Whether you're honoring a ubiquitous egg-laying rabbit obsessed with scavenger hunts or the miraculous resurrection of a thirty-something Jewish carpenter, the Easter season is upon us once again. But regardless of your religious affiliation, in the world of music, returning from the dead seems to h ... More >>
Forget "Countdown" -- Beyoncé is here to party.What do you do if you release a music video and get slammed with plagiarism accusations? If you're Beyoncé, you release another video. And then another. First Beyoncé released a video for "Countdown," her third official single (after "Run The ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent re ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Guns N' Roses is at 1STBANK Center in December, and in January, Wilco's at the Fillmore and the Jayhawks are due at the Ogden. Air Dubai, Gauntlet Hair, Ian Cooke and Jonny Barber & the Living Deads all got some spins on local rad ... More >>
Rihanna in "We Found Love"In less than a week (four days, to be exact), Rihanna has racked up over eight million views with her "We Found Love" video. And deservedly so. The song is catchy as hell, and the video, like the others the pop star has produced recently, is thought provoking. Rihann ... More >>
T.L. GallegosCora VetteLike a zombie from the grave, a good burlesque emcee is impossible to keep down, and Cora Vette is a superb burlesque emcee. So it was inevitable that she'd be bringing back last year's smash hit Zombielesque! for another run. Changing locations from Bender's Tavern to ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, Mute Math is coming to the Gothic in January and Kid Rock's at the Fillmore in December. On local radio specialty shows, Crimson Red, ManCub, the Foot. and DeVotchKa all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our loca ... More >>
Enjoy the Parade
Hey, nits, I already said I was sorry about those crappy movies, alright?Ben Affleck has acted in some truly horrible movies. After co-winning an Oscar with his best friend, Affleck's resume reads like a list of the worst movies from the late '90s that we all thought were sorta okay at the t ... More >>
Photo by Sandlin GaitherMARK FARINA With Octopus Nebula • Falty DL • S.P.E.C.T.R.E. 12.16.10 | Gothic Theatre Last night's show at the Gothic Theatre signified Mark Farina's third trip to the metro area in 2010, and the first weekend-night set of all three shows. Farina did not disappoin ... More >>
Thanks to a Monster's Many Heads
Paper and Roses
So you think you've seen every new Westword blog simply by visiting The Latest 'Word? Think again. Backbeat Online leads with shocking news about the death of 22-year-old Tickle Me Pink bassist Johnny Schou (pictured), whose body was found on the very day the group's much-anticipated new album came ... More >>
Hope the November 22 Evanescence profile or this extended Q&A with lead singer Amy Lee didn't get you too revved up to see the combo in concert. Turns out that the show, scheduled to take place on November 25 at Magness Arena, was canceled at the last minute.
Amy Lee recently married a therapist. Could that be bad for business?
The Evanescence profile in the November 22 edition of Westword stems from the following Q&A, a conversation with group leader Amy Lee that's lively and notably frank. Lee begins by talking about the group's current tour, including a side trip into Mexico, where aficionados are at their most rabid, ... More >>
Here’s a sample of the best of last week’s music blogging from around the Village Voice Media empire: If the words “Sex Pistols reunion show” fill you with disgust and hatred read this. Hell, read it even if they don’t, it’s good. The world’s greatest living music writer ruminates (b ... More >>
Jason Walker and company strive to break new ground.
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more.
Tuesday, October 24, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Monday, July 10, Marquis Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
Rolling on the Rocks
Pod nurtures local art
With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative.