Rock

Blood, cult leaders and St. Vincent’s manic live show

SXSW 2014 - Day 1

When St. Vincent’s Annie Clark takes the stage splattered with what looks like gore — the red showing violently against her white dress and brilliant white hair — she wants your eyes, not your phone, looking back at her.



Fleetwood Mac returns to Denver with Christine McVie in December

Fleetwood Mac @ Pepsi Center 6/1/13

Fleetwood Mac has announced its first tour with Christine McVie in 16 years. This tour includes a return to Denver’s Pepsi Center in December.



The Joy Formidable, the Epilogues, Wire Faces at 3 Kings Tavern, 3-25-14 (photos, review)

The Joy Formidable

Like a buzz band just making its first U.S. run, the Joy Formidable played to a packed 448-capacity 3 Kings Tavern on Tuesday.



The Black Lips guitarist bashes Drake, Lorde and Macklemore

Black Lips @ Bluebird Theater

The Black Lips’ Cole Alexander calls Lorde “naive,” Drake “fake” and comments on Macklemore’s “white guilt” in an A.V. Club interview.



Watch: The Hold Steady on Letterman — performing “Spinners”

The Hold Steady @ the Ogden Theatre

The Hold Steady brought the literary bar rock of “Spinners” to “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Monday.



Steal This Track from Bear Antler

Steal This Track from Bear Antler

Denver rock band Bear Antler are set to release its next EP on Friday. Steal title track “Never Gonna Make It Out Alive” now.



Pixies announce new album, “Indie Cindy,” share “Snakes” video

Pixies

After releasing two EPs in recent months, Pixies have announced their first studio album in 23 years, “Indie Cindy.”



Speedy Ortiz at Moe’s Original, 3-22-14 (review)

Despite being sick, Speedy Ortiz brought confidence to Moe's Original on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the band's label.

Cool and collected, the sick members of Speedy Ortiz played a confident set at Moe’s Original on Saturday.



Colorado tickets on sale: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kiss and more

Nine Inch Nails

Here are Colorado tickets going on sale — Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kiss and more.



Best Colorado shows this week: Lorde, the Joy Formidable, Speedy Ortiz and more

The Joy Formidable @ Gothic Theatre

Lorde, the Joy Formidable and Speedy Ortiz top our picks of best Colorado shows this week. See the full list here.