Shane MacGowan

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    St. Patrick's Day: The ten recurring themes that crop up in your traditional Irish drinking songs

    Irish drinking songs may seem fairly simple to the casual listener. The main theme is in the title, right? These are songs concerned with alcohol of any kind, tunes in 4/4 that are easy to clap along with during St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Though that may be the kind of criteria that guides thos ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Five worst American bands playing Irish music

    Much has been made of the politically incorrect sin of appropriating a culture that is not your own. From the blackface minstrel shows of the 19th Century to the hippies finding sacred Native American beads and headbands to be some pretty groovy threads, Americans have been tripping over the cultura ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Over the weekend: The Pogues at the Ogden Theatre

    Jon Solomon​The Pogues Friday, October 23, 2009Ogden TheatreBetter than: expected. Much better. "Sorry it's taken us awhile to get here," guitarist Philip Chevron said during the Pogues' first show ever in Denver. "Almost thirty years in fact, but we finally got here." But holy Jesus, the epic two ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009
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    October 21, 2009

    Q&A with Philip Chevron of the Pogues

    ​While this week's preview of the Pogues' show this Friday at the Ogden Theatre only scratched the surface of our interview with guitarist Philip Chevron, who also talked at length about Just Look Them Straight In The Eye And Say... Pogue Mahone!!, the five-disc box set of b-sides, outtakes, live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    The Pogues, Dinosaur Jr., Creed shows announced

    Shane MacGowan and his new set of choppers. Last month, The Sun reported that Shane MacGowan got himself a new pair of dentures to stop his face from "falling apart" after 35 years on the thrash. Sure, the dude's been known as a drunkard of the highest order, he's missed a few planes to gigs over th ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2008
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    August 2, 2008
  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Celebrity Bucket List

    Amy Winehouse, Chuck Berry, Bobby Brown: Who'll be the first to go?

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Shaw Business

    Dieselhed's Virgil Shaw's on his own these days, and happier than ever.

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Deaf, Not Dumb

    Pete Tong's a mockumentary that will make your heart dance.

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Stirring the Eire

    Flogging Molly resurfaces with its most politically charged album.

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Bad Luck City

    Bad Luck City (Self-released)

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    High and Mighty

    What do emo, Jah, Neil Young and THC have in common? The Mighty Rime.

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Frazer's Edge

    Paula Frazer artfully crosses the country divide with Tarnation. As a solo artist, she sticks more to the shadows.

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Young Guns

    Never mind the rumors; here's the Sex Pistols.

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    March 28, 1996
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    November 22, 1995



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    November 22, 1995