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Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon's NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe's more appealing festivals. It isn't hard…
Ryan Leas | July 15, 2018 - 12:28 pm

The Anniversary

Franz Ferdinand Turns 10

Have you thought about Franz Ferdinand much lately? After the one two-punch of their self-titled debut in 2004 and You Could Have It So Much
Ryan Leas | February 7, 2014 - 9:27 am


Q&A: Franz Ferdinand Discuss The Making Of Their New Album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

It's hard to believe that it's been more than four years since Franz Ferdinand released an album. It seems even harder to believe that it's…
T. Cole Rachel | August 23, 2013 - 1:09 pm

More Franz Ferdinand stories

Watch Franz Ferdinand Rock Out “Lazy Boy” On Seth Meyers

Earlier this year, the permanently wound-up Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand came back hard with their euphoric, dance-influenced new album Always Ascending. Ever since then, they've…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2018 - 10:21 am

Massive Attack Cancel Mad Cool Festival Because Franz Ferdinand Was Too Loud

Massive Attack were scheduled to perform at the second day of Mad Cool Festival in Madrid yesterday, but they ended up cancelling their set due…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s Slick, Charismatic Jimmy Kimmel Live Performances

The promotional tour behind Franz Ferdinand's new album Always Ascending has been an absolute blast, since it's served as a reminder that the Scottish band…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2018 - 9:40 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Cover Drake’s “Passionfruit”

It's fun to watch new pop singles become modern standards. It happened a few years ago with Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" and again with Lana…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2018 - 10:40 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Glimpse Of Love” Video

Franz Ferdinand are extremely good at being a band, and it's entirely possible that we don't talk about this enough. More than a decade on…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2018 - 10:14 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Colbert With No Wave Hero James Chance

Have you seen Franz Ferdinand live lately? It fucking rules. Seriously. Last year, the band played my sleepy Southern college town, and I was not
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 10:08 am

Stream Franz Ferdinand Always Ascending

The last proper Franz Ferdinand album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, came out way back in the summer of 2013. After some other projects…
Ryan Leas | February 9, 2018 - 12:28 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Shut Up Kiss Me” (Angel Olsen Cover)

Ahead of their album release this Friday, Franz Ferdinand have done the thing where an artist goes into a radio station and covers another artist.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 12:48 pm

Franz Ferdinand – “Lazy Boy”

Franz Ferdinand are putting out their new album Always Ascending, their first with a new lineup since the departure of founding guitarist Nick McCarthy, next…
Peter Helman | January 24, 2018 - 7:16 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand Perform “Always Ascending” On Fallon

Franz Ferdinand are releasing a new album called Always Ascending in a couple weeks, and last night the Scottish rockers stopped by The Tonight Show
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 9:54 am

Hear Franz Ferdinand’s New Song “Feel The Love Go” And Watch Them Protest British Prime Minister Theresa May On The Andrew Marr Show

Glasgow dance-rockers Franz Ferdinand are releasing their fifth album, Always Ascending, next month, and they're sharing a new song from it today called "Feel The…
Sophie Israelsohn | January 8, 2018 - 12:02 pm

Franz Ferdinand – “Always Ascending” Video

Next year, Scottish new wavers Franz Ferdinand are coming back with the new album Always Ascending, their first in five years. They've already shared the…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2017 - 10:30 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Always Ascending”

Early next year, the veteran Scottish dance-rockers Franz Ferdinand will release their new album Always Ascending. The new album is the first proper Franz album…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play New Song “Huck & Jim” In Charlotte

Franz Ferdinand performed in Charlotte, NC last night and they played a new song called "Huck & Jim" during the set. A fan captured the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 24, 2017 - 11:43 am
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