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The Week In Pop

Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 9:23 am

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

More Tom Petty stories

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – “Free Fallin'” (Tom Petty Cover)

Turntable Kitchen's Sounds Delicious series has been getting artists to do full-length covers of albums for a couple years now, and their latest entry has…
James Rettig | October 31, 2018 - 10:02 am

Gainesville Park Named After Tom Petty

A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.
Associated Press | October 21, 2018 - 2:49 pm

Watch Kurt Vile Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly”

Kurt Vile’s new album Bottle It In is out in just two days. In promotion of the release, the folk rocker stopped by SiriusXM today…
Gil Green | October 10, 2018 - 4:39 pm

Watch The New Fleetwood Mac Play Split Enz, Crowded House, Tom Petty, & Live Rarities At Tour Opener

Earlier this year, Fleetwood Mac announced that they'd be hitting the road with a whole new lineup. Lindsey Buckingham, longtime co-leader, was out of the
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2018 - 9:36 am

Phoebe Bridgers – “It’ll All Work Out” (Tom Petty Cover)

Last year, in the aftermath of Tom Petty's death, rising singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers joined the legion of musicians covering Petty songs in tribute. Performing at…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2018 - 2:13 pm

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – “Runnin’ Down A Dream” (Tom Petty Cover)

One year ago today, Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, ending one of the most storied careers in rock 'n' roll history. A lot…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2018 - 8:51 am

Stream Tom Petty’s An American Treasure Box Set Featuring Previously Unreleased Music

It's been just about a year since Tom Petty's death, and his legacy is being continued this fall with a box set called An American
James Rettig | September 28, 2018 - 12:14 am

Kevin Devine – “Into The Great Wide Open” (Tom Petty Cover)

The next entry in Kevin Devine's Devinyl Splits series features Devine and Petal covering songs by Tom Petty. We've already heard Petal's take on "You
James Rettig | September 24, 2018 - 11:56 am

Hear Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song “Gainesville”

Next week, a new Tom Petty box set called An American Treasure will be released, and it contains four CDs worth of unreleased and hard-to-find…
James Rettig | September 20, 2018 - 10:59 am

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ Mike Campbell Mulling Wildflowers Tribute Show, Album With New Singer

Tom Petty's death hit everyone hard, and it hit the Heartbreakers even harder. When Petty died suddenly of an accidental overdose last October, Tom Petty…
Peter Helman | September 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Petal – “You Got Lucky” (Tom Petty Cover)

Petal released a really great album, Magic Gone, earlier this year, and Kiley Lotz is back to work her magic on a cover of Tom…
James Rettig | September 5, 2018 - 2:40 pm

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “You And Me (Clubhouse Version)”

It’s hard to think that it's almost been a year since we lost the legendary Tom Petty to an accidental overdose last October. We learned…
Sara Nuta | August 23, 2018 - 11:55 am

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
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