Posts tagged "Cheap Trick"

Foo Fighters Take on ‘Stiff Competition’ With Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick

We have finally arrived at the premiere date for the Foo Fighters’ new HBO series (with accompanying album to follow) Sonic Highways, but first, we…
Andrew Unterberger / October 17, 2014

Blame the Knack: 8 Essentials of the Fake New Wave Feeding Frenzy

So, you know how all those left-field undie rock bands got signed to major labels in the ’90s alt-goldrush wake of “Smells Like Teen Spirit,”…
Chuck Eddy / April 26, 2013

Various Artists, ‘Sound City: Real to Reel’ (RCA)

As you may have heard, Dave Grohl made a feature-film documentary about the very magical, mystical, excellent-space-in-which-to-record-a-kick-drum Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California. You’re…
David Marchese / February 11, 2013

Best & Worst Super Bowl Music

With the feel-good storyline of the underdog New Orleans Saints winning Sunday night's big game 31-17 and taking a championship home to their once-ravaged city,…
Peter Gaston / February 8, 2010

Cheap Trick, ‘The Latest’ (Cheap Trick Unlimited)

With a knack for unforgettable hitmaking ("Surrender") and a weakness for song-doctor capitulation ("The Flame"), these iconic smartasses have always seduced and subverted, remaking the…
Shannon Zimmerman / August 24, 2009

New Song: Gael Garcia Bernal Covers Cheap Trick

Most actors (we're looking at you, Scarlett Johansson) and athletes (hi, Deion Sanders!) step into the recording studio with horrific results. Accordingly, a Spanish-language cover…
Peter Gaston / May 12, 2009

Pumpkins, Hanson, Cheap Trick Members Form Band!?!

He refused to reunite with Billy Corgan, but former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha is now making music with another '90s icon -- Taylor Hanson,…
William Goodman / February 18, 2009