UPDATED: Joe Cocker dead at 70

By Jesse Paul and Matt Miller Joe Cocker, the Grammy-winning British singer and longtime Colorado resident, died on Monday in the Centennial State after a long battle with small-cell lung cancer.

PHOTOS: Kings of Leon Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review, video)

Kings of Leon has created a decade’s worth of studio output, and it can be divided right down the middle into two distinct eras: before “Only by the Night” and after “Only by the Night.” Or, if you ask old-school purists, before Kings of Leon sold out and after Kings of Leon sold out.

Tennis escapes an “existential tailspin” to write third album, “Ritual In Repeat”

An hour of piano. An hour of guitar. An hour of reading. An hour of writing. Go on a walk. Repeat. This strict schedule doesn’t seem like a birthplace for creativity, but for Denver band Tennis, it helped overcome months of writer’s block and an “existential tailspin” to write their third album, “Ritual In Repeat.” On a recent Friday afternoon, Tennis’ practice once again comes to a halt and Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley are both leaning over a red keyboard in their South Broadway practice space searching through different effects.