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Phil Anselmo

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    July 24, 2013

    The ten best southern metal bands

    Because of the relentless pounding humid heat, a different kind of anger boils in the veins of southern metal cowpokes. Southern metal is at all times heavy like metal should be, but it's also lethargic at times with a sweet tea in hand sitting on the porch, and sometimes it's wild with beer while o ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    The ten best pioneering metal frontmen

    Along with a killer set of pipes, the best frontmen can stand at his pulpit on stage and engage with the crowds and rage while conducting the flow of the show. Decisive, commanding and blunt, these men are the alpha males of alpha males, the kings of kingpins, and like Conquistadors, they take what ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch grew up here and still has a lingering love for Colorado

    Five Finger Death Punch formed in 2005 when Zoltan Bathory and Jeremy Spencer started putting together their next band. Ivan Moody, a singer who moved out to L.A. without knowing a soul and had been sleeping in his rehearsal space, heard the nascent project's demos and ended up joining the band. Ori ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, friendos! Mere hours away from quitting time, and there's so much great music to look forward to this weekend. We've got some choice grooves on tap from Disco Biscuits, who are closing out their three-night Colorado run tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center, some heavy goodness fr ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Down

    Saturday, January 26, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621

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    January 16, 2013

    The 25 best concerts this winter/spring

    As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    The five best metal shows in Denver this month

    January's a monster month for metal in the Mile High City, from Impending Doom tonight at the Marquis Theater to Down at the Summit Music Hall at the end of the month to a couple of killer local bills. If you're a completist, we've got all of this month's shows listed in our concert calendar or if y ... More >>

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    July 26, 2012

    Twenty fabled moments in Denver music: #9: Pantera fans riot at Mammoth Event Center

    Backbeat is counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today: A look back at when Pantera played at Mammoth Events Center in the mid '90s and fans took their fury out on the venue. See Also: - #10: Nirvana's first post-Nevermind show here, 1991 - #11: Bob Dylan crashe ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Tonight: Down at Summit

    ​A virtual supergroup, Down (due tonight at Summit Music Hall with In Solitude and Ponykiller) is spearheaded by none other than the fear-instilling voice of Phil Anselmo, of super heavy legends Pantera. But Down is band all its own -- the group has been making sludgy, devastating metal since ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Down due at Summit Music Hall on September 6. Tickets and a special VIP package onsale now

    ​Fresh off the heels of a European tour and with a new album in the can, Down, fronted by Phil Anselmo of Pantera and Superjoint Ritual, is coming back to Denver on Tuesday, September 6.

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    June 24, 2011

    Action Friend on For You the World, Toshi Kasai, Zorn and Spruance

    Tom MurphyAction Friend.​For the past eight years, Action Friend (due Saturday, June 25th, at The Meadowlark Bar) has been evolving the kind of music played by what many would say are "a musician's band." Although all the players in the band are highly skilled, it's the inherent weirdness to i ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Bill to Last

    Fueled by a defiant frontman, Rogue is beyond driven.

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