Tag Archives: Rock

New Rock Hall Inductees Get Their Own Garbage Pail Kids Stickers

As if their upcoming inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame weren’t enough of an honor, the Cars, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Dire Straits and Nina Simone are also the subjects of a new series of Garbage Pail Kids stickers. The 11-card set from the long-running collectible series is available for a limited

How Pixies’ Surfer Rosa Rode a Wave That Changed Alternative Rock Forever

“I like the fact that none of us are rock ’n’ roll-type people. We’re truly naïve, so it’s very pure. There’s not a lot of thought.” It’s not hard to imagine Pixies’ frontman Black Francis beaming with pride as he spoke these words to Melody Maker in March 1988, days after the release of his

Why Genesis' Tony Banks Left Progressive Rock Behind: Exclusive Interview

Tony Banks’ rock days have been in the rear-view for the past decade. Yet he’s faced the same question pretty much since the day he completed a massive Genesis tour with former bandmates Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford in 2007: “Will the band ever reunite again?” It’s the prog-rock elephant in every room he enters, trampling

How Yield Signaled the Evolution of Pearl Jam into Rock and Roll Lifers

Studies in human development depict a person’s life as a series of crises to be negotiated and, for lack of a better word, mastered before moving on to the next challenge. Experts argue that if someone fails to come to terms with a particular phase in a healthy and productive manner, they run the risk

Something terrible is happening in the new teaser trailer for Stephen King’s Castle Rock: Watch

Goddammit do we want to watch Castle Rock right now. Ugh. Because they’re gluttons for punishment, Hulu has gone ahead and released the Super Bowl teaser trailer for their forthcoming (and incredibly mysterious) new Stephen King series, and, naturally, we’re losing our minds in anticipation. It’s only 40 seconds long, but you get to see new

Mad Cool Festival adds Arctic Monkeys, cementing its status as the year’s best rock festival

Photo by Philip Cosores We’re running out of hyperboles to describe Mad Cool Festival’s 2018 lineup, and for good reason. The likes of Pearl Jam, Jack White, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Massive Attack, and Tame Impala are all set to appear at the Madrid-based festival between July 12th and

20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018

If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your favorite classic rock artists. There are some things we already know — like the fact that Iron Maiden will embark on an ’80s-themed tour — or can reasonably predict