Siblings are the best. Siblings are people who understand your weirdness because they too, are usually a product of the same upbringing. They are often the only people to agree with you when the rest of the world seems not to. They are also often the best partners in both crime and art. Friday night ... More >>
In support of its seventeenth album, Redeemer of Souls, released July 8, the legendary Judas Priest brings its fall North American tour to the 1ST Bank Center on Wednesday, November 19 with Steel Panther opening. General admission and reserved tickets ($45 to $65) go on sale on Friday, July 18 at 1 ... More >>
Since the only frame of reference I have is my own, I talk a lot about growing up in the '90s. Of course, I would also argue that that the '90s was the best decade ever: daytime talk shows ruled everything, Courtney Love was queen and MTV didn't suck yet. But not only did MTV not suck, it was home t ... More >>
Everyone loves "Doll Parts." At least that's the song the comes up any time I speak about Hole to a non-Hole fan. I'm not complaining. "Doll Parts" is arguably a better point of reference for the band than the other common conversation piece regarding Hole, which is the comment that Courtney Love is ... More >>
There is a point at which, I think, we all start to discover music on our own. I was around twelve or thirteen when the shift from pre-teen radio sex jams to discovering albums I would fawn over (and eventually learn to play) occurred. Up to then, I was listening to music that I loved, but it ... More >>
Tom MurphyMidday Veil MIDDAY VEIL With Décollage, Tjutjuna, Midday Veil, Mike ZormanNigh tshark and Night of Joy Rhinoceropolis | May 13, 2011
Titwrench 2010 Friday, July 9 - Sunday July 11, 2010 | Glob | Denver Over the course of one weekend, Titwrench 2010 brought together artists and people of all stripes from around the country and attracted a wider than usual swath of the local community. On Saturday afternoon, there were worksho ... More >>
Here's a wrap up of what you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were transfixed by the dustup between Radiohead and Prince over whether or not Prince has the right to cock block the release of video of his performance of Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella...
The Breeders and the Montana Boys Wednesday, May 28, 2008 The Ogden Theatre, Denver Better Than: The last two times that the Pixies played live in Denver. The show started early, so I missed the entire Montana Boys set, even though I made it to the Ogden by 8:30. They sure do run a tight ship aroun ... More >>
Here's a run down of what you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while all eyes were on R. Kelley, who was undoubtedly ruing the day that he gave in to his body, which was evidently telling him "yes," while his mind was telling him "no"...
Because one feature is never enough when it comes to a band like the Breeders, in addition to this week's profile by Rob Trucks, we bring you the following extended Q&A with Kelley Deal by Andrew Fersch.
Great googly moogly! Are Flobots playing with the house's money right now or what? At this moment, the act is still the top seller at Twist & Shout, outselling new releases from R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, the Breeders, Raconteurs, Van Morrison and Gnarls Barkley. And next month in Tucson, Jamie Laurie ... More >>
Steve Albini is ready for Bright Channel, but is Bright Channel ready for him?
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