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Kevin Fitzpatrick

Senior Staff Writer

Denver, CO

Kevin Fitzpatrick's last content update – Oct. 19, 2020, 8:28 p.m.

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Mr. Bungle

The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny, 2020

8.0 / 10

When Mr. Bungle announced their first shows in nearly 20 years last August, fans worldwide rejoiced that their beloved Bungle had finally awoken after laying dormant for almost 20 years.But ...

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King Buzzo w/ Trevor Dunn

Gift of Sacrifice, 2020

8.5 / 10

Simon and Garfunkel.Seals and Crofts.Hall and Oates.Captain and Tennille.Some artists just go together. Sure, they might make music on their own. But once they find their “other”, their “person” - ...

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Saint Vitus

Saint Vitus, 2019

6.3 / 10
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On paper, it’s really a miracle Saint Vitus was able to last as long as they did. The forefathers of what became “doom” started out in Los Angeles just a ...

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Mark Lanegan

Straight Songs Of Sorrow, 2020

9.0 / 10

Mark Lanegan didn’t set out to write a new album, but after finishing writing his memoir, Sing Backwards and Weep (Out now from Hatchette Books), the waves of catharsis were ...

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Ipecac Recordings 20th Anniversary

Music Ipecac Recordings 20th Anniversary

Posted Nov. 24, 2019, 1:35 p.m.

In the 20 years since Ipecac Records spewed its way into the public consciousness, it has achieved the impossible. It has continued to make money for its artists and the ...

Agrimonia

One Question Interviews Agrimonia

Posted June 13, 2014, 1:11 p.m.

Pontus (Agrimonia) SPB: What makes death metal - or metal in general - so prevalent in Sweden? Pontus: I think there is a huge music interest in general in Sweden. This might ...

Music Music History: Beginner's Blues (I)

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

PART I: Beginner's Blues In the beginning... There was silence. For the first seven years of my existence, silence. Then one day, a strange thing happened. I began to ...

Interviews Ipecac Recordings

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

When it comes to record labels, what do you think about? Corporate greed? Artist manipulation? Spoonfed demographics? You cynical fucks. Not everybody's out to fleece the masses. Sure, there ...

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Faith No More's Long Awaited Sol Invictus Now Streaming

Bands Faith No More's Long Awaited Sol Invictus Now Streaming

Posted May 11, 2015, 1:57 p.m.

Faith No More's first album in 18 years is now available for streaming one week ahead of it's official release. Links can be found below. In The United ...

Faith No More Drops Sol Invictus May 19th

Records Faith No More Drops Sol Invictus May 19th

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 11:10 a.m.

Sol Invictus, Faith No More’s highly anticipated follow-up to Album of the Year, arrives on May 19 via Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings. “What I can say is that I ...

Faith No More tour dates:February 17 Tokyo, Japan Studio CoastFebruary 18 Tokyo, Japan Studio CoastFebruary 21 Adelaide, Australia Soundwave FestivalFebruary 22 Melbourne, Australia Soundwave FestivalFebruary 28 Sydney, Australia Soundwave Festival
March 1 Brisbane, Australia Soundwave FestivalMarch 3 Auckland, New Zealand WestFest
April 15 Vancouver, BC PNE ForumApril 16 Seattle, WA Paramount TheaterApril 17 Portland, OR Keller AuditoriumApril 19 San Francisco, CA WarfieldApril 20 San Francisco, CA WarfieldApril 23 Los Angeles, CA The WilternApril 24 Los Angeles, CA The WilternApril 25 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
May 7 Chicago, IL Concord Music HallMay 8 Detroit, MI The FillmoreMay 9 Toronto, ON Sony Centre for the Performing ArtsMay 11 Boston, MA Orpheum TheatreMay 13 New York, NY Webster HallMay 14 New York, NY Webster HallMay 15 Philadelphia, PA Electric FactoryMay 29 Nurburgring, Germany Grune Holle FestivalMay 31 Munich, Germany Rockavaria Festival
June 2 Milan, Italy SonisphereJune 4 Vienna, Austria Vienna Rocks FestivalJune 5 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic Rock For People FestivalJune 12 Landgraaf, Netherlands Pinkpop FestivalJune 13 Donington, UK Download FestivalJune 20 Clisson, France HellfestJune 21 Dessel, Belgium Graspop FestivalJune 24 - 27 Seinajoki, Finland Provinssi
Aug. 7 – 9 Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal
 

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TV That Metal Show Season premiere debuts to record ratings

Posted June 10, 2013, 2:56 p.m.

SEASON 12 PREMIERE OF “THAT METAL SHOW” IS VH1 CLASSIC’S HIGHEST RATED TELECAST OF 2013 TO DATE   The hard rock/heavy metal community has spoken! VH1 Classic’s centerpiece ...

Obituaries Legendary Danzig/Social Distortion Drummer Chuck Biscuits Loses Battle With Throat Cancer

Posted Oct. 29, 2009, 1:49 a.m.

James Greene Jr., a freelance music writer from New York has reported that drummer Chuck Biscuits has died, losing his battle with cancer on October 24th, 2009 . Greene recieved an ...

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The Locust Swarm Colorado

Posted Nov. 4, 2019, 12:25 a.m. by Kevin Fitzpatrick

There are few bands that are as hard to categorize as The Locust, so I won’t even try. About the closest approximation I can give, is it’s like taking Ritalin ...

MC5 Bring The Ruckus to Denver

Posted Oct. 22, 2018, 1:14 p.m. by Kevin Fitzpatrick

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of what many consider to be the first proto-punk album in history, Kick Out The Jams. While this may or not be ...

Smashing Pumpkins Bring The Light To Denver

Posted Sept. 10, 2018, 10:59 a.m. by Kevin Fitzpatrick

It’s been almost two decades since Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlain shared a stage together, and while not a full and complete reunion without bassist D’arcy Wretsky, Denver ...

Stone Temple Pilots Bring The Rock To Boulder

Posted June 4, 2018, 3:34 p.m. by Kevin Fitzpatrick

At the time tickets went on sale for Stone Temple Pilots’ latest tour, it was unclear initially how many folks were going to be interested in seeing the band with ...

Kevin Fitzpatrick's bio

First Concert: Ozzy Ozbourne / Motley Crue, March 23, 1984.

Kevin Fitzpatrick's favorite bands

Ramones, Tom Waits, Fantômas, Celtic Frost, Marduk, Foetus, Hank III, John Zorn, Secret Chiefs 3, The Mars Volta, Headstones, Diamanda Galás, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Mastodon, The Pogues, Hayden, John Coltrane, Foo Fighters, Those Poor<

Kevin Fitzpatrick's personal URL

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Kevin Fitzpatrick's SPB contributions

257 reviews 8 features 12 news posts 11 blogposts
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