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Them Crooked Vultures

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    July 19, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    "WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC @ BOULDER THEATER | SUN, 7/21/13 "Weird Al" Yankovic's zany parodies catapulted him to fame in the '80s, back when pop culture was in dire need of some deflation. He never got critical props for his oddball iconoclasm, though, and after his 1989 film, UHF tanked at the box office ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Tom Linton of Jimmy Eat World reflects on twenty years and the latest Damage done

    After a band have been together with the same lineup for nearly twenty years, it's understandable (even expected) they'd lose some of the vigor that defined their salad days. But that's not the case with the members of Jimmy Eat World, who have been together since their teens. See also: - Saturday: ... More >>

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    July 8, 2013

    Robert Plant on the Sensational Space Shifters and how he likes the way his voice sounds now

    By Jason Roche Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant returns to town this week with his newest backing band, the Sensational Space Shifters. The lineup features members of his early-'00s band the Strange Sensation, and has Plant revisiting both blues-rock and world-music influences; this after expl ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Queens of the Stone Age at Red Rocks in August

    Yesterday on its Facebook page, Queens of the Stone Age posted a curious message directly specifically to us: "Hey, Colorado. Keep Your Eyes Peeled tomorrow, Let's have a good time." Well, today is tomorrow, and Queens has sent word that it will be coming to Red Rocks on Thursday, August 15, with Go ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010
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    April 28, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Jónsi, Wire Faces and more top our weekly playlists

    ​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 20, 2010

    Them Crooked Vultures destroys the Fillmore and then feasts on the remains

    Aaron Thackeray Them Crooked Vultures • Mini Mansions Fillmore Auditorium | 4.19.10 The rawk fist (index and pinky for horns, thumb tucked) is a tricky little bugger. It's a totally sincere expression of rock-induced euphoria with all the subtlety of a billy club. Them Crooked Vultures earned th ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Josh Homme on what it's like to play with John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl in Them Crooked Vultures

    ​ When explaining why there weren't too many rock and roll tunes on Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut, singer and guitarist Josh Homme says, "Let's just try to steamroll everybody with dark heavier music." With former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl and ex-Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jo ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Win tickets to see Them Crooked Vultures this Monday night at the Fillmore!

    Have you gotten your fill of Josh Homme today, what with Record Store Day video featuring the Queens of the Stone Age frontman and the in-depth Q&A we posted with him earlier this morning? Hope not, because we've got some more Homme coming your way. How about a pair of tickets to see Them Crooked ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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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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    February 9, 2010

    This Just In: Them Crooked Vultures, Carrie Underwood, String Cheese Incident shows announced

    ​As if playing in Nirvana and the Foo Fighters wasn't enough for Dave Grohl, he teamed up with Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and Queen of the Stone Age's Joshua Homme to form Them Crooked Vultures in 2009. The Vultures, who released their self-titled debut this past November, descend upon the Fil ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Moving Units: Spoon still strong seller at local record stores

    ​Although Spoon's latest effort, Transference, didn't have quite the pull it did the week it came out, it was still a strong a seller among local record stores for the week ending January 31. Magnetic Fields' Realism, released last week on Nonesuch had a decent debut, and Vampire Weekend's Contra ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Spoon top seller at local record stores, while Vampire Weekend holds steady

    ​While Vampire Weekend's Contra captured the top spot at a lot of local record stores the previous week, Spoon's seventh album, Transference, released last week on the Merge imprint, topped the charts for the week ending January 24. The album grabbed top spots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Re ... 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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    January 14, 2010

    Young Money tops charts at Independent for third week in a row

    ​Although Lil Wayne is heading to prison next month after pleading guilty to gun charges, the rapper's gotta be pretty damn happy with how well Young Money's We Are Young Money is selling. It's number twelve on Billboard's Top 200, and locally, it's on top of Independent's top sellers for the thir ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    KKHi compilation tops charts at Twist and Shout. Again.

