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2017 In Review

The Year In Musicians Antagonizing The Media

The President of the United States logged onto Twitter last week to declare journalists "a stain on America!" As has become increasingly common in 2017,…
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm

2017 In Review

The New Old Guard: The Return (And State Of) ’00s Indie In 2017

By the end of 2016, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by what had occurred in the music world. The major releases had arrived furiously,…
Ryan Leas | December 20, 2017 - 9:40 am


74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

More Arcade Fire stories

Watch Arcade Fire Perform With Florence Welch & Boy George In London

London has been getting a lot of Arcade Fire lately. They played London's SSE Wembley Arena on Wednesday night, and they brought Chrissie Hynde out…
Peter Helman | April 14, 2018 - 10:13 am

Watch Arcade Fire Perform “Cunts Are Still Running The World” With Jarvis Cocker

Arcade Fire just kicked off the European leg of their Everything Now tour, and they've been using the opportunity to have a little fun --…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2018 - 8:35 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cover The Pretenders’ “Don’t Get Me Wrong” With Chrissie Hynde

On their current European tour, Arcade Fire have been getting loose, experimenting and tweaking their setlist. That is a good thing. In Dublin, they paid
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2018 - 10:07 am

Watch Arcade Fire Play “Vampire/Forest Fire” For The First Time In 7 Years

Arena shows tend to be scripted affairs. The production touches and lighting effects all have to be pinpoint-accurate, so most acts on that level don't…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2018 - 9:42 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover The Cranberries’ “Linger” In Dublin

Arcade Fire paid tribute to one of the great Irish rock bands while performing in Dublin tonight. During the encore, they honored the late Dolores…
Peter Helman | April 6, 2018 - 8:38 pm

Junos 2018: Arcade Fire Win Album Of The Year

Remember when Arcade Fire were good? Canada does, and it'd like you to know that they're still good, too, thank you very much. Tonight, their…
Peter Helman | March 25, 2018 - 10:45 pm

Arcade Fire, Grimes, Alvvays Win At Early Junos Ceremony

Arcade Fire, the late Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip, Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, Alvvays, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Shawn Mendes, LIGHTS, and A Tribe Called Red…
Karen Bliss / Billboard | March 25, 2018 - 8:06 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cameo In SNL’s “Canadian Harvey Weinstein” Sketch, Play Two Songs

Arcade Fire were the musical guests on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, performing "Creature Comfort" and "Put Your Money On Me" from their…
Peter Helman | March 18, 2018 - 11:14 am

Watch Bill Hader Argue With Arcade Fire About Their Own Band Name In SNL Promo

For maybe five years after Funeral I still referred to Arcade Fire as the Arcade Fire, and I had to get a fucking job at…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 11:36 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s “Money + Love” Short Film

The Everything Now saga has not ended yet. Arcade Fire's fifth album came with a whole elaborate rollout, a complicated plotline about a mysterious corporation…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2018 - 8:44 am

Arcade Fire’s “Money + Love” Is A Double Music Video Co-Starring Toni Collette

Remember Everything Now? Arcade Fire's fifth full-length album feels like it came out a long time ago -- not so long that the band is…
Chris DeVille | March 9, 2018 - 4:06 pm

Arcade Fire Receiving JUNO International Achievement Award

Arcade Fire's latest album, Everything Now, might have been near-universally disliked, but they're at the legacy arc in their career where they pick up accolades…
James Rettig | February 23, 2018 - 10:29 am

Arcade Fire Play Saturday Night Live Next Month

Arcade Fire have been musical guests on Saturday Night Live three times over the years, and their most recent appearance was on a 2013 episode
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Win Butler Sings Arcade Fire At LA Karaoke Bar

What were you doing last night? Win Butler was singing Arcade Fire at a karaoke bar in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo, because why not. Watch…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 2:21 pm

Watch Highlights From Arcade Fire’s Krewe du Kanaval Festival In New Orleans

Following the release of their festival theme song "Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)," Arcade Fire front-couple Win Butler and Régine Chassagne plus NOLA neighbors Preservation Hall…
Sophie Israelsohn | February 7, 2018 - 12:24 pm
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