When Isaiah "Ikey" Owens passed away last week, the musician and producer left behind a massive legacy. Most recently the Long Beach, California native was on tour playing keyboards and piano with Jack White -- but he was also a member and founder of Free Moral Agents and was known for his role in s ... More >>
See Also: Ghost of Glaciers at the Mouth House, 7/20/12 Ghosts of Glaciers has played a lot more shows than most bands in the two years since forming. Because the metal group's sound isn't just rooted in that style exclusively, the trio has been able to appeal to a wider audience. The outfit's heav ... More >>
Aaron ThackeraySoundgarden last night at Red Rocks with the Mars VoltaSOUNDGARDEN at RED ROCKS | 07/18/11With turrets of light bathing the stage in purple, the opening strains of "Searching With My Good Eye Closed" set the stage perfectly for the entrance of Soundgarden. It certainly felt lik ... More >>
Neil Young's Dreamin' Man Live '92, which includes a complete live performance of Harvest Moon before the studio album was released, grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax this week, while Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez-Lopez claimed the second slot with his latest effort, Xenophanes. Tom Waits, meanwhile ... More >>
Doom metal group Shrinebuilder, which features Scott "Wino" Weinrich (St. Vitus, the Obsessed), Al Cisnersos (Om, Sleep), Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Dale Crover (Melvins), grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax with its self-titled debut for the week ending November 22. Slayer's World Painted Blood and ... More >>
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens is better know these days as the keyboardist of the Mars Volta. His versatile and creative musicianship, though, was honed in the '90s when he played with Sublime and later Long Beach Dub Allstars. Ikey first played with Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala in the ... More >>
Jon SolomonJuliette Lewis, the Ettes, American BangFox TheatreTuesday, October 6, 2009Better than: Lewis' show with the Pretenders and Cat Power this past August. I wasn't expecting much before seeing Juliette Lewis open for the Pretenders and Cat Power during a ninety-degree afternoon last Augus ... More >>
Photo by Aaron Thackeray The Mars Volta Sunday, May 18, 2008 Fillmore Auditorium “How are you supposed to review what we just saw?” my wife asked as we filed out of The Fillmore last night, following another Denver visit by the best hyphenated-name duo (well, plus seven other guys) on the plan ... More >>
Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez created a spirited affair with The Bedlam in Goliath.
At one point during the following interview, conducted for a profile of the Mars Volta that appears in the January 24 Westword, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the band’s vocalist, lyricist and frontman, casually mentions his “old habits” with “drug use.” After perusing the entire Q&A, readers will ... More >>
Tuesday, February 21, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Since 2005 has hit the bricks, here's the final word on last year's finest discs.
Red Sparowes' impressive pedigree has roots in Colorado.
Tuesday, May 31, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Frances the Mute (Gold Standard Labs/Universal)
With the world on the brink, it's high time for Year Future.
After spearheading the post-punk revival, GoGoGo Airheart is still on its own island.