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Green Day Tinker With Different Styles on Father of All Motherfuckers

When you’re a band like Green Day, with a long, proven track record and a rabid, global fanbase, you can pretty much do whatever the…
Chris Harris / February 7, 2020

Stone Temple Pilots Unplug for Poignant, Atmospheric Perdida

Things have never been easy for Stone Temple Pilots. Throughout the band’s tumultuous career, STP has somehow managed to persevere, overcoming the hurdles of addiction…
Chris Harris / February 6, 2020

Stone Temple Pilots’ New Song “Miles Away” Will Tug At Heart Strings: Exclusive

Some songs are immediately relatable. Something about it—the melody, the sentiments expressed in the lyrics, the hypnotic pacing of, the splendor—touches some part of you…
Chris Harris / February 5, 2020

Stone Temple Pilots’ Jeff Gutt: Perdida Is a “Very Vulnerable Album”

Months after Chester Bennington quit Stone Temple Pilots and months before his death, the band began searching for their next singer—a process that would involve…
Chris Harris / February 5, 2020

They Might Be Giants’ Flood Turns 30: Musicians Extol the Landmark Album

Two weeks into the 1990s, two Brooklynites named John released a clever, eclectic, blissfully quirky collection of 19 tracks called Flood on Elektra…
Chris Harris / January 15, 2020

They Might Be Giants’ John Flansburgh Reflects on Flood 30 Years Later: “It Was an Exciting Time”

When John Flansburgh was 29, he and John Linnell—collectively known as They Might Be Giants—released their third full-length album, Flood, what’s considered to…
Chris Harris / January 15, 2020

Dimebag Darrell’s Friends Share Their Fondest, Wildest Memories: “He Was Just That Magical”

Rita Haney still thinks about the love of her life every day. She met "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott when both were eight years old, in Texas in…
Chris Harris / December 8, 2019

MTV Unplugged Turns 30: Here Are the 30 Best Performances

Long ago, in the days before there were multiple MTVs glutted with reality shows about sexually active teens, network producers came up with a concept…
Chris Harris / November 26, 2019

Every Pearl Jam Album, Ranked

During the mid- to late 1980s and early '90s, it seemed as though all of the most innovative bands had some sort of a connection…
Chris Harris / November 22, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in NY Is 25: The Meat Puppets & Bobcat Goldthwait Take Us Back

As they were exiting their posh New York hotel on the night of November 18, 1993, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselić were…
Chris Harris / November 1, 2019

Filter’s Richard Patrick on Why Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine “Was So Monumental”

Years before Richard Patrick launched Filter in 1993 with Brian Liesegang, and decades before forming Army of Anyone with brothers Robert and Dean DeLeo of…
Chris Harris / October 20, 2019

Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine Turns 30: 7 Musicians Celebrate Trent Reznor’s Influential Debut Record

Most records have some sort of a low point, a moment that may see even hardcore fans quickly advancing to the next track—a bass line that…
Chris Harris / October 20, 2019

Every Nine Inch Nails Album, Ranked

It would be blatant oversimplification to label Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor a musical genius. It’s tantamount to calling Kim Jong-un a "bad dude"
Chris Harris / October 16, 2019

Refused’s New Song “Economy of Death” Has a Bone to Pick With Capitalism: Exclusive

The Swedish punk veterans discuss their new album, 'War Music.' Plus, get a first listen of the track "Economy of Death."
Chris Harris / October 10, 2019

Every Tool Album, Ranked

Tool fans are a notoriously patient lot, if not by nature, by necessity. After all, the tenebrous progressive metal maestros aren’t…
Chris Harris / August 30, 2019