Aqualung's Music Community Space is closing its doors. The north Denver DIY space is hosting its final show this Friday night with Deceased, Gravehill, 666 Pack, Glutgnar and 3BA. Aqualung's was started by Ethan McCarthy following his departure from Blast-O-Mat just before the fall. After an arduous ... More >>
Seventh Circle Music Collective is the new name for the former Blast-O-Mat space, which, until it closed recently, had been one of the longest running DIY spaces in Denver. Originally a host mainly to heavier and more extreme music, in the last couple of years, Blast-O-Mat also became home to numero ... More >>
GHOST @ MARQUIS THEATER | 1/27/12Even before Ghost took stage, people started chanting for the band, which was interesting considering this is the outfit's first big tour. But that enthusiasm was rewarded when the strains of "Masked Ball" by Jocelyn Pook came over the P.A., with its reversed Romania ... More >>
Tom MurphySpeedwolfSPEEDWOLF at the MARQUIS THEATER | 12/16/11Speedwolf vocalist Reed Bruemmer feigned surprise at the end of the band's set last night and asked the audience if they actually wanted to hear the band cover KISS. Of course everyone did, so the guys closed the record-release show with ... More >>
Chip KalbackBeth Gibbons of Portishead last night at 1STBANK CenterPORTISHEAD at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/27/11For the last show of its tour, Portishead put on one of the finest performances anyone is likely to see this year or any year. The band's energy, urgency and intensity kept building and b ... More >>
Tom MurphyThe Unsane
With Holly 750 and Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire
05.23.11 | Marquis Theater
With very little fanfare, The Unsane took stage and immediately played one of its best songs, "Against the Grain," with that great doleful neck-and-body bend in the beginning that i ... More >>
COLLAPSE AND SWELLS
With Barnacle, Reproacher and Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire
04.30.11 | Blast-O-Mat
The pedigree of Barnacle is fairly impressive (former members of Elucidarius and Ascaris and Nick from Cephalic Carnage), but the music stands on its own. If guys with ... More >>
Since 2005, Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire has been fusing the spiky and hyperkinetic dynamism of grindcore with death metal's unremitting darkness and sonic heaviness. Never content to settle on a mere sound, this Denver band challenges itself to create new depths in the expression of the ... More >>
Raven Chacon makes his talkbox sing.
Denver Noise Fest
04.30.10-05.01.10 | Old Curtis St.
Friday, April 30, 2010
New Mexico's Raven Chacon performed with the expected harsh noise soundscaping at first -- a combination of pummeling and shrill sounds textured like a nearly intangible sculptu ... More >>
Nathaniel Rateliff | Ale House | 9 p.m.
Clinging to the Trees | Mohawk | 8:20 p.m.
Nathaniel Rateliff was clearly being glib last night when he asked "Is that why you're being so quiet, because you know me?" after getting a roar of approval when he announced that he was Denver. But you can hardl ... More >>