The Tournament of Rock

Who’s the greatest band in history? Who’s the greatest band right now? Who are some of the best up-and-coming artists out there? The Tournament of Rock asks S&R readers, who tend to be a pretty informed crowd on musical topics, to help us answer these questions.

Tournament of Rock: The 5280
Several S&R staffers are from (or used to live in) Colorado, a state with a long and occasionally odd musical history.

Tournament of Rock: Origins
An eclectic field of contemporary bands and artists, some well known and others not so well known.

Tournament of Rock 2: Legends
Nearly 200 entrants – who really is the greatest band of all time?

Tournament of Rock 3: Best of 2011
Just in time for the holidays, S&R readers consider 16 indie artists who released great new music in 2011.