Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Mastodon, Stephen Stills and Trans-Siberian Orchestra were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Saints, Kinetix, the Fluid and Dave Beegle all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and recent releases from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lil Wayne and Snake Rattle Rattle Snake were among this week's top sellers. Click through for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
With a new album, The Hunter, slated to hit stores on September 27, Mastodon will tour in support the disc and visit the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, November 9. The Dillinger Escape Plan and Red Fang open the show. General admission tickets ($27.50) go on sale Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m. Stephen Stills, the only artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice in one night (with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash) visits the Ogden Theatre on Sunday, November 13. Tickets go on sale, Saturday, September 17 at 10 a.m. Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be at the Pepsi Center on Monday, December 26 for two shows (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.) as part of its eight-month-long world tour. Reserved tickets ($33-$67) go on sale Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m.
Air Dubai and the Epilogues: Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $15. Dark Funeral: With Belphegor, Abigail Williams and Gigan, Fri., Feb. 24, 9 p.m., $24/$28 Mickey Avalon: Sat., Dec. 3, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25. Signal Path and Octopus Nebula: Sat., Dec. 10, 9 p.m., $12/$15.
The Green Runway: A New Era Benefit: With musical guests, Fri., Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m., $16-$91. 7th Annual Last Waltz Revisited: Featuring Polytoxic and the Denver Horns, Fri., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., $19.50/$22
Marijuana Deals Near You
Big Sean: Fri., Nov. 11, 8:30 p.m., $20/$23. Cornmeal: Fri., Nov. 18, 8:30 p.m., $15. The Dean's List & Oncue: Wed., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Garage A Tois: Fri., Dec. 16, 8:30 p.m., $15. Great American Taxi: Fri., Sept. 16, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Signal Path and Octopus Nebula: Thu., Dec. 8, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Anesthesia Blvd.: With Mr. Right, Caramel Carmela and DJ Noos, Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Genitorturers: With Kill Syndicate and Dead Hand Projekt, Tue., Nov. 1, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Led Zeppelin II: Fri., Oct. 14, 9 p.m., $14/$16. One Shot Kill: With Public Display of Aggression, What's, Been Used, Heathen's Reborn and Day of Sorrow, Fri., Sept. 23, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Danava: With Thrones, Wed., Nov. 9, $10.
Bag Raiders: Sat., Oct. 29, 9 p.m., $20/$25. The Devil Makes Three: Sat., Nov. 12 Futurebirds: With Thomas Hardy, Sat., Oct. 1. Little Scream: Sat., Nov. 19. Moonface: Featuring Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade, Sun., Oct. 23, 8 p.m.
Me Like Bees: With Viretta, The Hits, Alternum Divide, Sat., Oct. 15, $7/$10. Whitey Morgan: With Casey James Prestwood & the Burning Angels, Thu., Sept. 29, $10.
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers: Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $22. Gavin DeGraw and David Cook: With Carolina Liar, Sat., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., $35/$40. Mastadon: With Dillinger Escape Plan and Red Fang, Wed., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., $27.50. 7th Annual Last Waltz Revisited: Featuring Polytoxic and the Denver Horns,Wed., Nov. 23, 9 p.m., $20. Stephen Stills: With Pegi Young & the Survivors, Sun., Nov. 13, 8 p.m., $35.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Mon., Dec. 26, 3 & 8 p.m., $33-$67.
Tech N9ne: Fri., Nov. 11.
Sting: Sun., Nov. 20, 8 p.m., $55-$130.50.
