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Grammy Winners 2023: See the full Alternative and Rock winners list

The 2023 Grammy Awards are happening today (Feb. 5) in Los Angeles. The rock, alternative and metal categories are stacked with stalwarts as well as unexpected nominees. Turnstile were nominated in three categories: Best Rock Performance, Best Metal Performance, and Best Rock Song, while Wet Leg received five nods including Best Alternative Music Performance, Best Alternative […]

Catch the National, Snail Mail and Yaeji on the road

We’re rounding up the best newly announced tours. Tours from the National, Snail Mail, Yaeji, and festivals like Governors Ball, are the most exciting live music events coming soon.

Catch Silverstein, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more on the road

This week, a handful of festival lineups were announced, as well as tour dates from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Silverstein, and others.

BLACKSTARKIDS, Pierce The Veil and Wednesday are our tracks of the week

Welcome to Sound Station, where we’re highlighting the best new tracks that came out this week. Head into the weekend with songs from BLACKSTARKIDS and more.

How The Cobrasnake became one of the first digital archives of the Y2K party scene

Mark Hunter was at the forefront of the Y2K era. Hunter reflects on launching The Cobrasnake and creating one of the first digital archives of the 2000s.

American Gigolo promises sex and suspense thanks to Jon Bernthal, Angel Olsen stuns on Fallon and more

The latest, from American Gigolo to Angel Olsen and more. This is our daily download of the essential news you need to know across music, culture and style.

The Latest: Yeah Yeah Yeahs get soulful on “Burning,” Fakes tackles shifty side hustles and more

The latest, from Yeah Yeah Yeahs to Fakes and more. This is our daily download of the essential news you need to know across music, culture and style.

Jimmy Eat World, Pinkshift and 8 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. Pistol packs a punch This week, Danny Boyle’s much-anticipated Sex Pistols miniseries, Pistol, arrived on Hulu. Told through the eyes of guitarist Steve Jones, the six-episode retelling of the Sex Pistols’ story hits just as hard as […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs share first song in 9 years, announce new album 'Cool It Down'

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have shared their first new song in nine years, “Spitting Off The Edge Of The World.” The track arrives ahead of their forthcoming album, Cool It Down, set to release Sept. 30. Additionally, the band have released a music video to accompany the song featuring Perfume Genius. Read more: Yeah Yeah Yeahs […]

Chase Atlantic, Dance Gavin Dance and 8 other things you need to check out this week

Check out The Latest — for all the essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now. Clap your hands, say Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fans of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, it’s the news you’ve long been waiting for. Ahead of the promise of new music this fall, the Karen O-led trio have announced plans to […]

The Linda Lindas drop "Why" music video featuring Kathleen Hanna cameo—watch

The Linda Lindas have released a music video for “Why.” The track comes from their debut album, Growing Up. The visual was directed by Elizabeth Ito and Suzie Vlček and features punk legend Kathleen Hanna as the voice of an interviewer. Read more: The Linda Lindas perform “Oh!” on ‘The Tonight Show’—watch The punk quartet […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs announce US tour dates, sign with Secretly Canadian

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced New York and Los Angeles tour dates. Additionally, the trio revealed that they have signed to Secretly Canadian. Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be joined by the Linda Lindas and Japanese Breakfast. You can find a full list of dates below, and tickets go on sale May 6 at 10 a.m. […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs tease new music, announce first UK shows in almost a decade

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have teased upcoming music, telling fans to expect “some tunes so fresh and so new.” The band also announced their first U.K. headlining shows in almost a decade. Read more: 20 concert films that capture the best of live music, from NIN to Paramore Yeah Yeah Yeahs says of the news, “OK […]

Lorde, Charli XCX and more join lineup for Primavera Sound 2022

Lorde is scheduled to perform as part of the newly announced 2022 Primavera Sound festival lineup. The appearance will mark her first live performance since the Melodrama World Tour in 2018. Lorde began trending on Twitter as thousands of her fans shared their excitement and disbelief about the singer’s return to the stage. Read more: […]

Richard Hell hated his album ‘Destiny Street,’ so he did it three more times

When we left off in our expansive conversation with Richard Hell, we established his chicken-and-egg credentials in punk’s development. We spoke of his establishing the spiky haircut—which was to early punk as the ducktail was to ’50s rock ’n’ roll or the moptop was to the British Invasion—as well as what fashionistas now call “distressed” […]

18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars

There are three types when it comes to songs in feature films: The first is the song that you just know isn’t only going to be nominated for an Academy Award but in all likelihood will win it; the second is the song that’s snubbed by the Academy in a year jam-packed with standard Oscar […]

15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised had been imagining in their heads, and maybe had limited means or skills by which to make it. But what if you didn’t want to crank out recharged three-chord rock ’n’ […]

10 women vocalists who brought a unique sound to 2000s alternative

“Not all bands fronted by women sound like Paramore” is beginning to become a pretty popular adage in the alternative music scene. It’s not that drawing a likeness to Hayley Williams isn’t a compliment—it may be one of the highest. But consistent comparisons to the most iconic woman-led group to emerge from the 2000s totally overlook […]

Richard Hell knew the '70s was the time for more "psychotic" music

Punk has a million precedents—musical, spiritual. The basic sound and attitude can be traced back to the wildest, most primitive rockabilly records of the ’50s and the most fuzzed-out garage bands of the ’60s, plus the racket the New York Dolls and Iggy and the Stooges raised in the early ’70s. You see it in […]
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