The Dillinger Escape Plan

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    February 11, 2014

    The ten best Christian metal bands of all time

    Over the years, there have been plenty of Christian metal bands playing in a variety of styles, from death metal to metalcore to '80s metal. Some artists in this realm often wish critics and fans would focus less the religious aspect -- claiming it detracts from the music -- while others embrace the ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Summer Slaughter at Ogden Theatre, 8/16/13

    SUMMER SLAUGHTER @ OGDEN THEATRE | 8/16/13 Kicking the slaughter off early before work hours ended didn't prevent fans from sneaking out of work a little early to get the mass-murder body-ripping brutal metal started. Those who were previously in docile work environments quickly acclimated to the ca ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    FIVE IRON FRENZY @ OGDEN THEATRE | SAT, 8/17/13 Five Iron Frenzy began life in 1995, as the side project of a long-forgotten thrash-metal-and-industrial band called Exhumator. Ahead of the ska revival of the mid-'90s, Exhumator's members wanted to play music that was inherently fun, positive and upl ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE @ RED ROCKS | THURS, 8/15/13 A six-year hiatus hasn't made Queens of the Stone Age forget its roots. The earnest full-length album ...Like Clockwork, released earlier this year, is a long-awaited return to the spotlight, and it proves that the band hasn't lost its flair for ' ... More >>

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    August 7, 2013

    The ten best metal videos

    Music videos are the artistic representation of the band's music, a visual extension of muscle from the shoulder to the fist, jarring a deeper emotion in your brain. If music videos were never created, who knows what would've happened? Well, actually a couple things are certain: We would've been spa ... More >>

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    July 30, 2013

    Dave Mustaine talks addiction, religion and having a personal relationship with God

    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine first conceived Gigantour as a platform to showcase acts whose music featured virtuosic guitar playing. In addition to his own band, the festival's inaugural roster in 2005 included prog-rock vets Dream Theater, extreme metal unit Nevermore and skronky math-core heroe ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    New Denver shows: KBPI's Locura Festival, Thirty Seconds to Mars. Tix on sale this weekend

    KBPI's first annual Locura Festival is slated to hit Fiddler's Green on Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2. Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, and Volbeat are set to headline a bill that also includes HIM, Halestorm, All That Remains, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive an ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    The ten best debut metal albums

    You only get one chance to make a first impression, as they say, and these bands sure made the most of their opportunity. Some of these inaugural releases launched new subgenres, while others have yet to be matched in more two decades. Keep reading for a rundown of the ten best debut metal albums. ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    New Denver shows: Peter Hook, Ani DiFranco, Blood on the Dance Floor and more

    Bassist Peter Hook, who played Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures at the Bluebird in 2011, returns to the area with his group, the Light, to perform New Order's Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies at the Gothic Theatre on Saturday, September 28. Tickets ($25.75) go on sale this Saturday, May 25. Con ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    PRINCE @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 5/13/13 Prince became a household name after the release of his third album, 1982's 1999. Over the years, his perfectly realized blend of rock, pop, funk and jazz has proved equally popular with audiences and critics. Throughout the '80s, Prince released hit records tha ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Win tickets to Dillinger Escape Plan at the Fox

    The Dillinger Escape Plan is playing at the Fox Theatre this Tuesday, May 14. We've got a couple pairs of tickets if you and a guest would like to be our guests. FYI: These are hard tickets, so you'll need to stop by our offices on Tuesday afternoon to pick them up. Continue on for details on how to ... More >>

  • Music

    May 9, 2013

    The Dillinger Escape Plan

    Tuesday, May 14, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    May 2, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life. Or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ho ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    OMFG! Turbonegro is coming to Denver! So's Bassnectar and Soundgarden. See who else...

    Turbonegro is finally coming to Colorado! Granted, it's with the new frontman -- whose name I haven't even bothered to learn yet because, well, he's got some big shoes to fill taking over for Hank von Helvete -- but it's still Turbonegro! Last time I saw these dudes, they literally rocked my face of ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Charlie Benante is looking ahead rather than reflecting on Anthrax's thirtieth anniversary

    See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    Slipknot's Clown on the time he saw two hippies try to screw during Dillinger Escape Plan's set

    Photos: Umasking Corey Taylor of Slipknot Photos: Women that rock at Mayhem Photos: Mayhem Fest 2011 Photos: Mayhem Fest 2010 Formed in 1994 by late bassist Paul Gray and M. Shawn Crahan (aka Clown, aka #6), Slipknot (due this Sunday, July 9 at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre for the Rockstar Energy D ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost at Fillmore April 23

    Aaron Thackeray​This should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Reader: The Dillinger Escape Plan's antics were more memorable than the music

    ​How important in stage presence in terms of how much impact a show has on you? Depends who you ask. While our reviewer was struck by the energetic set turned in by the Dillinger Escape Plan at the Ogden and less moved by Mastodon, Ian, who posted our comment of the day, thought Dillinger put ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    Review: Mastodon at the Ogden Theatre, with the Dillinger Escape Plan, 11/9/11

