The Rolling Stones

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Eric Phipps of Wampire on why a live band is more exciting than a guy on stage with a laptop

    Wampire is a five-piece whose music doesn't seem fixed to a particular musical period, especially the current era. If anything, the band's gently swirling, swaying melodies are buoyed almost imperceptibly by a distinct if informal structure that keeps the music from wandering completely where it wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Do drugs make musicians more creative?

    Do drugs fuel creativity? Is an addled mind essential to making great music? Does sobriety cause creative impotence? What if Jimi Hendrix had suddenly decided to enter a twelve-step program? Would Are You Experienced? have sucked? To answer this nagging question, you have to take a look at rock's re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 40-31

    The countdown of total crappiness continues. Yesterday we laid out the back half of the of the top fifty worst rock and pop lyrics of all time, and today we present the other half, which is populated by Poison's "Unskinny Bop," the Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" and a bunch of other ill-conceive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now. What's rocking your world this week?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Five best live concert films

    While infinitely different than being there in the flesh, a live concert film can provide an up-close, multi-angled, cinematically inspired perspective of the music experience -- not to mention a glimpse into history for those who were born decades later. Such will be the case for a majority of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Boedecker Theater brings classic-rock rarities to the big screen

    The names you'll recognize -- the Doors, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, the Rolling Stones -- and the titles of Boedecker Theater's upcoming film series will be a treat for classic-rock fans who have already devoured big-budget docs like When You're Strange or last month's Crossfire Hurricane. "Both the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Ten essential albums of the 1960s

    If someone wanted to learn more about the sixties, but didn't know where to start, these are the albums we'd recommend. While they aren't necessarily the best selling, or the most critically acclaimed, they are certainly the ones that float to the surface all these years later, providing a rough blu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Dan Fong's previously unpublished rock photos on display this Friday at the Gallery on Sante Fe

    Generally, when you speak with someone with strong ties to rock history, you either get an earful of tedious name-dropping or you're forced to endure an exhaustive lecture about how kids today just don't get it. This is not the case with Dan Fong, the famed Denver rock photographer who has shot lege ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    The Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street turns 40

    By the spring of 1971, the heroes of the '60s were dropping like flies. The Beatles had broken up, Angela Davis and Timothy Leary were on the run, and meanwhile everyone in California was becoming born again Christians. The previous autumn, Jimi Hendrix asphyxiated on half-digested sleeping pills an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe on Beck, living in Germany and Bright Channel

    The Brian Jonestown Massacre (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) has been through ups and downs since 1990. But through it all, singer and primary songwriter Anton Newcombe, has steered the band through releasing more great albums per decade than most bands have across entire career. For the unini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    The Rolling Stones' Between the Buttons turns 45 today

    ​ "Nineteen sixty-seven was a watershed year," Keith Richards writes in his recently released autobiography, Life. "It was the year the seams gave way. There was a tension in the air. There was that feeling that trouble was coming -- which it did."

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Barry Fey on that time that he held a gun to Axl Rose's head and how the business has changed

    ​For years, Barry Fey says, music fans have been needling him to write a book. "You know, people have been saying 'When's the book? When's the book?' for fifteen years," Fey notes. "It was daily, wherever I would go out... 'When's the book? Come on, you've got to write a book!'" Well, he final ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    La Toya says Michael Jackson was murdered: Top five other music myths and conspiracies

    ​In an interview with CNN yesterday, La Toya Jackson stated rather bluntly that she believed her brother was murdered. "I would never, ever think differently," she said. "Michael told me that they were going to murder him." It's not that outrageous of a claim, but it's also one of those things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The 20 bands that inspire tattoos like no other

    An average Misfits fan.​Personally, it's been the "One Bad Album" rule. That's all it takes for a band's musical reputation to be asterisked forever, which makes getting a tattoo of that band, well, risky. You have to wonder how often thirty-somethings across the land hear "Nice Chi' Pep's tat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    5 great opening lines for making friends with music

    ​Music isn't just a great way to fill your head with rhythmic/melodic noises. It's also a powerful social lubricant, second perhaps only to alcohol in its power to bring people together and help you make new friends. Some of our best/most lasting relationships have been forged over the fires ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Kinks bassist Peter Quaife dead

    ​Original Kinks bassist Peter Quaife died yesterday at age 66. The cause of death is yet to be determined but he had suffered from kidney disease for more than a decade. He was a member of the band from its founding in 1961 until 1969 when he quit due to tensions within the group. He played on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Ghostand Observatory, Jonathan Tyler on our playlists this week

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Black Keys, Rolling Stones top sellers at local record stores

    ​The Black Keys' fifth studio disc, Brothers, released last week on Nonesuch, grabbed the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while coming in at second at Independent Records. The Rolling Stones' re-mastered Exile on Main St. , also released last week, was also a strong seller, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    New found love for the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St.

    ​ I'm a Rolling Stones fan. But I'm not the world's biggest Rolling Stones fan. I'm not a fanatic, and I'm certainly not a bastion of Rolling Stones related knowledge. Up until Tuesday, I owned four Rolling Stones records: Now!, 12 X 5, Between the Buttons and Their Satanic Majesties Request ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Flaming Lips, Rolling Stones top sellers at local record stores

    ​While the Flaming Lips and Stardeath & the White Dwarfs' fascinating interpretation of the Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been available on iTunes since December, the colored vinyl version, released on Record Store Day, took the top spot at Twist & Shout and came in third at Independe ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    The Swayback

    Die Finks/Steamrolling 7-Inch

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    Head for the Hills

    Head for the Hills

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Q&A with author Chuck Klosterman

    Chuck Klosterman. Music critic and memoirist Chuck Klosterman visits Denver tonight (click here for details) to introduce his first novel, Downtown Owl. But before he greets the crowd at the Tattered Cover LoDo, he talked about his latest offering, and a whole lot more, during a generous, free-flo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Swayback to Work with Andy Johns

    The above photo was obviously taken long before the members of the Swayback found out they'd be working with Andy Johns. Wherever they are right now, though, you've got to assume they're experiencing a similar sense of jubilation knowing that in a week and a half they'll be heading to Los Angeles to ... More >>

  • Film

    April 3, 2008

    Shine a Light

    Scorsese and the Stones, together again.

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    Early Start

    Get a jump on Monolith six months in advance.

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Kids Incorporated

    Dog House Music trains tomorrow's stars.

  • Music

    August 17, 2006


    Christ Illusion (American)

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2005

    Day-by-Day Picks

    From the week of November 17, 2005

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    The Blind Boys of Alabama

    Saturday, August 20, Universal Lending Pavilion, 303-830-8497.

  • Culture

    February 19, 2004

    Fab Film

    Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles.

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    The Evolutionary

    Charting the territory explored by John McLaughlin's guitar.

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    February 6, 2003

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Master Blaster

    Hip-hop loyalist and rock-and-roll revivalist Cody ChesnuTT has guitar, headphones -- and will travel to the center of your brain.

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Hit Pick


  • Music

    July 27, 2000


    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

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    May 27, 1999
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    February 25, 1999
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    February 11, 1999
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    October 16, 1997
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    May 30, 1996
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