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The Anniversary

Boys And Girls In America Turns 10

Would it be overblown and excessively poetic to say the Hold Steady started a revolution? Maybe, maybe not -- but what's even the point of…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm

The Anniversary

Separation Sunday Turns 10

The first lines of Craig Finn's first Great American Novel: "She says, 'Always remember never to trust me'/ Ah, she said that the first night…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2015 - 3:03 pm

2014 In Review

The 5 Best Tom Petty Albums Of 2014

As you might've heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it's merely pretty good
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2014 - 3:17 pm

More The Hold Steady stories

6 Memorable Sets From Riot Fest Chicago 2016 Saturday

Before we get into highlights of day two of Riot Fest, one gripe. …
Michael Tedder | September 18, 2016 - 3:22 pm

The Hold Steady Announce Almost Killed Me And Separation Sunday Deluxe Reissues

The Hold Steady have announced deluxe reissues of their classic first two albums, 2004's Almost Killed Me and 2005's Separation Sunday. Along with remastered audio…
Peter Helman | September 13, 2016 - 10:57 pm

The Hold Steady Announce Boys And Girls In America Hometown Shows

The Hold Steady have already had a great album turn 10 with Separation Sunday hitting the decade mark last year. That means their followup behemoth,…
Collin Robinson | July 18, 2016 - 2:39 pm

Franz Nicolay Rejoins The Hold Steady For Anniversary Shows

Back when the Hold Steady were the best rock band in the world, one of their most crucial members was keyboardist Franz Nicolay, who added…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2016 - 10:55 am

Craig Finn – “Screenwriters School” (Stereogum Premiere)

Craig Finn released a five-track EP titled Newmyer's Roof in June of last year via PledgeMusic. This Friday the EP will become available for digital…
Sadie Bell | February 29, 2016 - 11:46 am

Titus Andronicus And Craig Finn Covered Each Other’s “No Future”

Titus Andronicus and the Hold Steady are two of the greatest bands mining the intersection of punk and classic rock, so it's good and right…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2016 - 3:27 pm

Watch Craig Finn & Esmé Patterson Cover Low’s “Just Like Christmas”

A.V. Club's Undercover series just wrapped up recently with a Gwar cover courtesy of Iron & Wine, but it's back for the holidays with four…
James Rettig | December 1, 2015 - 11:33 am

Members Of The Hold Steady, Guided By Voices, Swans, Autre Ne Veut, & More Forming New Bands For Brooklyn Rock Lottery

The Brooklyn iteration of the Rock Lottery is returning for the sixth time this year, with everything is going down next month on 12/12 at…
James Rettig | November 25, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Craig Finn Perform Two Songs On Seth Meyers

Craig Finn's used to the late-night circuit by now, between his long history with the Hold Steady and his 2012 debut solo album, and he…
James Rettig | October 14, 2015 - 9:49 am

Stream Craig Finn Faith In The Future

As frontman for the Hold Steady, Craig Finn frantically sprays artfully written short stories over huge, gratifying rock riffage. When he's on his own, though,…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 9:18 am

Listen To The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn On The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast

Bret Easton Ellis has a podcast now, and he recently had Craig Finn of the Hold Steady as a guest. Ellis has previously enlisted musicians…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 11:17 am

Titus Andronicus Cover Classic Rock Hits With Craig Finn And Ted Leo In Brooklyn

This week brings the release of Titus Andronicus' outstanding new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, and to celebrate, the band did a five-night stand at…
Michael Nelson | July 29, 2015 - 10:22 am

Craig Finn – “Maggie, I’ve Been Searching For Our Son”

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn recently announced plans to release Faith In The Future, his second solo album, and we've already posted first single "Newmyer's
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 11:23 am

Craig Finn – “Newmyer’s Roof”

Back in 2012, Craig Finn took time off from his main gig as frontman for the Hold Steady to release Clear Heart Full Eyes, his…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 11:49 am
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