• Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Six Ways To Avoid Getting Robbed On Tour

    Although musicians are infamous for walking out on bar tabs, trashing hotel rooms and hijacking chuckwagon sandwiches from gas stations, there is one thing they deserve: the ability to torture society with their particular brand of art. Sadly, it happens all too often that bands' tours are derailed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Skypin' with Jesus, eating hot wings and flying high with Denver party rappers Bald Eagles

    "Skypin' with Jesus on the Eagle Hotline. Flyin' so high, looking for a good time? Dial 8-1-3, EAGLE 69." The Bald Eagles Hotline is real. If you dial 813-EAGLE-69 and Arthur Jimenez, a.k.a. Pimp Eagle, and Dominic Esparza, a.k.a. Sun-Ray Eagle Boi happen to be in the same room, they will answer th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    The best metal shows in Denver in September

    PENTAGRAM @ SNOWBOARD ON THE BLOCK | SAT, 9/14/13 If you've seen Last Days Here, you're familiar with the frustrating tale of Pentagram. Formed in Virgina in the early '70s, the pioneering psychedelic metal band should have, by all accounts, realized massive worldwide fame. Instead, success evaded t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The ten horniest metal bands

    Getting laid is one of the perks of the trade. Guys form bands with the sole goal of getting their bananas peeled. Most metal dudes are satisfied with groupies every night, but some just can't get enough of the jiggly bits and the furry monsters, so they end up singing about sex on top of that. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Van Halen fans recall where they were in 1984

    As you might have heard, Van Halen played the Pepsi Center in Denver last night, dusting off a few hits from its mega-selling album, 1984. Roving photographer Brandon Marshall hit the Pepsi Center parking lot asking fans to share where they were in 1984. Here's some of the people he talked to, and y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Tech N9ne, Eric Church, Creed, Rammstein and more

    Welcome to the weekend! A wide variety of musical options await you over the next few days: Tech N9ne returns to Colorado, his home away from home, for a show at the Fillmore, Eric Church stops by Red Rocks, Creed relives the '90s at the Paramount Theatre, Fear Factory shreds the Summit Music Hall, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Rammstein, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Kraddy, Peter Frampton, Umphrey's McGee and Henry Rollins were announced; Caleb Slade, Force Publique, My Body Sings Electric and the Outfit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Kelly Clarkson, Rammstein, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw shows announced

    Catch Rammstein at the Denver Coliseum on 5/20/12​A bunch a new shows to let you know about this morning: In support of its career retrospective, Made In Germany 1995-2011, Rammstein has announced a date at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday, May 20. Tickets go on sale on this Saturday, November ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Rammstein top seller at Independent Records

    ​German industrial metal band Rammstein nabbed the top spot at Independent Records with Liebe Ist Für Alle Da, the band's sixth studio effort released last week on the Vagrant imprint. Jay-Z, who had been at number one for the last few weeks with Blueprint 3 was knocked down to the second slot wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 19, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Why Germans care so much about Columbine

    One of Dylan Klebold's pipe bombs. A film crew from Munich-based FOCUS TV Produktions was in our southwest suburbs during the past few days, interviewing people whose lives have been altered by the Columbine shootings ten years ago -- school and police officials, parents and survivors of the massac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Live Review: Bella Morte, Torso and the Siren Project at Oriental Theater

    Photo: Tom Murphy The Siren Project Bella Morte, Torso, the Siren Project Thursday, July 17, 2008 Oriental Theater Better Than: The stuff that most of the Goths seem to be into these days. I’m not sure if they’ve upgraded the sound system or just have better sound guys or what, but last night ... More >>

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Dir en Grey

    Tuesday, August 15, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    May 4, 2006


    Behold the Renaissance

  • Film

    July 22, 2004

    Meow Mixed

    Catwoman prompts both purrs and hisses.

  • Music

    August 16, 2001


    Mutter (Republic/Universal)

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    Face the Music

    As Marilyn Manson's concert gets closer, the debate over free speech gets louder.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Doom Rules

    Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.

  • Music

    June 10, 1999
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    May 6, 1999
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    April 29, 1999
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    April 1, 1999
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    October 15, 1998
  • Music

    October 1, 1998

    Father Cube

    Ice Cube on child-rearing and Family Values.