Nine Inch Nails

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    No One Plays Guitar Like Adrian Belew

    Before Adrian Belew, who's due at the Boulder Theater on Tuesday, November 4, performed and recorded with King Crimson, David Bowie and the Talking Heads, Nine Inch Nails and a slew of other artists, the adventurous guitarist spent a year working with Frank Zappa. Belew sees that year between 1977 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Cold Cave's Wesley Eisold on UFOs, the Cure and his Upcoming Lipgloss DJ Set

    You may want to include Lipgloss at Beauty Bar in your Halloween plans this Friday for a DJ set with Cold Cave's Wesley Eisold. It's a fitting guest for the venerable party: while what often passes for goth today is very far removed from the music and subculture that laid the foundations, Cold Cav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    How Colorado effects pedal maker Mantic Conceptual is already getting national attention

    When Luis Etscheid and Caleb Henning launched their boutique effects-pedal company, Mantic Conceptual, in spring 2013, they had a great deal more curiosity than experience. Fortunately, the Denver-based musicians are pretty good at experimentation, and in their first year, they found an impressive l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    The seven best concerts in Denver this week

    We hope your long weekend was as full of smoked meats and assorted outdoor activities as ours was. And now we're back and ready to talk about Denver concerts some more. Obviously the selections are a little lighter in this week's show round-up given that we lost a day. But there are still plenty o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    The nine best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Hoo, boy, it's SnowBall weekend, here in Denver for the first time in the festival's young history. The dance-heavy lineup features reliable names like Pretty Lights and Griz as well as some curveballs, like Earl Sweatshirt and Warpaint. There's more: In the Whale will spend two nights celebrating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Five under-the-radar picks for the Starz Denver Film Festival

    It's that time again -- the Starz Denver Film Fest is here, bringing joy for the cinephile girls and boys. With almost 200 films in every genre, from all over the world, there's a lot to take in. To help navigate the schedule, we asked festival programmer Matt Campbell to steer us toward some of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    New Zealander Thom Powers on what's it like to lead the Naked and Famous in Los Angeles

    The Naked and Famous was founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 2008 by Thom Powers and Alisa Xayalith when the two were students at the Music and Audio Institute. Taking its name from Tricky's "Tricky Kid," the Naked and Famous isn't exactly what you'd call trip-hop. Rooted in alt rock, the Naked and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    New Denver shows on sale this week: Panic! at the Disco, Wayne Static, Thomas Dolby

    Panic! at the Disco's Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die tour hits the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, January 18. Tickets ($29.95) go on sale this Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    New Denver shows: MGMT, Luke Bryan and Jack Johnson. Tickets on sale this weekend

    After a being out of the limelight for a spell, MGMT is back with a new record and ready to hit the road. The outfit, who is slated to release its new album in August, is set to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, September 6. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. Keep rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Five reasons why The Crow should be rebooted -- and done better this time

    Fans of The Crow rejoiced back in 2008, when we heard that it would be up for a remake. (For the two or three of you who didn't see the movie or read the graphic comic-book series, it's about a gothy-hot dead man with eyeliner who returns from the grave to exact bloody-gutsy-gory vengeance on a gang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Ten tunes to play to when you're getting laid

    Like attack ads during election season, the jewelry commercials are set to overdrive. Rose prices have gone up, like, one billion percent. Every you look, it's all pink and red and hearts. Yep, V-Day is upon us. You know what that means, right? It means that after you get all that sappy sentimental ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The weekend's best live music: Ghostland Observatory, STS9, Warped Tour and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    DJ Ty Tek branches out with Naked Tree, a new band

    Well, now, this is something different. It's roughly the exact opposite of how things usually work. Generally you have musicians dipping their toes in the electronic world before eventually taking a full-on plunge into that side of things. Here, meanwhile, we have Ty Tekavec (you know him better as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Fan clubs to essay contests: five most effective ways ticket scalpers have been thwarted

    ​For years, ticket scalpers have been the bane of existence for artists and venues. Directly and indirectly, they've been blamed for everything from rising ticket costs to fewer tours. Over the last few years, though, artists have started to fight back, and they've employed some interesting wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez on his videos and his informal agenda as an artist

    Darwin Deez​ Darwin Deez (due at Larimer Lounge tonight) came to the attention of wider and wider audiences relatively early in the band's career with the release of its singles "Constellations" and "Radar Detector." The videos for both songs revealed a band both eccentric, quirky and capabl ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    It's 2010, and some members of the music industry still have no clue

    ​This magical Internet machine has been up and running for a while now, transmitting music from the ether to our ears using a mix of faerie dust and marketing panache. It seems, however, that there is still a decisive split on what this new mystery machine means for the future of music. You' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Seraphim Shock in top form at Gothic Theatre over the weekend

    Tom MurphySeraphim Shock's Charles Edward looked like a vampire superhero turned pop star.​ SERAPHIM SHOCK The Siren Project • Lola Black 08.27.10 | Gothic Theatre, Englewood Used to be you could count on the opening bands at a Seraphim Shock show to be pretty awful. But in the last severa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Elvis's autopsy tools and five more of the grisliest celebrity death souvenirs

    ​Today is the anniversary of Elvis's death in 1977, and last week, an auction of possibly the most gruesome memorabilia of all time was planned to capitalize on the King's untimely demise. The very same autopsy/embalming tools used to prep the King's final appearance, plus the toe tag identify ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Top Ten Cover Songs of the Decade

    Arcade Fire goes undercover.​There have been billions of songs written in the last decade but sometimes it's not the new ones that matter, it's the reimaginings. Some people argue a great cover song is decided by it's accuracy to the original, others want something new to be brought into the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Holding on by letting go, part one

    Bands in Denver are lucky. Getting gigs and building a fanbase locally are actually pretty easy. There's no shortage of small and midsized venues where a nascent group can cut its teeth, build the buzz and start to plot its graduation to theaters. But how do you get your music into th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008
  • Music

    September 28, 2006
  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    Change of Plan

    Dillinger Escape Plan shifts gears again.

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Darkness Prevails

    I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness sheds light on its latest disc.

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Beat It

    Meat Beat Manifesto's Jack Dangers prefers different strokes.

  • Music

    April 21, 2005


    Sacramento's Hella has plenty to say -- together or apart.

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    Ghost in the Machinist

    Christian Bale chases phantoms and loses sleep in Brad Anderson's latest.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Electric Company

    As pop eats itself, the Faint gives birth to new sounds and vibrations.

  • Music

    July 15, 2004



  • Music

    June 24, 2004


    Rubber Planet is Out There, which is just where it wants to be.

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All I need is the air that I breathe.

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Broken Spindles

    Fulfilled/Complete (Saddle Creek)

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    More Than a Mouthful

    Peaches is the toast of the fashion world, and she doesn't even shave her armpits. Say hello to the Madonna of the porn generation.

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Trans Am

    TA (Thrill Jockey)

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Higher Powered

    Jars of Clay rocks on the fringe of Christian music.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    October 14, 1999


    Ol' Dirty Bastard, Richmond Fontaine, Basement Jaxx, Barbra Streisand

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Westward Ho

    Stabbing Westward explores a world of darkness.

  • Music

    March 19, 1998
  • Music

    August 28, 1997
  • Music

    May 1, 1997
  • Music

    August 8, 1996
  • Music

    February 22, 1996
  • Music

    July 26, 1995
  • Music

    May 3, 1995



  • Music

    December 28, 1994



  • Music

    November 2, 1994



  • Music

    September 28, 1994
  • More >>