Rock

Stream Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” in full

Foo Fighters @ Pepsi Center by John Leyba

The new Foo Fighters album, “Sonic Highways,” is officially out on Tuesday, but the band made its eighth release available to stream in full early.



Best Colorado shows this week: The Black Keys, Thee Oh Sees, OpenAir’s birthday and more

The Black Keys at the 1stBank Center on May 1, 2012. Photo by Glenn Ross, heyreverb.com.

Don’t you feel like the popular one? You have, not one, but two, parties to attend this weekend. The OpenAir Birthday, the Hi-Dive 11th Anniversary party and more make our picks of best Colorado concerts this week.



Murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC’s Phil Rudd dropped

New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed. (AP Photo/Bay Of Plenty Times via The New Zealand Herald, George Novak) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed.



Aaron Freeman at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (review)

Aaron Freeman @ the Bluebird 11/3/12

After more than 25 years as Gene Ween, Aaron Freeman is plotting a new course truer to his name.



Residual Kid signs to Sire/Warner, thanks Denver for support

Residual Kid performs at 3 Kings Tavern during the Underground Music Showcase on July 25, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com

After getting its start playing shows between its hometown of Austin and its adopted hometown of Denver, teenage rock group Residual Kid has signed to Warner-owned record label Sire.



UPDATED: AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd accused of trying to arrange deaths

New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed. (AP Photo/Bay Of Plenty Times via The New Zealand Herald, George Novak) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

The drummer for rock band AC/DC on Thursday was accused of trying to arrange two killings.



Nickelback (yes that Nickelback) is playing Red Rocks (yes that Red Rocks) next year

Nickelback

Nickelback is playing Red Rocks on July 7. International flights for that week are really quite cheap this far in advance.



Hi-Dive celebrates 11 years of holding down South Broadway indie scene

Hi-Dive celebrates 11 years of holding down South Broadway indie scene

A dozen-plus local and national bands are helping South Broadway mainstay the Hi-Dive celebrate 11 years on the indie scene.



Deerhoof, “La Isla Bonita” review: Still fresh and still weird

Listening to Deerhoof's “La Isla Bonita” is like riding a wooden rollercoaster. It’s twisting, jolting and jarring, full of bumps and sharp turns, and somehow still fluid as a whole ride.

Listening to Deerhoof’s “La Isla Bonita” is like riding a wooden rollercoaster. It’s twisting, jolting and jarring, full of bumps and sharp turns, and somehow still fluid as a whole ride.



Election Day playlist: 10 songs about voting, democracy and the end of political ads

Outkast performs during the Mad Decent Block Party at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on August 22, 2014 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

It’s Election Day in Colorado, meaning you’ve probably already mailed in your ballot (hopefully) and, more importantly, the constant assault of political attack ads (on YouTube, Hulu, TV, Spotify) are over! To celebrate, we made a playlist, because that’s what we do.