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9.18.19

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.

9.12.19

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.

5.29.19

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.

7.11.18

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.

6.14.18

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.

5.4.18

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.

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4.26.18

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.

11.10.17

Shamir Has Always Been a Grungy Little Punk Kid

We spoke to the Las Vegas singer about how he ripped everything up to start again on his latest, lo-fi album 'Revelations.'

10.24.17

For Patty Schemel, Hole Was About Playing Through the Pain

'Hit So Hard,' the upcoming memoir by Hole’s drummer Patty Schemel, is a brutally honest tale of grunge in the 90s.

9.12.17

Chasity Belt Heads into the American West in the Video for "Stuck"

We went to Guitar Center in Times Square to hang with the Seattle band and... uh.... play some guitar.

7.12.17

Courtney Love Is Way More of a Pioneer than People Still Like to Admit

Once you scrub away the venom projected onto her, you're left with a string of undeniably influential albums.

6.5.17

Listen to Waxahatchee's Cathartic Power Pop Slammer "Never Been Wrong"

Hell yeah you bet you're gonna reconsider your past relationships.

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