    ​MASTODON at OGDEN THEATRE | 11/9/11The Dillinger Escape Plan stole the show a bit last night. The band started off with a driving drum beat introduction that shook sternums. After leaping on stage, lead singer Greg Puciato screamed into the mike, "Let's cut the fucking bullshit," and he and h ... More >>

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    September 14, 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 Mastodon, Stephen Stills and Trans-Siberian Orchestra were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Saints, Kinetix, the Fluid and Dave Beegle all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Evan Patterson of Young Widows on Louisville, Breather Resist and Crime and the City Solution

    ​Young Widows (due Friday, June 3rd at The Marquis Theater with My Disco, Lion Sized and Cannons) from Louisville, Kentucky, seems to evolve its sound with each album as a challenge to the songwriting skills of its members. In the renowned, post-hardcore band Breather Resist, Evan Patterson an ... More >>

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    April 23, 2011

    The Deftones at the Ogden Theatre, with Funeral Party and the Dillinger Escape Plan, 4/22/11

    Aaron ThackerayChino Moreno of the Deftones up close and personal. See more photos from last night. THE DEFTONES With Funeral Party and Dillinger Escape Plan 04.22.11 | Ogden Theatre See the photo slideshow Funeral Party got the evening started, and after enduring its set -- one in which ear plug ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Adele, Rise Against, Wanda Jackson shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​London-based singer Adele, touring North America this May in support of her forthcoming sophomore release, 21, which hits stores February 22, is slated to stop by the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, May 28. Tickets ($27.50-$30) go on sale this Saturday, February 12 at 10 a.m.

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    January 11, 2011

    Janet Jackson, Jethro Tull, OMD shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​Janet Jackson visits the Wells Fargo Theatre on Wednesday, April 6 as part of her Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour, on which she'll be performing music exclusively from her album, Number Ones. Jackson's new book on self-esteem, dieting and exercise,True You, hits stores February 8. Res ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    The Dillinger Escape Plan

    Sunday, August 8, Invesco Field, 303-830-8497.

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    July 29, 2010
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    June 28, 2010

    Cephalic Carnage announces upcoming LP

    ​ It's been a few years, and we've missed this band. Sure, Cephalic Carnage has held to a fairly steady formula in its now-eighteen-year career, but oh, what a formula it is: Coupling punishing metal jabs that hit like a fat man swinging a blunt object with breakdowns of insane technical mast ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of April 5, 2010

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    This Just In: Vans Warped Tour, Rihanna, Broken Bells shows announced

    Pennywise is one of the many bands at this year's Vans Warped Tour​While the Mile High Music Festival was announced yesterday, the Vans Warped Tour is also coming to town. Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., Bring Me the Horizon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Face ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Erykah Badu, She & Him top sellers at local record stores

    ​Erykah Badu's New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh, released last week on Motown, took the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while claiming the number four slot at Independent Records. Meth, Ghost & Rae's Wu Massacre , meanwhile, released last week on Def Jam, and She & ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Broken Bells, Jimi Hendrix top sellers at local record stores

    ​The Broken Bells' self-titled debut, which features the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' Mercer, was a strong seller at local record stores for the week ending March 28. Jimi Hendix's Valleys of Neptune, a new album made of a dozen unreleased tracks that the guitarist recorded four decades ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

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    August 12, 2009

    The band retains the name

    ‚ÄčIn the world of heavy metal, lead singers are as indispensible as riffs and distortion--that is, except for when they get used up and thrown away like yesterday's drumsticks. While frontmen are the face and voice of many bands, they seem particularly prone to quitting, dying or getting fired, lea ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008

    Car Bomb

    Friday, August 29, Oriental Theater, 1-866-455-2263.

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    February 21, 2008
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    March 22, 2007
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    March 22, 2007

    Multiplying the Cube

    This week's Westword contains a profile of Goes Cube, a surprisingly heavy Brooklyn band on the rise. But the print edition only allowed a small portion of guitarist/vocalist David Obuchowski's funny, incisive and revealing comments to be included. Below, find the entire interview, conducted while O ... More >>

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    February 22, 2007


    Despite what it seems, Jeff Wood isnít really a dick.

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    September 14, 2006

    Mutton Busters

    Lamb of God is in good company on Gigantour.

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    July 6, 2006

    Change of Plan

    Dillinger Escape Plan shifts gears again.

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    March 2, 2006

    Comeback Kid

    Wednesday, March 8, Marquis Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

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    September 1, 2005

    The Mass

    Saturday, September 3, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.

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    March 31, 2005

    Cephalic Carnage

    Anomalies (Relapse)

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    March 17, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Get out of Denver, baby, go!

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    December 30, 2004

    Up From the Underworld

    This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.

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    November 11, 2004

    Breather Resist

    Saturday, November 13, the Construct, 303-292-2234.

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    August 19, 2004

    The Great Redneck Hope

    Behold the Fuck Thunder (Thinker Thought)

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    February 26, 2004
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    September 19, 2002

    Morbid Angels

    When Cephalic Carnage went looking for success outside of Denver, it turned to the sewers of the death-metal underground.

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