Keith Moon

  • 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 30, 2013

    Memorabilia historian Jeff Nolan on Treasures of the Hard Rock exhibition

    With more than 77,000 pieces of music history in its possession, the Hard Rock Cafe empire is a global music museum as well as eatertainment complex. Along with presenting permanent displays in dozens of locations across the world, the company culls pieces from its archives for traveling exhibitions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Rock and roll's still a boy's club, even when it comes to dead guys

    Last night, after attending a press preview of the Treasures of the Hard Rock traveling music memorabilia exhibition -- on view starting today at the Hard Rock Cafe Denver -- I was going to write about what it felt like to look at the belongings of famous dead people I care about. While it was defi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Buzz Osborne of the Melvins on how the band chose covers for Everybody Loves Sausages

    Melvins have been an influence on some of the most sonically forward-thinking rock bands and other musical experimentalists of the last three decades. Impossible to consistently pigeonhole as simply punk, or metal, or even rock, Melvins have set a high bar for integrity, both as a live band and as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Alice Cooper on how Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali and Elvis are probably, definitely, aliens

    Alice Cooper is a shock rock pioneer that's influenced countless artists with his on stage horror movie imagery and antics, which included hangings and beheadings by guillotine. Theatrics aside, Cooper (aka Vincent Furnier) is also a talented songwriter. Hits like "I'm Eighteen," "School's Out" and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Tom Hunting of Exodus on how building a song is like building the best sandwich possible

    Exodus was founded in 1980 by a group of high school friends that included a pre-Metallica Kirk Hammett and Tom Hunting, the sole remaining original member of the act. The classic line-up also featured Paul Baloff on vocals and Gary Holt, who moved over to guitar when Kirk joined Metallica, just pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    The Who at Pepsi Center, 2/12/13

    THE WHO @ PEPSI CENTER |2/12/13 Pete Townsend's first windmill of the night last night at the Pepsi Center came during "The Real Me." Seeing the famous wind up in person is an entirely different experience from merely listening to Townsend's fret work on the recordings, which is exciting and energe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    Another great batch of shows this week. As always, there is a ton of variety for the music lover in you. Whether you're seeking EDM, jazz, metal, indie or country, there are at least ten reasons to stay up late this week and get down like there's no tomorrow. We've got all of the shows listed in our ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2013

    The Who

    Tuesday, February 12, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497. 

  • Music

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2012

    Review: Sleigh Bells at the Ogden, 04/13/12

    SLEIGH BELLS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.13.12 Ever heard of the loudness wars? Doesn't matter. War's over. Sleigh Bells wins. Decisively. Right now, there's a roomful of people banging their heads in unison, in the kind of scene that makes dollar signs appear in the eyes of chiropractors. It's so loud you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Review: Roger Daltrey at 1STBANK Center, 10/16/11

    Chip KalbackRoger Daltrey last night at 1STBANK Center​ROGER DALTREY at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/16/11Shortly after Roger Daltrey belted out the last note during his full performance of the Who's 1969 album Tommy in Broomfield last night, the legendary frontman summed up the record's significance. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Five famous musical muses: the women who inspire songs and movements and stir libidos

    ​With the recent passing of Suze Rotolo, Bob Dylan's first muse, we thought it only appropriate to give a shout out to a couple of other famous ladies. The muse position is demanding and the position can vary (physically and figuratively) -- it's not all about getting a song named after you. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Top 10 weirdest musician movie roles

    ​It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Q&A with Roger Daltrey

    Roger Daltrey.​ Just because Roger Daltrey is 65-years old doesn't mean he'd like to spend his golden years sitting on his sofa listening to all the Who albums he helped make so memorable. He's currently in the midst of his first solo tour since the mid-'80s, and by the time he's done, he hope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Colorado Crimes: A bad day in Westminster for Christopher Donte Williams

    Christopher Donte Williams.​It's a good indication that a temper tantrum has gotten out of control if a S.W.A.T. team is called to respond. That's what happened Saturday near 68th and Lowell to Christopher Donte Williams, age nineteen, who, for reasons not spelled out in a release from the We ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    On the Road Again

    Frank Zappa travels to hell and back.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    Top Music Turkeys and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice media empire: Hip-hop needs more pie charts, as this post proves elegantly as it breaks down the latest offerings from Jay Z, Kanye and Wu-Tang visually. An explication of rock and roll more pure than “Jim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2006
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2006

    Picture This: Dan Fong ARTRock at La Rumba

    Dan Fong's a bona fied shutterbug. Watching him saunter about last night, mingling with guests, with a camera slung over his shoulder during a sneak preview of ARTRock -- an exhibition featuring his celebrated rock and roll photography over the years, which opens tonight at La Rumba before moving ov ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 19, 2006
  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Heady Metal

    In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever.

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Reid 'Em and Weep

    Is Terry Reid the unluckiest man in rock?

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Time Machine

    The Omens look to the future while tied to rock's primordial past.

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Culture

    September 25, 2003

    The Reel Who

    Twenty-five years later, a filmmaker comes to grips with his Kids.

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Time's Rupp

    Denver's legendary skinsman heads off into the sunrise.

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    The Message

    The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Elvis Costello

    My Aim Is True

    This Year's Model

    Reexamine: Selections From My Aim Is True, Spike and All This Useless Beauty (Rhino)

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    Music for Pleasure

    Twenty-five years after releasing Britain's first punk single, the Damned return to the fray -- and to form.

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Another Piece of the Rock

    Nuggets II strikes gold by mining new territory.

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Various Artists

    Substitute: The Songs of the Who (Edelton Entertainment)

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Accidents Will Happen

    While most people try to steer clear of musical mistakes, Denver's Worm Trouble strives to create them.

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Two-Step Switcheroo

    Kim Richey has shelved her country sound for straight-ahead pop.

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Getting Out of the Led

    Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones goes it alone.

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Get Local

    Begin 1997 with the ten best Colorado CDs of 1996.

  • Music

    November 7, 1996

    Yesterday and Today

    What the years have done to the Who.

  • Music

    October 24, 1996
  • Music

    August 1, 1996

    Surf's Up

    A new boxed set reveals the dark side of catching a wave.

  • Music

    July 27, 1994