Scott Ian of AnthraxAnthrax (due Wednesday, October 19, at Summit Music Hall) is one of the Big Four thrash bands from the '80s and the only one originally based on the East Coast. More than most metal bands, Anthrax seemed willing to smile and display a wicked yet playful sense of humor -- e ... More >>
Damn you, Astley!In the modern age of the iPod, any shoe store, cowboy bar, hair salon or (in this particular case) pho restaurant can do business to any soundtrack it chooses. When I worked at KB Toys in the 90s, we were sent a monthly cassette to play in the store -- except the tape player ... More >>
Between 1996 and 2003, VH1 ran the Beavis and Butthead for old-people, otherwise known as, Pop-Up. If you're too young to remember it or if you were like many of us and too poor for cable, the premise was that they'd take a music video and add additional, fact-based commentary via pop-ups.
In case you haven't heard, Mama Gaga is going on tour with Lady in hopes of preventing her from going on the "drinking diet." Apparently, Ma'ga, concerned about her egg-dwelling offspring, demanded she accompany her daughter on tour. We love the idea. Frankly, we think more parents should tak ... More >>
Mr. and Mrs. Melo Last night was the season finale of La La's Full Court Wedding, the VH1 reality show that followed La La Vazquez as she planned her wedding to Nugget-for-now Carmelo Anthony. Not to ruin the ending, but they wind up getting hitched. The episode was sweet, if not a little ... More >>
Carmelo.The blogosphere's known Carmelo Anthony has been available for months -- but now that ESPN concurs, media outlets such as the Denver Post have joined the chorus. And if reports about Melo's willingness to sign with the Nets are true, they suggest he's more interested in going home, an ... More >>
La La Vazquez.Basketball fans everywhere have been debating where Carmelo Anthony is likely to land, with Chicago and New Jersey being the most rumored locations of late. Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri insists Denver's still in the running, but few believe he has a shot. If only he had t ... More >>
Jessica Posner.Denver's Jessica Posner is the winner of VH1's "Do Something" award, bestowed upon the under-25-year old doing the most to change the world for the better. As proof she's got her priorities straight, the Facebook page for Kenya's Kibera School for Girls, whose good works earned ... More >>
Carmelo and La La want to share.Lala Vazquez may not be the queen of all media yet, but she's in the running. She's the cover girl on the debut issue of the new mag Juicy and her forthcoming nuptials with Nuggets baller Carmelo Anthony will be the subject of a VH1 reality series to premiere o ... More >>
FlickrSometimes, even here in king-sized America, you just can't eat the whole thing. Maybe it's because you're actually paying attention to portion control, or maybe your Mom still fixes meals to feed an entire farm crew who's been toiling in the fields since before dawn. Either way, there ... More >>
VH1.com It has been rumored that Jessica Simpson and Billy Corgan are dating , but we thought they'd at least have the decency to spare the public the fruits of their love. Then we remembered who we were talking about and suddenly the idea that they would record music together seemed like the next ... More >>
La La Vazquez, former MTV veejay and fiance of Nuggets starter Carmelo Anthony, knows a bit about love-themed reality shows -- especially the VH1 kind that star gold-toothed-'80s-rappers-who-once-had-relations-with-the-Russian-chick-from-Rocky IV and crazy bitches who cat-fight other crazy bitches. ... More >>
Those crazy kids of the Northern Way have put together a nice looking video for "Crazy," their catchy single about the things we do for love. Said video has all the hallmarks of a potential breakout hit: Hot girl center stage? Check! Hot, yet approachable-looking guys in the band? Check! Humorous q ... More >>
Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder at Mortons Steakhouse.
How's that old Dr. Hook song go? ... wanna see my picture on the cover ... wanna buy five copies for my mother ... wanna see my smilin' face ... on the cover of the Rollin' Stone... Well, it's not exactly the cover and their record company most likely paid handsomely for the exposure (unless Rhapsod ... More >>
The Fray's video for "You Found Me," the first single from the act's forthcoming self-titled disc, made its online debut Tuesday night on VH1.com. The clip, directed by Bear Creek High School alumni Josh Forbes -- who's also worked on videos for Alkaline Trio, Metro Station, Sara Bareilles and Great ... More >>
"Where my reality show at, dogs?" DMX gets a reality show Even though DMX is sitting in a Miami jail waiting to answer to a variety of charges including drug possession, weapons possessions and animal cruelty, some television producers think his life would make for some great entertainment. The sh ... More >>
The American public has a love-hate relationship with Colorado's own Crocs -- but let's focus on the hate, shall we? The folks at cable's VH1 have had a great deal of success with nostalgia-fests such as I Love the 70s, I Love the 80s and I Love the 90s, in which comics and minor celebrities altern ... More >>
Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: The Next Big Thing has been sighted by Tom Breihan; prepare yourself for the onslaught of sensitive white-boy robo-soul.
Looking for love in all the wrong places.
Projekt Revolution, which concluded its 2007 run on September 3 at Coors Amphitheatre, wasn't exactly revolutionary from a musical standpoint. Sizable chunks of the venerable package show headlined by Linkin Park played like extended outtakes from VH1's I Love the '80s. Still, there were quite a few ... More >>
I love PrideFest weekend. Anytime I get to party with a crowd of six-foot Drag Queens is a damn good time. And in honor of PrideFest weekend I want to share three of the best videos on the web. Planet Unicorn is a show on Channel 101 (The creators of Channel 101 are also behind Acceptable.tv on VH ... More >>
Is Denver's most high-profile band in over its head?
Tuesday, February 14, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Indie rock meets prime time in a post-O.C. world.
Jason Mraz is in need of a remedy.
Let's Get This On! (KNKS Music)
Cole Hauser leads a team of idiots into The Cave.
Trevor Pryce delivers hits on the field -- and off, with Outlook Music.
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (Interscope)
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
By the Way (Warner Bros.)
15th Street Tavern
Will freedom of expression be the first casualty in the war on terrorism?
This week's concert pick.
HOW THE CABLE CHANNEL IS RETURNING US TO THE BORING DAYS OF YESTERYEAR.