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  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    New Denver shows: Vans Warped Tour, De La Soul, Sno-Core Tour, ticket on sale dates

    This year's installment of the Vans Warped Tour, which features Saves the Day, Mayday Parade, For Today, I the Mighty, the Ghost Inside, Teenage Bottlerocket, is slated to drop by Denver on Sunday, June 15. Tickets range from $28.50-$48.95 and are on sale now. Keep reading to see what other shows ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Nathaniel Motte on the essence of 3OH!3: "Sean and I just having fun in a basement in Colorado"

    3OH!3 (due this Saturday, November 16, at Summit Music Hall) formed in 2004 as an irreverent, outrageously humorous, dance pop band. Founded by Boulder natives Nathaniel Motte and Sean Foreman, 3OH!3 quickly caught on with audiences locally and then well outside of Colorado with its 2007 debut, 3OH! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Ticketmaster fan reviews of ten Colorado acts

    So we were looking something up on Ticketmaster the other day, and it turns out the site is quite a treasure trove of fan reviews. Kind of like the Yelp of music, only without all the vitriol. Who knew, right? Granted, some of the criticism is misdirected, from complaints about the sound or the venu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    THE OH HELLOS @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | FRI & SAT, 6/28-6/29 Last fall, the Oh Hellos released their first full-length, Through the Deep, Dark Valley. And while that album's got some solid tunes like "The Valley" and "I Was Wrong," it's "Hello My Old Heart," a track from their self-titled debut that perk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Five reasons restaurant employees should be allowed to have tattoos and piercings

    Being stylish has its price: For restaurant employees, having a tongue barbell, ear plugs, bright pink locks or an anime tattoo on their arms could get them fired, bitched at -- or not hired in the first place. An unconventional look with body modifications and Manic Panic really should not be a det ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Air Dubai signs with Hopeless Records

    For the past few weeks or so, Air Dubai has been teasing a big announcement. We had a pretty good idea what it was (for as big as it is, Denver's still a pretty small town when it comes to some things, especially juicy gossip), and last night at KTCL's Not So Silent Night at 1STBANK Center finally s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Review: Breathe Carolina at Vans Warped Tour, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, 6/17/12

    BREATHE CAROLINA @ SPORTS AUTHORITY AT MILE HIGH | 6/17/12 It was fun to watch the crowd go nuts for Breathe Carolina on the Kia stage just after 4 p.m. As soon as the first few notes of "Hello Fascination" hit, everyone was in synch and knew all the words. The crowd was so boisterous in fact, Kyle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The weekend's best live music: Ghostland Observatory, STS9, Warped Tour and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012
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    January 19, 2012

    Andrew W.K. in Denver at Bluebird on 3/20

    Grab your party shoes, kids. Andrew W.K. is coming back to Denver. In honor of the ten year anniversary of I Get Wet (hands up if you can believe it's already been a decade since dude first hit the scene), Mr. Party Hard is bringing his party to the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, March 20. Brace yours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Mile High Music Festival not happening

    ​In case you've noticed that the Mile High Music Festival hasn't announced its lineup yet for this year and you've wondered why -- first of all, congratulations on being astute, but secondly, the lineup hasn't been revealed because, well, there is no lineup this year. There is no festival. Aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Kyle Simmons leaves Speakeasy Tiger, band auditioning new singers​ Well, that didn't last too long. Remember a few weeks ago, when we posted a video featuring the members of Speakeasy Tiger talking about how everything was fine in their camp, and that, despite rampant rumors, Kyle Simmons was still very much in the band? That, as th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Matthew Orloff marvels at how we've progressed enough to have a black president but that pot is still illegal

    ​ Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Speakeasy Tiger addresses rumors and reveals its fate

    Okay, so last week, in the comments section of an item we posted last week about Battleship Agenda's search for a new singer, there was talk that Kyle Simmons, who fronts Speakeasy Tiger, had parted ways with the act. This claim seemed to be supported by vague comments on keytar player Pete Schm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Over the Weekend: The Chain Gang of 1974 at The Bluebird

    The Chain Gang of 1974, The Pirate Signal, Pictureplane Friday, January 29 Bluebird Theatre The Chain Gang of 1974​ By the time midnight rolled around on Friday night, the Bluebird was dark. A few stragglers stood by the doors. The marquee had already been changed for Saturday night. What had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Breathe Carolina: Kid tested, mom approved

    There's nothing like having the endorsement of mom -- or having her tell you in no uncertain terms that she's going to kick your ass if you let her or the 2,000 kids who are assembled to watch your band down by not, well, kicking ass. Such was the lot of David Schmitt last weekend, when his band, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Off stage, Heart & Soul Radio's Brian Johannsen's a mad man

