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Metric Albums From Worst To Best

Metric occupy a curious place in the modern rock landscape. If they had come up ten years earlier, they certainly would have had a different…
James Rettig | September 19, 2018 - 1:03 pm

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Let’s Revisit Billboard’s First-Ever Modern Rock Tracks Chart Published 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today, Billboard launched the "Modern Rock Tracks" chart, which currently exists under the Alternative Songs nomenclature. The chart tracked songs that received…
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 10, 2018 - 1:06 pm

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7 Classic Sing-Alongs From That ’70s Show

The '70s ended nearly 39 years ago, but That '70s Show began 20 years ago today. Throughout its eight seasons and 200 episodes, the series…
Gil Green | August 23, 2018 - 11:08 am

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10 Great Aretha Franklin Deep Cuts

I had tickets to see Aretha Franklin at Radio City Music Hall once, a few years ago. The show was cancelled, and the make-up date…
Phil Freeman | August 16, 2018 - 2:10 pm

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20 Great Aretha Franklin Moments

When a truly iconic music figure dies, a eulogy can never tell the full story. Sometimes, you learn more about this person's impact on the…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2018 - 11:03 am

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Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2018

The ballots have been tallied and we have a winner in our annual Song Of The Summer poll. We think you're gonna like it!
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2018 - 9:01 am

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Pharrell’s 18 Biggest Hits From Worst To Best

Twenty years ago this past weekend -- on July 8, 1998 -- something very predictable happened on the Billboard Hot 100: Mase's "Lookin' At Me"
Patrick Lyons | July 12, 2018 - 12:31 pm

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22 Dave Matthews Songs That Don’t Suck

Twenty-five years in, it's still hard to know how to talk about the Dave Matthews Band. Since the 1993 arrival of Remember Two Things, their…
Ryan Leas | June 8, 2018 - 12:26 pm

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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64 More Acts That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What took you so long? For the artists and bands in this list, the answers include poverty, market indifference, drug addiction, and catastrophic hearing loss.
Brad Shoup | May 30, 2018 - 10:57 am

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A Beginner’s Guide To Peter Gabriel: 27 Essential Tracks

In the history of classic rock, few big names have had a career quite like Peter Gabriel's. After all, it's hard to even make sense…
Ryan Leas | May 18, 2018 - 12:04 pm

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The 10 Best My Morning Jacket Songs

Every band of note has fans. That's a given, that's how art-as-commerce works. But there are some bands that go beyond that. They become ecosystems…
Ryan Leas | April 26, 2018 - 4:28 pm

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The 10 Best Elbow Songs

After the collapse of Britpop's '90s heyday, there was a period of fragmentation. By the middle of the next decade, there would be a new…
Ryan Leas | April 24, 2018 - 1:09 pm

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The 10 Best The Weeknd Songs

"I just wanna take you there." These were the first words we ever heard from Abel Tesfaye, uttered in a sinful, irresistible whisper over a…
Pranav Trewn | April 9, 2018 - 2:43 pm

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The 10 Best Wye Oak Songs

We often perceive indie rock of the early 21st century through two defining lenses: the era of New York's early '00s retro-revival and the rise…
Ryan Leas | April 6, 2018 - 12:03 pm
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