Mike Freeman

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Weld County commissioners ready to secede from U.S., create 51st state?

    How unhappy is Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway about the political direction in which Colorado is heading? So unhappy that he and several of his colleagues are gathering support among officials in other nearby counties to form what he calls the "51st Star Committee." Its mission: to secede fr ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Weld County commissioners really, really like the Second Amendment

    Last week, we noted that Weld County Sheriff John Cooke was among several Colorado sheriffs raising constitutional concerns about potential gun-control measures. Now, the Weld Count Commissioners have pulled a similar trigger, passing a resolution -- read it below -- expressing their support for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Why did Jake Norris leave Stranahan's? Ask the bartender...

    Flickr photoJack Norris at the Stranahan's distillery.​Jake Norris, head distiller and an original partner, left Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey last month. The brand was purchased late last year by Proximo Spirits, distributor of big brands like 1800 Tequila, Kraken Rum and Three Olives Vodka; a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    RIP Mike Freeman

    ​Just got word that Mike Freeman, frontman of Gina Go Faster, died of brain cancer yesterday morning. Freeman had been battling cancer for a couple of years and this is a great loss not just for his friends and family, but for the Denver music scene as well. Freeman's fiancee Jennifer asks tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/16/08-8/22/08)

    Hello little girl. Do you like candy? Here's a handy guide to all the great content you may have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were transfixed by the efforts of one-time glam rocker and convicted child molester Gary Glitter to find a country that will take him in after being release ... More >>

  • Music

    September 21, 2000


    Local punk label, King Bee Music, is zine and heard

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    Going Downhill Faster

    Living through disasters with Gina Go Faster.