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SXSW 2015 lineup: Colorado’s Publicist UK among first batch of official acts

SXSW 2014 - Day 4

The first batch of official SXSW 2015 artists have been announced, and Colorado’s Publicist UK is among the names.



Riot Fest Denver 2014: Photos, review of day three with Wu-Tang Clan, the National and more (video)

Riot Fest Denver 2014 Day Three

As Riot Fest Denver has now taken on Colorado stages twice, and on both occasions it has poured rain on the music festival’s final day, it is now tradition. There will be rain on the last day of Riot Fest Denver.



Riot Fest Denver 2014: Photos and review of day one with Weezer, Slayer and more

Riot Fest Denver 2014 Day One

Despite Riot Fest’s best efforts, something feels lost this year in a parking lot rather than the plains, but that didn’t stop Weezer, Die Antwoord and more from delivering memorable sets on Friday.



Five things we’ll never forgive Linkin Park for

Honda Civic Tour 2012

Sure, it’s been 14 years since “Hybrid Theory,” but we still haven’t forgiven Linkin Park for a few things.



PHOTOS: Rodrigo y Gabriela Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review)

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Red Rocks, 8/17/14

When Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joined Rodrigo y Gabriela onstage at Red Rocks on Sunday, it showed the true strength of the flamenco guitar duo — but not in the way you’d expect.



Warped Tour 2014 photos and review: Anberlin, Air Dubai, K.Flay and more

Warped 2014 Bands

Signs reading “You Mosh, You Crowd Surf, You Get Hurt, We Get Sued, No More Warped Tour” couldn’t stop fans at Warped Tour 2014 in Denver on Sunday.



Here’s why Tool hasn’t released an album in almost a decade

Tool @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Day 1

Tool finally explains to fans why the band hasn’t released and album in almost a decade.



Gwar frontman died of a heroin overdose

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie has been found dead at the age of 50. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook page.

The Virginia medical examiner’s office says Dave Brockie, the frontman for the heavy metal band GWAR, died of an accidental heroin overdose.



Heavy metal is making your country a better place

Slayer

Citylab has linked a country’s quality of life to how many metal bands it has per 100,000 people.



Riot Fest 2014 lineup analysis: More big names, but missing surprises

Riot Fest People Day 2

With the night to digest the Riot Fest 2014 lineup we put together our analysis of the list of acts. Overall it brings big names from different genres, but lacks a big surprise like last year.