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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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Morrissey – “Back On The Chain Gang” (The Pretenders Cover) Video

Morrissey has recorded a cover of the Pretenders' 1982 classic "Back On The Chain Gang" for the upcoming deluxe edition of his 2017 album Low
Peter Helman | November 1, 2018 - 2:24 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

Robert Plant – “Bluebirds Over The Mountain” (Feat. Chrissie Hynde)

Robert Plant's recorded output in recent years has largely skewed toward soft acoustic material that doesn't necessarily capture the rock 'n' roll power of his…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2017 - 10:16 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

Watch Damon Albarn & Noel Gallagher Play Gorillaz Together At Paul Simonon’s 60th Birthday Bash

The Clash bassist Paul Simonon turns 60 on Tuesday, and to celebrate, he put together a little supergroup. Simonon has also played with Gorillaz and…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2015 - 11:37 pm

David Bowie, Björk, Thom Yorke, & More Sign Letter Urging Climate Change Deal

Dazed reports that David Bowie, Björk, Thom Yorke, Damon Albarn, Phil Selway, Courtney Barnett, Robert Plant, Chrissie Hynde, Bobby Gillespie, My Morning Jacket, Bon Iver's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm

Kim Gordon Discusses Grimes, Caitlyn Jenner, Chrissie Hynde, Spice Girls With Bret Easton Ellis

Kim Gordon is the latest rock star to guest on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast, and her conversation with Ellis touches on lots of people…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2015 - 3:51 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 Thinks “Pornographic” Pop Videos Are Misrepresenting Feminism

Chrissie Hynde's already been criticized once for the victim-blaming comments she made in an interview about her recently released memoir, Reckless: My Life As A
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 2:11 pm

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
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