Over the years, there have been plenty of Christian metal bands playing in a variety of styles, from death metal to metalcore to '80s metal. Some artists in this realm often wish critics and fans would focus less the religious aspect -- claiming it detracts from the music -- while others embrace the ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
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 >>
After the comforting lull of the holidays, things are starting to ramping back up nicely on the concert front. Some big announcements this week, including Animal Collective, who is slated to return to Denver for a show at the Ogden Theatre with Dan Deacon, and the Avett Brothers who are set for a tw ... More >>
The most lamentable byproduct of the digital era isn't the decline of record sales -- although that sucks, too -- but the fact that we're missing out on so much sweet cover art. It was bad enough when albums gave way to cassettes back in the '70s and the canvas shrunk to a fraction of its previous s ... More >>
See Also: • (Photos) Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost at the Fillmore Auditorium, 4/23/12 • Q&A with Bill Kelliher of Mastodon • Now, that's what you call a metal shirt. Nice work, Havok • The Tom Petty shirts we spotted last night in the parking lot • How old is your Pink Floyd shirt? • A $10 ... More >>
See Also: • Twenty most gnarly metal shirts we saw last night • (Photos) Opeth at the Ogden Theatre, 10/11 • Q&A with Bill Kelliher of Mastodon • (Review) Mastodon at Ogden Theatre, 11/9/11 • (Review) Ghost at Marquis Theater, 1/27/12 The Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost tour may be the first on ... More >>
Mastodon (due tonight at the Fillmore Auditorium) formed in 2000 after meeting at a High on Fire show -- at least that's the myth, and it suits this band that has made a name for itself as purveyors of the kind of metal that is less about speed and more about a groove and weightiness. In the dozen y ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThis should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>
Tuesday, October 25, Ogden Theatre, 1-888-929-7849.
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Dierks Bentley, Mickey Hart Band and Dirty Nasty were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, The Congress and The Epiloguesall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local ... More >>
Smashing Pumpkins at the Ogden Theatre 10/10/11Smashing Pumpkins fans, rejoice! Billy Corgan and company are coming back to Denver on Monday, October 10 at the Ogden Theatre. As if the Ogden's calendar for October wasn't already stacked enough, the Pumpkins have been added to an impressive li ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, TV on the Radio is slated to perform two nights at the Ogden in September, Furthur is making its way back to Colorado for three nights at Red Rocks and blink-182 and My Chemical Romance headline KTCL's Big Gig in September. On lo ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Looks like massive props are due to the fine young gentlemen of Havok. The thrash metallers just became label mates of Opeth, Obituary, Emperor and Crowbar, by joining the Candlelight Records roster. Good for them, we say. The guys have certainly put in their work since I first caught them way back ... More >>
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>
Lamb of God is in good company on Gigantour.
Ghost Reveries (Roadrunner)
Tuesday, August 9, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
The yin and yang of Opeth, one of metal's most fascinatingly complex acts.
Porcupine Tree's roots are spreading.