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KOLARS Shines, Surprises at Larimer Lounge

Photos by Michael McGrath, Story by Amy McGrath I’ve seen a lot of weird stuff go down onstage at the Larimer Lounge, but it’s been a long time since I’ve seen something on any rock stage that is truly surprising. Friday night with KOLARS changed that. Musically, the band is a tight two-piece that alternately

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Japan’s Guitar Wolf turns Denver’s Moon Room into Den of Fun

Photos by Michael McGrath, Story by Molly McGrath There’s no better way to transition out of the strange patriotism and embarrassment  Fourth of July entails than immersing yourself in a wild punk show, and when Seiji of the Japanese rock band Guitar Wolf came out on stage in a Godzilla mask and immediately wrapped both

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Local Post-Goth Band Married A Dead Man Takes Over Littleton’s Toad Tavern

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Photos by DenverThread Perched behind her Roland keyboards, clad only in black , save for a shock of platinum-blond hair, Megan Kelley belted out an impressive litany of lyrics about nightmares, abandonment, death, fear–all the standard goth fare–albeit with a beautifully trained voice and an imposing poise at Littleton’s Toad Tavern last Friday night. Kelley

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Le Butcherettes light up Fillmore ahead of At the Drive-In

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Photos by Michael McGrath, Story by Amy McGrath I’m supposed to write a review of last week’s At The Drive-In show at the Fillmore, but I’m not going to do that, because, Le Butcherettes. Because the raw, dramatic power of Le Butcherettes woke me up like a sparkplug to the brain. Because the minute that

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Brian Setzer keeps his Rockabilly cool at Arvada Center

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  Photo by Michael McGrath, story by Amy McGrath To listen to “Stray Cat Strut” is to climb into a personal time machine. There I am, an early 1980’s middle school version of myself, laying on my bed, chewing gum and gazing at a centerfold poster ripped from the pages of Tiger Beat magazine. The

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Thriving Local Band AMZY Rocks the Gothic

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Photos by Declan Giese Ahh, to be young, fresh-faced, optimistic, and in a kick-ass rock band again…. How many of us wouldn’t sell everything we had to get into that spotlight? Well, local up-and-coming band AMZY hasn’t had to sell anything to land themselves in the great graces of rock ‘n’ roll – and pretty

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