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Napalm Death

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    December 13, 2013

    Matt Harvey on forming Exhumed: "We were the angriest fifteen-year-olds of all time"

    Exhumed (due at Denver Black Sky this Saturday, December 14, at the Gothic Theatre) started in San Jose, California when Matt Harvey, the band's sole original member, was just fifteen years old. Rather than following the trends of the genre at the time, Exhumed has remained faithful to the older ten ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    FRI | NATHANIEL RATELIFF at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/29/13 From his recent stint making music backed by the Night Sweats, to the incredibly moving songs he's crafted on his own, to his cinematic work with Born in the Flood, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble -- his reputation ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    The best DIY Shows in Denver in November

    SAT | RETOX at 7TH CIRCLE MUSIC COLLECTIVE | 11/2/13 Retox's Justin Pearson has been in a handful of the most respected punk and experimental bands for more than twenty years. He helped found hardcore band Struggle when he was fifteen. By 1994, that project was through, and Pearson was involved with ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Pentagram at Snowboard On the Block, 9/14/13

    PENTAGRAM at SNOWBOARD ON THE BLOCK | 9/14/13 If Pentagram's last show in Denver in March 2010 left a bit to be desired, this performance more than made up for it. Coming out of the gates with "Treat Me Right," Bobby Liebling and his new line-up were in fine form, both energetic and enthusiastic. Li ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this week

    MY BLOODY VALENTINE @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 8/19/13 Few bands of the past two decades have had as profound an influence on as wide a spectrum of artists as My Bloody Valentine. Not only did the landmark 1991 album Loveless have a massive impact on the group's peers at the time, but it has since influ ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Denver's ten best Memorial Day weekend shows

    THE HEAD AND THE HEART @ MAGNESS ARENA | SAT, 5/25/13 Formed in Seattle in 2009, this project started out playing open mics and within a year after playing countless shows, the Head and the Heart independently released its debut album. The band, whose self-titled album came out on Sub Pop in 2011, i ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    The ten best concerts to see in Denver this week

    TURBONEGRO @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 5/20/13 In 1989, when Norwegian band Turbonegro got together, it was clearly fueled by a love of Alice Cooper and acts like Hanoi Rocks and the Stooges. You can hear the influence in songs like "Sell Your Body (To the Night)," which features an obvious guitar-riff n ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Eric Greif, Death's longtime manager, on the significance and influence of Death on metal

    Founded in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner, Death helped to codify the aesthetic of death metal alongside early pioneers like Possessed. Schuldiner was sixteen when the band formed and twenty by the time the outfit's debut album, 1987's Scream Bloody Gore, was released. The sonic brutality of the first two ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    Dirk Verbeuren of Soilwork on playing a homemade drum kit made of cardboard boxes

    Soilwork formed in Helsinborg, Sweden, in 1995 and developed out of the Gothenburg melodic death metal mold, incorporating aspects of NWOBHM and other styles of music to forge an angular yet flowing sound of its own. Though clearly rooted in prog, there is enough of punk frayed edges in the band's m ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    The five best metal shows in Denver this month

    January's a monster month for metal in the Mile High City, from Impending Doom tonight at the Marquis Theater to Down at the Summit Music Hall at the end of the month to a couple of killer local bills. If you're a completist, we've got all of this month's shows listed in our concert calendar or if y ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this week

    Maybe it's just because we're claustrophobic and get all sorts of anxious being pressed in by tight crowds, but the thought of being trampled seems more than a little unnerving, which is precisely why we always avoid Black Friday. But being trampled by turtles, on the other hand, well, now that just ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Impending Doom

    Wednesday, January 9, Marquis Theater, 866-468-7621.

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    December 11, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Ten best concerts in Colorado this weekend, Friday, August 31, through Sunday, September 2

    Welcome to the (long) weekend! As the summer heat continues, so do the shows. There's a great variety to choose from over the next few days, a healthy mix of imports and exports. We have them all listed in our massive concert calendar. If you're feeling industrious, print that bad boy out and break ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012
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    February 23, 2012

    Roskopp/No Thought

    Split cassette
    Scab on My Brain/Grind Core/Give Praise Records

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    February 20, 2012

    Review: English Dogs at Summit Music Hall, 2/19/12

    ENGLISH DOGS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 2/19/12 Throughout the show, Adie Bailey of English Dogs came off the stage and sang with the crowd just over the barrier and encouraged people to sing into the mike. But it was halfway through the show that Bailey figured he could trust people in the crowd well e ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and more

