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34 Essential Glam Songs

When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit "Hot Love," he launched a…
Stephen Deusner | January 5, 2017 - 1:19 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best T. Rex Songs

"My brother's back at home with his Beatles and his Stones/ But we never got it off on that revolution stuff/ What a…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | June 27, 2013 - 1:21 pm

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U2, Kesha, Marc Almond Set For T. Rex Tribute Album

T. Rex have had a pretty big year for an old band after being prominently featured in Baby Driver (maybe unauthorized) and it looks like…
James Rettig | September 11, 2017 - 3:16 pm

Sony Sued For Lacking License To Use T. Rex Song in Baby Driver

Baby Driver has been a commercial smash. Writer-director Edgar Wright's film has also led to talk how it might rewrite the rules of soundtracks in…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | August 4, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Ty Segall – “20th Century Boy” (T. Rex Cover)

Our nation's #1 garage rocker, Ty Segall, has covered many a T. Rex song over the years, most of them appearing on 7" EPs in…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2015 - 11:14 am

Watch Sturgill Simpson Play His “Listening To The Rain” And Cover T. Rex On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

The 41st season of the PBS live-music show Austin City Limits kicked off this month, and the latest artist to be featured is country singer-songwriter…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2015 - 10:18 am

Watch The Reunited Replacements Play “Seen Your Video” For The First Time In 24 Years

The Replacements reunited back in 2013, but they had largely stuck to the festival circuit. Last night, however, they kicked off their first full-fledged reunion
James Rettig | April 10, 2015 - 6:58 pm

Watch Boy George & Black Lips Cover T. Rex’s “Bang A Gong (Get It On)”

Atlanta garage-rock miscreants the Black Lips have a history of playing with random-ass famous people; one of the worst shows I ever saw was one…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 5:05 pm

Watch Beck Mash Up Michael Jackson & T. Rex Live In Paris

Days Off Festival is happening right now in Paris. Earlier this week, Beck played the fest. Check out a highlight from his set below --…
Liz Pelly | July 6, 2013 - 3:21 pm

Ty Segall – “The Motivator” (T. Rex Cover)

The Black Lips aren't the only garage-punks whose Record Store Day cover of a classic '70s song is streaming online today. Three years ago, San…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2013 - 1:35 pm

Neon Indian Covers T. Rex

I'm used to people covering Neon Indian, but here's chillwave's biggest Marc Bolan fan putting his spin on T. Rex's "Children Of The Revolution." The…
Brandon Stosuy | December 13, 2010 - 10:03 am