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Guns N' Roses

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Six awful songs with incredible intros

    Some people just know how to hook you, right? Say you're browsing an online dating profile and someone catches your eye. Witty one-liners, cute smirks, maybe something cryptic like a tattoo of Josef Stalin eating a hot dog. Their linked Tumblr page shows they have an active interest in occult medici ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    SAT | CAT POWER at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/23/13 Cat Power is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earn ... More >>

  • Music

    November 21, 2013
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    October 30, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    The ten best pioneering metal frontmen

    Along with a killer set of pipes, the best frontmen can stand at his pulpit on stage and engage with the crowds and rage while conducting the flow of the show. Decisive, commanding and blunt, these men are the alpha males of alpha males, the kings of kingpins, and like Conquistadors, they take what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Zac Brown Band's Jimmy de Martini on going from an airport shuttle to touring in eight buses

    Jimmy De Martini's musical background is rooted more in Jimmy Page than Jimmy Dean, more in the work of rock acts like Guns N' Roses than contemporary country artists like Alan Jackson. But for nearly a decade, De Martini has played fiddle for the Zac Brown Band, one of the most commercially success ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    The ten biggest assholes in rock

    Feuds, tantrums, threatening to kill the president -- if you've been following rock music for the past few decades, you know that dickish behavior comes with the territory when your job involves a stage and adoring fans. Here we've assembled the reprehensible cream that has risen to top, highlightin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2012
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    September 28, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 28-30

    Hell yeah! It's finally Friday! Welcome to the weekend! Feel like tossing back a few cold ones and seeing some live music? You've come to the right place. There's an overwhelming number of outstanding shows for you to check out this weekend. We've got all of them listed in our concert calendar if yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Jason Anderson: "Whether there are five people or fifty people... I just give everything I have"

    See Also: - Tonight: Jason Anderson at the hi-dive - The members of Holophrase on working with Ikey Owens on Horizons of Expectation Jason Anderson's startlingly unvarnished yet well-crafted songs and his intimate and charismatic performance style evoke the sense of a compassionate and unpretentio ... More >>

  • Film

    June 14, 2012
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    July 21, 2011

    Buckethead

    Thursday, July 21, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Five things Olive Garden should dump...now

    ​Olive Garden just announced that it would be kicking fries and milkshakes off of the children's menu at all its restaurants, replacing them with smoothies and grapes. This move is designed to please parents who drag their squirming spawn into the post-popular Italian chain, but it's tough bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Soundgarden's Matt Cameron on the reunion and singing on Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

    ​In 1984, Soundgarden (due at Red Rocks tonight with The Mars Volta) started out as a three piece with Chris Cornell on drums and vocals, Kim Thayil on guitar and Hiro Yamamoto on bass. Within a year, the trio recruited Scott Sundquist to play drums, so that Cornell could cultivate his skills ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Top 5 Possible Names for MTV's 'O' Awards

    ​Fucking MTV. On the heels of its "extreme" strategy, we just heard the network is introducing another awards show that is apparently supposed to celebrate the "migration of music to the digital space." The show will honor tweets and best apps...uhhh...what?!? This isn't an awards show; this i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Ozzy Osbourne at the Pepsi Center, 2.8.11

    Aaron ThackerayHey, look: It's the Prince of Fucking Darkness, man!​ OZZY OSBOURNE With Slash 02.08.11 | Pepsi Center Ozzy Osbourne layeth the smack down last night at the Pepsi Center with Slash -- he of the shaggy mane, top hat, Velvet Revolver and, of course, Guns N' Roses -- in tow. A c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Introducing Split Decision: Tale of the tape

    ​Cassettes, in case you haven't noticed, are once again becoming viable. The number of tape-only imprints that seem to keep cropping up have not only made for decent blogger bait (see our recent Deathbomb Arc item or the recent NPR blog post focusing on Ft. Collins Patient Sounds), it's served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Five songs Lindsay Lohan might want to leave off her iPod when she heads to court tomorrow

    ​Lindsay Lohan, America's freckled-faced-sweetheart-turned-hot-freakin'-mess is in boiling water yet again. Ms. Lohan is facing thirty days in the slammer after testing positive for cocaine during a mandatory drug test last week. The actress is scheduled to appear before a judge on Friday who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    $16 million to recover $391,000: The RIAA just blew a lot cash. Here's ten more of the industry's greatest wastes

    [via Flickr]​Last week, it was revealed the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) spent $16 million to recover $391,000 from lawsuits involving peer-to-peer file sharing. No, we didn't print that backwards; you don't need to adjust your screen -- they really did waste that much mone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Trace Bundy talks about his unexpected success in South Korea

    Trace Bundy has quietly been going about his business as a musician for about ten years now. But, really, calling him a musician doesn't quite do justice to what the guy does with a guitar. With a pioneering finger-style technique that incorporates up to five capos across various strings of his gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Is Parental Advisory sticker still being affixed to albums these days? If so, how effective is it? Actually, was it ever effective?

