When she tours fringe festivals around the world, Gemma Wilcox sees a lot of performances. "When I see an incredible show that blows everything else out of the water, it's very rare," says Wilcox. But when she finds something special, she likes to bring it to Boulder. 6 Guitars is one of those shows ... More >>
SUN | DEICIDE at GOTHIC THEATER | 10/13/13 While many metal bands flirt with concepts and perceived aesthetics of Satanism, Deicide has championed a very anti-Christian stance. Deicide, formed in Tampa in 1987, has long been one of the pillars of death metal since releasing its self-titled 1990 debu ... More >>
Havok, on tour in Europe right now with Cephalic Carnage, Suffocation and Fallujah, is preparing to release its new album, Unnatural Selection, on Tuesday, June 25. The ten-track album, the band's fourth release overall and the followup to 2011's Time Is Up, was produced by Havok frontman David Sanc ... More >>
Brace yourself, my aging hipster friend: If you haven't heard, your favorite band from nearly a decade ago is back together and playing shows again. While the Coachella date is the one that got everybody hyperventilating, the Postal Service's tour actually kicks off a few days earlier in Reno. After ... More >>
Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>
Reno Divorce (due tomorrow night at the Marquis Theater) began in the middle '90s when frontman and guitarist Brent Loveday founded the outfit while still living in Orlando, Florida. Some early, glowing press came the way of the band's 7-inch. But it wasn't until Loveday relocated to Denver and disc ... More >>
The Fray just confirmed another show at Red Rocks. Quincy Magoo probably could've seen that coming, eh? Even less surprising: The date of the second show is Saturday, May 12, the night after the first Red Rocks date -- that is, assuming that Sir Isaac Slade isn't mixing it up with Killers frontman B ... More >>
Update (2/7/12): Isaac Slade and Joe King give a track-by-track breakdown of Scars & Stories, the Fray's new album. On the eve of releasing their third full-length album, Scars and Stories and almost exactly a year after playing at Invesco with U2, the Fray has announced plans to return to Red Rock ... More >>
By early June, Denver will long be in the rearview for the Black Keys dudes, who'll play here on Monday, April 30. Too bad. It would've been sweet-ass sweet to witness a good old-fashioned battle royale for ultimate supremacy between them and the Nickelback dudes to settle this whole "rock and roll ... More >>
Oh, hell yeah! Mark your calendars. It's really happening. Van Halen is coming to Denver. It's confirmed, and we finally have a date. Thursday, May 24, at the Pepsi Center, Van Halen will be here with Kool and the Gang. So stoked! Almost as stoked as we are to hear the new record, A Different ... More >>
It's certainly not the traditional career path: Tracee Campbell traded computers and office politics for hot dogs, sausage and sunshine. A computer programmer and teacher for ten years in Orlando, Florida, Campbell now owns the Karma Chameleon hot dog stand at the corner of 10th Avenue and Broadway.
Next month, Guns N' Roses will kick off its first U.S. tour in five years, but there are still more than a dozen cities on the band's tour itinerary, which the band released yesterday, that have yet to have dates or venues set, including Denver. While the tour, which starts October 28 and run ... More >>
Best Of app. Download hereOur Best of Denver issue (which hits newsstands on March 31) is sure to be a big, bulky thing, as it is every year. Unless you possess a European men's carry-all, it can be tough to tote around. Which is why we came up with the Best Of... iPhone app. It's free, it in ... More >>
When SP Double signed with Digital Dollar, a record label run by Brian Hutcheson out of Orlando, Florida, it appeared as though he was gone for good. SP moved his whole operation out to the Sunshine State, and got right to work, perfecting tracks for his new album, Loyalty, Honor, Respect, ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a splendid birthday present (okay, it isn't exactly our birthday, but close enough). It seems one of our favorite bands, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, a group we've long been smitten with since first making its acquaintance at South Park some years ago, has a new album slate ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
The Tilted Kilt has been called a Celtic Hooters -- a label that its Arizona-based owners don't appreciate, we hear. They prefer "The Best Looking Sports Pub You've Ever Seen," the slogan on the web site. A sports pub with waitresses who wear naughty school-girl skirts. There are already 22 ... More >>
Looks like congratulations are due Come Forth By Day, who just inked a deal with Statik Factory Records. Although a release date hasn't been set yet, the Orlando, Florida-based imprint, which specializes in death metal, hardcore and grindcore and is home to acts such as And Hell Follwed With, Ati ... More >>
In support of Yes, their tenth full-length album(!), synth-pop kings Pet Shop Boys have just announced an eighteen-date North American tour, to begin at the end of August. The show promises to be filled with plenty of costumes, capers and theatricality. Unfortunately, the tour schedule is focus ... More >>
Update: More shows added, see full list of dates after the jump. In news that's sure to have local metal fans googling airfare before they even finishing reading this post, we just learned that Cephalic Carnage has been tapped to support Mayhem's upcoming North American tour, fittingly dubbed Blacke ... More >>
Athletic skill seldom waits for developmental maturity to blossom. It's obvious from the beginning, as is demonstrated by the case of Matt Bouldin. A few years back, my wife was an assistant principal of St. Thomas More School, a K-8 facility that's in the Archdiocese of Denver system, and she rem ... More >>
Photo: Allister AnnYoung Coyotes, still among my favorite local bands, has announced plans to record a Daytrotter session in Davenport, Iowa, on Thursday, December 4, at the end of its current cross country jaunt, which wraps later that night at the Blue Fugue in Columbia, Missouri. Only a scant few ... More >>
Psychedelic States: Colorado in the 60s
Gear Fab Records
Gil Mantera's Party Dream
Tuesday, October 18, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Tuesday, August 23, Budweiser Events Center, Loveland, 877-544-8499.
Saturday, March 19, Fat City, 303-972-4344.
Experimental theater tests playwrights' skills
Sure, you can tell it to the judge -- but first, try the referee.
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival fails again with As You Like It.
'N Sync concert at Mile High Stadium
Give these DJs some "Space."
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
The Pet Shop Boys maintain their pop pedigree with a new album and tour.