‘Shrek’ Concept Artist Explains Why Lost, Gritty Version Never Made It To Theaters
People are digging up early renditions of the ogre that look nothing like the final movie. What gives?
This R&B Duo Made a Whole Album About Dating Women Named Amanda
With 'The Amanda Tape,' THEY. deliver an emotional 10-track offering about the same-named women in their lives.
Creed's Scott Stapp Is a Baseball Dad Who Vapes Now
The lead singer has apparently gone from an unhinged rock star to a responsible father who loves coaching Little League.
What We Lost When We Lost Daniel Johnston
The songwriter brought outsider sensibilities into his music, childlike weirdness into his art, and an earnestness that we desperately needed into the world at large.
The Guide to Getting into PJ Harvey, Grunge’s Apocalyptic Godmother
From her 90s rock roots to the folk war poetry that came later, PJ is an artist who has inhabited many lives. Here's everything you need to know.
Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue
Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Fauness' Grunge-Pop Is an Antidote to Existential Dread
The London-based artist’s second track “Sixteen” is about being happy she’s not still 16, and literally same.
Hard Rock Is Good, Hard Rock Is Bad, Hard Rock Is Forever
As extreme metal ascends, bands like Seether, Wednesday 13, and Black Map are still out there playing turn-of-the-century hard rock to a hardcore faithful.
Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit
The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.
Draag's "Sorry" Is a Grunge-Gaze Reckoning with Old Demons
The debut single from the rising LA act is a reflection on substance abuse and self-loathing three years in the making.
How a 14-Year Break Let A Perfect Circle Make Their Best Album
We sat down with APC's mastermind Billy Howerdel to talk about the band's first record in 14 years, creative friction with Tool icon Maynard James Keenan, and gloomy aesthetics.
Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness
Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.