Ready? Riot Fest is just three days away, and if you haven't planned your itinerary yet, now's your chance. We've got the full schedule. While the entire lineup is stupid good, Saturday is the day we're most looking forward to -- The Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges, Superchunk, Rocket From the Cr ... More >>
The Dismemberment Plan formed on the New Year's Day 1993. Though hailing from the Washington D.C. area, the act wasn't really affiliated with legendary DIY punk scene fostered by Dischord Records, but the band's eccentricity was nonetheless embraced. In its early years, the Dismemberment Plan truly ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
After a being out of the limelight for a spell, MGMT is back with a new record and ready to hit the road. The outfit, who is slated to release its new album in August, is set to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, September 6. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. Keep rea ... More >>
Wowers. The Riot Fest Denver lineup was just revealed, and if you haven't seen it yet, brace yourself. It's pretty stellar. Headliners include a reunited version of the Replacements, along with Iggy and the Stooges, Guided By Voices, Yo La Tengo, Rocket from the Crypt, Superchunk, the Dismemberment ... More >>
If you haven't heard yet, Riot Fest, the incredibly popular festival founded in Chicago in 2005, is expanding to Colorado. There's no word yet on the lineup, but if the roster of acts (Motörhead, Public Enemy, Bad Brains, Guided by Voices, the Dismemberment Plan, Dinosaur Jr. and Surfer Blood, amon ... More >>
TESTAMENT @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 2/25/13 Testament is one of the bands that you can make a strong case for expanding the Big 4 to the Big 5. The Bay Area act was part of the original thrash movement, which fused the precision and savagery of speed metal with the intensity of hardcore punk. For n ... More >>
Wednesday, January 19, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
So evidently, Metric doesn't feel like tagging industry pros to do its remixes . Instead, the members of this Canadian outfit want YOU to remix them. There's reportedly some cash in it for you if your remix is picked. Although we've seen the whole crowdsourcing remix thing before -- Nine I ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Last year, we listed a bunch of reunions we'd like to see, and on that list was the Dismemberment Plan. Not that we had anything to do with this, but it looks like the band is back together and planning a few shows and a re-release of their fantastic LP Emergency and I.
The Gamits celebrate the release of their new album, Parts, this Saturday, September 4, at the Gothic Theatre, with UME and Joy Subtraction. The Gamits were one of the classic, melodic punk bands of the late '90s. Unlike many of their peers, they survived well into the new decade before call ... More >>
If you haven't seen the 1959 film On The Beach, you might want to tune out now before we spoil anything. It's a post-apocalyptic emotion-drain that chronicles the last days of humanity in a painstakingly slow manner -- which is to say it's a bit slow in the hips but fast in the brain. Anyw ... More >>
Gail ButenskyIn recent history we've been treated to the reunions of Mission of Burma, Gang of Four, Antipop Consortium, among others. This year, Faith No More, Sunny Day Real Estate and Pavement got back together, and, of course, there's the ever pervasive rumors of Soundgarden reconvening at so ... More >>
Wednesday, March 12, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Thursday, December 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Tuesday, August 8, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Making Beds in a Burning House (Lookout)
Scott Campbell moves down the road and away from the 15th Street Tavern.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
The Dismemberment Plan assaults the senses as well as perceptions about the state of indie rock.
This week's concert pick: The Dismemberment Plan