November 25, 2022
Out Now: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ — Listen/Buy
November 22, 2022
Holiday Gift Guide for The Music Fans On Your List: 2022 Edition (Box Sets, Reissues and Beyond)
November 22, 2022
Goose Drops New ‘Undecided’ EP of Fan-Favorite Live Songs to Cap a Busy 2022
November 22, 2022
Recap/Photos: Alt-Rock’s Past, Present, Future Collide at Smashing Pumpkins’ Hollywood Bowl Tour Finale with Jane’s Addiction, Poppy
November 22, 2022
Kansas to Celebrate Anniversary with ‘Another Fork In The Road – 50 Years Of Kansas’ 3-CD Collection (Pre-Order)
November 22, 2022
Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs
November 21, 2022
††† (Crosses) – ft. Chino Moreno of Deftones and Shaun Lopez — Preview New EP with “Sensation,” “Vivien”
November 21, 2022
Out Now: David Bowie Doc ‘Moonage Daydream’ from Director Brett Morgen (Blu-Ray/Soundtrack Album)
November 21, 2022
20 Years of The ‘Concert for George’: Special Theatrical Screening Set for Nov. 29 (Details/Tickets)
November 21, 2022
Rest in Peace, Danny Kalb of the Blues Project: 1942-2022
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July 10, 2020
Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)
DMA’s is a three-piece band from Sydney, Australia with its musical roots planted in the 1990s’ Britpop sound. The band has shared the stage with the likes of Liam Gallagher,...
November 11, 2022
November 2022 Issue
Click the links below to enjoy our new November 2022 features. Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles...
November 2, 2022
Q&A: The London Suede’s Mat Osman on ‘Autofiction,’ North American Tour with Manic Street Preachers
Suede (known as The London Suede in America) helped kickstart the Britpop music revolution. Singer Brett Anderson and bassist Mat Osman, childhood friends from West Sussex, formed the riveting English...
September 29, 2022
Recap: Gorillaz’ Fall Tour is a Must-See for Anyone Ever Enraptured with Damon Albarn’s ‘Visual Band’ Project
When Blur front man Damon Albarn conceptualized Gorillaz with artist Jamie Hewlett in the late 1990s, it’s likely the pair knew they were onto something big. But could they possibly...
September 16, 2022
Out Now: The London Suede Releases New Album ‘Autofiction’; Tour with Manic Street Preachers in Nov.
Celebrated, influential English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) returned today, Sept. 16, with a new studio album titled Autofiction. The band’s ninth studio album to...
August 31, 2022
Gorillaz: Stream “New Gold” ft. Tame Impala/Bootie Brown; Fall Tour, ‘Cracker Island’ Album Coming in 2023
With a fall arena tour and bits of new music coming out in recent months, it wasn’t out of the realm of possibility to presume Gorillaz had more in store....
August 19, 2022
Oasis ‘Be Here Now’ at 25: The Bombastic 1997 Album Remembered By Those Who Were There
“I don’t know what people are talking about,” Liam Gallagher said in 2017. “I think it’s great.” I had asked the Oasis front man about Be Here Now, the Britpop...
August 18, 2022
The London Suede Previews New Album ‘Autofiction’ with 18-Minute Short Film; LP Out 9/16
Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. The group previewed the album in recent...
August 12, 2022
Oasis Previews ‘Be Here Now’ 25th Anniversary Edition with New Video for “Stand By Me” (Set Out 8/19)
Next Friday, Aug. 19, Oasis will revisit its grandiose 1997 album Be Here Now for a 25th anniversary edition. The anticipated follow-up to 1995’s (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, the record...
August 3, 2022
The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs
Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. Announced recently, it...
July 28, 2022
Watch Gorillaz’ Vibrant New Video for the Funky “Cracker Island” ft. Thundercat; Fall Arena Tour on Deck
Britpop/English music icon Damon Albarn announced a few months back that his Gorillaz project will jump into action once again this fall for a North American tour that promises to be...
July 13, 2022
Oasis Releasing ‘Be Here Now’ 25th Anniversary Edition 8/19; Watch new Video for “D’You Know What I Mean?”
Originally released in August of 1997, Be Here Now is one of the most grandiose albums of the decade. The third full-length record from Oasis, it marked the first release...
June 22, 2022
New Gorillaz: Stream “Cracker Island” ft. Thundercat; Fall Arena Tour on Deck from Damon Albarn’s Visual Band
Last month, Britpop/English music icon Damon Albarn announced that his Gorillaz project will jump into action once again this fall for a North American tour that promises to be an ...
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Liam Gallagher Brings the People Together with ‘C’mon You Know,’ His Most Realized Solo LP (Listen)
Longtime Oasis singer, Britpop icon and all-around unforgettable cultural figure Liam Gallagher has released his third solo album, C’mon You Know. Along the way to the album’s launch, Gallagher and...
