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Cheap Trick Share ‘Light Up the Fire’ Single From LP Due in April

Beloved rock-pop stalwarts Cheap Trick have released a new single, "Light Up the Fire," ahead of the lineup's 20th studio album, In Another World, which arrives…
Katherine Turman / January 28, 2021

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The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

5 Albums I Can’t Live Without: Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson

Name Tom Petersson Best known for Cheap Trick, 12-string bass guitarist. Current city Nashville, TN. Really want to be…
Liza Lentini / May 28, 2021

The Four Weirdest Bands From the 1970s

Doug Brod has always wanted to write a book about music. It makes sense. He is a former SPIN editor in chief and has worked…
Jason Stahl / January 8, 2021

Surviving Nirvana Members to Reunite for Live Performance

Dave Grohl will be joined by his surviving Nirvana bandmates Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for a one-off live performance under the banner of Dave Grohl…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2020

Pearl Jam Performed With Sting and Cheap Trick Onstage in New York City Last Night

At Pearl Jam's second night at New York City's massive Madison Square Garden, the band welcomed a slew of special guests to help them ring in…
Brennan Carley / May 3, 2016

Cheap Trick Demand ‘Surrender’ at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Cheap Trick closed out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night with an energetic performance of classic songs "Surrender," "I Want You to Want Me," and…
Anna Gaca / April 9, 2016

‘CMT Crossroads’ Announces Upcoming Pairings, Including Nick Jonas With Thomas Rhett

Following in the footsteps of 2014's genre-swapping Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry CMT Crossroads — seriously, if you haven't seen it, it'll be the best new…
Brennan Carley / March 1, 2016

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple Inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, and Steve Miller have been announced as the 2016 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016: Who’s Gonna Get In?

Earlier today, this year's nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 were announced. And surveying the list of the 15…
Andrew Unterberger / October 8, 2015

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)

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: March 12, 2013Label: RCAAs you may have heard, Dave Grohl made a feature-film documentary about the very magical, mystical,…
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
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