• Posts Tagged ‘Warlock Pinchers’

    The Denver County Fair offers a local music tribute, and plenty of food and fun, to boot!

    by  • August 10, 2012 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Interviews, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Local connoisseur Andrew Novick collaborates with a delicious Turkey Leg (Photo: Jeff Ball)

    There’s not much that compares to a day at the fair, which is why Denver has rejuvenated the tradition. Well, actually the city just started the tradition last year, but it was based on plans from more than 100 years earlier. This weekend brings the second Denver County Fair to the National Western Complex,...

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    REVERB: Warlock Pinchers’ reunion show – There was blood, and so much more . . .

    by  • August 9, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    King Scratchie receives a comforting - and absorbent - hand from Jerk-O the Clown. (Photo: Joe McCabe, Reverb)

    Cheerleaders, men in diapers (one of them covered in blood) and a clown with a mohawk making balloon animals. That was the scene on the Gothic Theatre’s stage last Friday night. All of that, and there was also a rock band — Warlock Pinchers, one of Denver’s legendary locals from the late ‘80s/early ‘90s —...

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    If you catch one show this year, make it this weekend: Warlock Pinchers are back!

    by  • August 6, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, National, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Warlock Pinchers together again, shown here at an L.A. practice. (Photo: Beth Herzhaft)

    If you were anywhere around the scene in Boulder and Denver in the late '80s, chances are you were not only familiar with the Pinchers, but you probably carried some of their merchandise with you daily - clipped to your backpack or in your pocket - or you wore out your shield t-shirt as...

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    The UMS: 4 incredible days, 300+ bands, memories that won’t soon fade

    by  • July 27, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Interviews, Local, National, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    One impossibly acceptable truth: four days and nights of anything might be just about too much. This is what I found myself thinking last night as I carried pieces of a guitar, smashed onstage at the 3 Kings Tavern by a member of the local band Gangcharger, from venue to venue at the end...

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    The UMS, Day 3 – So many bands, so little time! More pre-kus from DenverThread

    by  • July 24, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, National • 0 Comments

    High-flying antics are in store when Lucha Libre Mexicana comes to the UMS! (Photo: giantbomb.com)

    Now that we've got two, fat and sassy days of the Underground Music Showcase under our belts, the real monster is being unleashed. This weekend, as in festivals past, begins the real UMS proper, and there are more bands, artists, venues, drinks and awesome food today than both of the previous two days combined! ...

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    Murder Ranks plays a fantastic fun brand of dancehall and hard dub, welcomes the highly anticipated return of Denver’s beloved Warlock Pinchers

    by  • May 25, 2010 • Denver Venues, Interviews, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 1 Comment

    Legendary front range provocateurs and pranksters Warlock Pinchers are getting back together for a show in August, and they're determined to cash in on the nationwide - worldwide - “remake trend.” Of course, unlike much (most? all?) of the other remake grout that’s been piling up in our entertainment culture for lack of bricks,...

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    The “Denver Sound,” long dead, makes room for lighter, noisier, funner genres in the scene

    by  • March 3, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 2 Comments

    Ideal Fathers plays a smart, thrilling, fast-paced style that lends itself to high-intensity slasher films, especially if they're made in Japan. (Photo: MySpace/Ideal Fathers)

    The world-famous "Denver Sound" has petered out. Which is not to say that the beautiful, often over-the-top and heavy handed gothic alt-country sound isn't significant anymore - not at all. That sound helped put Denver back on the musical globe in the '80s and ‘90s, and still attracts its fair share of fans. It's still...

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