Velvet Acid Christ started as an offshoot of Toxic Coma, a project whose strange and unsettling recordings finally saw a wider release last year. Velvet Acid Christ was a decidedly more serious and musical effort rather than an attempt between friends to shock each other and make each other laugh. V ... More >>
Update 10/24/12: A Bob Weir solo date with Jackie Greene has been announced on Thursday, December 13 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets for the show ($37.50 - $56, plus fees) go on sale this Friday, October 26 at 10 a.m.
So now that the final debate's over, we still don't know who's going to be in t ... More >>
Garbage was one of the most popular and arguably one of the best bands out of the second wave of early '90s alt rock. Benefitting from the production skills of drummer and renowned producer Butch Vig (Nevermind) and Steve Marker, Garbage was able to put out a body of work very early on that showcase ... More >>
THE SAY SO @ HI-DIVE | 6/9/12The Say So ended its release for show for The Romantic last night at the hi-dive with one of the best songs from its previous release, Something Like Wild. "Fools" was replete with the melodic, triumphal tone that is part of the band's overall sound, but also with what s ... More >>
Last month, rocker Ted Nugent drew Secret Service scrutiny when he said, "If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year," at an NRA convention in St. Louis.
That was on April 18, ancient history in the news cycle, but as roving he ... More >>
Ted Nugent's comment that if Barack Obama is re-elected, the Nuge will "either be dead or in jail by this time next year" has elevated the Motor City Madman to the status of talking point/progressive whipping boy in this year's presidential race. Which is amusing to yours truly, given that he's said ... More >>
Megadeth (due tonight at the Fillmore Auditorium) may be one of the Big Four of thrash, but in many ways, its frontman Dave Mustaine is largely responsible for the sound and aesthetic of three of the Big Four. As a member of Metallica before that band recorded its first full-length, Mustaine's name ... More >>
To paraphrase Styx, Friday night's the night that we make history, honey, you and I. Assuming since the concert is sold out that you've already got your tickets to first show of its kind, ever, Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks gig with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. If no ... More >>
Welcome to the online version of The Edge 2011-2012, Westword's annual insider's guide to winter activities. This season has already seen plenty of snow, and that's just the beginning, as the 25 resorts profiled below have added new terrain, lifts, features, events and restaurants. To sort it ... More >>
The term "Dad Rock" is something that gets thrown around a lot these days, and no bands breathe the rock of our fathers like Styx and Yes. Last night, both of these classic bands made a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Our resident photographer, Brandon Marshall, was on hand to capture the mag ... More >>
Katy Perry (performing tonight at 1STBANK Center with Robyn and DJ Skeet Skeet) truly needs no introduction. Whether you're seven or seventy, you known Perry's glossy image from somewhere in pop culture -- her music is everywhere, and she can be caught on everything from infomercials to MTV. ... More >>
In this week's Westword, Kenny Be draws "Denver's Most Dogged" -- a breakdown of the city's rabid dog-lovers. After dividing the dog-lovers into six types -- from Petrosexuals to Dogvocates -- he outlines their every desire.
Click through to see where you and your dog fit in ...