Nine-time Grammy winner John Legend headlines the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Thursday, November 21, as part of his twenty-city Made to Love tour. Reserved tickets ($49.50-$89.50) go on sale on Saturday, July 27 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what local songs are bein ... More >>
Alright, how many times have you driven past that dude on the corner, the one twirling his sign like a madman, and thought to yourself Wow! That dude is rocking out. Wonder what the hell he's listening to? Wonder no more. Mystery solved. It's Slayer. At least that's what this particular gentleman wa ... More >>
In 1984, Soundgarden (due at Red Rocks tonight with The Mars Volta) started out as a three piece with Chris Cornell on drums and vocals, Kim Thayil on guitar and Hiro Yamamoto on bass. Within a year, the trio recruited Scott Sundquist to play drums, so that Cornell could cultivate his skills ... More >>
Elton John and Leon Russell's The Union , released October 19 on Decca, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and came in second at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 31. Lil Wayne's latest effort, I Am Not a Human Being, continues to stay on top at Independent Records, while Hed P.E ... More >>
Monday, June 20, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
With new blood and primeval force, High on Fire has forged a metal masterpiece.
Sunday, September 12, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
God Says No (A&M)
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
The Dawn of Electric Frankenstein
(Triple X Records)
Metal label Game Two bends record-industry rules.
The Atomic Bitchwax and Nebula are among a new breed of bands putting the wank back into guitar rock.
The Queens of the Stone Age find tipped-out serenity in their private desert oasis.
After nearly twenty years, Electric Frankenstein has rock down to a mad science.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.
For Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf, sex, drugs and rock and roll never went out of style.
Fluffy's Amanda Rootes officiates at the wedding of glamour and punk.