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We Took The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle To His First Pro Wrestling Show In 35 Years

In the crowd at a middle-of-nowhere North Carolina show, an earnest and bearded young man approaches John Darnielle, the Mountain Goats frontman. The young man…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 9:55 am

Stream The Mountain Goats Beat The Champ

Last night, WWE held what was probably its best Wrestlemania in years in San Francisco. And if you're still jacked up enough from it that…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2015 - 9:22 am

The Mountain Goats – “Heel Turn 2″

Earlier today, the Mountain Goats premiered a new track on popular spooky podcast Welcome To Night Vale. The song's called "Heel Turn 2," and comes…
James Rettig | March 1, 2015 - 4:32 pm

The Mountain Goats – “The Legend Of Chavo Guerrero”

For more than two decades, ever since it was just John Darnielle and a boom box, the Mountain Goats have been cranking out new music…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2015 - 10:27 am

Split Single – “Monolith” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Split Single is a supergroup of sorts: The band consists of drummer Jon Wurster from Superchunk and the Mountain Goats, Britt Daniel of Spoon, and…
Ethan Jacobs | October 20, 2014 - 10:43 am

Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle’s Debut Novel Nominated For National Book Award

The Mountain Goats' mastermind John Darnielle recently released his debut novel, Wolf In White Van, to really good reviews. (You can hear the first few…
James Rettig | September 17, 2014 - 9:21 pm

Hear Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Read The Beginning Of His New Book Wolf In White Van

John Darnielle recently announced he will be going on a tour to do readings from his upcoming book Wolf In White Van. Now you can…
Miles Bowe | September 12, 2014 - 4:11 pm

Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Announces Book Tour For His Debut Novel

Fans of the Mountain Goats have surely been wishing/waiting for this moment for a long time: John Darnielle recently announced plans to release his first…
Miles Bowe | July 11, 2014 - 1:09 pm

Download New Cover Songs And Watch A Short Documentary Celebrating 25 Years Of Merge

North Carolina-based Merge Records is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From taking over baseball games to planning their own four-day festival, they've been doing…
James Rettig | July 8, 2014 - 7:47 pm

Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Announces Debut Novel Wolf In White Van

If you've spent enough time listening to the Mountain Goats, you know that frontman John Darnielle has a remarkable gift for short, economical, evocative fictions…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2014 - 8:59 am

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Does His First 100% Goat-Related Interview

Yep. What you read up there is true, folks. John Darnielle finally sat down and talked some real-talk about goats with Modern Farmer. And as…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 5:41 pm

Watch The Mountain Goats Debut “Animal Mask” At Newport Folk Festival

In what I imagine was a weird and electric scene for both John Darnielle and the audience, the Mountain Goats recently played the historically significant…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2013 - 5:21 pm

John Darnielle – “Short Song For Justin Bieber’s Paparazzi”

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle -- who was recently an excellent guest on Marc Maron's WTF podcast -- has been a short ditty for Justin…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 12, 2013 - 12:36 pm

Hear John Darnielle On Marc Maron’s WTF

Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle might be the single greatest talker in all of indie rock; as much as I love Mountain Goats songs, I've…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Counting Down

Mountain Goats Albums From Worst To Best

A brief taxonomy of prolific musicians, in terms of popularity. We have the obsessed cranks, those who toil in underground music caves without the usual…
Brad Shoup | December 6, 2012 - 1:33 pm