The Kinks

The Kinks’ Dave Davies Announces New Solo Album, Shares Lead Single

Founding Kinks member and guitarist Dave Davies is releasing an album of never-before-heard solo material. Titled Decade, the album features material recorded from 1971 to 1979 and arrives this October…
Rob Arcand / August 23, 2018

Hear the Kinks’ Previously Unreleased “Time Song” From Village Green Preservation Society 50th Anniversary Reissue

At this point, the members of the Kinks have spent nearly as much time feuding as they’ve spent being in a band together—longer, if you count…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 15, 2018

Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Kinks Reunion

In a new interview with BBC's Channel 4 News, the Kinks' Ray Davies is once again teasing a reunion of the iconic British Invasion-era band, as Pitchfork…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2018

Jim Rodford, Bassist for The Kinks and The Zombies, Dead at 76

Jim Rodford, a founding member of the band Argent and bassist for The Kinks and The Zombies, passed away earlier today. He was 76. Though…
Rob Arcand / January 20, 2018

Dave Davies of the Kinks Says He’s Gotten “Psychic Impressions” From Aliens

In addition to being a towering influence over every guitar player whoever turned up his amp too loud and bashed out a few power chords, Dave…
Andy Cush / March 27, 2017

Ray Davies Announces His First Solo Album in 10 Years, Shares New Song “Poetry”

Legendary Kinks singer/songwriter Sir Ray Davies is returning with his first solo album of original material in 10 years--Americana is due out on April 21…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2017

The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies Got Back Together to Perform ‘You Really Got Me’

Ray and Dave Davies public rift may finally have been mended. After years of starting (and then summarily denying) Kinks reunions, the two brothers got…
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

Dave Davies’ Son Daniel Covers Pixies’ ‘Wave of Mutilation’ for ‘Sharknado 3′

The folks at SyFy are set to release the third installment of their much beloved Sharknado film series, and this time around they're going bigger…
Colin Joyce / June 4, 2015

Ray Davies Hints at Possibility of Kinks Reunion

Ray and Dave Davies are speaking to one another again. According to a recent interview that the elder Davies brother did with The Sunday Times, the…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2014

Ray Davies Says Kinks Reunion Is ‘As Close as It’s Ever Been’

Ray Davies says a proper Kinks reunion is "as close as it's ever been to happening." The frontman, co-founder, and songwriter of the iconic British…
Chris Martins / January 3, 2014

Britt Daniel Meets Ray Davies

Compared to most of their indie-rock peers, Spoon have been around forever. But for sound advice on true staying power -- including the "right" to…
Steve Kandell / March 20, 2010

The Kinks to Reunite!

The Kinks are the latest to join the recent reunion trend. The '60s legends, who last performed together in 1996, have been working on new…
Melissa Goldstein / November 5, 2008