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19 Essential Hold Steady B-Sides

One of the first things we hear Craig Finn snarl on his band's 2004 debut album is a simple declaration of intent: "We gotta start…
Patrick Hosken | August 27, 2018 - 2:13 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of crazy shit is happening in the world right now, but one of the craziest is definitely the revelation that Adam Driver doesn't
Stereogum | December 1, 2017 - 5:14 pm


Nick Hexum Addresses 311 Truther Rumors, Talks New Album

From dominating alternative radio to soundtracking your favorite movie about brain injury to chartering your incredibly specific cruise, 311 are nothing if not incredibly diverse.
raptor jesus | June 21, 2017 - 3:11 pm

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Craig Finn Stalker Arrested For Violating Restraining Order

A New York man was arrested Thursday for violating two orders of protection related to stalking Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn and a Brooklyn bar…
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2018 - 4:40 pm

The Hold Steady – “Confusion In The Marketplace” & “T-Shirt Tux”

Literate bar-rock legends the Hold Steady have been releasing a whole lot of music lately, even if it's been more than four years since Teeth
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2018 - 10:27 am

Members Of Spoon, Superchunk, Hold Steady, Walkmen, Wrens, & More Announce Protest Music Benefit In NYC

Flip These Houses, a benefit concert celebrating "Protest Music, Political Music, and Unity through song," will be held on 9/28 at the Knockdown Center in…
Julia Gray | August 29, 2018 - 6:58 pm

The Hold Steady – “The Stove & The Toaster” & “Star 18″

Hey, another pair of new Hold Steady songs! The Brooklyn-based, Minnesota-inspired rockers have been kicking out singles a couple at a time in recent months,…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Cover Warren Zevon With Craig Finn In Brooklyn

The War On Drugs and the Hold Steady are two bands that have strong relationships with classic rock. Both bands take old sounds and twist…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2018 - 8:45 am

Craig Finn And The Uptown Controllers – “Galveston”

It's been four years since the Hold Steady's last album, Teeth Dreams. Through a lot of that time, the band has popped back up occasionally,…
Ryan Leas | March 13, 2018 - 4:28 pm

The Hold Steady – “Eureka” & “Esther”

Late last year, ahead of a residency at the Brooklyn Bowl, the borough's legendary Midwestern-transplant rock 'n' rollers the Hold Steady released an incredible pair
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2018 - 9:26 am

Craig Finn – “Fault Lines” (The Mountain Goats Cover)

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and the Mountain Goats' John Darnielle are two of the greatest living lyricists in American music, they both always make…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2017 - 10:05 am

The Hold Steady – “Entitlement Crew” & “A Snake In The Shower”

Here's some good news: The Hold Steady have a run of shows coming up this Wednesday through Saturday at the Brooklyn Bowl, and they've recorded…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2017 - 2:22 pm

Watch Craig Finn Sing “Preludes” and “God In Chicago” On Seth Meyers

Here are some things that might look weird to you if you've been to a few Hold Steady shows: Craig Finn in a suit. Craig…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 9:43 am

Craig Finn – “Young Lions” (The Constantines Cover)

The Hold Steady headmaster Craig Finn has a new solo album called We All Want The Same Things coming later this week, and he stopped…
Chris DeVille | March 20, 2017 - 9:24 am

Craig Finn – “God In Chicago” Video

Later this month, Craig Finn, frontman of the Hold Steady, will release his new solo album We All Want The Same Things, and we've already…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 9:27 am
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