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Insane Clown Posse

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    Ten reasons juggalos are better than you

    Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality. See also: Our complete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    In defense of Sublime

    I thought I would have to wait until the 20th anniversary of Sublime's 1996 self-titled mainstream breakout album to write about how fundamentally misunderstood and judged Sublime is. I have so many feelings, too many probably, about a band whose legacy is beaten up almost as much as Insane Clown Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Nick Gossert on Lucha Libre & Laughs, and the connection between comics and wrestlers

    The Lucha Libre & Laughs showcase is clearly a labor of love from producer Nick Gossert. Gossert, a filmmaker, comedian, and bumbling referee, is responsible for not only booking the funniest comics in Denver, but also juggling the schedules of all the wrestlers involved, renting the ring i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Troll and Scum, two of the biggest horrorcore acts, have built a thriving scene in Denver

    Underground is hotter than ever! Slow Pain... Razakel... Komatose... Claas... Killa C... Lunacy 3:33... KidCrusher... Mars... and many more!— Violent J & 2 Dope (@icp) December 5, 2011 Sitting upstairs in what once was the projector room of the Roxy Theatre, Troll's in front of two desks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    Death at the Gathering of the Juggalos: "Four dudes that had been sleeping with a corpse."

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. Update, 1 p.m., 8/10/13: Reached by phone on Sunday afternoon, Hardin County coroner Jessica Cullum released the name of the man who died as Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos: Misconceptions and first Impressions from Cave-In-Rock

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. We hope to see them again! By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Ten rockers who found religion

    We all dream of finding fame and fortune in our chosen fields, but when people actually do get rich and famous, they often discover that money can't buy happiness, or love, or whatever it is the Beatles were singing about. What's the answer, then? God? Meditation? E-meter auditing? When musicians ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Where's God: Insane Clown Posse's Violent J speaks frankly about God and religion

    Since the early '90s, Insane Clown Posse has built itself into arguably the most successful independent band of all time. The cult of fandom surrounding ICP is unprecedented and notorious (the FBI considers Juggalos to be a gang). Outside of its home state of Michigan, the polarizing act has develop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The 50 worst rap lyrics: The complete list

    We've finally arrived: The The best of the worst. The creme de la crap. The unholy of unholies. If you thought 50-11 were bad, you ain't seen nothin' yet. These are the lyrics that can turn a good album sour, and make a bad album laughable. Included are quotes from Eminem, Lil B, J. Cole, 2 Chainz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    The complete Denver music fan field guide

    Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans. More and more it's becoming known for its music, and the varied climate of the scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here we have the complete Denver music fan f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Inside the Insane Clown Posse iPhone App

    By David Thorpe While perusing Insane Clown Posse's Twitter timeline, like a person does, I came across something interesting: our favorite rap clowns announced a new update to their official smartphone app, which I didn't even know existed. For the advancement of pop journalism and human knowledge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Ten tunes to play to when you're getting laid

    Like attack ads during election season, the jewelry commercials are set to overdrive. Rose prices have gone up, like, one billion percent. Every you look, it's all pink and red and hearts. Yep, V-Day is upon us. You know what that means, right? It means that after you get all that sappy sentimental ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Reader: Juggalos need to ignore attention seekers hating on them

    Our post about Juggalos Fight Back, a website designed to fight negative perceptions of Insane Clown Posse fans, attracted plenty of negative posts about ICP loyalists. In response, a Juggalette shared advice about such feedback.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Juggalos Fight Back: Insane Clown Posse fans in Colorado and beyond claim discrimination

    Juggalos -- fans of the band Insane Clown Posse -- have an image problem. They see themselves as peaceful, music-loving members of the extended ICP family, but plenty of cops and the like think they're part of a potentially dangerous quasi-gang. Juggalo Nation is now countering this perception with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Denver music field guide, chapter one: Five kinds of music fans and how to spot them

    The city of Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans, but the varied climate of the Denver music scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here, in the first of several chapters in our handy field guide, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    "Joey Terrofyn" McDougal talks Lucha Libre and Primos wrestling

    Primos Hardcore & Wrestling has spent the better half of a decade making a name for itself as a premiere independent promotor and cultivator of extreme wrestling entertainment in Colorado. Tonight, Primos expands it's no-holds-barred throwdowns with REVoLUCHA, its own addition to the international L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Gang's All Here: I'm just a juggalo, everywhere I go, the FBI knows the part I'm playing

