"World of Beer is taking on the world." That's the mission statement of the Tampa-based brew and restaurant chain that has opened locations in Belmar, Cherry Creek and LoDo in the past few years. The company's bid for world-beer domination continues, with another location planned for Boulder's Pearl ... More >>
Formed in Tampa -- the home of death metal -- in 1984, Morbid Angel (due Friday, November 22, at the Bluebird Theater) may not have put out the subgenre's founding document (an honor generally bestowed on Possessed's 1985 masterpiece, Seven Churches), but it can rightfully be considered one of its p ... More >>
Man does not live by beer alone...that beer could accompany a five-course meal, for example. At 6 p.m. tonight, the Kitchen Denver is hosting the Young Guns Dinner. Each of five courses will be paired with two beers from the following breweries: The Bruery (Orange Country, California), Cigar City Br ... More >>
SUN | DEICIDE at GOTHIC THEATER | 10/13/13 While many metal bands flirt with concepts and perceived aesthetics of Satanism, Deicide has championed a very anti-Christian stance. Deicide, formed in Tampa in 1987, has long been one of the pillars of death metal since releasing its self-titled 1990 debu ... More >>
Havok, on tour in Europe right now with Cephalic Carnage, Suffocation and Fallujah, is preparing to release its new album, Unnatural Selection, on Tuesday, June 25. The ten-track album, the band's fourth release overall and the followup to 2011's Time Is Up, was produced by Havok frontman David Sanc ... More >>
In director Kyle Henry's latest film, Fourplay, nothing is off limits, sexually speaking. But this isn't some cheap porn flick: The movie delves into the oft-missed intimate details of a sexual narrative as the characters in four vignettes face many personal challenges. In advance of the film's op ... More >>
Ever wonder what happened to Balloon Boy? As explained in this week's feature, "What's Up?," nine-year-old Falcon Heene and his family are now living an hour north of Tampa. Falcon and his two older brothers are in a metal band called the Heene Boyz and their hyperactive father is still inventing cr ... More >>
Scott Gessler is not only making it harder for people to vote, he's using public funds to help support the Republican Party. At least that's the charge of Colorado Ethics Watch, an advocacy group that is accusing the Secretary of State of spending public dollars to fund trips to political events. Wi ... More >>
The evenings are getting warmer here in the Queen City of the Plains, and that just means that more and more events are popping up. It's easy to go out on a budget this weekend, whether you enjoy biking to an adult prom, seeing surf-themed burlesque, or dancing at a pink party. As always, it's all l ... More >>
Florida, long known as ground-zero for death metal and all that comes with it, is home to Tampa-based Deicide, who stopped by the Bluebird Theater over the weekend with Lecherous Nocturne and Jungle Rot. Brandon Marshall, our resident metal-head was at the show and snapped some shots of the band's l ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend
Oh, hell yeah! Mark your calendars. It's really happening. Van Halen is coming to Denver. It's confirmed, and we finally have a date. Thursday, May 24, at the Pepsi Center, Van Halen will be here with Kool and the Gang. So stoked! Almost as stoked as we are to hear the new record, A Different ... More >>
FlickrFeel like you're getting jacked each time you use an automatic teller machine? There's a good reason for that. A new survey from Bankrate.com spotlights the five U.S. cities with the highest ATM transaction fees. And guess who won.
Leni SchwendingerComing to Colfax?East Colfax is about to get lit, and not in the drunken way it usually gets lit. With a cool $200,000 in federal grant money burning a hole in its pocket, the City of Aurora is launching a public art project that aims to create a permanent light installation ... More >>
Sunday, February 6, Summit Music Hall, 303-487-0111.
Minor Threat (Glen E. Friedman)December marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first show by Minor Threat, one of the best American punk bands that formed on these angsty shores. To commemorate the occasion, we've come up with a list of the top five current straight-edge hardcore bands that a ... More >>
Cigar City's beers were smokin'.Maui Brewing Company was one of the first breweries I wanted to hit at this year's Great American Beer Festival. The Lahaina-based brewer was named Grand National Champion at the United States Open Beer Championships earlier this year and has been getting natio ... More >>
1) No matter how prepared you are for GABF, it is still overwhelming. 2) San Diego County makes more amazing beers than some entire regions of the country. 3) Maui Brewing's CoConut Porter was one of the most heavenly beers I have ever tried. Even better, sources say they'll begin distribut ... More >>
Colorado makes some of the best beers in the world, but when the Great American Beer Festival is in town, it's your chance to try something from another state, especially the ones that are talked about by beer aficionados across the country. We're lucky in that some of these breweries - like ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a splendid birthday present (okay, it isn't exactly our birthday, but close enough). It seems one of our favorite bands, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, a group we've long been smitten with since first making its acquaintance at South Park some years ago, has a new album slate ... More >>
In support of Yes, their tenth full-length album(!), synth-pop kings Pet Shop Boys have just announced an eighteen-date North American tour, to begin at the end of August. The show promises to be filled with plenty of costumes, capers and theatricality. Unfortunately, the tour schedule is focus ... More >>
If winter is the new summer when it comes to firing up the backyard grill (as I reported last December), then the big snowfalls of the past few weeks mean spring must be the new winter - which is fine, since winter is summer anyway. I think. And summer begins for real the first day you smell those ... More >>
For those of you not yet hipped to the big foodie news in Denverlast week, the International Association of Culinary Professionals wasin town -- a kind of traveling circus show of food writers, foodeditors, food pimps, chefs, authors, wine gurus and associatedtradesmen. And, of course, Jason Sheehan ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Mmmmm, Denver. If you're furry, sleepy and sort of bitchy, Denver is apparently where you want to be. The Mile High City was recently named one of the top 10 cat-friendly cities by the national CATalyst Council, a group dedicated to championing the house cat. (If you fit the above de ... More >>
Young Coyotes, still among my favorite local bands, has announced plans to record a Daytrotter session in Davenport, Iowa, on Thursday, December 4, at the end of its current cross country jaunt, which wraps later that night at the Blue Fugue in Columbia, Missouri. Only a scant few Denver bands have ... More >>
The copy of Obsession mailed to my home. The documentary Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West was made in 2005, but it's been causing a stir of late due to the insertion of a one-hour edition in the September 14 Denver Post and over seventy other newspapers located in swing states -- a ... More >>
The Bad Girls of Bad Art for Bad People get psychedelic.
If at first you don't succeed, fry, fry again.
From the magic of midnight burritos to the culinary miracles at Os, 2007 gave us lots of food for thought.
More of the same isn't always a bad thing.
Bad taste is not against the law!
Aji blurs the lines between truth and fusion.
Wednesday, April 26, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
On the road to recovery with the Drive By Truckers.
Sunday, June 13, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The new Thai Basil has a way with translation.
Kiss me, Iím a rock star -- at least for one night.
Less talk, more rock.
Rabbit in the Moon
The Valkyries prepare to tackle tradition.