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Ashtray Floors, Dirty Clothes and Filthy Jokes: Bob Mehr's Definitive New Rock Bio on The Replacements

Allen Callaci | Posted 02.24.2017 | Home
Allen Callaci

Most rock n roll biographies end with a funeral. Bob Mehr's Trouble Boys: The True Story of The Replacements begins with one.

Supreme Irony: GOP Peddles Denial of Justice!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.

Coachella: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Lindsey Best

Coachella goers always have a vast variety of musical experiences to fill their weekend with. Here's a look at some of these performances up close and personal.

Kim Bellware

LOOK: Beloved Band Returns To Close Out Riot Fest | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.18.2013 | Chicago

The Replacements ended the final day of Riot Fest not a moment too soon. Frontman Paul Westerberg -- clearly enjoying himself -- yelled "we've got...

Replacements Returning To U.S. Stage After 20 Years Away

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | Chicago

By Rob Cox NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The velvet curtain had yet to open at the Ritz night club in New York's East Village when the...

The Replacements To Reunite For Riot Fest

Posted 06.13.2013 | Chicago

The initial 2013 Riot Fest lineup had fans buzzing, but the revelation that seminal alt-rockers The Replacements were the mystery headliners left musi...

Beloved Band Reuniting After 22 Years

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

The '80s are officially back as alternative favorite The Replacements are set to reunite. Formed in 1979, The Replacements are scheduled to perfor...

Imperfect Circle: R.E.M. Sums Up A Career In 40 Songs

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

I can think of few other artists who have changed their sound so radically, so many times. "Gardening At Night," from 1982, doesn't sound anything like "Everybody Hurts," from 1992.

Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.

Hey, Jon Stewart... What About Buffalo Tom? A Conversation with Bill Janovitz

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-04-08-bt.jpgHere's a Conversation with Bill Janovitz about Buffalo Tom's new alum, Skins.

"No Matter Who You Vote For The Government Always Get In": A Playlist For Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

My Fellow Americans, I simply wanted to take just a musical moment to encourage each and every one of you to vote this election day. Here are some tunes of encouragement.

Smells Like Teen Spirit: A Playlist To Show The Teen Choice From Beatles To Bieber Can Be The Best Choice

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I like teens. If memory serves, I was a teenager myself once upon a slightly more innocent time. So here are some of the greatest tunes of all time that were created by, for or about teengers.

September Gurls: Vicki of The Bangles Shares Alex Chilton Memories

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Since his passing, rock critics have noted Alex Chilton's influence on bands including R.E.M., The Replacements and Wilco. He influenced the Bangles s...

Remembering Alex Chilton: Icon and Iconoclast

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Alex Chilton died yesterday, but the guy that rock fans worshipped -- the musician who almost 40 years ago founded Big Star, and in the process helped give birth to power-pop and alternative rock -- died decades ago.

Save Rod Stewart!

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

On October 26th, Rod Stewart will drive another stake into the hearts of long-suffering true believers.

To Jim Dickinson's Health

Michael Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Simmons

Sometimes even mighty creatures need help. Friends of Jim Dickinson, one of the well-kept secrets of rock 'n' roll, are gathering Saturday for a benefit to assist with his medical bills.