SAT | RETOX at 7TH CIRCLE MUSIC COLLECTIVE | 11/2/13 Retox's Justin Pearson has been in a handful of the most respected punk and experimental bands for more than twenty years. He helped found hardcore band Struggle when he was fifteen. By 1994, that project was through, and Pearson was involved with ... More >>
Ready? Riot Fest is just three days away, and if you haven't planned your itinerary yet, now's your chance. We've got the full schedule. While the entire lineup is stupid good, Saturday is the day we're most looking forward to -- The Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges, Superchunk, Rocket From the Cr ... More >>
KBPI's first annual Locura Festival is slated to hit Fiddler's Green on Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2. Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, and Volbeat are set to headline a bill that also includes HIM, Halestorm, All That Remains, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive an ... More >>
Rebel girls and rude boys, this one's for you: tonight's Punk Rock Karaoke invites everyone to sing along with his or her favorite songs for a good cause, as the Denver Health Collective hosts a traveling repertoire of punk hits. The karaoke project makes its first stop in Denver -- which also acts ... More >>
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 >>
Wednesday, May 8, hi-dive, 303-733-0230.
A bunch of great shows announced this week: Fresh off a string of well received comeback shows, Fall Out Boy is back with a new record and a tour that will hit Denver in June. Vampire Weekend is due at Red Rocks with Of Monsters and Men, while fun. has announced a date of its own at Red Rocks with T ... More >>
There are a ton of new shows to tell you about this week, including a co-headlining date at Red Rocks featuring Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, plus new shows from Paramore, a solo date from Jim James of My Morning Jacket, the Gaslight Anthem, Marina & the Diamonds and Charli ... More >>
Monday, January 14, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621.
Welcome to the weekend! Tonight at Red Rocks, the Avett Brothers kick off a two-night stand with City and Colour opening tonight and DeVotchKa opening tomorrow night. Also tonight, Thurston Moore visits the Larimer Lounge with his new quartet Chelsea Light Moving. Cory Branan at the Lions Lair, Eric ... More >>
The Distance We've Created
The Jealous Sound (playing tonight at the Marquis Theater) came together when former Knapsack guitarist and singer Blair Shehan got together with some of his friends who had also been members of melodic punk bands of the '90s, including Padro Benito of Sunday's Best, John McGinnis of Neither Trump ... More >>
Saturday, January 28, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Tuesday, December 6, 1STBANK Center, 1-866-461-6556.
Catch Roger Daltry at 1STBANK on SundayAnother enticing weekend for music in the Mile High City: Dax Riggs closes out his two night stand at the Larimer Lounge, the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular illuminates the Fillmore on Friday, Cymbals Eat Guitars crash the hi-dive, Howard Jones plays his f ... More >>
Chicago-based hardcore act Rise Against, who is touring in support of its latest effort, Endgame, Celtic punkers Flogging Molly and and local pop-punk band Calibrate Me will be at the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, December 6 as part of Channel 93.3's Not So Silent Night. General admission ticket ... More >>
Think back to your teenage years. Chances are, if you were like any of us, you spent the majority of your time listening to music, reading the liner notes through and through and playing air guitar half-naked in your room. Doesn't sound that depressing, but a recent study in Pediatrics & Adol ... More >>
Ten years ago, My Chemical Romance (due at the Fillmore this Saturday) was just another aspiring band in a van hoping to make it big. With a handful of three-chord punk rock songs hastily written and recorded in the attic of a house in New Jersey, the young outfit had no idea it would someday be e ... More >>
The Black Dots
Patrick Stump's long-delayed solo debut, Soul Punk, will allegedly, finally be out sometime in February. Up front: We think it's going to be incredible. Stump has taken an unconventional tack in promoting his solo career, best exemplified by last week's elaborate a cappella medley of all the ... More >>
Alcheringa: The Dreaming
Next Monday, Dashboard Confessional is bringing its Swiss Army Romance 10 Year Anniversary Tour to the Summit Music Hall. We have several pairs of tickets to the show. Would you and guest like to be our guests, or, if we don't happen to pick you this time around, be in the running for futur ... More >>
Friday, December 17, Ogden Theatre, 303-832-1874.
Aaron ThackerayCirca Survive frontman Anthony Green CIRCA SURVIVE With Dredg • Codeseven • Animals as Leaders 11.13.10 | Summit Music Hall Circa Survive came through the Summit Music Hall on Saturday night for a sold out show with Dredg, Codeseven and Animals as Leaders. Our intrepid sh ... More >>
Grip the Wheel
Sunday, September 26, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Sunday, August 8, Invesco Field, 303-830-8497.
Wednesday, May 19, Marquis Theater, 866-468-7621.
Politics of Apathy
For Everything We're Not
Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>
Monday, November 30, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
This Is Character EP
Wednesday, October 28, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
The quality of videos coming out of the Mile High City these days is pretty astounding. Gone are the days of convincing a buddy with a camcorder to spend an afternoon trying to make something "artsy." Within the past few years, the quality of videos seems to have risen in direct proportion with the ... More >>
Photo by Aaron ThackerayBlink-182's Tom DeLonge.Blink and you'll miss it. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Blink-182 at Fiddler's Green. • Over the Weekend: Fell at Larimer Lounge. • Over the Weekend: Ween at Red Rocks. • Over the Weekend: Warlock Pinchers (almost) reuni ... More >>
Sunday, September 6, Fiddler's Green, 303-830-8497.
Those Breathe Carolina boys sure are colorful. It started out as a simple phone interview for a feature commemorating Breathe Carolina's participation in this year's Warped Tour, which rolls into Invesco Field at Mile High on Sunday, August 9. But it turned into something considerably more unexpect ... More >>