We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, The Colorado Sound, an independently produced show that is broadcast all over Colorado, and The Colorado Wave, which is syndicated on a number of stations across the country. Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. *Playlist not available
Saints - "Dark Country" Fulcrum - "Princess" Forget Me! Not - "Calling for Context" Love .45 - "Don't Ask Me" Vices I Admire - "Heartbreaker" Overcasters - "A Jagular" Pirate Signal/Blkhrts - "Blk S Btfl" Apex Vibe - "Steady Rollin' Dub" Popcult - "Balance" Sound of Progress - "Maps" Umconscious - "Melodies" Outfit - "What Happened to You" Fingers of the Sun - "The Leaves Were So Green"
Yonder Mountain String Band "Complicated" Finnders and Youngberg "Nebraska" Tommy & the Tangerines "Face" The Broken Everlys "Rocket Fuel" Lothar & the Hand People "Machines" The Dirty Lookers "Pretty Baby" Patti Fiasco "You Break It, You Buy It" Beats Noir! "Bad Beats" Earth, Wind & Fire "That's the Way of the World" Saints "Dark Country" Wendy Woo Band "Drunk in Love" Kinetix "Let Me In" Adam Bodine Trio "Up 'N Hear" The Samples "Pioneer Square" El Toro de la Muerte "Like A Ghost" Driftwood Fire "Small City Nights" Jami Lunde "A Little Bit Blue" Lionel Young Band "Bring It On Home" Petals of Spain "Lady Luck" Mercury Project "Higher Ground" Something Underground "Lovity Love" The Fluid "On My Feet" Bad Weather California "New Religion" Bare Bones "Last Dance" Jonny Barber & the Living Deads "She's Fallen In Love with a Monster Man" Randy Ricks "Charlie Sheen" After Midnight Jazz Band "Stealin' Apples"
Big Bang - Saturn Freeway Dave Beegle - Jazz For Dad The Elements - Gypsy Blood Rubber Planet - No Heaven Rey Feo - Your Favorite Song Treva Blomquist & The Suits - Fire With Fire The Hippogriffs - She Loves To Fly Jaka - In The News Jim Cabral - The Finish Line Greg Johnson - Lose You Girl Grandpa Griffith - Nine Ways To Love You
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
I'm With You, the latest effort by Red Hot Chili Peppers, once again took the top spots at Twist & Shout and Albums on the Hill, while Lil Wayne was number one again at Independent Records with Tha Carter IV. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake's Sineater came in first at Wax Trax.
01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
02. Thrice - Major/Minor
03. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
04. Hank 3 - Ghost To A Ghost---Guttertown
05. Civil Wars - Barton Hollow
06. Awol One and Nathaniel Motte - The Child Star
07. Rose Hill Drive - Americana
08. Paper Bird - Carry On
09. Tinariwen - Tassili
10. Lindsay Buckingham - Seeds We Sow
01. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
02. The Game - The R.E.D. Album
03. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
04. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
05. Adele - 21
06. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
07. Kelly Rowland - Here I Am
08. Miguel - All I Want Is You
09. Foster the People - Torches
10. Lady Gaga - Born This Way
01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
02. Listen to Me - Buddy Holly Tribute
03. Adele - 21
04. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater
05. Hank Williams III - Ghost to a Ghost
06. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
07. Beirut - Rip Tide
08. Horrible Crowes - Elsie
09. Foster the People - Torches
10. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
01. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater
02. Beirut - Rip Tide
03. Hella - Tripper
04. Prurient - Bermuda Drain
05. The Rapture - In The Grace Of Your Lov
06. Yacht - Shangri-La
07. The Horrible Crowes - Elsie
08. Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch the Throne
09. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
10. Washed Out - Within and Without
01. Fedde Le Grand - "So Much Love'" (original club mix)
02. Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso - "Calling'" (original instrumental mix)
03. Tiesto - "Maximal Crazy'" (original mix)
04. The Good Men - "Give It Up" (2011 edit)
05. Deadmau5 - "Where My Keys" (original mix)
06. TJR - "One Love" (original mix)
07. Greg Gregor Salto, Chuckie - "What Happens in Vegas'"
08. Dada Life - "Happy Violence" (original mix)
09. Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Miss Palmer - "No Beef'" (vocal mix)
10. Skrillex - "Promises" (Skrillex & Nero remix)