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Riot Fest 2014: Watch five videos with Weezer, Flaming Lips and more

Riot Fest Denver 2014 Day One

Weezer kicks off its run through “The Blue Album,” Wayne Coyne walks across the audience, and more videos from Riot Fest 2014 in Denver.



Are front-to-back album concerts sucking the fun out of live music?

An increasing number of acts have been booking dates around the idea of performing their most popular, iconic albums from start to finish. That includes multiple acts at Riot Fest Denver. But in the rush to monetize nostalgia, is something lost in the live experience?

An increasing number of acts have been booking dates around the idea of performing their most popular, iconic albums from start to finish. That includes multiple acts at Riot Fest Denver. But in the rush to monetize nostalgia, is something lost in the live experience?



Riot Fest 2014 guide: You can’t miss these artists

Riot Fest - Day 1 People Dylan

Need help navigating the three-days-worth of nostalgia, punk, indie and rock acts at Riot Fest Denver? Look no further than our guide to Riot Fest 2014.



Waka Flocka Flame seeks one professional blunt roller, pays $50,000

Waka Flocka Flame seeks one professional blunt roller, pays $50,000

Waka Flocka Flame will pay you $50,000 a year to roll blunts. Now accepting applications.



Wu-Tang Clan battles group turmoil ahead of new album, Riot Fest

Wu-Tang Clan performs at Riot Fest Chicago. Photo courtesy of Riot Fest.

After a fight between RZA and Raekwon nearly halted the making of Wu-Tang Clan’s reunion album, Inspectah Deck says the group is now back in the studio.



New Kendrick Lamar song, “I,” to drop next week

Cover art for the new Kendrick Lamar song, "I".

After a long wait since 2012’s “good kid m.a.a.d city,” Kendrick Lamar will drop a new song next week.



Rihanna to CBS: “Y’all are sad for penalizing me for this”

Rihanna Denver

Rihanna isn’t happy with CBS. The network cut an opening segment featuring Rihanna singing “Run This Town” that was scheduled to run during Thursday night football last week after news of the Ray Rice controversy broke.



PHOTOS: Drake and Lil Wayne Red Rocks Amphitheatre (review)

Drake vs. Lil Wayne - Red Rocks - 09/10/14

PHOTOS: Drake and Lil Wayne take over Red Rocks Amphitheatre (review)



Listen: Drake’s most sensitive lyrics

Drake now has his own lint rollers. Will this ever end?

Drake’s the type of guy to drink tea with Erykah Badu, mind his manners and fall in love with Nicki Minaj. So, we put together a list of Drake’s most sensitive lyrics.



Seven bands you didn’t know formed at school

The Strokes perform at Governors Ball in New York on June 7, 2014. Photo by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

With students now settled in for a new semester, we created a list of bands that formed while at school — from Ivy League schools to University of Colorado.