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Remembering 8 Strange Christmas Covers On The 40th Anniversary Of Bing & Bowie

Not only have we really hit the post-Thanksgiving boiling point for Christmas music ubiquity, we've also landed on the 40th anniversary of one of the…
Nate Patrin | November 30, 2017 - 4:07 pm

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

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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

More David Bowie stories

Watch David Byrne Lead Public Choir In Bowie & Madonna Covers In NYC

Months before the death of Leonard Cohen, a video (that now has almost 7 million views) circulated the internet of fellow Canadian folk icon Rufus…
Sophie Israelsohn | January 17, 2018 - 3:19 pm

Lost Horizons – “On The Day You Died”

Last year, Bella Union head and former Cocteau Twin Simon Raymonde unveiled a new project called Lost Horizons with an album called Ojalá. Built from…
Ryan Leas | January 10, 2018 - 10:27 am

Hear David Bowie’s Previously Unreleased 1982 “Let’s Dance” Demo Featuring Nile Rodgers

Tomorrow would have been David Bowie's 71st birthday, and to celebrate, Parlophone is unearthing a previously unreleased demo of his 1983 hit "Let's Dance." Recorded…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 10:59 pm

David Bowie’s 1981 Volvo Sells For $218k

A Volvo that was owned by David Bowie has just been auctioned off for approximately $218,000 (212,800 Swiss Francs) in Switzerland, according to Motoring Research.
James Rettig | January 4, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Watch The Trailer For HBO’s David Bowie Documentary The Last Five Years

As its title suggests, the documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years explores the final years of the musician's life and the creation of his…
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Watch Angel Olsen Cover David Bowie’s “Five Years” In Charlottesville

Angel Olsen just released Phases, the rare outtakes collection that's worth your time. And last night, she kicked off a North American tour in Charlottesville.
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 10:12 am

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
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