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This month marks the 20th anniversary of Garbage’s self-titled debut, the album responsible for such ’90s megahits as “Only Happy When It Rains” and “Stupid Girl.” It’s an important record for many reasons, not the least of which is that it helped bridge the gap between noisy alternative rock and mainstream pop — incorporating everything… More »

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 has nothing to do with “Train In Vain” itself. Instead, it has everything to do with Garbage’s “Stupid Girl,” an absolutely perfect song that unrepentantly swipes the “Train In Vain”… More »

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Progress Report: Butch Vig and Shirley Manson open up about reuniting to record the first new Garbage album in over six years.

Just a few years after Butch Vig would help change the landscape of popular music (and culture) forever with his part in the production of Nirvana’s Nevermind, he… More »

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Garbage Detail 20th Anniversary Edition Of Debut Album

Garbage announced today that they will release a special 20th anniversary edition of their acclaimed self-titled debut. Garbage will be remastered, and the deluxe editio…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 11:16 am

Garbage – “The Chemicals” (Feat. Brian Aubert) Video

Garbage aren't the most active band these days, but they do make sure to do something new for Record Store Day every year. Two year…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 11:36 am

Garbage Respond To Photographer’s Open Letter After They Asked To Use His Photo For Free

Social media has given us a weird window into discussions between artists that we probably wouldn't have been privy to before. The "open letter" environment…
Caitlin White | April 3, 2015 - 12:41 pm
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Garbage Announce “20 Years Queer” Anniversary Shows

This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of Garbage's self-titled debut album, and to celebrate, the band announced the first two dates of their "20…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 2, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Garbage’s Shirley Manson Calls Kanye West A “Twat” In Open Letter

At the Grammys on Sunday night, Kanye made a joke out of threatening to snatch Beck's mic when he won the Album Of The Year…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 10:32 am
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Garbage – “Girls Talk” (Feat. Brody Dalle) Video

Garbage released two songs for Record Store Day this year: "Girls Talk" with Distillers frontwoman Brody Dalle and "Time Will Destroy Everything." The former now…
James Rettig | May 5, 2014 - 1:24 pm
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Garbage – “Girls Talk” & “Time Will Destroy Everything”

Though it's been a couple years since their comeback album, Garbage have made a habit of releasing something worthwhile on Record Store Day. Last year…
Miles Bowe | April 21, 2014 - 4:14 pm
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Garbage & Screaming Females – “Because The Night” Video

'90s alt-pop professionals Garbage and Jersey basement-punk heroes Screaming Females have an unlikely bond. They toured together last year, and Scremales leader Marissa Paternoster joined…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 3:32 pm

Watch Garbage & Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster Cover Patti Smith

Screaming Females are on tour with Garbage -- which is a good look -- and on Tuesday night in Houston, Garbage's Shirley Manson brought out…
Corban Goble | October 12, 2012 - 3:56 pm
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Garbage – “Big Bright World” Video

Garbage's comeback album, Not Your Kind Of People, was released back in May; not surprisingly, it was a dynamic, lushly produced, sweeping affair. The cli…
Michael Nelson | August 20, 2012 - 5:22 pm

Silversun Pickups, Garbage, The Naked and Famous, Grouplove @ Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara 6/1/12

Santa Barbara Modern Rock radio station KJEE hosted their annual Summer Round-Up show at the Santa Barbara Bowl that included Silversun Pickups, Garbage, The Naked…
Andrew Youssef | June 4, 2012 - 2:05 pm
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Watch Garbage Play Fallon

On Friday night, the rolling-once-again Garbage stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play "Blood For Poppies" and "Automatic Systematic Habit," two pieces of…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2012 - 3:25 pm
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Stream Garbage Not Your Kind Of People

Before we heard the new Garbage songs "Blood For Poppies" and "Battle In Me," our T. Cole Rachel spoke with Butch Vig and Shirley Manso…
Corban Goble | May 8, 2012 - 3:22 pm
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Garbage – “Blood For Poppies” Video

Today, returning alt-pop heroes Garbage, recently reactivated and soon to release their new album Not Your Kind Of People, unveiled the video for their single…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2012 - 5:27 pm
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Garbage – “Battle In Me”

The former modern rock radio dominators Garbage are all set to return with Not Your Kind Of People, their first album since 2005. We've already…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 9:02 am
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Garbage – “Blood For Poppies”

Scottish/Midwestern '90s alt-pop survivors Garbage are back after a hiatus and ready to release Not Your Kind Of People, their first album in about seve…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 11:39 am
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Garbage – “I Hate Love” (Preview)

Last month, we reported that '90s alt-pop all-stars Garbage were on their way back with the self-released "Not Your Kind Of People," their first new…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2012 - 4:53 pm
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Garbage Not Your Kind Of People Details, Tour

Garbage were one of the finest singles bands of the '90s alt-pop boom, and they've been generally quiet since releasing 2005's generally underwhelming Bleed Like
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2012 - 4:02 pm
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