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The Week In Pop

Poder A La “Gente”: The Latin Pop Resurgence Is On

"Mi Gente" is the perfect name for it, really.
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Cloakroom’s Slowcore Cover Of Tom Petty’s “Runnin’ Down A Dream” In A Stereogum Session

Cloakroom are currently in the midst of a tour in support of their recent album, Time Well, and they stopped by our offices to perform…
James Rettig | October 5, 2017 - 5:30 pm

The Week In Pop

MTV’s New TRL Is A Vapid, Obnoxious Mess

What a time to be a live television program. The only TV many people watch in real time these days is sporting events, Game Of
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2017 - 4:15 pm

More Tom Petty stories

Please Watch J Mascis Singing Tom Petty Karaoke To A Half-Empty Bar In Massachusetts

There are still some good things in the world, like this Facebook video captured by an unsuspecting patron of an empty-looking bar in Provincetown, Mass.,…
Andy Cush / Spin | July 14, 2018 - 11:14 am

Hear Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song “Keep A Little Soul”

As we found out yesterday, the late and great Tom Petty is getting a new box set called An American Treasure, which will contain four…
James Rettig | July 11, 2018 - 10:05 am

Unreleased Tom Petty Music Coming In September

Last October, Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose at the age of 66. Since his passing, the legendary singer-songwriter has been covered and paid
Julia Gray | July 10, 2018 - 7:42 pm

Watch The Heartbreakers Play With Beck In Their First Performance Since Tom Petty Died

Tom Petty's death hit hard last October for musicians and fans, and especially for the Heartbreakers. The band hadn't played together since Petty's passing, but…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 4:45 pm

Rock Hall 2018: Howard Stern Inducts Bon Jovi, Lauryn Hill Sings Nina Simone, The Killers Cover Tom Petty, & More

Earlier this year, during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the great stand-up comic John Mulaney had a great bit about how ridiculous…
Peter Helman | April 15, 2018 - 1:31 pm

Premiere

Stream Blake Skidmore Running Dream

For many years Blake Skidmore served as the driving force of Old Hundred, a folk-rock band out of Columbus with a collectivist spirit and an…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2018 - 11:34 am

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Tom Petty At The Oscars

We lost a titan of American music last year when Tom Petty passed away. And tonight, Eddie Vedder made a surprise appearance at the Oscars…
Peter Helman | March 4, 2018 - 11:15 pm

Grammys 2018: Watch Chris Stapleton & Emmylou Harris Cover Tom Petty

Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris took the Grammys stage tonight to honor the late Tom Petty, who died in 2017. The duo covered Petty's 1994…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 28, 2018 - 11:44 pm

Tom Petty Died Of An Accidental Overdose

Tom Petty's death has been ruled an accidental overdose, TMZ reports. The rock legend passed away last October after going into cardiac arrest and being…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2018 - 7:26 pm

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

As the new year begins, the music industry could be set for an epochal moment. Hopes are running high for the first significant reform of…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | January 2, 2018 - 2:35 pm

Watch Bob Dylan Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly”

Friday would have been Tom Petty's 67th birthday. And at his show in Broomfield, Colorado last night, Bob Dylan paid tribute to his late Traveling…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2017 - 11:26 am

Tom Petty Honored With Memorial Vampire Walk In The Valley

Today is Tom Petty's birthday. If we hadn't lost him a couple of weeks ago, he would've been 67 today. And last night, a group…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

J. Geils Band’s Peter Wolf Recalls Passing On Big Tom Petty Hit

In 1979, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers recorded their song "Don't Do Me Like That." It ended up being one of the most important songs…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 1:06 pm

Benmont Tench Says LA Solo Show Is Still On, Reflects On Grieving Tom Petty’s Death

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench has posted a message announcing his plans to go through with a solo performance later this month…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2017 - 5:19 pm
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