While traveling from Denver to Texas a few weeks ago, I could not stop listening to Mutiny on the Bay, the searing collection of '80s Dead Kennedys performances released in 2001; East Bay Ray, it occurred to me, is one of the most underrated guitarists in the history of rock. To me, being underrate ... More >>
Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands. For the most part, the outfits here don't just merely perform somebody else's music, but rather they put time, energy and effort into really channeling the acts and eras they're emulating. Often times these acts tend to get overlooked because ... More >>
Before grunge scrubbed the smeared makeup off of the face of hair metal and trimmed its flowing locks, an endless parade of longhaired dudes did their level best to destroy the ozone layer, fueled by a steady diet of sex, drugs, rock and roll. Oh, and, well, depending on the band, more sex and lots ... More >>
ASKING ALEXANDRIA @ OGDEN THEATRE | 11/27/12 Last night at the Ogden Theatre, the fist-pumping, black-shirted, skinny jeans-wearing contingent was out in full force. As the England-via-Dubai outfit Asking Alexandria performed for a capacity crowd, mosh pits formed and quickly disappeared. Kids were ... More >>
Twitter lets folks from all walks of life to share their thoughts about tragedies like the shooting at the Aurora Town Center Century 16, celebrities included. Many stars who've weighed in have connections to Colorado, including Olympic hopeful Missy Franklin, The Fray and budding minister Peter Teb ... More >>
Guns N' Roses (due Sunday, December 11 at 1STBANK Center) is a household name at this point and hardly needs an introduction. During the late 1980s, Guns proved that you could come out of L.A. and not have songs that were just thinly disguised paeans to sexual conquest. Guns didn't go for t ... More >>
What is this I don't evenHate it or love it, like a cockroach covered in leopard-print spandex, '80s arena metal has crawled forth in tact after surviving grunge, boy bands, ringtone rap and now Bieber. Last night, twenty-somethings who looked like they fell out of a time-traveling telephon ... More >>
Sunday, July 27, Fiddler's Green, 303-830-8497.
Big & Rich deliver country music without prejudice.
The Mötley men aren't quite bad to the bone.
Thursday, May 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-2525.
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote.
Andrew W.K. is oozing with gratitude. Watch out -- you might get it on your clothes.
Mötley Crüe...WOO...still rules, dammit!
The drummer with the big stick bares all about jail, Motley Crue and Pamela Anderson.
THE ROCK-AND-ROLLERS WHOSE FACES COULD STOP A CLOCK. UGLY A LOOK AT THE MOST FRIGHTENING FACES IN ROCK AND ROLL.