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Iron Maiden bring their Book of Souls World Tour to the Pepsi Center in Denver

Iron Maiden bring their Book of Souls World Tour to the Pepsi Center in Denver

April 19, 2016

It’s always a righteous day when one of the most beloved and monumental heavy metal bands in history visits your town on a world tour. England’s h...

The sound of success is available at ACC’s Music Audio Technology department

The sound of success is available at ACC’s Music Audio Technology department

March 2, 2016

ACC’s Music Audio Technology department offers a lot for its students. Not only are there several opportunities on the campus to put their knowledge to use...

Henry Butler wows small audience in The Waring Theater last Thursday

Timothy Page, Movie Critic

February 23, 2016

Henry Butler brought his talent to ACC last Thursday and showed us that even if you can't see it doesn't mean that you can't play.   The evening started out with a quick Q&A. Nothing monumental was said, but I noticed that Mr. Butler seemed nervous and unsure talking with us. He told a few stories of his adventure recording music and trying to get out from under a t...

Black Sabbath rocks Pepsi Center in farewell tour

Black Sabbath rocks Pepsi Center in farewell tour

February 22, 2016

Among the ranks of legendary rock n’ roll artists are stalwarts that have gained a reputation for defining certain genres and styles. A reputation of...

Review: Arapahoe Philharmonic’s 'Celestial Waters'

Review: Arapahoe Philharmonic’s ‘Celestial Waters’

February 16, 2016

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I arrived at Mission Hills Church for the Arapahoe Philharmonic’s 'Celestial Waters’ concert on Friday, February...

Album review: Von Zimmer’s Freddie’s Extra Teeth

February 4, 2016

Von Zimmer is a singer from South Dakota who has been nice enough to send Araphoe Pinnacle his album for review. The initial impression I get from his...

Khemmis and In the Company of Serpents: doom metal rocks the Marquis

Khemmis and In the Company of Serpents: doom metal rocks the Marquis

Jake Tharan, Arapahoe Pinnacle Music Critic

January 27, 2016

Denver’s underground music scene added another successful show to the books on Sunday, December 20 at the Marquis Theater in LoDo. The two bands opening the show were In the Comp...

1349, Tombs and Full of Hell at the Roxy Theatre

1349, Tombs and Full of Hell at the Roxy Theatre

Jake Tharan, Arapahoe Pinnacle Music Critic

January 26, 2016

What better way to spend a Friday night than to seek out the Roxy Theatre in Denver for a night of musicians brandishing spike gauntlets and eerie corpse...

Review: Adele’s ’25’ takes listers on an impressive musical journey through her life

Jake Tharan, Arapahoe Pinnacle Music Critic

December 8, 2015

The anticipation had mounted for the release of Adele’s full-length follow-up to her massive 2011 record, 21. This time around, her third long-player looks to become even bigger and more meaningful than her last outing. The new release, 25, gives listeners a look into the growth the British pop singer underwent in the four plus years since the last record. While 21 was a s...

Trivial Psychic: Local Castle Rock Band with ACC students

Trivial Psychic: Local Castle Rock Band with ACC students

December 8, 2015

Local band of boys are here to impress and push the boundaries. Trivial Psychic has a sound that is different from others. They push the time limit as...

Review: Kylesa’s ‘Exhausting Fire’ brings distorted guitars, shouted vocals, pounding tempo — and a slight groove

Jake Tharan, Arapahoe Pinnacle Music Critic

December 8, 2015

If you read the title of this article and asked, “Who the hell is Kylesa,” many other readers would probably echo your sentiments. Emerging from the swamps of Savannah, Ga., in 2001, Kylesa is a sludge band that has released some of the most interesting hard rock and metal of the 2000’s. Now your second question should arise: “What the hell is sludge?” Sludge...

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Brent Carney, Cole Male, Kyle Morris, Jared Hornbeek, Kevin Goddard

Review: ‘The Unlikely Candidates’ bring energy and high hopes for the future

December 8, 2015

The alternative rock band, “The Unlikely Candidates,” came to Denver again last weekend to put on a show that could make your body move in the best...