In the wake of the showerless grunge exfoliation of the early '90s, a slew of post-grunge bands emerged with diluted ditties filled with watered-down lyrics, all seemingly revolving around suffering through romance. Based on the the endless stream of crap these bands churned out, these test tube bab ... More >>
Magic can certainly happen in the recording studio, but with some collaborations, a witch's brew with a horrid stink can also boil over. Huge lottery-sized paychecks evidently blinded these poor fools from seeing what truly awful things they were creating. Where's Marty McFly when you need him? If o ... More >>
Nu metal is the non-alcoholic beer of metal. Why waste your time? Altering, developing, and tweeking metal is fine (see sludge or progressive metal), but nu metal strips away everything that is good about metal and somehow makes it sound tepid and miserable, with generic words describing the collect ... More >>
Cash Money Records, the label founded by Bryan "Baby/Birdman" Williams in 1991, rose to prominence in the hip-hop scene with its signing of the Hot Boys, consisting of B.G., Young Turk, Lil' Wayne and Juvenile. Since then, the group has become one of rap's premier labels, having piggybacked Lil Wayn ... More >>
More than fifteen years after the release of Three Dolla Bill, Y'all, Limp Bizkit is back with a brand new album, Stampede of the Disco Elephants, on the Cash Money imprint. In advance of the band's return to Denver in support of that album this weekend, we caught up with Fred Durst yesterday as he ... More >>
The Laugh Track Comedy Festival had a strong debut last night at the Bug Theatre, featuring eleven local and out-of-state comics that slaughtered the audience with a blend of hyper self-loathing and irreverent politics. The festival continues through Saturday nigh, delivering a seemingly endless la ... More >>
Slap Shot 2: Number 28.The sports movie is rarely versatile: an outsider, or group of outsiders (wrong race, wrong gender, wrong species), have uncanny talent in their field, but the old guard (typically, white, old men), don't like the change the new person represents. So the rebels have to ... More >>
We feel the same way about you, Fred Durst.The bad news is that Snoop Dogg is getting a sitcom, a no-doubt hackneyed affair starring the Doggfather as a patriarch with his mind on his family and his family on his mind. The even worse news is that Limp Bizkit front-penis Fred Durst is apparent ... More >>
Children of Men, Alfonso Cuaron's gritty and excellent film about a future where everyone has become sterile, plays tonight at the Denver FilmCenter as part of their recent sci-fi series. The film is a story about finding hope in an era of hopelessness. But gray skies and bombings aside, we d ... More >>
In what may be a sign of the apocalypse -- or, more likely, just a sign that Fred Durst finally blew through his ill-gotten gains and doesn't want to get a real job -- Limp Bizkit has announced a reunion tour and new album. I'll pause here to allow all the bros, the meatheads and the assorted douch ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Fast reviews of recent releases
All the Right Reasons (Roadrunner)
Chapter V (Flip/Atlantic)
Wednesday, August 31, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.
Scissor Sisters (Universal)
Legendary is relative, especially when it comes to the Amercan Music Auditions.
Microsoft wants to shut him down. New York's attorney general wants to see him in court. But Scott Richter keeps thinking big.
How Al Jourgensen's years in Colorado helped shape Ministry's unique musical fury.
The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.
A local band leader urges musicians to give peace music a chance.
Straight from the vein of avant-hardcore, the Blood Brothers gush up a big mess.
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
Groundwork: Act to Reduce Hunger (Hear Music)
24 has been the most talked-about show of the season, and for all the wrong reasons.
By pushing the boundaries of cool, Throat Culture revisits -- and revitalizes -- heavy metal in Denver.
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night
Primus, The Go, At the Drive In, Method Man/Redman
Terrell Davis throws down some rhymes, but can't complete the play.