grunge

9.19.19

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.

9.13.19

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.

4.9.19

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.

11.26.18

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.

7.12.18

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.

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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.

3.29.18

The Guide to Getting into Jucifer

The oom/grunge/rock renegades have been in perpetual motion since the 90s; here's where to start with their ear-splitting catalogue.

11.29.17

Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Shows How to Turn a Guitar into a Flamethrower

In this episode of Guitar Moves, Matt Sweeney has the iconic guitar god and songwriter give insights into the "ear bleeding" sound that launched musical genres like grunge and shoegaze.

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

Courtney Love Covered a Selena Gomez Song and Made It Punk

She performed an extremely cool version of "Hands to Myself" at a GLAAD Spirit Day event.

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