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The 10 Best Cranberries Songs

The Cranberries were one of the alt-rock era's biggest successes. That's true in numerical terms: The Irish band's first two albums, 1993's Everybody Else Is
Simon Vozick-Levinson | January 16, 2018 - 12:38 pm

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Dolores O’Riordan’s Voice Was An Unmistakable Light In The Time Of Grunge

The Cranberries were a more-than-competent alt-rock band who put together some good records, some great hits, and a few songs from after the fuss died…
Dan Weiss | January 15, 2018 - 6:30 pm

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The Cranberries – “Wake Me When It’s Over”

Next month, the Cranberries will be releasing their final album, In The End. Due to the death of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan last year, the…
Connor Duffey | March 19, 2019 - 12:57 pm

The Cranberries – “All Over Now”

Exactly one year ago today, Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died at age 46. Her surviving bandmates are back today with the lead single from their…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2019 - 9:06 am

The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan Drowned Due To Alcohol Intoxication

The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking, a coroner’s inquest concluded Thursday.
The Associated Press | September 6, 2018 - 9:13 am

The Cranberries Announce 25th Anniversary Reissue Of Debut Album With Previously Unreleased Demos

The Cranberries will soon release the 25th anniversary box set edition of their debut number one hit album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why
Julia Gray | August 30, 2018 - 11:00 pm

The Cranberries Announce Final Album With Dolores O’Riordan And 25th Anniversary Edition Of Debut

The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan died earlier this year, and today the remaining members of the band have announced that they will complete work on…
James Rettig | March 7, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Hear Anohni Cover The Cranberries’ “No Need To Argue”

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died suddenly last week, and today, Anohni has shared a brief a cappella cover of the Cranberries 1994 cut "No Need…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2018 - 8:32 pm

Dolores O’Riordan’s D.A.R.K. Bandmate Andy Rourke Shares Statement

Yesterday, we found out that the Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan had died suddenly. In 2016, O'Riordan formed a new band called D.A.R.K. with former Smiths bassist…
Peter Helman | January 16, 2018 - 7:57 pm

Watch Dolores O’Riordan Sing Cranberries Hits In Her Final Public Performance

Dolores O'Riordan gave what turned out to be her final public performance at the holiday party for Stereogum's parent company, the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group,…
Peter Helman | January 15, 2018 - 10:10 pm

Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan Dead At 46

Dolores O'Riordan, longtime frontwoman of the Irish alt-rock band the Cranberries, has died, as the BBC reports. O'Riordan was in London to record vocals on…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2018 - 12:43 pm

D.A.R.K. – “Gunfight”

D.A.R.K., the new supergroup that features Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan and former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, are getting ready to release their debut album Science
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2016 - 1:13 pm

D.A.R.K. – “Loosen The Noose”

Last month, we found out that Cranberries leader Dolores O'Riordan, former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, and New York producer Olé Koretsky had gotten together to…
James Rettig | April 8, 2016 - 9:58 am

Smiths Bassist & Cranberries Singer Are D.A.R.K.

A chance meeting between the Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan and former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke resulted in the serendipitous formation of a new band called…
Peter Helman | March 24, 2016 - 11:36 pm

Cranberries Singer Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Irish Police

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the '90s alt-rock band the Cranberries, has pleaded guilty to assaulting Irish policemen during an altercation with a flight
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 16, 2015 - 3:09 pm