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Bottlerock Napa Valley 2023 Delivers Another Intoxicating Experience

Bottlerock Napa Valley 2023 Delivers Another Intoxicating Experience

Bottlerock Napa Valley has arguably seized the crown as the premiere large-scale rock festival in California, with its allegiance to the Bay Area’s rock heritage.

Will ‘That ’90s Show’ Include These 25 Nostalgia-Inducing Songs?

Will ‘That ’90s Show’ Include These 25 Nostalgia-Inducing Songs?

That ’90s Show creator Gregg Mettler says he loves ’90s music. Will his comedy include these 25 songs that make us nostalgic for the 1990s?

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s: 20 – 1

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s: 20 – 1

The fifth and final part of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s, includes Portishead, Blur, Björk, R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, and more.

15 Overlooked and Underrated Albums of the 1990s

15 Overlooked and Underrated Albums of the 1990s

With every "Best of the '90s" retrospective comes a predictable list of entries. Here are 15 albums that are often overlooked as worthy of placing in these lists, and are too often underrated as some of the best records from the decade.

The Smashing Pumpkins Take Oakland on Alt-Rock Roller Coaster Ride

The Smashing Pumpkins Take Oakland on Alt-Rock Roller Coaster Ride

A huge three-hour set features its share of ups and downs, but there are few bands in modern rock that can rival the sonic power of the Smashing Pumpkins

Will Billy Corgan, the Uncoolest of Rock Musicians, Achieve Cool Status with ‘Ogilala’?

Will Billy Corgan, the Uncoolest of Rock Musicians, Achieve Cool Status with ‘Ogilala’?

Corgan's willingness to be himself regardless of the critical and social blowback he suffered for doing “unhip” things made him a singular weirdo within a ‘90s rock scene stuffed full of weirdos, loners, and ennui-saturated youth. To this day, and with this album, he continues to be himself. Are you cool with that?
Pallbearer: Heartless

Pallbearer: Heartless

Pallbearer’s third album Heartless exists outside of easy genre signifiers. This band is in a league all their own.
Smashing Pumpkins: Monuments to an Elegy

Smashing Pumpkins: Monuments to an Elegy

Meet the new Smashing Pumpkins, gradually distancing themselves from the old Smashing Pumpkins.

Counterbalance No. 154: Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Siamese Dream’

The Top 8 “Next Nirvanas”

Music in the ’90s: When Alternative Became Mainstream

The Top 10 Epic Smashing Pumpkins Tracks