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Franz Ferdinand announces 2014 tour dates with a Colorado show

Franz Ferdinand performs during their tour stop Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Pepsi Center, opening for Green Day. John Leyba, The Denver Post

After releasing their first album in four years, Franz Ferdinand has announced a series of tour dates that kick off on April 21 at the Gothic Theatre in Colorado.



Listen to two new Franz Ferdinand songs

Franz Ferdinand performs during their tour stop Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Pepsi Center, opening for Green Day. John Leyba, The Denver Post

Listen to two new Franz Ferdinand songs, “Right Action” and “Love Illumination,” below. They are off the band’s first album in four years, due out on Aug. 27.



Austin City Limits 2013 lineup: Muse, the Cure, Phoenix and more

ACL 2011 Sunday

The full Austin City Limits 2013 lineup has been announced for the festival that will take place over two weekends for the first time.



Coachella 2013 lineup announced: Blur, Red Hot Chili, the Lumineers and more

Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Pepsi Center

The Coachella 2013 lineup has been announced and along with the main headliners like Blur, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phoenix are two Colorado bands, the Lumineers and Pretty Lights.



Outside Lands 2012 photos: Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, Dispatch, Fun., Die Antwoord, more

Outside Lands 2012, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Outside Lands 2012 photos: Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, Dispatch, Fun., Die Antwoord, more best pictures from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California



Live Review: Franz Ferdinand @ the Ogden Theatre

Live Review: Franz Ferdinand @ the Ogden Theatre

Has Franz Ferdinand changed or simply focused on a new side of its musical personality? Photos by Soren McCarty. Stylish synthesizers and nocturnal ambiences might be the big news about Franz Ferdinand’s latest album, but when the Scottish art-punk band brought its show to the Mile High City, it was focused on rock. Sure, the keyboards and synths so integral to “Tonight” perched onstage and were called upon, but with the exception of the lengthy freeform breakdown in “Lucid Dreams,” Franz Ferdinand was more focused […]



Interview: Franz Ferdinand

Interview: Franz Ferdinand

For its third album, Franz Ferdinand returned to the dance-oriented style of the band’s 2004 debut. (The Denver Post) There are a few commonalities all bands share — certain things rock journalists come across all the time. An example: “We were trying to do something different than our last record.” Yes, they wrote in a different method, recorded in a different style, changed the tone of their music. We get it.



The Whigs @ the Larimer Lounge

[photopress:the_whigs2.jpg,full,pp_image] The Whigs underwhelmed at the Larimer Lounge on Thursday. Photo from My Old Kenutcky Blog. Sometimes I feel bad for bands, because there are so many factors at a live show that can ruin it for a reviewer. It’s just not fair. Like, let’s say you’re me and you’re up front taking notes on your bf’s blackberry device and your friend Jim turns to you and says, “This is too frat-boy for me. I’m going to the bar.” And in his wake you sense […]



Bang Camaro @ the Bluebird Theater

[photopress:bang0.jpg,full,pp_image] Bang Camaro brought their gigantic stage show to the Bluebird Theater on Saturday night, and it was easy to feel the Boston metal band’s energy. Photos by Reverb contributor Doug Beam. Twenty lead singers and a plethora of guitarists railing old-school metal with the assistance of a bass player and drummer. That’s all we knew about Bang Camaro going into the Boston band’s Saturday gig at the Bluebird Theater. Of course, only one stat sticks out in that equation: 20 lead singers. That’s right. […]