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Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

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Darlene Love – “Forbidden Nights” Video (Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Joan Jett & Bill Murray)

With producer Phil Spector, the singer Darlene Love made exactly one timeless pop song, 1963's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." She sang the song on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Runaways’ Jackie Fox Releases Statement In Response To HuffPo Story Challengers

The Runaways' Jackie Fox (aka Jackie Fuchs) has shared a statement in the wake of last week's Huffington Post story detailing her sexual assault by…
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 10:14 am

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie Issue Statements About Bandmate’s Rape Allegations

Two days ago, former Runaways bassist Jackie Fuchs (aka Jackie Fox) and songwriter Kari Krome came forward for the first time with some horrifying and…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 11:39 am

Runaways Bassist Speaks For The First Time About Being Raped By Kim Fowley In Front Of Her Bandmates

Please be advised that some of the content in this article may be triggering for some readers. When music industry figure Kim Fowley…
Caitlin White | July 9, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder & Pete Townshend Play Their Songs Together At “Celebrating The Who” Tribute Concert

The Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour this spring, and just last week, Rolling Stone published a very candid interview with Pete Townshend…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 10:57 am

Watch Miley Cyrus, Laura Jane Grace, & Joan Jett Cover The Replacements

Miley Cyrus recently went on record as someone who refuses to define her own sexuality: "I’m not hiding my sexuality. For me, I don’t want…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 10:25 am

Karen O, Miley Cyrus, Tom Morello Added To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

A few more names have been added to this year's list of performers who will honor the new Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees.
James Rettig | April 8, 2015 - 6:22 pm

Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame just announced this year's class of inductees, and it's mostly a surprising group in how unsurprising it is.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 9:07 am

Watch Alexis Krauss, Carrie Brownstein, Cass McCombs, Eleanor Friedberger, Sia, & More In Joan Jett’s Voting For Women’s Rights PSA

Joan Jett recruited a whole bunch of people to appear in her women's rights PSA that encourages people to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction And Performance

This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a…
Miles Bowe | June 2, 2014 - 11:19 am

Watch Video From Nirvana & Friends’ Secret Show At Saint Vitus Last Night

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 8:55 am

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and this year, it's relevant to your interests! As…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock &…
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm

Heart, Willie Nelson, Barenaked Ladies Cancel SeaWorld Shows Amid Blackfish Controversy

UPDATE: Cheap Trick and REO Speedwagon have canceled SeaWorld shows as well. // In October, CNN aired a documentary called Blackfish
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 10:17 am

Watch Against Me! & Joan Jett Cover The Replacements’ “Androgynous”

As free and independent human thinkers we're entitled to differ about an infinite number of things in this life. It's beautiful, really. All the autonomous…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2012 - 12:31 pm

Bob Mould, Joan Jett Join Foos @ MSG

Last night, the Foo Fighters headlined Madison Square Garden, and they trotted out a couple of serious rock O.G.s during the encore. First off, Hüsker…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 5:22 pm

Rock Hall 2012 Nominees: GN’R, Cure, RHCP, Beasties

This morning, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its nominees for 2012 induction. This year, we've got some intriguing new names on the…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2011 - 12:09 pm

EMA & Zola Jesus Cover “Crimson & Clover”

It takes some figuring, but EMA and Nika Roza Danilova do manage to cover Tommy James and the Shondells' "Crimson & Clover." Their version's loose,…
brandon | July 15, 2011 - 3:15 pm

Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2010 Lineup

Virgin Mobile's Festival will be free just like it was last year. And it'll happen September 25th at Maryland's Merriweather Post Pavilion. Sir Richard Branson…
jessica | July 20, 2010 - 11:24 am