    Are you ready? This is a weekend to remember. Tonight for the first time ever, the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre will add to its renown by hosting the first ever wintertime concert with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. And that's just the tip o ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    The Descendents

    Saturday, January 28, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    April 22, 2011

    Top ten retro metal bands currently melting faces and minds

    ​The world of heavy metal can be an exercise in absurdity and uninspired imitation played at blistering volume. With the relatively recent (and fading) popularity of "stoner-rock" and "doom metal," as evidenced by tours including the reunited line-ups of Sleep, Saint Vitus (read our recent int ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Dodsfalla

    Death Future
    Bad People Records

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    April 8, 2010

    Speedwolf

    Denver 666/Hell and Back 7-inch
    Splattered! Records

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    December 3, 2009

    Crawl

    Crawl
    Cavity Creep Records

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    August 12, 2009

    The band retains the name

    ​In the world of heavy metal, lead singers are as indispensible as riffs and distortion--that is, except for when they get used up and thrown away like yesterday's drumsticks. While frontmen are the face and voice of many bands, they seem particularly prone to quitting, dying or getting fired, lea ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Iwrestledabearonce

    Friday, May 22, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    May 12, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top five spins for the week of May 11, 2009<

    As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Over the weekend: Napalm Death at Marquis Theater

    Napalm Death, Coliseum, Toxic Holocaust and KataklysmSaturday, May 9, 2009Marquis Theater, DenverBetter Than: A straightforward metal show.The last time I saw Coliseum, the band had played at a warehouse space with Motheater. For this show, even though it was a more conventional setting, these guys ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 11 edition

    Photo by Jon SolomonGene Ween, music machine. Welcome to the working week. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the weekend: Gene Ween at the Walnut Room and b.side in Boulder. • Rumors of Tickle Me Pink's breakup completely unfounded. • Wentworth Kersey gives away new CD at St. Mark's. • Tech ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Q&A with Barney Greenway from Napalm Death

    In this week's Rough Mixes entry focusing on Napalm Death, we only printed highlights of Tom Murphy's recent conversation with Barney Greenway. The two of them actually had a fairly extensive conversation in which Greenway discussed the influence of My Bloody Valentine and other unexpected acts on N ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009
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    April 20, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top five spins for the week of April 20, 2009

    As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of a ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    Leonard Cohen, Chris Cornell, STS9 shows anounced

    Leonard Cohen's concert at New York's Beacon Theatre last Thursday marked his first American performance in fifteen years. As he took the stage, AEG Live announced a run of North American dates that, as of now, concludes with a stop at Red Rocks on Tuesday, June 2. It was one of a few Red Rocks show ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008

    Brujeria

    Friday, November 28, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7352.

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    March 13, 2008

    SXSW: Motorhead at Stubbs

    ...wasn't nearly as loud as expected, but this kid was prepared. The last time I saw Motorhead was a few years back at the Ogden Theatre with Corrosion of Conformity. Stupid me, I forgot to bring earplugs. I knew better. Not sure what the hell I was thinking. Anyhow, about a quarter of the way into ... More >>

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    November 1, 2007
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    November 1, 2007

    Job for a Cowboy

    Friday, November 2, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-830-8497.

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    January 4, 2007

    Blast Beats, Dark Harmonies and Monstrous Melodies

    The Top 10 Heavy Metal Albums of 2006.

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    August 10, 2006

    Agape

    Wednesday, August 16, Monkey Mania, 303-292-4370.

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    April 27, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    March 2, 2006

    Orthrelm

    Sunday, March 5, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959; Monday, March 6, Monkey Mania, 303-689-1268.

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    March 2, 2006

    Kreator

    Friday, March 3, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

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    November 18, 2004

    Napalm Death

    Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 (Century Media)

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    May 27, 2004

    ZAO

    Tuesday, June 1, Rock Island, 303-572-7625

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    May 13, 2004

    Cattle Decapitation

    Sunday, May 16, Rock Island, 303-572-7625

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    July 3, 2003

    Club Scout

    Bassnectar

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    July 19, 2001

    Out of the Blue

    The Blue Noise Band's brilliant amalgam of sounds may make jazz purists see red.

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