Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs talks to PopMatters about the band’s first new album in nearly 30 years, COVID-19 delaying their tour, and a hopeful future.
Grungy shoegazers Big Vic wade through a fog of guitar noise in search of clarity on their debut album, Girl, Buried.
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo and Nashville session ace Tom Bukovac mesh seamlessly on their remote collaboration, Trip the Witch.
The Velveteers have a lot of crunch and a massive bottom end despite not having a bass player. Not surprisingly the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach produced their debut.
Seeing Pearl Jam in 2021 feels like chicken soup for the soul for those who feel a religious sentiment about the ’90s alternative rock revolution.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl crushes the bad boy of rock ‘n’ roll persona that the Rolling Stones rely on and raises the bar with simple, humble, badass happiness.
Fountains of Wayne’s debut LP reasserts how sturdy the formula of a catchy chorus and distorted guitars can be when a group has the songwriting to back it up.
Weezer’s Pinkerton was released 25 years ago today and it was a critical and commercial flop. But in the intervening years, it’s become a beloved emo rock classic.
The Beatles’ White Album was the single biggest influence on US alternative rock as it burst into the mainstream in the late ’80s and early ’90s.
Why won’t Weezer admit that the “embarrassing” unfinished Songs from the Black Hole rock opera are the rudiments of 1996’s (eventually) critically acclaimed ‘Pinkerton’?