Epitaph Records

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    A chat with James Rayburn, one of the folks behind Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All

    Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All (screenings are set for Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26 at 7th Circle Music Collective) is the documentary film about the beloved, pioneering pop punk band and its associated project All. Starting in the late '70s with drummer Bill Stevenson, Desce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    New shows: Alabama Shakes/Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Paramore, Jim James

    There are a ton of new shows to tell you about this week, including a co-headlining date at Red Rocks featuring Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, plus new shows from Paramore, a solo date from Jim James of My Morning Jacket, the Gaslight Anthem, Marina & the Diamonds and Charli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In October, Portishead hits the 1STBANK Center, Bring Me the Horizon comes to the Fillmore, and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart is due at the Bluebird. On local radio, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Veronica and Andy Hackbarth got some spins. Meanwhile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Alkaline Trio's Dan Andriano the Warped Tour and the band's new label, Heart & Skull

    ​ Music and marriages have one major thing in common. By normal standard, the average life expectancy of either is around the three or four year mark, and sometimes ends due to a wandering eye, financial woes or just a blatant mismatch in chemistry. Fortunately for the Alkaline Trio, this isn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Q&A with William Elliott Whitmore

    "William Elliott Whitmore Stretches the Definition of Hardcore," a profile in the January 22 edition of Westword, only scratches the surface of an enjoyable and revealing Q&A with this deep-voiced roots-and-folk purveyor, who shares more in common with punk rockers than just his record label. (He's ... More >>

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Constant Motion

    Justin Pierre's brain never stops, even when his mouth can't keep up with it.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004


    Eyedea & Abilities tries to live up to its potential as it strives to push hip-hop forward.

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Channel Zero

    On his tour, Sage Francis flips Clear Channel the bird.

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Punk of Ages

    Down by Law's Dave Smalley still emits a positive charge.

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Morbid Angels

    When Cephalic Carnage went looking for success outside of Denver, it turned to the sewers of the death-metal underground.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    The Beats Go On

    How a kid from Boulder became an eyewitness to the passing of an era.

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Vintage Edition

    At 78, T-Model Ford is a restored bluesman.

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    On the Mark

    Guitarist Mark Ribot stumbles upon the hottest trend in popular music.

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    Monster Magnets

    After nearly twenty years, Electric Frankenstein has rock down to a mad science.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    Still Burning

    Jon Spencer and Alec Empire want you to get a sample of R.L. Burnside.

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Here Come the Punks

    Thinking of getting married? Then Rancid may be the band for you.

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    Let It Ride

    Silver Scooter glides down a familiar path but sounds good doing it.

  • Music

    May 29, 1997
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    February 27, 1997
  • Music

    May 16, 1996