I'm a simpleton, in general, but particularly when it comes to beer -- I know, a shameful admission in this town, beloved land of the microbrews. Sorry, dude. Most of that stuff gives me a headache. Still I can't help but be hopelessly in love with TRVE Brewing Company. I mean, come on, man, how can ... More >>
Stevie Boiser is an omnipresent figure in Denver metal. He fronts Vale of Pnath, and recently stepped down from Enemy Reign to focus on Dissonance In Design, a progressive death-metal quintet that features brothers Harrison and Zac Patuto on guitar and drums, respectively, as well as Vale of Pnath g ... More >>
Music and beer... seriously, can you think of better bedfellows? Yeah, neither can we, especially since we hail from a place that's a veritable hotbed for both. In the latest example of what's quickly becoming a welcome trend of musicians collaborating with brewers (most recently, Leftover Salmon te ... More >>
Sunday, January 23, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7532.
This year once again as we compiled our annual Moovers and Shakers issue -- a rundown of our favorite local releases from the past year -- we found that there were simply more albums that we dug than we had space to devote to in the paper. Thankfully, no such limitations exist on the web. C ... More >>
Lest the rest of the country think we're merely home to indie rock goodness like Candy Claws and sugary sweet electro-pop confections like 3OH!3 or Breathe Carolina, Allegaeon's new album, Fragments of Form & Function, issued two weeks ago on the storied Metal Blade Records imprint, should ... More >>
Equality Lies Below
Looks like the metal world is continuing to turn its eyes on Colorado. Yet another homegrown metal act has been snapped up by a renown metal imprint. Last month, Allegaeon, who deals in extreme metal out of Fort Collins, inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The iconic metal label is slated ... More >>
Ah, it's refreshing to know that as frenzied as life can sometimes be, some things remain ever constant. In defiance of fair weather trends, Denver is still a hotbed for metal, and Dave Otero still has a hand in producing some of the best music coming out of here. For evidence, look no further th ... More >>
And the hits keeping coming for local scene. Earlier this week, we posted the new video from Skyline Surrender, and now we present you with the new video from Drive-In Massacre, which just finished recording its new album, Upon Forgetful Seas, with Dave Otero at his Flatline Audio studio. Like Skyli ... More >>
This past February, we told you about former Corruption frontman Mark Grabowski joining Demonica, the trash-metal band founded by Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Sherman. As reported, the outfit recorded their parts remotely, with Grabowski laying down his bass tracks at Flatline Audio, Dave Otero's ... More >>
Really fun show last night. Rob Burleson -- drummer extraordianaire of Lion Sized, d.biddle, the Fire Drills and sometimes Eyes & Ears -- filled in for Andy who was off exploring pyramids in Egypt or trying to find a cure for the common cold or something this week. Tall shoes to fill there, boy, ... More >>
Marc Grabowski, the erstwhile frontman of Corruption, has just been named as the final member of Demonica, the thrash-metal outfit founded by Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann. After playing with Corruption for the better part of the past two decades, Grabowski had his sights set on retiring fro ... More >>
Highlighting the most captivating music of the coming year
Horse has spent the better part of the past few months holed up in Dave Otero's Flatline Studio putting the finishing touches on its new album, U.S. Metal, which is due to drop after the first of the year. In anticipation of its release, the outfit, fronted by KPBI's Uncle Nasty, debuted a video for ... More >>
Tool puts all the emphasis on the music.
Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite new releases from the past year.
Mark Obermeyer is the man with a plan at Rudy's Studio.
Metal maven Dave Otero cranks up the production at Flatline Audio.
In 2004, Mootown's best and brightest gave us something to write home about.
Corruption's new CD displays metal moxie of the best kind.
When Cephalic Carnage went looking for success outside of Denver, it turned to the sewers of the death-metal underground.