    ​We always knew that Heart & Soul Radio's Brian Johannsen was a beefcake from his days in Animo, as he and bandmate Jimmy Blair generating reams of press as half-naked hunks on the Warped Tour. What we didn't know, however, is that the dude was getting paid to look so pretty. Thanks to the kee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    The blog shortcut, August 10 edition

    Breathe, Carolina, breathe!​Prepare for the jump to Warped speed. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Warped Tour at Invesco Field at Mile High. • Over the Weekend: Kings of Leon at Red Rocks. • Over the Weekend: Houses at the Meadowlark. • Dialed In: This week's local music ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2009
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    July 19, 2009

    Mile High Music Fest Live Reviews: Day Two

    Brian Landis Folkins See photos of the day's fans and crowds on the slideshow page. We're back for Day 2, which looks to be shaping up a little hotter, and not just because of HoneyHoney's frontwoman (above). Check back throughout the day for more photos and reviews. For coverage from Day One, se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Pictures to prove it: 3OH!3 representing the 303

    brutalphotos.comNow that's what we call representing the home team in word and in deed. Talking about the old school Broncos sticker affixed to Adam Halferty's drumkit. Attaboy, Adam! When he's not keeping time for Young Coyotes, Halferty and his former Chain Gang of 1974 bandmate, Kamtin Mohager ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    From Mile High to Monolith, breaking down Denver's summer music fests

    The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Warped Tour, Kings of Leon, Judas Priest shows announced

    Sunday, August 9 is going to be a busy day for music in the Mile High, when Kings of Leon stops by Red Rocks, and the skater-centric Vans Warped Tour, pulls into Invesco with more than fifty bands in tow, including 3OH!3, Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake and Flogging Molly, among others. A few mor ... More >>

  • Music

    April 2, 2009


    Saturday, April 4, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Update: Single File previews new song and recordings

    Update (1/23/09): We've just learned that Common Struggles, Single File's full-length debut, is slated for release on Tuesday, April 7. "Girlfriend," the first single from the album, which was produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, All-American Rejects) and mixed by Tom Lord-Alge (Stones, ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2009

    The White Tie Affair

    Saturday, January 24, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    The meaty men of Animo wear a condom every time

    Just stumbled across this little gem and thought we'd share: Presumably in an effort to help youngsters to stave off dreaded STDs and unwanted pregnancies, Trojan Brand Condoms enlisted a number of Warped tour acts to film 30-second public service announcements for them earlier this summer. The lady ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    Over the Weekend... Warped Tour @ Invesco Field at Mile High

    Photos by Aaron Thackeray. Warped Tour Sunday, June 29 Invesco Field at Mile High Loads o' musicians stepped up to the microphone at Warped Tour 2008's Denver stop -- but in a very real way, the day belonged to 3Oh!3. The duo of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte made a huge impression at last year' ... More >>

  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Road Kill

    Outrageous gas prices threaten to slow down touring acts.

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    June 25, 2008
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    December 13, 2007

    Stolen Moments

    Its business as usual for the Photo Atlas, however things shake out with the band's label.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2007

    3Oh3! Gets Warped Again, Big Head Scores the Presidency and Erica Brown Band Goes National

    Next summer, you can expect the above scene to be replicated across the country if kids outside our area code take to the tomfoolery of Nathaniel Motte and Sean Foreman like the ones here have. The pair, known in these parts as 3Oh!3 (and due tomorrow night at the Gothic Theatre with the Photo Atlas ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Tiger Army

    Wednesday, October 24, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Murphy's Law

    Friday, December 15, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 1-866-468-7621.

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 8, 2006

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Phallic Carnage

    Dork finally stops dicking around.

  • Music

    January 19, 2006


    Tuesday, January 24, and Wednesday, January 25, Gothic Theatre, 303-394-1600.

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Coheed and Cambria

    Friday, October 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Chemical Reaction

    My Chemical Romance has found an explosive formula.

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Critic's Choice

    The Mansfields

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Dr. Neptune

    Prelude to Fire and Rain (Self-Released)

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Alkaline Trio

    Sunday, July 18, Invesco Field at Mile High, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2003

    Festival Fun

    The hills are alive with the sound of music. Ever wonder why?

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Progress Makes Perfect

    Vaux -- formerly known as Eiffel -- finally finds its voice.

  • Music

    August 22, 2002

    New Found Glory

    Sticks and Stones (MCA)

  • Music

    June 27, 2002


    Sid Pink makes the audience see red as Westword Music Showcase Awards winners are announced.

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Hit Pick

    Rubber Planet

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    July 9, 1998
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