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Mayhem Festival. Red Rocks. 07.05.15

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Red Rocks. 07.05.15 The Mayhem Festival began its inaugural march through the United States around the same time I made the decision to move to Colorado. I wasn’t listening to a lot of metal back in 2008, and even if I was, I wouldn’t have made the trek to see Slipknot and Disturbed. It’s just… Read more →

Riot Fest Denver 2014…a postmortem.

My Festival Experience Summary: 2 Days / 3 Nights 20 Hrs. 45 Mins. 28 Bands Albums Witnessed in Entirety: NOFX – Punk in Drublic Slayer – Reign in Blood Weezer – Weezer (The Blue Album) Descendents – Milo Goes to College Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes Cost Breakdown: 3-Day Presale Pass: $98.98 Drinks: $116.00 Bartender Tips: $18.00 Food: $33.00 TOTAL: $265.98 Why Sports Authority Field… Read more →

FFF6 Post Mortem

I was kidding myself thinking I could come home from a week in Austin and find the time to write a detailed review of Fun Fun Fun this year.  I am buried in lists, work, e-mails and filthy laundry.  But somehow I keep finding myself on youtube, reliving my favorite moments of the weekend.  That Lykke Li set really was… Read more →

Fun Fun Fun fest: 11.06.11

Oh Sunday, Fun Fun Fun Day, I gotta admit it was a little hard to get started.  After enduring some 20 hours of festival living (aka eating and drinking dust and watching live music), and endless nites of violent, half-naked emcees (B L A C K I E), blackgaze chaos (Deafheaven) and horsecore (Dead Horse), I just needed a little… Read more →

Derailed: American Carnage Postponed!

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop. The American Carnage Tour is the big metal tour of the year.  Three masters of thrash-metal,  Slayer, Megadeth and Testament, all under the same roof.  This tour came at the perfect time for me.  I am just… Read more →