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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

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Hear The Cars’ Previously Unreleased Studio Version Of “They Won’t See You”

The Cars' Ric Ocasek recently supervised the remastering of the band's albums Candy-O and Panorama, and on Friday, Rhino is rereleasing both LPs in expanded…
Peter Helman | July 27, 2017 - 10:01 am

Pearl Jam, 2Pac, Bad Brains Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

We recently had fun guessing who'd be nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year, but now we can put an end…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2016 - 8:45 am

Car Seat Headrest Expands On Licensing Fiasco, Recall Cost Matador Over $50k

Last Friday, Car Seat Headrest released the digital version of the new LP Teens Of Denial, one of the year's best indie rock records. It…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2016 - 1:08 pm

Britta Phillips – “Drive” (The Cars Cover) Video

Britta Phillips (of Luna) will release a solo album in April, and today she shared the follow-up to its debut single "One Fine Summer Morning."
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 10, 2016 - 5:02 pm

Rock Hall 2016 Nominees Include The Smiths, NIN, N.W.A, Janet Jackson

Someone is getting in this year. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have announced the nominations for next year's inductions, and the list has…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Ric Ocasek, & More Remix John Malkovich Reading Plato For Bizarre RSD Release

Here's what happens when rich people think whatever they do is interesting and deserves to be shared with the rest of the world: For Record…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 11:26 am

Watch Ty Segall Play A New Song, Cover Neil Young & The Cars Acoustic In NYC

Ty Segall can seemingly transform himself into a righteous glam-rock god at will, but the prolific rocker can do just about anything well, and that…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 11:06 am

My Morning Jacket Played 3 New Songs And Covered 4 Classics With The War On Drugs’ Frontman At One Big Holiday ’15

My Morning Jacket played their first shows in over a year at this year's One Big Holiday, their own music festival that takes place in…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 11:33 am

Cold Showers – “BC”

Shadowy, synthy L.A. outfit Cold Showers will put out a new record this fall, and today the first cut from the forthcoming Love And Regret
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 4:03 pm

The Strokes & Jarvis Cocker Cover The Cars At Reading

Last night, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined co-headliners the Strokes during their Is This It-heavy set at Reading Festival for a cover of The Cars' "Just…
Corban Goble | August 28, 2011 - 4:25 pm

Artist Polaroids From Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Chicago over the weekend with headline performances by Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse. It was the support acts,…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2011 - 11:45 am

Weezer Cover The Cars’ “You Might Think”

Weezer, who we last heard covering "Paranoid Android" for no apparent reason are serving up another cover song for the soundtrack to Cars 2. The…
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2011 - 1:12 pm

Sample The Cars’s 1st LP In 23 Years

As we mentioned a couple of months ago, the Cars are reuniting for the first time in 23 years. Now we have more than a
Brandon Stosuy | October 22, 2010 - 9:50 am

Cars Reunion? Sure, Why Not.

Adding to the list of groups you didn't know needed to reunite, the surviving members of the Cars are hinting at a 23-year reunion via…
Brandon Stosuy | July 28, 2010 - 6:31 pm