    ​ "Parental Advisory. Explicit Content." Remember that little sticker? The little black and white one that used to rest in the corner of only the most bad-ass of cassette tapes? The first albums I remember seeing with this warning were Danzig's self titled album, Soundgarden's Louder than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Beetle Mania: Could annoying noises help save Colorado's trees?

    That sound makes me want to bite somebody's freakin' head off!​Some creative researchers at Northern Arizona University have discovered what could be a literally sound solution to saving Colorado's forests that are rapidly dying at the jaws of pine beetles. The answer could lie in the sound o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Tori Amos, Blues Traveler, Pretenders shows announced

    As previously reported, Tori Amos will stop at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, July 21, in support of her new album, Abnormally Attracted to Sin, which was released last week. Blues Traveler, who's made an annual tradition of playing Red Rocks on July 4, returns again this year. Tickets for both s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Q&A with Kevin Devine

    Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine, the subject of a profile in this week's Westword advancing his Sunday, May 24 gig at the Marquis Theatre with Miniature Tigers, The Rouge and Brian Bonz, is the rarest of interview subjects: a guy who listeners carefully to every ques ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009
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    February 6, 2009

    Bat'leth not the only creative weapon for would-be criminals

    Usually when someone wants to commit armed robbery, he'll bring along a weapon that combines stealth, convenience and anonymity -- a small gun, for instance. Not so one enterprising Colorado Springs man, who this week brazenly robbed one area 7-Eleven store (and tried to knock over a second) armed o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Good news, Woody Paige: Les Paul isn't dead yet

    It's always dangerous when sportswriters include music references in their columns. Such citations are typically moldy -- as, for instance, Rocky Mountain News staffer Bernie Lincicome's dopey mention of Loggins and Messina, who hailed from an era "when music was fun," he claimed in a December 7 pie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    In case you missed it: Backbeat's ten most-read blogs of 2008

    The Mile High Music fest drew a lot of interest from local music fans in '08. This blog churned out more than 1,400 posts in 2008, about life, death, plastic surgery, and even some music. Here, in case you just joined us or are really taking stock of your year, a quick-clicking guide to the ten mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Chinese Democracy reviewed by Chuck Klosterman

    Hot on the heels of the news that Chinese Democracy has been leaked (see the blog directly below this one) comes what I assume is the first review of the years-in-the-making album from noted rock scribe Chuck Klosterman. The review is full of his usual overblown, overwritten hyperbole, but that does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/23/08-8/29/08)

    Axl Rose is displeased that people are actually hearing the long-fabled Chinese Democracy Here's a handy list of all the great content you might have missed this week while you were avidly following the story of the blogger who was arrested for leaking tracks from the Guns 'N Roses Chinese Democrac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Red Orange Yellow, Michael Trundle, Autokinoton and the Swayback @ Bluebird Theater

    Red Orange Yellow, Michael Trundle, Autokinoton and the Swayback Saturday, April 5, 2008 Bluebird Theater The drummer is often the most overlooked member of any rock ensemble. Providing the rhythmic foundation and propulsion for a band’s songs, the drummer is rarely noticed, unless he or she rea ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    George Inai

    With his unique blend of gothic Americana and Mexican folk music, this troubadour gives world music new meaning.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007

    Shred Cred

    You wanted the best, you got the best: Guitar Hero III.

  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    ReAction

    Will Baumgartner is back in Action.

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Buckcherry

    Monday, February 5, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2006

    Encore Performance

    Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Buckethead

    Thursday, November 10, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Friday, November 11, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-447-0095.

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains

    The Big Eyeball in the Sky (Prawn Song Records)

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    The Beatdown

    After ten years of house-building, the Pound Boys part ways.

  • News

    April 29, 2004
  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Kiss me, I’m a rock star -- at least for one night.

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    Christ on a Crutch

    Ah-nold takes on Satan in the eardrum shattering End of Days.

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    My Seven Hours With Lilith

    A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.

  • Music

    May 21, 1998

    Pussy Whipped

    The pulchritudinous charms of Nashville Pussy.

  • Music

    February 20, 1997
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    September 20, 1995
  • Calendar

    November 9, 1994
  • Music

    April 6, 1994

    HOUSES OF THE MOLDY

    THE BANDS THAT CAN FILL STADIUMS OFFER ONLY BLASTS FROM THE PAST.

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