mine, my uterus was in the clear, and so many people had exercised the right to vote. That part, the voting part, was the most exciting, because after months of the imp ... More >>
Say you're in the mood to look up a factoid about something odd -- like, for instance, the history of Velcro. So you go to Google, ignore the weird bar over the logo, and type in "Velcro" and "Wiki." A Wikipedia link appears, and a click brings it up -- but it vanishes an instant later. Oh my God! W ... More >>
Britt ChesterEat it, journalism!There are two distinct periods in the average American's life: high school and not-high school. For me, the farther I get from those formative ninth-through-twelfth-grade years -- 1994 to 1998 -- the cooler they seem to have been. Today, when I look back at say ... More >>
A very pregnant Kim Gordon, flanked by band mate Julie Cafritz and KennedyOnce upon a time, before reality TV cheapened television programming as a whole, MTV (thirty years old today) was a bastion of music culture that actually showcased cutting edge artists for the sake of art. Because the network ... More >>
Sometimes hurt feelings and death threats bring people closer together -- that definitely seems to be the case of the former web editor at our sister paper in Los Angeles, Erin Broadley, and shock-rocker Marilyn Manson, who once threatened to kill her. After the two met, they came to the real ... More >>
Sarah CassLust-Cats of the Gutters team up with Sara T. for their first video.Sara Thurston (aka DJ Sara T.) is in town from Los Angeles this weekend for another edition of Danceotron -- her "No Bullshit" dance party, now in its eighth year -- and she's also hard at work editing footage of Lu ... More >>
It's becoming increasing more popular for celebrities and pseudo-celebrities alike to think the public still gives a rats-ass what they have to say. And it's no secret that Twitter is a giant bathroom stall waiting for the sharpie attack of a bored ex-rocker, but every once and a while it g ... More >>
Lust-Cats of the Gutters
Photo courtesy of Kanyewest.com Last week, Kanye christened his new web site with the above photo of his girlfriend, Amber Rose. Then, Thom Yorke announced the name of his latest band on the Radiohead blog. Which got us thinking about the other band blogs we have bookmarked. In our bitchin' ... More >>
Tuesday, February 20, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Show Your Bones (Interscope)
The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.
Check the Vegas odds: It's time to predict this year's rock-star deaths.
Devendra Banhart has plenty to Crow about.
A blues enthusiast digs up the backstory on some red-hot mamas.
For the Melvins' Buzz Osborne, grunge means never having to say you're sorry.
Wilco weathers Reprise Records, in-fighting and an in-studio film crew in a new documentary.
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.
Blueprint for a Sunrise (Capitol)
The Down-N-Outs call it quits, while Turnsol turns over a new CD.
It's a Man's world when Denver's one-person punk band takes the stage.
Hemi Cuda's new CD is thick and tasty.
After a period out of the public eye, Remy Zero continues to create its own poets' society.
How a small band of insurgents led by K Records co-founder Calvin Johnson helped fashion a punk revolution.
FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES, LOLLAPALOOZA IS DONE.
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city