If we're being completely honest, power ballads are responsible for some of the most resonant music-listening experiences in the entire world. They're a beautiful blend of sentiment and obviousness, a band willfully becoming emotionally available. Everybody makes fun of the power ballad, because som ... More >>
Nick Nunns, the owner of TRVE Brewing, likes the song Dopesmoker by Sleep, the now-disbanded metal band. And why not? Brewing beer takes a while, and this guitar-heavy anthem lasts for a brain-addling one hour and three minutes. "We play it all the time. It's one of those things. If you're a metal- ... More >>
Odell Brewing in Fort Collins recently began opening its taproom on Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., which means more beer (including taproom-only specials like Wee Willy Winkie, Easy Elephant and Monarch Saison) and more brewery tours. In fact, Odell now offers tours seven days a week at 1, 2, 3 an ... More >>
Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>
Lipgloss is changing locations. After an award-winning, eight-year run at La Rumba, one of Denver's longest-running dance nights is on the move from the Golden Triangle to Capitol Hill, where it will land at Beauty Bar.This Friday, June 1, will be your last chance to experience Lipgloss as you've kn ... More >>
"Hipster or Jesus?" a new memeblog Denver Urbanist is linking to Boulderites Chris Znerold and Charlotte Myerberg may seem like all fun and games, but it actually highlights a major cultural challenge: How does one actually differentiate a precious ironic douchebag from the son of our Lord? A ... More >>
Jonathan Easley TITUS ANDRONICUS with Free Energy 09.15.10 | Bluebird Theater, Denver Free Energy opened for Titus Andronicus at the Bluebird last night, and while I was skeptical of the band's hype upon entering the venue, I'm fully on board now. The Philly quintet has received breathless ... More >>
Yesterday the art world bid farewell to one of its most badass and cryptic members when Frank Frazetta died of a stroke at the age of 82. His dark and often gruesome work will be missed. His comic artwork alone contributed to many of our own doodles of death-dealing knights and broadsword-w ... More >>
Friday, September 11, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
"Where my reality show at, dogs?" DMX gets a reality show Even though DMX is sitting in a Miami jail waiting to answer to a variety of charges including drug possession, weapons possessions and animal cruelty, some television producers think his life would make for some great entertainment. The sh ... More >>
Conception is far from immaculate in this teenybop retelling.
Sunday, November 26, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation.
Don't bury your head in the sand for the Rocky Mountain Ostrich Festival.
Many important musicians won't be on stage in Boulder with Emmylou Harris -- but they'll be with her.
Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd rise again.
Comeback attempts by acts that should just go away.
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