Rock

Best Colorado shows this week: St. Lucia, Nas and more

Feed the Rocks @ Red Rocks

St. Lucia, Nas and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz at Hi-Dive in Denver (review)

Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz at Hi-Dive in Denver (review)

The Speedy Ortiz and Ex Hex co-headlining bill was an excellent match-up — noisy and biting respectively — at the Hi-Dive in Denver on Thursday.



Psychedelics, “Visual Trips” and communicating in the mode of the rock poster

4D poster: Pablo Ferro Films, November 30, 1967. Offset lithographic poster. Courtesy of David and Sheryl Tippit. Photo by William O’Connor

The exhibit, “Visual Trips,” at the University of Denver turns psychedelic posters for the Grateful Dead, the Doors and other groups into the stuff of museums.



The War on Drugs at the Fox Theatre in Boulder (photos, review)

The War On Drugs

If you’re wondering whether The War On Drugs took time at the Fox Theatre in Boulder to respond to Sun Kil Moon’s most recent knock, the answer is: kind of.



Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominations: Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed

NIN/Soundgarden at Red Rocks

The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, “Lean on Me” singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015.



War on Drugs, Mark Kozelek fight: Here’s what happened

The War on Drugs play The Bluebird Theater on 3/26/14.

We fill you in on the long and strange feud between the band and Mark Kozelek that led to Kozelek writing the song: “War on Drugs Suck My —-.”



Crystal Castles break up, Alice Glass goes solo

Crystal Castles @ Boulder Theatre

Canadian electronic act Crystal Castles has broken up. Alice Glass, half of the duo, has announced she is leaving the act and going solo.



Album review: Weezer, “Everything Will Be Alright in The End”

Let’s get right to the point: The new Weezer album does not suck. Actually, it’s pretty good.

Let’s get right to the point: The new Weezer album does not suck. Actually, it’s pretty good.



Morrissey being treated for cancer: “If I die, then I die”

Morrissey @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House by John Leyba/The Denver Post

After a series of health problems that have stalled his tours over the last two years, Morrissey has revealed that he has undergone treatment for cancer, according to an interview with El Mundo.



Download “Trash” by Kissing Party, exclusively through Steal This Track

Download "Trash" by Kissing Party, exclusively through Steal This Track

Back after a brief hiatus, Steal This Track is again offering free downloads of Colorado tracks. But now, we’ve got a stranglehold on the black market of songs. All tracks offered are exclusive. You may be able to get the songs somewhere else, but you’ll have to pay. To kick it off, we’ve got “Trash” from the first Kissing Party album in years, which will be released on Saturday at Hi-Dive.