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Fear Before

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Colorado's Ten Best Breweries for Music Fans

    It's no surprise that music and beer are meant to be together, especially in Colorado. Still, there are a handful of local breweries that like to turn it up a notch when it comes to supporting Colorado's music. We've picked out ten of the best places for music fans to find their microbrews. You'll f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Max Winnie of the Maykit: "I've always preferred reading to actual music."

    Those who know Max Winne from his current folk project the Maykit might be surprised to learn about his first band. As a teenager, Winne played in the hardcore band Call to Arms with Jeremy and Adam Fisher (the latter was a founding member of Fear Before). But as he grew out of his teens, he became ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    New to the Denver Concert Calendar: Nickel Creek, Rod Stewart & Santana, Gogol Bordello

    Chris Thile has decided he's bored of not selling thousands of tickets at a time, so Nickel Creek is back, and they're coming to Denver. Rod Stewart and Santana are also into selling thousands of tickets, so they'll be coming through as well. Incidentally, Santana has never meet a collaboration he d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Soccer moms of the world, unite: New Kids on the Block are coming to 1STBANK Center!

    So this one summer before New Kids on the Block made all the girls (who are all middle aged moms now -- meditate on that for a minute) swoon like no other, the dudes did an in-store at the mall in Cheyenne. I was there. My best friend was a DJ at the station presenting the meet and greet, and so we ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

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    October 7, 2010
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    May 21, 2010

    Solar Bear's Captain's of Industry: Backbeat presents an exclusive advance listen (CD release party tomorrow!)

    ​ Call us homers if you must, but sometimes we just can't get over how unbelievably badass the music scene is in this town. Sure, like any other place, we have a seemingly endless supply of crappy also rans and probably-never-will-be's, but for every five of those, we have a Solar Bear, an ac ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    Solar Bear

    Captains of Industry
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Fear Before, Elephant Revival get spins on local radio this week. Find out who else got love.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Fear Before sends out a plea for help

    ​Over the years, I've had the chance to put up a number of touring bands for the night. Most were friends, while some were merely friends of friends who rolled into town unexpectedly and reached out in hopes of scoring a place to crash and maybe do some laundry. Almost invariably, all of these act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Last Night: Fear Before at The Marquis

    Fear Before, Solar Bear, My Body Sings Electric Wednesday, October 7, 2009 The Marquis Theater Better Than: A junkyard bonfire Solar Bear began the onslaught at around 8:30, and for the rest of the evening the only respite to be found was between sets. The three bands are demonstrably different in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Wentworth Kersey gets glowing review on Pop Matters

    ​While we don't necessarily need it to validate our art or to motivate us to continue creating compelling art -- although truth be told, a good many of us, if we're being honest, still crave the recognition -- we have to admit, it's always nice to be recognized for what you do outside of your own ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Dialed in: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 06.10.09

    With all the Showcase hoopla last week, a few of our normal features slipped through the cracks, including this one, wherein I provide you with a rundown of the radio show and then offer up the playlist for your consumption. A week removed, honestly, I can't really remember too much about the show o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Atmosphere, Bat for Lashes, Brad Paisley shows announced

    After a killer two-night stint at the Ogden Theatre last year, the hip-hop duo Atmosphere returns will return to these parts Friday, August 15, when the pair headlines Red Rocks. The British group Bat For Lashes, who mezmorized folks at the Larimer Lounge in 2007, will play the Bluebird this time ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 21 edition

    As you were. Today in Cafe Society: • Boulder's renegade lunch lady. • The Kitchen celebrates its fifth birthday. • Samba Brasil Cafe & Grill dances to a June beat. • Five stars at 30,000 feet. • Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs and the Waffle Brothers to serve food at the Denver Rescue Mission. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local-music radio playlists

    Here's the most recent playlists from the area's local-centric speciality radio shows. We're still tracking Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is rebroadcast all over Colorado, and the Colorado Wave. We're still in the proc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity recast playlist - 01.21.09

    Update: Wednesday night's show has been posted after the jump.Well, we made it through another show. What are we at, like, seven now? Kind of lost count. Somebody's keeping track, right? Anyhow, it was a good one, but like I said at the beginning of the show, you'd hardly expect to hear otherwise fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    This Just In 1/8/09-1/14/09

    The Kottonmouth Kings visit the Fillmore on April 3.In addition to a bunch of Bluebird and Fox shows announced this week, Live Nation revealed that the Fillmore will host the Bring Tha Noise tour on April 3, with the Kottonmouth Kings, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, La Coka Nostra, Big B and Short Dawg. Here' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/6/08-9/12/08)

    Take my picture and I will bust your ass Here's a handy compendium of all the great content you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy pondering why Kanye West hates having his picture taken so badly he decided to bust up $10,000 worth of camera gear and get himself arrested. Reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Fear Before the March of Flames shortens its moniker

    Although we suspected this last week when we spoke with David Marion and later when we received the advance of his band's new album, we got confirmation from Marion at the group's show at the Marquis this past Friday: The band heretofore known as Fear Before the March of Flames will now be known si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 11 edition

    John Tesh, Red Rocks god. Blogging is fun-damental. Backbeat Online features a slideshow of fourteen memorable (or not) live recordings made at Red Rocks. Which category would you put John Tesh's album in? Also earning items of their own: a preview of the new Portugal. The Man album, a behind-the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Q&A with David Marion from Fear Before the March of Flames

    In advance of the Fear Before the March of Flames show tonight at the Marquis Theater, we sat down for a chat with frontman David Marion, who filled us in on everything that’s been going on with the band, from recording the new record, which the act just finished, to getting ready to head back out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 5 edition

    Producer Andy Johns rides Swayback. Bloggin' for the city. Backbeat Online supplies well over the government's minimum daily requirement of music news. Visit an L.A. studio in the company of Swayback and legendary producer Andy Johns; peruse a Q&A with Fear Before the March of Flames' David Mario ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/29/08-9/5/08)

    These Kids are looking a little grizzled... Here's a convenient, one-stop guide to all the great content you might have overlooked this week on Backbeat Online while you were preoccupied with the alarming news that New Kids on the Block had reunited and released a new album, despite the fact they h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    Phillip Bailey to be inducted to East High School Heritage Hall

    It's been a hellacious day over here at Backbeat HQ. I've been busier than a one-eyed cat keeping watch over two mouse holes. In addition to digging out from a litany of e-mails leftover from last week's DNC onslaught and from the long weekend, I've spent the day putting the finishing touches on an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Breathe Carolina Signs with Rise Records

    Yet another Denver band has officially been spoken for, and for once, the rumors were actually true: Breathe Carolina has indeed inked a deal with Rise Records, the Oregon-based imprint that previously released the debut recordings of Fear Before the March of Flames and Drop Dead, Gorgeous.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2007

    Audiophile: Music From Westword Music Showcase 2007 Nominees

    Each clip is between 20-30 seconds in length Rock Machine Gun Blues The Omens Rose Hill Drive The Swayback Tarmints

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007

    Rock the Vote!

    Alright, so the wait is over. This year’s Showcase ballot has finally been revealed. As with every year, the event continues to evolve and improve (we like to think so, anyway). This year, you’ll notice that we’ve added five new categories, and there’s 57 acts making a first-time appearance ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Putting Denver on the musical map.

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Westword Music Showcase: Be there or be square.

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    April 1, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Scenes from SXSW

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    January 15, 2004

    The Beatdown

    A towering inferno of local talent garners a smokin deal.

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    December 11, 2003

    The Beatdown

    After a six-year run, MP3.com is now eMPty3.com.

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