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 >>
The best frontmen and women all have something in common. Whether it's their ability to connect with a crowd or the swagger with which they carry themselves, their fashion sense, the intrigue that surrounds them or their reckless disregard for their own well being, they all have that ineffable "it" ... More >>
We all have it -- that one song that stopped us in our tracks the first time we ever heard it, that continues to give us pause each and every time it's played. Granted, some of us (see below) are a little more obsessive about these songs than others, but we each have a song -- and a story that goes ... More >>
Today, the brothers have reversed their stance and are looking back in anger -- at each other.When (What's the Story) Morning Glory? was released, its presence on the scene was almost as explosive as its creators' antics. Noel and Liam Gallagher -- sometimes jokingly known as Cocaine and Abel ... More >>
Oasis, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Matt Costa Monday, Dec. 8 Broomfield Event Center Better than: Seeing a band that's past its prime play in a high school auditorium. Circa 1997, an Oasis concert would have filled a venue the size of the Pepsi Center, with its official capacity estimated between ... More >>
Midnight has finally come. For 11 hours straight on Saturday, Backbeat Online had Red Rocks surrounded, an army of writers, photographers, and other assorted hooligans braving a piss-reeking media tent to bring you live coverage of Monolith Festival. Day 1 of the fest starred Devotchka, Vampire ... More >>
Doves want to be known for music, not hype.
Fort Collins's favorite pop label is positively Not Lame.
Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
The rockers in Gaunt don't feel guilty about their new major-label contract.
Ian McCulloch on the surprisingly welcome return of Echo and the Bunnymen.
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