    Courtesy of the FBI​If you consider the Sharks and the Jets to be gangs in the same way the Bloods and the Crips fit that selective bill, you might also be willing to consider juggalos one. The FBI does, at least: According to the bureau's most recent National Gang Threat Assessment, the face- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Review: Insane Clown Posse at the Ogden Theater, 9/29/11

    INSANE CLOWN POSSE at the OGDEN | 9/29/11Somewhere between the moment someone threw up on me and the moment I realized it had happened, I received first-hand evidence that membership in the juggalo family comes with a small price. Last night's Insane Clown Posse show began and ended with liberty, fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Denver's six best juggalo-related Craigslist posts

    Last night's Insane Clown Posse show and the previous night's Dark Lotus show, both at the Ogden, have left a generous amount of weed in the air, to be sure, but they also came with a circus-sized serving of juggalo love. While we were searching Craigslist for the ninja we thought we gazed meaningfu ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2011

    Insane Clown Posse

    Thursday, September 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-832-1874.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Insane Clown Posse vs Odd Future: Without Google, can you pick who's who from the lyrics?

    ​If you look at both Insane Clown Posse (due at the Ogden on September 29) and Odd Future (due in Denver/Boulder next month), you could easily mistake them for being on the same label. Besides the face paint, they have so much else in common: Both groups are loved/hated and take their lyrics a ... More >>

  • Music

    August 18, 2011
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    April 18, 2011

    Five bizarre comics found at the Denver ComicFest

    ​While the Denver ComicFest this weekend wasn't as full of crazy costumes as it's counterpart, StarFest, it was full of ridiculous comics. We sifted through the bins to find these five bizarre comic book covers.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Reader: Denver Police Department or Insane Clown Posse?

    ​It wasn't quite Law & Order, but the release of the Denver Police Department's first promotional video -- made by former Westword staff writer Frank Hogan, who now runs Let's Be Frank Productions -- prompted plenty of entertaining responses, including this from Spleen:

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    10 weirdest music news stories of 2010

    ​2010 has been an aggressively weird year in music news. It seemed like no matter where we turned musicians were saying and doing the strangest damn things. From decrying the most popular thing in the world to talking people off of buildings, it was a wacky year to report. There was so much we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Here's a Juggalo Christmas card

    ​Juggalos celebrate just like the rest of us, only Insane Clown Posse Santa Clauses wield meat cleavers, just because, really. Backbeat received this holiday greeting from the folks at Pscyhopathic Records and we're sharing it with you. This card could be a collector's item one day. If you w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The 20 bands that inspire tattoos like no other

    An average Misfits fan.​Personally, it's been the "One Bad Album" rule. That's all it takes for a band's musical reputation to be asterisked forever, which makes getting a tattoo of that band, well, risky. You have to wonder how often thirty-somethings across the land hear "Nice Chi' Pep's tat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    They raping everybody out here! 20 best viral videos of 2010

    ​People are hilarious, and can be incredibly stupid. Thanks to the internetz, we now can watch this hilarity and stupidity unfold in myriad ways throughout the year. We've got rappers of all shapes and sizes, people getting hurt and basically being the complete morons we've come to expect from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Baby juggalo and ICP progeny Violent JJ breaks our brains and hearts

    It has been a while since we've seen a new genre on the music scene, but thankfully miniature-juggalo Violent JJ, who is the son of adult juggalo and Insane Clown Posse member Violent J has given us baby-wrestling-rap, or BWR for short. It's a new form of music that melds the trials and tribulatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    The 11th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos is just a month away: Here's a handy infographic history lesson

    It's that time of year again, time for the annual Gathering of the Juggalos. Just in case you were getting worried that you might not have anything to do this summer, this year's Gathering (held in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois), the eleventh annual edition, will offer endless entertainment in the form o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse stabbings: Are some fans too stupid to understand irony?

    Are you down with the Clown?​Update, 9:32 a.m.: Denver Police Department spokesman Detective John White declines to identify the stabbing victims in the incident described below, but he says the name of the man arrested in the case may be available as soon as this afternoon. For more informati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse stabbings: Are some fans too stupid to understand irony?

