Garbage Can’t Shake Self-Doubt on Blazing New Single, ‘Empty’

Alt-pop pioneers Garbage recently announced news of their sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds, and now they've unveiled its first single, "Empty."
Rachel Brodsky / April 20, 2016

Garbage Announces Release Date, Track List for 20th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album

Earlier in June, in addition to their 20 Years Queer 20th anniversary tour, Garbage (quietly) said via press release that they were working on a 20th…
Rachel Brodsky / September 2, 2015

Shirley Manson and Butch Vig Answer 20 Questions for the 20th Anniversary of ‘Garbage’

Shirley Manson refers to herself a "truth-seeker." "I’ve been taught that when people ask, 'How are you,' they’re not looking to hear how you actually are,"
Rachel Brodsky / August 13, 2015

Hear Garbage’s Record Store Day Collaboration With Silversun Pickups’ Brian Aubert

As part of this year's Record Store Day, Garbage have teamed with Silversun Pickups' Brian Aubert for the glitchy, punky "The Chemicals." The video (above)…
Brennan Carley / April 16, 2015

Garbage Announce Anniversary Tour, ’20 Years Queer’

To honor the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album — the one that broke such essential '90s tracks as "Queer" and "Only Happy When…
Rachel Brodsky / March 2, 2015

Shirley Manson Responds to Beck’s Grammy Win by Calling Kanye West a ‘Complete Twat’

As the dust settles around Kanye West's latest public misstep around what "true artistry" means at the Grammys, Shirley Manson has unleashed some choice words…
Rachel Brodsky / February 10, 2015

Shirley Manson Meets Le Butcherettes on Moody ‘Shame, You’re All I’ve Got’

Last week we heard Garbage singer Shirley Manson break down the history behind one of her band's best songs of recent vintage. Now she lends…
Chris Martins / May 20, 2014

Hear Garbage Dissect ‘Felt’ on the Song Exploder Podcast

Shirley Manson is still one of our favorite interview subjects, and in a brand new installment of the Song Exploder podcast, you can hear her…
Chris Martins / May 16, 2014

Garbage and Brody Dalle Shout It Out in ‘Girls Talk’ Video

Garbage sneaked out a new single on Record Store Day led by the excellently acrid Brody Dalle team-up, "Girls Talk." An early stream of the track…
Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

Hear Two New Garbage Songs: ‘Girls Talk,’ and ‘Time Will Destroy Everything’

UPDATE: New YouTube audio embedded below.Garbage sneak-released a Record Store Day single this past weekend and one of the lucky fans who nabbed the green…
Chris Martins / April 21, 2014

Chuck D, Bob Mould, Garbage Mourn Death of 9:30 Club’s Josh Burdette

Josh Burdette, the beloved night manager and head of security at Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club, died over the weekend, and a wealth of musicians have…
Kyle McGovern / September 3, 2013

Shirley Manson Wonders Why Beyonce Didn’t Say ‘Blow Me’ Over ‘Unflattering’ Photos

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has weighed in on Beyoncé's battle to limit what photographs we see of the pop queen. In a Facebook post over…
Marc Hogan / May 6, 2013

See Garbage and Screaming Females Record Patti Smith’s ‘Because the Night’

Butch Vig laying into a drum kit is a good way to start any video, but this one only gets better from there. In the…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

Our Kind of People: Photos of Garbage Live at Terminal 5

Shirley Manson and Co. allowed a seven-year gap between Bleed Like Me and Not Your Kind of People, but the band hasn't taken a breather…
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2013

Garbage Return to Scene of TV Debut With Poised ‘Battle in Me’ on ‘Letterman’

If Garbage confidently reemerged last year as alt-rock elder statespeople, they did it with all of the wisdom and none of the curmudgeonliness. As the…
Marc Hogan / March 20, 2013

Read Shirley Manson’s Love Letter to Dying Record Stores

Garbage reportedly hit the studio earlier this year to start work on new music, following their 2012 comeback effort, Not Your Kind of People. "The good…
Kyle McGovern / March 5, 2013

Garbage Headed Back Into the Studio in January

Shirley Manson declared in 1995 that she was only happy when it rains. The Garbage frontwoman must be ecstatic, then, because a deluge of new…
Daniel Kreps / December 17, 2012

Garbage’s Twitter Account Hacked by ‘Drunk’ Shirley Manson Imposter

Don't call Garbage paranoid. A "drunk" Shirley Manson imposter hacked the band's official Twitter account Wednesday morning, and sent out hundreds of inappropriate tweets —…
Kyle McGovern / October 18, 2012

Garbage and Screaming Females Cover Patti Smith’s ‘Because the Night’

Garbage and Screaming Females have been having a grand old time on the road. Judging by the tightness of that headlock and the ferocious look…
Chris Martins / October 12, 2012

Garbage Shirk Their Dark Side in ‘Big Bright World’ Video

A few months ago, Garbage released their first new album in seven years, Not Your Kind of People, and with it, a black-and-white, silent-film-like video…
Kory Grow / August 20, 2012
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