The Arapahoe Pinnacle

Taylor Swift Throws Shade in “Look What You Made Me Do”

Eric Gonzalez, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2017

On Sunday, August 27th, at the Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift debuted her music video for "Look What You Made Me Do." Since then, articles about the singer and her new video have piled up.  Her song featured hard-to-forget lyrics such as, "Taylor Swift can't come to the phone now. Why? Cause she's dead." But who killed her? Swift seems to be throwing shade at all sorts...

The Gorillaz are Bringing their New Album to Red Rocks

Bryden Smith, Counter Culture Reporter

April 21, 2017

If it were ever a time for everyone’s beloved virtual-band to come out of their six-year hiatus, it’s now. Known for their genera-bending tracks and masterful production, the Gorillaz have a new album in the works and have announced a tour, including a stop at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater. It’s been almost seven years since the last studio-album’s release in 2010....

For the Love of Music!

March 30, 2017

The Arapahoe Philharmonic offers $5 tickets for ACC students


Brazilian Brothers Return to Roots with Heavyweights in Tow

March 3, 2017

South American heavy metal innovators Max and Iggor Cavalera grabbed the Summit Music Hall by the throat last Saturday night with the help of New York heathens Immolation and Maryland death dispensers Full of Hell.

Institutionalized! Suicidal Tendencies at Summit Music Hall March 10th

Jake Tharan

March 2, 2017

You’d rather feel like shit than be a piece of shit, no? Better yet, you shan’t feel that way if you attend Suicidal Tendencies’ show at the Summit next Friday.

Review: The Upbeat Ambiance of Ross McGuire’s Debut Album

Bryden Smith, Counter Culture Reporter

March 2, 2017

With a modest nine followers on SoundCloud, new independent artist Ross McGuire uploaded his first full length album: an ambient yet upbeat collection of modern electronica. Psyberscenic: The Scrying Orb pits upbeat drum tempos against tides of psychedelic reverberations. It’s rare in this day and age for independent artists to craft a well-produced sounding album on their...

Come and be Crushed at the Fourth Annual Denver Black Sky Festival

Jake Tharan, Entertainment Editor

December 8, 2016

Gather your spike gauntlets, bullet belts, leather jackets and battle vests emblazoned with patches – Denver Black Sky IV is coming your way for another evening of aural terror! The annual underground metal showcase presented by Relapse Records and Denver’s Black Sky Brewery will rupture the ears of Denver metalheads at the famed Gothic Theatre this Saturday the 10th.  True to tr...

Metallica Return With First New Record in 8 Years

Jake Tharan, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2016

Titanic heavy metal juggernauts of yore Metallica presented their newest LP, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct to the world on November 18th , furthering a monumental musical empire. Often labeled but continually revered, ‘tallica found time between greasing its multifaceted machine and riffing in Antarctica to deliver album number ten. The group has spent the gap betwe...

Napalm Death and The Black Dahlia Murder Campaign in Denver

Napalm Death and The Black Dahlia Murder Campaign in Denver

November 23, 2016

The Summit Music Hall hosted the visitation of representatives from the Abysmal Predator Tour on November 8th to allow them to voice their madness to support...

TSO is Coming!

Jake Tharan, Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2016

Christmas is on its merry way, which means Trans-Siberian Orchestra is making their requisite over-the-top performances. Lucky for Denver; TSO is bringing “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” to the Pepsi Center this Saturday.  There will be two performances with the first one beginning at 3pm and the second one at 8 pm.  The show will also include the “Best of TSO” with...

Election Day Metal: A Therapeutic Remedy for Political Anxiety

Jake Tharan, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2016

Does the 2016 election cycle have you feeling irate, volatile, hostile, hopeless, fearful, depressed or confused?  If any of these emotions are tugging on your tender heart, what better way to expel them than to attend a live heavy metal extravaganza – on election day! British grind legends Napalm Death and Michigan melodic death dealers The Black Dahlia Murder will be...

TOOL Replenish Fans with Long Awaited Performance in Denver

TOOL Replenish Fans with Long Awaited Performance in Denver

October 31, 2016

The extended exhalation of breath took place in Denver on October 26th upon the long awaited return of Tool to Denver. The Pepsi Center became hallowed g...