Soul Asylum

Inside the Making of Prince’s Clairvoyant Welcome 2 America

Early in Barack Obama's first presidential term, the U.S. showed the wear that would ultimately become a crisis a decade later — when sniping, arguing…
Daniel Kohn / July 29, 2021

Soul Asylum, Local H and Juliana Hatfield to Hit the Road This Fall

The '90s are back, baby. Soul Asylum will headline a 27-date fall tour that will feature fellow '90s stalwarts Local H and Juliana…
Daniel Kohn / June 8, 2021

Soul Asylum Cover Dead Kennedys in Support for George Floyd

Soul Asylum has seen the actions of the Minneapolis police firsthand. Hailing from the city, the band previously released "Black and Blue" on their 1984…
Daniel Kohn / June 5, 2020

Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner Once Embraced ‘No Future,’ Now He’s Content to Hurry Up and Wait

Dave Pirner is doing just fine. The founding and last original member of Minneapolis alt-rock legends Soul Asylum, Pirner thrived in the late 1980s and…
Scott T Sterling / April 16, 2020

Soul Asylum Announce Hurry Up and Wait

Soul Asylum have just announced their body of work called Hurry Up and Wait, which drops on April 17. Working with Grammy-winning engineer…
Emily Tan / March 6, 2020

Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” Video Gets 25th Anniversary Remake

In 1993, Minneapolis alt-rock veterans Soul Asylum scored the biggest hit of their career with the devastating acoustic anthem "Runaway Train." Though originally written by…

Wrong Way on a One-Way Track: The Oral History of Soul Asylum’s ‘Runaway Train’

In 1992, it might have looked like Soul Asylum were a band nearing the end of their career, not one about to embark on a…
David Peisner / July 24, 2013

Soul Asylum, ‘Delayed Reaction’ (429)

5SPIN Rating: 5 of 10Release Date: July 17, 2012Label: 429 RecordsHeartfelt heartland alt-pros cut through corn so briskly that they don't get lost until halfway…
Keith Harris / July 25, 2012

Soul Asylum Recording First Album Since 2006

After a five-year break, Soul Asylum, the Minneapolis band behind hyper-melodic, catchy alt-rock jams like 1993's Grammy-winning single "Runaway Train," is back. The band is…
William Goodman / July 5, 2011