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Deftones’ Chino Moreno on Creative ‘Balance,’ Healing Energy of New LP Ohms

"It's dark," says Chino Moreno. "It's a trip." Not a bad off-the-cuff summary of Deftones' ninth LP, Ohms, which amplifies the art-metal band's signature…
Ryan Reed / September 24, 2020

Maluma on Finding His ‘Voice Again’ Back in Colombia for New LP

While accepting his first MTV Video Music Award in August, Colombian superstar Maluma switched to Spanish in the middle of his speech. "I'm going to…
Lucas Villa / September 17, 2020

Dan Wilson on Semisonic’s First Music in 19 Years, Solving Songwriting ‘Puzzle’

With his 2004 memoir, So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star, Semisonic drummer Jacob Slichter offered an unflinching look back at the band’s…
Mike Hilleary / September 15, 2020

Delta Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez on Why They ‘Paused the Band to Save the Friendship’

The energy felt...off — both in and around Delta Spirit. "I saw the aftermath of a person stepping out into a freeway committing suicide on…
Ryan Reed / September 10, 2020

PJ Harvey’s 10 Best Collaborations

Since debuting with her ferocious 1992 LP, Dry, U.K. singer/songwriter Polly Jean Harvey has only moved in one direction: forward.  She’s…
Jeff Terich / September 9, 2020

Tricky Talks Grief, Racism, Cathartic New LP Fall to Pieces

Although he’s managed to cloak himself in mystery for the last 30 years of his career, Tricky offered a surprising level of candor and transparency…
Candace McDuffie / September 2, 2020

Perry Farrell on the Glitz and Glamor of Being Perry Farrell

Perry Farrell may be recognized as the face of ’90s alternative culture, but his relevance hasn’t waned three decades later. Seconds after jumping onto a…
Cam Lindsay / August 25, 2020

Sopranos Actor Says James Gandolfini Loved Green Day’s Dookie

James Gandolfini was a big Green Day fan. Surprised? Don't be. According to Michael Imperioli — who played Christopher Moltisanti opposite Gandolfini's Tony Soprano on…
Ryan Reed / August 7, 2020

Hear Tom Morello’s Previously Unreleased Nightwatchman Song ‘You Belong to Me’

Tom Morello released the folky "You Belong to Me," a previously unissued song from his solo project The Nightwatchman. You can watch the accompanying video below…
Ryan Reed / August 7, 2020

St. Vincent Digs Up Backstage Cover of Tool’s ‘Forty Six & 2′

St. Vincent's Annie Clark reminisced about a simpler era in a recent Instagram post, sharing an old video featuring a backstage solo cover of Tool's…
Ryan Reed / August 7, 2020

Read Nick Cave’s Tips on How to Rise Above Writer’s Block

Nick Cave detailed his process for overcoming writer's block in his latest Red Hand Files post. The songwriter — answering the fan question,…
Ryan Reed / August 4, 2020

Hear Members of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Deradoorian, Interpol Cover Black Sabbath

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, Angel Deradoorian, Interpol's Brad Truax, Greg Fox, and Mick Barr have announced their first single as Black Sabbath cover band…
Ryan Reed / August 4, 2020

Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins Enlists Ben Gibbard, Tegan Quin for New Podcast

Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins will discuss the intricacies of songwriting with Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Tegan and Sara's Tegan Quin, Blink-182's Mark…
Ryan Reed / August 4, 2020

Hear Big Joanie Cover Solange’s ‘Cranes in the Sky’ for Third Man

Big Joanie offer a fuzzy post-punk facelift to Solange's "Cranes in the Sky" for a new single, out Aug. 14 via Third Man Records.
Ryan Reed / August 3, 2020

The Streets Recruit Idles’ Joe Talbot for Vivid New Video

The Streets' Mike Skinner recruited Joe Talbot, frontman of British post-punk act Idles, for his vivid new video for "None of Us Are Getting Out…
Ryan Reed / August 3, 2020

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