Alright now. Won't you listen? Or read as the case may be? Black Sabbath may be one of my earliest musical obsessions -- something that had a lot to do with the theatrics of Ozzy Osbourne and his slaying guitarists. The most memorable to me is Tony Iommi. Specifically, his cough at the beginning of ... More >>
Welcome to Rawktober! The month is getting kicked off with a bang tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center with the Twins of Evil Tour featuring Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, and the rest of the week is shaping up to be pretty stellar, too, with some dubstep and doom metal shows rounding out the week's bes ... More >>
Wednesday, October 3, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
When he came storming onto the scene, Jimi Hendrix made weepy children out of the world's best guitar players, bringing a primal sexuality and grace to his playing that only a true master of the craft could muster. Guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Pete Townsend had spent nearly the whole ... More >>
As previously reported, Green Day will play its first gig in these parts in over three years when the band hits the Pepsi Center on Saturday, August 15. Tickets for that show go on sale Saturday, May 9. Some other big ticket shows, meanwhile, were announced this week, including a trio of shows at Re ... More >>
This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part four features "Variety Packs ... More >>
Photo by Tom Murphy The Nod gets the nod for its performance at the Lion's Lair this past weekend. Triclops, The Nod Saturday, August 30, 2008 Lion’s Lair, Denver Better Than: A full line-up of stoner rock bands. With a name like “The Nod,” I expected a druggy, stoner rock band and not much ... More >>
Tuesday, September 25, Coors Amphitheater, 303-830-8497.
In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever.
Children of the Vortex (Self-released)
Shivering King and Others (Matador)
Dopesmoker (Tee Pee)
Slayer hasn't stopped giving the devil his due.
Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.
A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.