    Aaron ThackerayThe scene last night near the Fillmore.​ Most attempts by the media and authorities to blame music for violence are patently ridiculous. Take those early attempts to pin the Columbine massacre on Marilyn Manson, a performer the shooters didn't even like. But the mayhem-happy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Making a scene at Insane Clown Possee, Bisco Inferno, Burlesque at Lannie's and Alice In Wonderland at Rockbar

    ​ It was yet another glorious and glamorous weekend in the Mile High City, and we've got pictures to prove it. Lots of 'em. We sent our boy Aaron Thackeray out armed with his fancy, schmancy soul-stealing machinery to capture the various nightlife scenery, and he sent back flix of Insane Clow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Jeremy McKim, Insane Clown Posse stabbing suspect: "I'll rape your dog"

    Jeremy McKim, from the Luitenant Fetus MySpace page.​The Denver Police Department has now identified a suspect in the stabbings of two people prior to an Insane Clown Posse concert last night. He's Jeremy McKim, age twenty. But that's not how he's known on his ICP-loving MySpace page. There, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse show moved to Fillmore

    ​Good news for those Juggalos dreading the hike up the brutal stairs of Red Rocks: Live Nation just issued word that Insane Clown Posse's show originally slated for the Rocks this Monday, May 31 has been moved to the Fillmore Auditorium. Kottonmouth Kings, Coolio, Kittie and Necro still open t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Tess Damm, teen killer and Juggalette, accused of plot to murder guard with shoelace

    Tess Damm, Insane Clown Posse fan and convicted slayer.​Right now, Tess Damm, eighteen, is a resident of a state youth facility, having been convicted of helping boyfriend Bryan Groves murder her mom three years earlier. Linda was stabbed eighteen times. But officials went to court yesterday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Moving Pictures: Is "Miracles" paving the way for ICP's full-blown Christian cult?

    Insane Clown Posse's new video for "Miracles" (see above) has been blowing up the Internet for a few days now. The ridiculous, syrupy rap song about the many "miracles" of existence, and more especially, the jaw-droppingly stupid video that accompanies it, lead to one, inescapable conclusion: the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Jay-Z grabs top spot at Independent Records

    ​Blueprint 3, Jay-Z's highly anticipated follow-up to his two previous Blueprint albums, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records while Raekwon's latest effort, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 came in second for the week ending September 13. Insane Clown Posse's Bang! Pow! Boom!, which was the top se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Insane Clown Posse top seller at Independent Records

    ​Insane Clown Posse's Bang! Pow! Boom!, released last week on Psychopath, grabbed the top spot on Independent's charts while new releases from Trey Songz and Whitney Houston came in second and third for the week ending September 6. Twista's Category F5 was knocked down to the fourth slot after han ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Over the weekend: Trouble Andrew at the Bluebird

    Trouble Andrew, Natural Selection, Boyhollow Monday, May 25, 2009 Bluebird Theater Better than: Celebrating Memorial Day outside in the rain. Talk about having the odds stacked against you. In addition to playing on a holiday, the acts at the Bluebird on Monday night had to compete with the Nuggets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Top ten worst Denver graffiti crew names

    In this week’s Off Limits we note our excitement at discovering that the Metro Area Graffiti Task Force has posted a comprehensive list of every known gang and graffiti crew in the region. Now graffiti laymen can discover just what the scrawled tags across the city actually mean. According to Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    The Dutch Mill's Juggalo History

    The Aurora City Council decided last week to save a blue-and-white windmill known as the Dutch Mill that’s been a landmark on East Colfax Avenue since 1927. Originally built as a symbol of hospitality next to cottages that families of soldiers at nearby Fitzsimons Army Medical Center could rent, t ... More >>

  • News

    May 15, 2008

    Hatchet Job

    You can buy ICP shirts at Colorado Mills – just don’t wear one there.

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Juggalos Band Together at Primos

    Meet the Insane fans who united Denver's hatchet-wielding, Faygo-loving family.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    Spice Girls' Box Set and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: There are good ways to promote your band, and then there are very bad ways, like this sticker, and many more like it.

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    A Run for the Border

    We spend a day on Denver's dividing line: Sheridan Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Media Insanity

    Remember right after Columbine, when reports suggested that the killer students may have taken their marching orders from Marilyn Manson? These claims were subsequently debunked -- as it turns out, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold weren't Manson fans. But even if they'd spent their every waking hour ea ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Insane Clown Posse

    Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    April 29, 2004

    Tech N9ne

    Thursday, April 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

  • Music

    September 25, 1997

    The Jeers of a Clown

    A major label tried to muzzle Violent J of the Insane Clown Posse. Here's why.

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