Tag Archive for classic rock

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Fleetwood Mac. Pepsi Center. 04.01.15

Fleetwood Mac. Pepsi Center. 04.01.15 Fleetwood Mac were a little before my time. Having formed in 1967 as a British blues band, Mick Fleetwood had already seen the complete transformation of personal and sound by the time I was born. In fact, up until recently, I thought the Buckingham-Nicks line-up represented the original Fleetwood Mac. As it turns out, Rumours… Read more →

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‘never fade away’ Recommended Releases 10.12

October turned out to be a HUGE month for new music.  The return of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, a double album of original material from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the debut from Kendrick Lamar…Death Grips bypassing their label with the graphic NO LOVE DEEP WEB, hardcore shit from Pig Destroyer, Enslaved and Converge…the return of Bat For Lashes, Chelsea Wolfe… Read more →

A Weekend on The Rocks: Neil Young, Alabama Shakes, My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses, Trombone Shorty and Counting Crows

Three of my past four nights have been spent at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre up in Morrison, making this a banner season in my short time frequenting the venue.  This is my fourth season at the Rocks and although I publicly bashed this year’s schedule, it has turned out to be an unexpectedly good year.  The weather has been great,… Read more →

The Beach Boys. Red Rocks. 07.09.12

The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour is something I have been excited about ever since the rumors of Brian Wilson’s involvement started flying around.  My excitement built to an unexplainable level in the days leading up to last night’s Red Rocks performance.  I found myself consuming everything I could about this band, with an emphasis on the tragic journey… Read more →

Van Halen. Pepsi Center. 05.24.12

Van Halen’s 2012 Tour is an event that has been highly publicized, therefore I am not going to give you the play-by-play of what went down at the Pepsi Center last night.  If you want that, I’m sure there will be plenty of other sites where you’ll find that information.  What follows here is my own feelings about this reunited… Read more →

notes from the coast: UFO @ The Key Club, 9/24

Cruelly underrated and overlooked throughout the history of rock, there are five names that should always be mentioned when talking about one of the greatest rock bands EVER. They are Phil Moog, Michael Schenker, Pete Way, Andy Parker and Paul Raymond, otherwise known as UFO. With the thunderous rhythm section of Way, Parker and Raymond powering the majestically gruff yet… Read more →

RUSH Marathon at the Rocks

The forecast was for rain, our seats were way up in the 58th row, the traffic getting into Red Rocks was horrendous and we were going to see a Rush.  Most Rush fans would trade their first-born or maybe even their favorite bass to see Rush at Red Rocks.  I am not most Rush fans.  I woudn’t even consider myself… Read more →