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Ultimate Playlist

30 Essential Noise Rock Tracks

Grind. Skronk. Pigfuck. Seemingly every word associated with noise rock sounds incredibly unflattering out of context, and even in context doesn't fare much better. Before…
Jeff Terich | November 28, 2018 - 12:01 pm

Counting Down

Royal Trux Albums From Worst To Best

Royal Trux just might be the most misunderstood band in indie rock. But their influence can be seen in contemporary bands like Liars, the Kills,…
Brian Mock | June 25, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Jennifer Herrema

Name: Black Bananas Progress Report: Jennifer Herrema talks about her new project, Black Bananas, and all kinds of other rad shit. There…
T. Cole Rachel | February 17, 2012 - 5:20 pm

More Royal Trux stories

Royal Trux Cancel Tour

Lo-fi rock pioneers Royal Trux released their first album in 19 years, White Stuff, in March. They were set to go on a North American…
Julia Gray | April 30, 2019 - 7:05 pm

What Is This Royal Trux Drama On Twitter?

The rollout for White Stuff, Royal Trux's first album of new material in 19 years, has been going less than smoothly. The release of advance…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2019 - 9:17 pm

Royal Trux – “Year Of The Dog”

Noise-rockers Royal Trux have shared the fourth single from their upcoming comeback album. The duo of Neil Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema broke up after 2000's…
Connor Duffey | February 4, 2019 - 1:01 pm

Royal Trux Reschedule Tour Due To “Unresolved Issues Arising From A Past Arrest”

In early January, Royal Trux confirmed that their new LP, White Stuff, will be out in March via Fat Possum, their first since 2000's Pound
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm

Royal Trux – “White Stuff”

Lo-fi rock luminaries Royal Trux, the duo of Jennifer Herrema and Neil Hagerty, have been creeping back into action in recent years. After reuniting for…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2019 - 11:16 am

Royal Trux – “Every Day Swan” & “Get Used To This” (Feat. Kool Keith)

We last heard from '90s scuzz-rock duo duo Royal Trux last year, when they released Platinum Tips + Ice Cream, an album of live recordings…
Julia Gray | October 24, 2018 - 10:03 am

Royal Trux Reissuing Catalog, Recording New Album For Fat Possum

Royal Trux, the team of Jennifer Herrema (late of Black Bananas) and Neil Hagerty (late of Howling Hex), have reactivated their legendary skuzz-pop operation in…
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2018 - 11:43 am

Classic Drag City Albums Now On Apple Music

Drag City have long been holdouts in the streaming wars. The Chicago indie took their time bringing releases to digital retailers like iTunes and Bandcamp,…
Rob Arcand/Spin | June 30, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Stream Royal Trux Platinum Tips + Ice Cream

The scuzzy, gnarled '90s trash-punk duo Royal Trux broke up in 2001, after somehow surviving in the underground long enough to get a major-label deal.
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2017 - 10:11 am

Royal Trux – “Sometimes”

'90s scuzz-rock swamp monsters Royal Trux broke up in 2001 and reunited for a few live shows in 2015, and last month, they announced the…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 11:12 am

Royal Trux Announce First Album In 17 Years

Beloved '90s trash-blues duo Royal Trux haven't released an album since 2000's Pound For Pound, and they broke up in 2001. But they got back
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2017 - 11:23 am

Royal Trux Announce NYC Reunion Show

This past summer, the great and volatile '90s drug-rock duo Royal Trux announced a reunion, but they were only going to play one show, headlining…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Watch Royal Trux Reunite At Berserktown II Festival

Earlier this summer, magnetic '90s drug-rock greats Royal Trux announced that they'd reunite for one show at L.A.'s punk-leaning Berserktown II festival. Thus far, they…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 12:46 pm