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Nick Hexum Addresses 311 Truther Rumors, Talks New Album

From dominating alternative radio to soundtracking your favorite movie about brain injury to chartering your incredibly specific cruise, 311 are nothing if not incredibly diverse.
raptor jesus | June 21, 2017 - 3:11 pm

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

More The Hold Steady stories

Watch Craig Finn Sing “Preludes” and “God In Chicago” On Seth Meyers

Here are some things that might look weird to you if you've been to a few Hold Steady shows: Craig Finn in a suit. Craig…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 9:43 am

Craig Finn – “Young Lions” (The Constantines Cover)

The Hold Steady headmaster Craig Finn has a new solo album called We All Want The Same Things coming later this week, and he stopped…
Chris DeVille | March 20, 2017 - 9:24 am

Craig Finn – “God In Chicago” Video

Later this month, Craig Finn, frontman of the Hold Steady, will release his new solo album We All Want The Same Things, and we've already…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 9:27 am

Craig Finn – “Preludes”

The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn has lately been staying busy even when his band is on break. He's released two solo albums, and he'll…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2017 - 10:32 am

Watch The Hold Steady Perform “Most People Are DJs” On Seth Meyers

Last month, the Hold Steady reissued their first two albums, 2004's Almost Killed Me and 2005's Separation Sunday, and last night on Late Night With
James Rettig | December 7, 2016 - 10:18 am

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
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