    ​Folks around here clearly love their smooth jazz. How else to explain the second volume of KKHi's Smooth Sound of Colorado comp, featuring Walter Beasley, Craig Chaquico and Euge Groove, among others, being back at number one at Twist & Shout this past week?Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled ... More >>

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    January 11, 2010

    Boris top seller at Wax Trax

    ​Japanese-based Boris grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax with its psychedelic opus Boris At Last - Feedbacker, while Saviours' Accelerated Living, which was released in October on Kemado, came in second. Radio 1190's Local Shakedown Vol. 3, meanwhile, continues to be a strong seller and nabbed the t ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Rodrigo y Gabriela top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Rodrigo y Gabriela's 11:11 claimed the top top spot at Twist & Shout, while Phoenix's Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix came in second for the week ending January 3. Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut and Tom Waits' Glitter and Doom Live grabbed the third and fourth spots, while Tom Petty's Live ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Carla Bley top seller at Albums on the Hill

    ​Jazz pianist Carla Bley grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with Carla's Christmas Carols, an ECM release that also features bassist Steve Swallow and the Partyka Brass Quintet. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros' Up From Below and Gregory Alan Isakov's This Empty Northern Hemisphere c ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Monsters of Folk grabs top spot at Albums on the Hill

    ​Monsters of Folk's self-titled debut grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while eponymous releases from Blakroc and Them Crooked Vultures came in second and third for the week. Boulder-based guitarist Trace Bundy, meanwhile, checked in at number four with Adapt, and Michael Franti & Sp ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Bob Dylan top seller at Wax Trax

    ​Bob Dylan's first Christmas album, Christmas in the Heart, grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax for the week ending December 13. Shrinebuilder's self-titled debut continues to be a strong seller and came in at number two, while Slayer's World Painted Blood came in at number three. Them Crooked Vultur ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Susan Boyle top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Susan Boyle and Tom Waits continue to duke it out at Twist & Shout. Three weeks ago, Boyle took the top spot with her debut, I Dreamed a Dream, and Waits grabbed the top spot with Glitter and Doom Live two weeks ago. Well, Boyle's back on top for the week ending December 13, while Bob Dylan's ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    R. Kelly top seller at Independent Records

    ​R. Kelly's ninth album Untitled, released last week on Jive, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending December 6. New-Orleans-based rapper Juvenile came in second with his latest effort, Cocky and Confident, while Birdman's Priceless took the third slot. 50 Cent's Before I ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Tom Waits top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Apparently there was a bit of a fight between Tom Waits' Glitter & Doom Live and Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream last week at Twist & Shout, and fortunately, Waits, who turned sixty yesterday, was the victor. Blakroc, the Black Keys' new hip-hop project, came in third, while Them Crooked ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar for third week in a row

    ​Norah Jones latest effort, The Fall, grabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the third week in a row, besting Susan Boyle's I Dreamed Up a Dream, which is number one on Billboard's 200 chart. John Mayer's Battle Studies and the self-titled debut by Blakroc, the Black Keys' hip-hop project, c ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar again

    ​Norah Jones' latest effort, The Fall, nabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the second week in a row. Tom Petty's four-disc Live Anthology, released last week on Reprise, came in second while Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut came in third for the week ending November 29. Bob Dylan's ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    Lady Gaga top seller at Independent Records

    ​Lady Gaga's Fame Monster, released last week on Interscope, nabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending November 29. Birdman's Priceless, released last week on Cash Money, and Tech N9NE's K.O.D. came in second and third, while 50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct and Blakroc's self ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Susan Boyle grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    ​Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream, which is the fastest selling album in Britain this year, nabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 29. Tom Waits' Glitter and Doom Live, released last week on Anti, came in second while Them Crooked Vultures m ... More >>

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    November 27, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar

    ​Norah Jones' The Fall, released last week on Blue Note, grabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the week ending November 22. John Mayer's Battle Studies and Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut, both released last week, as well, came in second and third, while Dave Rawlings' Friend of a ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009

    Shrinebuilder top seller at Wax Trax

    ​Doom metal group Shrinebuilder, which features Scott "Wino" Weinrich (St. Vitus, the Obsessed), Al Cisnersos (Om, Sleep), Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Dale Crover (Melvins), grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax with its self-titled debut for the week ending November 22. Slayer's World Painted Blood and ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    50 Cent grabs top spot at Independent Records

    ​50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct, released last week on Aftermath, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending November 22. Hip-hop duo Felt, meanwhile, which features Slug from Atmosphere and Murs, follow up tributes to Christina Ricca and Lisa Bonet with A Tribute to Rosie P ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of November 23, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    Them Crooked Vultures top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Them Crooked Vultures, the supergroup that features drummer Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age), guitarist/singer John Homme (Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss) and bassist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout with their self-titled debut, ... More >>

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