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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Heroes”

So Motörhead covered David Bowie's "Heroes." This is, even for Gotcha Covered, a fairly weird development -- not just because it's an ostensibly unlikely combination…
Nate Patrin | August 10, 2017 - 2:12 pm

The Week In Pop

There’s Only One Way To Find Out If The Grammys Will Suck Again This Year

Remember last year when it seemed like the Grammys might turn out OK and then they sucked as usual? They will probably suck again this…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2017 - 1:22 pm

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34 Essential Glam Songs

When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit "Hot Love," he launched a…
Stephen Deusner | January 5, 2017 - 1:19 pm

More David Bowie stories

Hear A New Documentary On David Bowie’s “Heroes” Narrated By Florence Welch

David Bowie's 1977 album "Heroes" turns 40 years old this weekend, and to commemorate the occasion, BBC World Service broadcast a new documentary about the…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2017 - 8:37 pm

Watch Billy Corgan Debut Bowie Tribute, James Iha Collaboration In Berlin

Billy Corgan's releasing a new solo album under his birth name, William Patrick Corgan, in a couple of weeks, and last night he performed at…
James Rettig | October 3, 2017 - 8:58 am

Depeche Mode – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

David Bowie's iconic "'Heroes'" was released as a single 40 years ago tomorrow. As a tribute, Depeche Mode just put out a studio recording of…
James Rettig | September 22, 2017 - 10:28 am

Watch The Killers Cover Davie Bowie’s “Fame” In The BBC Live Lounge

BBC Radio 1's month-long Live Lounge marathon marches onward... The next band to play it are the Killers, who are releasing their new album Wonderful
James Rettig | September 13, 2017 - 12:37 pm

Win David Bowie’s A New Career In A New Town (1977-1982) 13-LP Vinyl Box Set

For the last couple years, Parlophone Records has been releasing expansive vinyl collections cataloging the entirety of David Bowie's long career. The third in the…
Stereogum | September 12, 2017 - 12:14 pm

Jared Leto Sings A Mashup Of David Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Soundgarden, & Linkin Park

We've unfortunately lost a lot of great musicians over the last few years, and movie star and Thirty Seconds To Mars leader Jared Leto decided…
James Rettig | September 7, 2017 - 4:46 pm

Latest Twin Peaks Episode Dedicated To David Bowie, Who Reappeared Via Archival Footage

Crucial to the plot of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks sequel series Twin Peaks: The Return has been the unlikely character of Phillip Jeffries, one of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | August 14, 2017 - 10:42 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover John Lennon’s “Mind Games” In Chicago

Arcade Fire played a Lollapalooza aftershow at the Metro in Chicago last night. After decrying all the negativity in the world, Win Butler launched into…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 10:42 am

Motörhead – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

Next month, Motörhead will release Under Cöver, an album of covers that the band had recorded over the years. The only unreleased track among them…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 10:13 am

Looks Like Nine Inch Nails Anonymously Released New David Bowie Remix Months Ago

Last night, Nine Inch Nails played their first show in three years and its emotional highpoint was a haunting David Bowie cover, which it turns…
James Rettig | July 20, 2017 - 11:50 am

Watch Nine Inch Nails Debut Haunting David Bowie Cover At First Show In Three Years

Last night, Nine Inch Nails played Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena, marking their first live show in three years. The band, who will release the new ADD
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2017 - 8:53 am

Vanilla Ice Claims He Bought “Under Pressure” From Queen

Vanilla Ice got famous on the back of the monstrously huge 1990 single "Ice Ice Baby," a song that was recorded when you could still…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2017 - 10:08 am

James Murphy Says David Bowie Convinced Him To Get LCD Soundsystem Back Together

We as a species have a lot to thank David Bowie for, and one of the last items on that list is his advice to…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2017 - 9:43 am

James Murphy Discusses His Role In David Bowie’s Blackstar

Earlier today, James Murphy went on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show to guest DJ a segment and talk about his picks. At one point,…
James Rettig | July 6, 2017 - 4:51 pm
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