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To celebrate the kickoff of their tour together the Hold Steady and Deer Tick have covered each other's music. The Hold Steady took on "Easy" the lead song off their tour-mates' album Born On Flag…   Read Story »
On the afternoon of the last day of SXSW, I saw the Hold Steady on the patio of Red 7, at the Brooklyn Vegan showcase, and it was pretty close to the ideal setting for a Hold Steady show: outdoors on…   Read Story »
Today, the Hold Steady release Teeth Dreams, the album on which they once again affirm their status as one of our greatest working rock bands. And last night, they were on the Late Show With David…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, I posted a Premature Evaluation of the Hold Steady's excellent new album Teeth Dreams, but there was one slight problem with it: None of you motherfuckers could hear the album yet.…   Read Story »
There are two different ways to experience a Hold Steady album for the first time. There is, of course, the first time you throw the album on, the first time you let the riffs reverberate around in…   Read Story »
The Hold Steady's new album Teeth Dreams is about a week and a half away from entering your life, and we've posted the album-starting ragers "I Hope This Whole Thing Didn't Frighten You" and…   Read Story »
Rumors of rock and roll's demise have been greatly exaggerated for almost as long as there's been rock and roll, so it's not like this generation has a monopoly on rockist panic. But as today's most…   Read Story »
Fun fact: Syd Butler, the bass player in Fred Armisen's Late Night With Seth Meyers house band, is the Hold Steady's old Frenchkiss Records label boss. So maybe that's why the Hold Steady were on…   Read Story »
Next month, Brooklyn's the Hold Steady release Teeth Dreams, their sixth album and first for new label Washington Square. We saw the band discuss it a bit in that album trailer and heard the slick…   Read Story »
The Hold Steady are moving in a new direction on their upcoming full-length Teeth Dreams. Last week, we heard the slick production of lead single "I Hope This Whole Thing Doesn't Frighten You" and…   Read Story »