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The Anniversary

OK Computer Turns 20

The first time I saw the "Paranoid Android" video, it made me hate Radiohead for the next three years. As a sheltered suburban middle schooler,…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2017 - 10:30 am

Sounding Board

Confessions Of A Fanboy Who Drove 10 Hours To See Radiohead

Since the beginning of time -- or the summer between my junior and senior years of high school, same diff -- the story has been…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2017 - 2:51 pm


The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
Brandon Stosuy | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm

More Ed O'Brien stories

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Demos His Signature Guitar, Talks Solo Album

Radiohead's Ed O'Brien is getting his own signature guitar as part of a collaboration with Fender, and in a new interview with Esquire, he discusses…
Peter Helman | November 14, 2017 - 9:02 pm

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Is Getting A Signature Stratocaster

Radiohead's Ed O'Brien is getting his own signature guitar as part of a new partnership with Fender, who is launching a Sustainer Stratocaster in collaboration…
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 3:53 pm

The 11 Most Interesting Quotes From Radiohead’s New Interview About OK Computer

Radiohead are reissuing their 1997 classic OK Computer next month in honor of its 20th anniversary, and they've even deigned to speak about it in…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2017 - 12:46 pm

Ed O’Brien Says Radiohead Shelved “Lift” So They Wouldn’t Become Too Popular

Radiohead are reissuing their landmark 1997 album OK Computer this year in honor of its 20th anniversary, and the big news is the inclusion of…
Chris DeVille | May 3, 2017 - 9:57 am

Radiohead Glastonbury Announcement Appears Imminent

Radiohead have mentioned in interviews lately that they're mulling over possible 2017 tour plans, and those plans seem to include a headlining spot at Glastonbury,…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 1:42 pm

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Plans Debut Solo Album

Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, and Phil Selway have all released solo albums, and it seems that guitarist Ed O'Brien will soon be joining them.
Peter Helman | October 9, 2016 - 11:42 am

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien Recounts Blowing Kanye’s Mind

Kanye West and Radiohead are both, in their own way, secretive and insular musical entities. Neither one does a whole lot of interviews, and both…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2016 - 9:18 am

Bid On Ed O’Brien’s Kid A Guitar

Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien is auctioning off the cream-colored Telecaster used during the Kid A sessions, and proceeds will benefit the Billie Butterfly Fund, a…
Corban Goble | November 4, 2011 - 10:09 am

Ed O’Brien Hints At 2010 Radiohead LP

It's been a little while since our last round of conjecture on the status of an In Rainbows followup; this time, though, it's straight from…
Amrit Singh | June 21, 2010 - 10:27 am

Radiohead Return To Studio Next Month

Picking up where Thom Yorke left off ("truly disgusted" in the wake of COP15) Ed O'Brien logged in to Dead Air Space earlier today to…
Scott Lapatine | December 20, 2009 - 9:47 pm

Thom Yorke Crashes Copenhagen Climate Summit

A few months ago, we saw Thom Yorke perform at the premiere of the global warming docudrama The Age Of Stupid. Well, "at the premiere"
Amrit Singh | December 18, 2009 - 11:07 am

Ed O’Brien, Nick Mason To Debate Future Of Music Biz

The Pink Floyd drummer and RadioEd will bring their varied experience to the table for a structured chat in London. The price of admission? It's…
Amrit Singh | October 12, 2009 - 1:09 pm