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It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of What You Believe, the band has given us a lot of listening material, covering songs by many other artists at… More »

Way back in 2004, when the internet was still a new-ish thing and CD-Rs were still relevant, a specific CD-R filled with loud music spurred from shitty amps was making its way across England. That collection of 18 demos, recorded at the 2Fly Studios in Sheffield, would come to be known as Beneath The Boardwalk,… More »

It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat mythic — I had friends who would make summer trips down to the festival, and they talked about it like it wa… More »

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Hear Josh Homme & Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Exchange Dour One-Liners On Beats 1 Radio

Anytime you turn on Beats 1 Radio and hear distorted guitars, it’s a fair bet that you’re catching some part of “The Alligator Hour,” Quee…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2015 - 9:16 am

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Gue…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am

Mini Mansions – “Vertigo” (Feat. Alex Turner) Video (NSFW)

Mini Mansions, the trio led by Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shulman, scored one major coup when they got Brian Wilson to guest…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Noel Gallagher Says Modern Rock Stars Are Dull, Especially Arctic Monkeys

In a new interview with The Evening Standard, Noel Gallagher opened up about what he thinks of the current state of modern music. It's not…
James Rettig | February 3, 2015 - 10:16 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Join Mini Mansions In London

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner joined Los Angeles' Mini Mansions -- a group that includes Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman -- o…
James Rettig | January 20, 2015 - 6:41 pm

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ Documentary Short About Their South American Tour

Arctic Monkeys went on a South American tour last month in support of their latest album, AM, and brought along Ben Chappell to shoot some…
James Rettig | December 24, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Bestselling Vinyl Of 2014 Includes Jack White, Beck, Lana Del Rey

The comeback is real: vinyl now makes up about 3.5% of album sales -- still not a huge number in the scheme of things, but…
James Rettig | December 12, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Hozier – “Do I Wanna Know?” (Arctic Monkeys Cover)

Irish troubadour Hozier hit BBC's Live Lounge with a take on the Arctic Monkeys' AM highlight "Do I Wanna Know?" -- a tune also covered…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2014 - 11:42 am

Arctic Monkeys Fan Bitten By Deranged Stranger At Lollapalooza

If there's ever going to be a mass-scale zombie outbreak, a big outdoor show would be a good place for it to start. Apparently, biting…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Arctic Monkeys – “Snap Out Of It” Video

AM, the album that the Arctic Monkeys released last year, is the sort of album that refuses to get old; its economic grooves and old-school…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2014 - 8:59 am

LouFest Lineup 2014

St. Louis' LouFest has been going strong since 2010, and this year's lineup has just been announced. OutKast will headline (as can be expected at…
Miles Bowe | May 13, 2014 - 1:34 pm

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”

Tame Impala's "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" has already been interpreted by Dave Harrington, Chrome Canyon, Memory Tapes, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, and the
Scott Lapatine | May 8, 2014 - 8:10 pm

Eminem, Skrillex, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys Headlining Lollapalooza ’14

The Lollapalooza festival once again comes to Chicago’s Grant Park this 8/1-3, and while it hasn’t yet announced its lineup, the Chicago Tribune has learned…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Arctic Monkeys – “Arabella” Video (NSFW)

Arctic Monkeys just dropped a sweaty, glamorous video for "Arabella," a song from their badass 2013 album AM; it follows "Do I Wanna Know?," "Why'd
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 8:50 am

Arctic Monkeys, One Direction Win Big At 2014 BRIT Awards

The BRIT Awards are Britain's answer to the Grammys, and they're going down live from London's O2 Arena at 8 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, otherwise…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Arctic Monkeys’ “Do I Wanna Know?”

Scotland's Chvrches have been releasing excellent covers on the regular of late, and that streak stays alive today with their in-studio version of Arctic Monkeys'…
Michael Nelson | February 13, 2014 - 4:36 pm
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