The Anniversary

Adrenaline Turns 20

Let's talk about nü-metal.
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2015 - 2:20 pm

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory? Turns 20

Last month, we marked the 20th anniversary of Blur's The Great Escape: the complicated conclusion to that band's Britpop trilogy; an album that lives o…
Ryan Leas | October 2, 2015 - 10:01 am

Apologies To The Queen Mary Turns 10

The first few drumbeats tell you a lot about what you're getting into -- jarringly violent and off-kilter, they jolt you to attention and whi…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2015 - 2:09 pm

Tender Buttons Turns 10

When we're children, ghosts are translucent forms draped in white sheets molded to mimic someone we once knew. They fold themselves into dressers and skulk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 18, 2015 - 2:01 pm

NOLA Turns 20

In 1995, on the cusp of metal's darkest, nü-est era, Pantera was arguably the biggest heavy band in the world. The Texas-based foursome was coming…
Brad Sanders | September 18, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Turns 10

The fine print: You are reading a music blog -- or at least an indie-leaning music website that was definitely a blog in 2005 and,…
Chris DeVille | September 11, 2015 - 1:54 pm

The Great Escape Turns 20

Blur had arrived. They had achieved what they had set out to do. After the disillusioning experience of being partially forced into a set of…
Ryan Leas | September 11, 2015 - 10:36 am

Late Registration Turns 10

The College Dropout changed rap -- and really the course of music history, full stop -- more than any other album this century. It introduced…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2015 - 2:54 pm

Plans Turns 10

Growing up, I spent a lot of time in hospitals. Most of that time has bled together, a blur of squeaky white floors and fluorescent…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 11:21 am

…And Out Come The Wolves Turns 20

The day Rancid released their third album ...And Out Come The Wolves -- 20 years ago tomorrow -- I was on vacation with my family,…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2015 - 9:51 am

Garbage Turns 20

The Clash's "Train In Vain" is a great song, and I still feel a mild rush of disappointment every time I hear it. That disappointment…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2015 - 3:48 pm

Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Turns 20

At this past year's Coachella festival, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, the only heritage rappers on the whole weekend's bill, came out to a loud mid-afternoo…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2015 - 9:11 am

E. 1999 Eternal Turns 20

It's practically a rap superhero origin story. Five guys from a decrepit Midwestern city stay out in the streets, trying to get money however they…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2015 - 10:39 am

Q&A: Lou Barlow Reflects On The 20th Anniversary Of Kids

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Kids -- Larry's Clark's infamous, lascivious, inflammatory film about a bunch of New York City teenagers drinking, drugging,…
T. Cole Rachel | July 21, 2015 - 2:04 pm

The Clueless Soundtrack Turns 20

Films made about teenagers are ephemeral by default. That doesn't make them forgettable, but while plotlines traverse decades (Clueless is, after all, based on Jane…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 17, 2015 - 10:50 am

Illinois Turns 10

Like almost everything else about it, the release date of Sufjan Stevens' Illinois is almost too perfect. It's one thing to write an album about…
Michael Tedder | July 3, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Foo Fighters Turns 20

For many people, Dave Grohl will always be the drummer from Nirvana first and foremost, the frontman of Foo Fighters second. But the first Foo…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2015 - 10:33 am

Brown Sugar Turns 20

When D'Angelo recorded Brown Sugar, neo-soul did not exist. Think about that. There were a few artists like Tony! Toni! Toné! or Joi who were…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Exit Planet Dust Turns 20

In season four of Dawson's Creek, there's an episode, called "Great Xpectations," where Dawson and his gang of photogenic friends go to a rave. Plotwise,…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2015 - 3:24 pm

Mirror Ball Turns 20

Last week, Neil Young released a new record called The Monsanto Years. It isn't very good. It's a cartoonish protest concept record revolving around the…
Ryan Leas | June 26, 2015 - 10:06 am
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