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If there had never been such a thing as Chrissie Hynde someone would certainly have needed to invent her: The Ohio born singer-songwriter and frontwoman…
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Watch The Pretenders & Dan Auerbach Play “Holy Commotion!” On Colbert

Last month, new wave pioneer Chrissie Hynde reactivated her old band the Pretenders, enlisting Black Keys leader and fellow Ohio native Dan Auerbach as a…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2016 - 10:32 am

The Pretenders – “Holy Commotion!” Video

A few weeks ago, the Pretenders announced a new album produced by Dan Auerbach titled Alone. It's the band's first release since 2008's Break Up
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 27, 2016 - 10:37 am

The Pretenders – “Holy Commotion!” (Prod. Dan Auerbach)

Last night we learned the exciting news that the Pretenders have a new album produced by Chrissie Hynde's fellow Akron native Dan Auerbach, the band's…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 9:50 am

The Pretenders Announce New Album Alone Produced By Dan Auerbach, Tour With Stevie Nicks

The Pretenders have just announced a new album entitled Alone, their first since 2008's Break Up The Concrete. Besides Chrissie Hynde, the album features bassist…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm

Watch Chrissie Hynde Talk About Punk’s Inception On Conan

The Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has been making headlines lately for some particularly tone-deaf comments that blame rape victims for their assaults. The comments initially…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 11:18 am

Chrissie Hynde Responds To Critics Of Her Rape Comments

Last weekend, the Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde caused a big stir by saying some pretty indefensible rape victim-blaming stuff ("If you don't want to entice…
Peter Helman | September 3, 2015 - 7:45 pm

The Runaways’ Jackie Fox Criticizes Chrissie Hynde’s Comments About Rape

Over the weekend, an interview with Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde was published in The Sunday Times about her upcoming memoir Reckless: My Life As A
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 5:09 pm

Chrissie Hynde Criticized For Rape Victim Blaming

Well, here's a sad and fucked up story. As The Guardian reports, the Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has just opened up about being sexually assaulted…
Peter Helman | August 30, 2015 - 11:51 am

Watch Brandon Flowers Cover The Pretenders With Chrissie Hynde In London

Killers frontman Brandon Flowers rode '80s new wave sounds to stardom, and he's always been quick to pay tribute to those who came before him.
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 9:31 am

Chrissie Hynde’s “Incredibly Frank” Memoir Coming This Year

Chryssie Hynde, the rock legend best known as the lead singer of the Pretenders, is slated to release a memoir this fall. Penguin Random House
Caitlin White | March 3, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Watch Chrissie Hynde On Colbert, Fallon

Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde is putting out her new solo album, Stockholm, and she stopped by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and The Colbert
Miles Bowe | June 6, 2014 - 2:17 pm

Chrissie Hynde – “You Or No One”

The Pretenders leader Chrissie Hynde has a recording career that has lasted longer than many of us have been alive, but she has never released…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 10:39 am

Chrissie Hynde – “Dark Sunglasses”

The deathlessly cool Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has somehow never released a solo album, but she'll change that this summer when she releases Stockholm --…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Emily Reo – “Birds Of Paradise” (Pretenders Cover)

Emily Reo, who creates uniquely homespun electronic pop, has put out an interesting cover of the Pretenders. Her version of "Birds Of Paradise" is hypnotic…
Miles Bowe | October 24, 2013 - 2:41 pm
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