It was a loud evening of metal, prog, and neverending heavy riffs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre featuring an amazing triple threat from Opeth, Gojira, and Devin Townsend. Watch some of the performances below:
Japandroids, the rock duo from Canada, rolled into Denver tonight and played a non-stop set of loud, upbeat anthems and had several people crowd surfing throughout the evening. Watch a performance of “North East South West” below:
Thundercat, the bass virtuoso who played on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” stopped by Denver with his three-piece band this week and played a rich set filled with psychedelic soul and jazzy improvisation. Watch performances of two songs from his new LP “Drunk” below.
The Sword played a non-stop set filled with twin guitar riffs and very few (if any) mellow moments earlier tonight at the Gothic Theatre. Watch some of the heavy riffage below:
Mist and Shadow:
The third day of Riot Fest was all over the map with everything ranging from old school punk (Off! was a pleasant, early day surprise) to hip-hop (Snoop Dogg, Yelawolf) to harder electronic music (The Prodigy). Watch performances from Andrew W.K., Off!, and the Prodigy below, and until next summer, so long Riot Fest! It has been a blast this past weekend.
Andrew W.K. – Long Live the Party:
Off! – Now I’m Pissed:
The Prodigy – Omen:
More fun times were had at a ska and punk-fueled Day 2 of Riot Fest 2015. Watch videos from the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Thrice, and Modest Mouse below:
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Kinder Words:
Thrice – All That’s Left:
Modest Mouse – Float On:
There was plenty to see, do, and eat during the first day of Riot Fest 2015 in Denver. Watch videos of the Get Up Kids and System of a Down at Riot Fest below:
The Get Up Kids – Stay Gold, Ponyboy:
System of a Down – Forest: