Marc Bolan

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    The six most unstoppable collaborations in music

    Roosevelt and Churchill. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Marvel and Capcom. Ghostbusters and Hi-C. Throughout history, there have been some truly incredible collaborations that have forever altered the course of humanity. But what about the memorable music combos when two brilliant music artists col ... 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

    February 25, 2013

    Morrissey's quiet desparation and romantic worldview continues to connect and inspire fans

    Celebrity fandom is almost always based on inaccessibility. Whether it's a rock star, an actor or a politician, desire is created when you reach out for the object of passion and come up a few inches short. So what happens when you have a fanbase that is made up of people who long to find themselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Mustaches: They're gross, they scratch my face, and the Civil War is over

    Editor's note: Mustaches are derigeur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    The Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street turns 40

    By the spring of 1971, the heroes of the '60s were dropping like flies. The Beatles had broken up, Angela Davis and Timothy Leary were on the run, and meanwhile everyone in California was becoming born again Christians. The previous autumn, Jimi Hendrix asphyxiated on half-digested sleeping pills an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Damned Damned Damned turns 35

    It's unfortunate that so many people assume that U.K. punk was all about politics. When Bill Maher interviewed Green Day's Billy Joe Armstrong on his show Real Time with Bill Maher last year, he questioned the singer's punk credibility for working to help elect Barack Obama in 2008, referring to Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    T. Rex's Electric Warrior turns forty on Saturday

    ​As a record, T. Rex's Electric Warrior wears both the flickering flame of ageless cool and the glaring time stamp of what was 1971. Flagged as the entry point for glam rock, this second record for T. Rex (the sixth, technically speaking, as the band endured line-up changes and a moniker short ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Soda Pop Kids Return

    Ex-members of Kill City Thrillers, Scott Baio Army and Call Sign Cobra come back for a sort of homecoming.

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Eagles of Death Metal

    Death by Sexy (Downtown)

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    John Wilkes Booze

    Thursday, September 29, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Go Getters

    Just because the Go hails from Detroit doesn't mean it's stuck in the garage.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Off Limits

    It's curtains!

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Soul Assassins

    When it comes to rock and revolution, John Wilkes Booze is loaded.

  • Music

    November 7, 2002
  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    The Cherry Valence

    The Cherry Valence (Estrus)

  • 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.

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Young Guns

    Never mind the rumors; here's the Sex Pistols.

  • Calendar

    August 29, 1996
  • Music

    January 25, 1995