Joe Satriani

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Charlie Hunter on the harrowing time he got handcuffed in San Jose for jaywalking

    Guitarist Charlie Hunter and drummer Scott Amendola teamed up in the mid '90s as part of T.J. Kirk, an outfit that played the music of Thelonious Monk, James Brown and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Amendola, who also appears on a few of Hunter's mid-'90s Blue Note recordings, has worked with a number of musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    New Denver shows: Phoenix, Five Iron Frenzy, Channel 93.3 Big Gig with Lumineers and more

    Another solid batch of new shows going on sale this weekend, including Phoenix, who's coming to the Rocks with Dinosaur Jr., Five Iron Frenzy, set to play the Ogden in August, KTCL Channel 93.3 is set to feature the Lumineers, Langhorne Slim and Paper Bird, plus the Monkees. Keep reading for the ful ... More >>

  • Music

    April 11, 2013
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    March 8, 2012

    Five worst moments in musical plagiarism

    How awesome is "Big Pimpin'," by Jay-Z? Really awesome. But some folks argue that its awesomeness comes courtesy of an unlicensed sample, and they'd like to be compensated. A new round of legal claims has been brought against HOV by a handful of heirs and music publishers who argue that the track ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​ Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Madonna, Jeff Mangum, the String Cheese Incident, Jane's Addiction, B.B. King and more were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Chuck Billy of Testament on the 70000 Tons of Metal cruise, Reign in Blood and Gene Hoglan

    Testament​Testament (sharing a bill tomorrow night at Summit Music Hall with Anthrax and Death Angel) is one of the bands that make a strong case for expanding the Big 4 to the Big 5 (or Big 6, if the often overlooked Exodus were included). The Bay Area act was part of the original thrash move ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Björk's new album, Biophilia, slated for simultaneous iPad app release

    ​Björk has a relationship with technology that rivals that of Joe Satriani with his guitar -- the two cannot exist without each other. It has always seemed like Björk has been waiting for technology to catch up with her, and when Apple launched its iPad, she finally had a place to experiment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Top ten most blatant and alleged song heists

    Earlier this week, Nick Cave responded to accusations that he nicked the basis of the song "Palaces of Montezuma" from a tune by some guy named Frank Duffy called "Grey Man." It seems absurd someone as versatile as Cave would intentionally borrow a lick or two from another song. Any similarities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    B.o.B., Tiësto, Joe Satriani shows announced

    ​After a supporting slot on Lupe Fiasco's tour earlier this year, B.o.B. will be making his return to the area for a date at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, October 9, followed by a show at the Ogden Theatre on Sunday, October 10. Tickets for the Boulder show, which are $36, went on sale yest ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010

    Experience Hendrix

    Sunday, March 14, Paramount Theatre, 1-866-461-6556 (SOLD OUT).

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Joe Satriani stops by Musician's Superstore next month

    ​Not only is Joe Satriani a hell of a shredder on the guitar, early in his career he taught a bunch of guitarists like Steve Vai, Metallica's Kirk Hammett and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. Now Satriani's giving away free half-hour lessons. Well, the only catch is that you have to buy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    This Just In: Alice in Chains, Experience Hendrix, Gov't Mule shows announced

    ​Alice in Chains hits the road in February in support of Black Gives Way to Blue, its first studio album in fourteen years, and with new singer William DuVall, who took over vocal duties for the band after original singer Layne Staley passed away in 2002. The band hits the Fillmore Auditorium Frid ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009


    Friday, September 11, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Mile High Music Festival Q&A: Davy Knowles

    In an industry littered with tween pop stars and Disney Channel minions, it's refreshing to come across an artist whose work isn't a medley of foot-tapping drivel swathed with AutoTune. Equipped with awe-inducing guitar skills and a hauntingly intense wail, 22-year-old Davy Knowles is quickly making ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Clutch, Airborne Toxic Event, Chickenfoot Shows announced

    Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Joe Satriani suing Coldplay for plagiarism

    Guitar virtuoso/noodler extraordinaire Joe Satriani is suing Coldplay, claiming the band's song "Viva la Vida," title tack from their latest opus, lifts a riff from his 2004 track "If I Could Fly." I can't be the only one who finds this utterly bizarre. Admittedly, my knowledge of both Satriani's gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    The blog shortcut, December 5 edition

    Join us for a few cups of blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Izakaya Den (pictured) joins the lunch bunch. • What Denver restaurants would you recommend to Food & Wine? • Charlie Master could be getting back in the game. • Candy Girls sink their teeth into Flake and Curly Wurly bars. Today in ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Amphibious Jones

    Toad Tavern

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Amphibious Jones

    Critters of Habit

  • Music

    September 13, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Wild Game

    Larimer Lounge

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Andy McKee

    Wednesday, February 28, Nissi's, 303-665-2757.

  • Music

    April 7, 2005


    Knuckles Avec Sombreros (Hapi Skratch Records)

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005
  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Funky Symmetry

    The Charlie Hunter Trio strikes a jazzy balance between brains and heart.

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All hail the return of royalty.

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Ozric Tentacles

    Thursday, July 15, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Corruption's new CD displays metal moxie of the best kind.

  • Culture

    April 24, 2003

    Break Like the Wind

    Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    He's Still Standing

    Trace Christensen's live one-man show has the force of a power combo. Don't you dare call it karaoke.

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Dirty Business

    Dirty Pool sells itself any way it can.

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Sensory Overload

    For VAST's Jon Crosby, too much is just right.

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Log On

    Doo Rag's Bob Log III proves that he can be outlandish all by himself.

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Dangerous Waves

    Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.

  • Music

    December 11, 1997

    Music for the Holidaze

    Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.

  • Music

    February 6, 1997
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    November 7, 1996