If you grew up in Lakewood, Aurora, Wheat Ridge or Denver proper like me, chances are good that there's a slice of Colfax Avenue that holds a special, if not dangerous and possibly regrettable, meaning to you. Last week I passed by Smiley's Laundromat on East Colfax and noticed that it was all clo ... More >>
Backbeat is continuing to count down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today: We take a look back at the time DJ Quik's early '90s show at Mammoth Events Center, which turned into a bit of a melee. "But still my story ain't over cause I got one more to tell/And the people of ... More >>
Backbeat is counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today: A look back at when Pantera played at Mammoth Events Center in the mid '90s and fans took their fury out on the venue. See Also: - #10: Nirvana's first post-Nevermind show here, 1991 - #11: Bob Dylan crashe ... More >>
By all accounts, the Beastie Boys performed in the Denver metro area ten times over the course of two decades, beginning with the act's first show at the Mammoth Events Center on Friday, February 13, 1987, and culminating with its Rock the Vote double bill at the Fillmore with Tenacious D on Monday, ... More >>
After a successful summer program, Girls Rock Denver is kicking things into gear with Rocktober, a month-long series of events to help fund its upcoming 2012 camp and hopefully get the group into a permanent space. This evening, art from local musicians like Sonya Decman and Darci Armstrong and imag ... More >>
Mixed martial arts competition is getting vicious -- outside the ring.
The hole story
A computer geek dons a blue wig and takes a flying leap at the fringes of pro wrestling.
The Fillmore Auditorium
A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.
DJ Spooky is writing one of hip-hop's most mesmerizing chapters.
The drummer with the big stick bares all about jail, Motley Crue and Pamela Anderson.
For Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf, sex, drugs and rock and roll never went out of style.
Funkster Rick James learns how hard it is to remain hip.
October 29 - November 4, 1998
The Long Beach Dub All Stars carry on in the wake of Sublime vocalist Bradley Nowell's death.
Joe Queer makes punk that's built to last.
The Descendents live to punk again.
The Dirty Three make instrumental music with plenty to say.
The Toadies have spread the word by doing it on the road.
B-Real says Cypress Hill's message is still blunt.
A CASH-FLUSH CITY AGENCY MEASURES SUCCESS--AND CONTROVERSY--ONE INVESTMENT AT A TIME.
THERE'S PLENTY OF FIRE IN THE FLAMING LIPS.