Subject:

James Hetfield

  • Film

    October 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    The best metal shows in Denver in October

    SUN | DEICIDE at GOTHIC THEATER | 10/13/13 While many metal bands flirt with concepts and perceived aesthetics of Satanism, Deicide has championed a very anti-Christian stance. Deicide, formed in Tampa in 1987, has long been one of the pillars of death metal since releasing its self-titled 1990 debu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    The ten best "yeahs" in recent music history

    Granted sometimes invoking a pithy "yeah" in song might seem like token verbalizing just to fill in the gaps when a singer can't think of anything else to say. No argument there. Sometimes, though, a forceful "yeah" can express all kinds of raw, unbridled emotions (see James Hetfield). Uh-huh. Yeah. ... 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

    January 28, 2012

    Review: Ghost at Marquis Theater, 1/27/12

    GHOST @ MARQUIS THEATER | 1/27/12Even before Ghost took stage, people started chanting for the band, which was interesting considering this is the outfit's first big tour. But that enthusiasm was rewarded when the strains of "Masked Ball" by Jocelyn Pook came over the P.A., with its reversed Romania ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Ten best Beavis and Butt-head music-video riffs

    ​In honor of MTV's 30th Anniversary this week, we're reflecting on the network's best moments from the past three decades. Today: Our favorite music videos riffed on by Beavis and Butt-head. The duo tackled something around 250 different videos throughout the show's eight seasons, and although ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Review: Deadmau5 at the Fillmore - 10/06/10

    Aaron Thackeray​DEADMAU5 With Jonas Tempel 10.06.10 | Fillmore Auditorium view full slide show Deadmau5 brings out the party kids in droves -- and with good reason: The light show alone is enough to drag you off your couch to a dance party on a Wednesday night. And when you combine the amazi ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2010

    Drop 6

    Grip the Wheel
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Ozzy Osbourne and ten other old dudes who should just hang it up already

    Like so many new albums from old dudes, it's not that Ozzy Osbourne's Scream, which was released today, is not good, per se -- it's that it's not needed. While Osbourne's new effort updates his shtick a bit -- it sounds like he's been listening to a long of Norwegian opera-metal and possibly some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Drake/Hanson NYC riot? You call that a riot? Pffth! Here's ten real concert riots.

    Perhaps you've heard by now about the "riot" that happened a few days ago in New York surrounding a free concert featuring Drake and Hanson. Weird that there was a riot at a concert featuring two of maybe the blandest performers ever to exist. Weirder still is that Hanson and Drake were even perform ... More >>

  • Music

    August 20, 2009

    Motorhome

    Almost Vegas
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Speakeasy, Tiger and AT05 at 1515

    Photo: Jef OtteSpeakeasy, Tiger and AT05 Saturday, February 14, 20091515Better than: Eating handfuls of sleeping pills and looking through photos of your ex-wife -- after all, it's Valentine's DayGenerally speaking, I avoid clubs like 1515. It's the kind of bar where there's always a herd of broad- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    The Killers and M83 at Magness Arena

    The Killers and M83Saturday, January 17, 2009Magness ArenaBetter Than: Not seeing them at all, even though the Magness sucks.Have you seen Denver University's Magness Arena? It's a cement tomb. The pharaohs would love this place. Hell, spent nuclear fuel would find a good home here. I'd rather liste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008
  • Music

    October 30, 2008
  • Music

    September 11, 2008

    Metallica

    Death Magnetic
    Warner Bros.

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    Harping on It

    Harptallica enters like a sandman.

  • Film

    December 30, 2004

    Cine Bon!

    Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.

  • Film

    December 30, 2004

    Leaning Sideways

    In a year when small movies came up big, picking the top ten was a Payne.

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Up From the Underworld

    This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Metallica

    Some Kind of Monster EP (Elektra)

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    The Beatdown

    “Nothing Else Matters,” especially when it comes to local music.

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Damn right, Brendan's has got the blues.

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2002

    Down Cheesecake Lane

    Denver artist finds campy bowling pins are right up everyone’s alley.

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    In Like a Lion

    In Black Lamb's eyes, hard rock was never broken. Why fix it?

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Demolition Band

    Judas Priest carries on with life after Halford.

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Metal Morfosis

    Thanks to a win at the Latin Grammys, the world is paying close attention to Juanes.

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Playlist

    Primus, The Go, At the Drive In, Method Man/Redman

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    The Oblivion Express

    Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.

  • Music

    December 18, 1997

    After Further Review

    Putting the season's major releases to the test.

  • Music

    January 30, 1997

    Tricky vs. Metallica

    It was the tag-team grudge match of early '97. Guess who won.

  • Calendar

    January 23, 1997
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