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Coming down off of their first NBC appearance in three decades, the Replacements played their first headlining show in their home state of Minnesota in 23 years on Saturday night. Since their reunion…   Read Story »
Just like they teased, the Replacements played live on NBC last night as the musical guests on Jimmy Fallon. It's the first time they appeared on the network since they were banned following their…   Read Story »
This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along with Neutral Milk Hotel, Childish…   Read Story »
The Replacements were banned from Saturday Night Live in 1986 after a drunken performance in which they forgot entire verses, mumbled lyrics, and cursed at the audience. In the band's oral history…   Read Story »
More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a…   Read Story »
Noisey's Made In America series travels to different cities around the country to discuss the local music scene with native musicians. The newest installment, "Made In Minnesota," features chats…   Read Story »
The Replacements have begun playing shows again so gradually that we wouldn't blame you if you forgot. They've hit half a dozen festivals so far, and in our experience their set has been really…   Read Story »
Last month, during the second Coachella weekend, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined the reunited Replacements onstage. This past weekend, at Atlanta's Shaky Knees festival, it happened…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
I don't know if you've ever talked to a middle-aged Midwestern indie rocker about the Replacements, but it's like walking into a Pentecostal church and asking people there how they feel about Jesus.…   Read Story »