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Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am

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Shame – “Rock Lobster” (The B-52’s Cover)

Let's talk about Shame. We here at Stereogum haven't really been covering Shame, the British postpunk band who released the debut album Songs Of Praise
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2018 - 11:11 am


Cindy Wilson – “Mystic”

Cindy Wilson, one of the lead vocalists and songwriters behind the B-52s, is striking out on her own, and her upcoming solo album Change, recorded…
Peter Helman | July 26, 2017 - 9:24 am

Watch The Mountain Goats Play “This Year” With The B-52’s’ Cindy Wilson

Right now, the Mountain Goats are touring behind their fantastic new album Goths. They have been one of the best live bands out there for…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2017 - 1:18 pm

Run The Jewels, The B-52’s To Appear In Portlandia Season 7

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's sketch comedy show Portlandia returns for its seventh season in a few weeks (1/5). It reliably has a cadre of…
James Rettig | December 20, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover The B-52s’ “Rock Lobster” With Fred Armisen

There's always been a slight B-52s influence in the Sleater-Kinney sound. It's never been obvious or overbearing, but it's there in things like the spidery…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2015 - 9:47 am

Record Store Day Announces 2015 Release List

Record Store Day just announced its list of exclusive releases, and as usual, it includes a lot of noteworthy vinyl pressings as well as a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 10, 2015 - 4:54 pm

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Kate Pierson – “Bottoms Up” (Feat. Nick Valensi)

B-52's singer Kate Pierson is striking out on her own for a debut solo album, Guitars And Microphones, which is due out next month. Based…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 11:24 am

Kate Pierson – “Mister Sister” Video (Feat. Fred Armisen)

B-52s singer Kate Pierson has announced her debut solo album and released a video for the lead single. Guitars And Microphones was executive produced by…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2014 - 10:17 am

Teddybears (Feat. Cee Lo & The B-52s) – “Cho-Cha” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Robyn's pals and countrymen the Teddybears have put together an interesting video for "Cho-Cha," a song from the album Devil's Music that features Cee Lo…
Brandon Stosuy | July 14, 2011 - 9:43 am

Austin City Limits 2009 In Photos

There was dust, rain, then mud. There was Eddie Vedder, sitting in with Kings Of Leon and calling Perry Farrell up onstage with Pearl Jam…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2009 - 1:51 pm

Fred Schneider Punches Up Scott McClellan’s White House Tell-All

Politics on Stereogum? Thank the B-52s. Former White House Press Secretary Scott McLellan wrote a book called What Happened about how the White House was…
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2008 - 11:01 am

New B-52s Video – “Funplex”

We first heard "Funplex" in its Fred Schneider-skimpy iTunes sample. Luckily, in the video for the track, we get to see our favorite B-52 adeptly…
Brandon Stosuy | March 27, 2008 - 8:46 am