Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as a side project of Warren Haynes and Allen Woody, who were then members of the Allman Brothers Band. While both men continued to play with the Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule became quite a viable entity on its own, rooted in a similar blend of blues, jazz and rock, with a pe ... More >>
What makes a great country song? Well, if David Allan Coe is to be believed, the songs require a few things: mama, trains, trucks, prison, or gettin' drunk. There's got to be more to it than that though, right? Like, at least five more things. Country music draws on the same themes so often that it' ... More >>
Pop culture incrementally improved the chances that books would outlive CDs when news spread that Lil Wayne had inked a deal to write a memoir about the eight months he spent locked up on gun charges. Titled Gone 'Til November, the book is scheduled to be released in May. While the hip-hop blogosphe ... More >>
See also: Hank 3 at Boulder Theatre, 9/4/12 Hank 3 has one of the most unimpeachable country music pedigrees of anyone alive: His grandfather is the late Hank Williams Sr., one of the pioneers of both country and rock and roll, and his farther is Hank Williams Jr. To his credit, Hank 3 has never re ... More >>
"Oh, I can absolutely work Saturday. I didn't have any plans anyway."The job market's still very tough, your 401 (k) has probably lost its value over the last week, and your rent, car payment and baby mama aren't going to get paid on their own. You hate your job, your boss treats you like gar ... More >>
Warren Haynes (playing his second show in a two-night stand at the Ogden Theatre) has a résumé that speaks for itself: Picking up the guitar as a preteen, the bluesman began playing with David Allan Coe by the age of twenty and went on to work with the likes of the Allman Brothers Band and ... More >>
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 24 and 25, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
While last week's big announcement included Phish's three-night stand at the 1STBANK Center, a number of other shows were recently announced, most which are on are sale now. In addition to Kottonmouth Kings, Joshua Radin, Combichrist and Soulfly, lead by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera ... More >>
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. F ... More >>
Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>
Hayes Carll’s always been known as an animated performer – but these days, the description can be taken literally. In “Crystal Beach Memories,” a clip accessible at Will Ferrell’s FunnyOrDie.com site, he looks like the image above as he talks about his life and times – topics that domina ... More >>
Country with a capital C.
Arcade Fire, with LCD Soundsystem September 17, 2007 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better than: Uh, just about anything else in recent memory. Slide Show Epic. Grandiose. Those are fitting descriptors for Monday night’s unreal double bill at the Rocks featuring LCD Soundsystem and Arcade Fire. Sounds ... More >>
Band of Horses' rise to prominence has been dramatic.
Sunday, August 27, Marquis Theater, 303-298-0900.
Dimebag lives on in these new recordings.
Friday, April 14, Red & Jerry's, Sheridan, 303-783-0655.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Warren Haynes is one mule who's not ungovernable.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
How low can you go? All the way, with these fabulously tacky theme parties.
I drink, therefore I am
The Railbenders' take on traditional country is gaining momentum.
Think 45s are a thing of the past? Think again.