May 16, 2022
Gorillaz Set Fall North American Tour — Damon Albarn Project’s Innovative, Groundbreaking ‘Virtual Band’ Project
This fall, Britpop/English music icon Damon Albarn will reconvene his Gorillaz project for a North American tour that will truly be a spectacle — and, per a news release, marks...
May 3, 2022
Rest in Peace, ’60s Folk Singer/Songwriter Judy Henske of “High Flying Birds” Fame: 1936-2022
Judy Henske, a folk icon of the 1960s who was once labeled “Queen of the Beatniks” by producer Jack Nitzsche, passed away on April 27 at the age of 85....
April 22, 2022
Liam Gallagher Rocks a London Rooftop in Uplifting “Better Days” Video; ‘C’mon You Know’ LP Out 5/27
The build-up to the May 27 release of C’mon You Know, the third solo album from longtime Oasis singer and Britpop icon Liam Gallagher, has emphasized this record’s difference from...
April 1, 2022
Liam Gallagher Debuts Title Track to ‘C’mon You Know’ LP; Album & New Live Record Both Out 5/27
Liam Gallagher, Britpop icon and the voice (OK, one of two main voices alongside his brother Noel) of Oasis for years, will release his third solo record, C’mon You Know,...
February 8, 2022
Watch Liam Gallagher Land at the Brit Awards by Helicopter to Play His New Song “Everything’s Electric”
Last week, Liam Gallagher roared forward with “Everything’s Electric,” a new solo single from the longtime Oasis vocalist and Britpop icon. The track was co-written by Dave Grohl, who also...
February 3, 2022
New Liam Gallagher: Listen to “Everything’s Electric,” Co-Written by Dave Grohl (Who Also Plays Drums)
“Everything’s Electric” is the title of a new single from former Oasis vocalist/Britpop icon Liam Gallagher, a preview of his upcoming third solo record, C’mon You Know. The track has...
November 19, 2021
Out Now: ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Live Album & Documentary Set (Listen)
Oasis Knebworth 1996 is a new live album/Blu-ray/DVD set capturing the magic that unfolded over two nights at the iconic U.K. venue in 1996, when the Britpop band played two...
November 15, 2021
Preview Oasis ‘Knebworth 1996’ Documentary/Live Album (Out 11/19) with “Wonderwall”
This coming Friday, Nov. 19, will see the release of Oasis Knebworth 1996, a new documentary film championing the Britpop band’s legendary performances at the U.K. venue that marked the turning...
October 18, 2021
Oasis Previews ‘Knebworth 1996’ Documentary/Live Album with “Some Might Say”; Album/Box Set Out 11/19
Oasis Knebworth 1996, a new documentary film championing the Britpop band’s legendary performances at the U.K. venue that marked the turning point in the then young band’s budding career, recently...
October 4, 2021
Robbie Williams: Remastered ‘Life Thru a Lens’ & ‘I’ve Been Expecting You’ Vinyl Reissues Out Now, Massive Germany Gig Detailed for 2022
English pop singer/global superstar Robbie Williams recently released newly remastered editions of his first two solo albums, Life Thru a Lens and I’ve Been Expecting You. While Williams didn’t catch...
September 20, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)
Oasis went from playing to a handful of fans on Tuesday nights in their hometown of Manchester in the early 1990s to 250,000+ at Knebworth Park in the summer of...
September 20, 2021
Preview ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Doc with “Champagne Supernova” — (In Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)
This week will bring the theatrical screening of Oasis Knebworth 1996, a new documentary film championing the Britpop band’s legendary performances at the U.K. venue that marked the turning point...
September 2, 2021
Oasis Previews ‘Knebworth 1996’ Documentary with “Live Forever” Footage (Doc in Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)
A new documentary chronicling the larger-than-life performances from Britpop kings Oasis at Knebworth in 1996 will premiere in theaters coming up on Sept. 23. A momentous live experience from Noel...
August 10, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Theatrical Tickets Available Now; Live Album/Blu-Ray Announced (Out 11/19)
Britpop icons Oasis recently detailed Oasis Knebworth 1996, a documentary film telling the story of the group’s concerts on Aug. 10-11, 1996, at the massive outdoor venue in Hertfordshire, England....
July 13, 2021
Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)
Gary Kemp helped soundtrack the MTV-era as the principal songwriter of 1980s mega-stars Spandau Ballet. The hits he penned for the band — “Through the Barricades,” “Only When You Leave,”...
July 13, 2021
Oasis Details ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Documentary, Chronicling Epic U.K. Gigs (In Cinemas 9/23)
On Tuesday, Oasis dropped some major news — no, not that reunion that everyone’s been anticipating for years, that’s still a ways off (if it ever does actually happen). The...
June 28, 2021
Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) Releasing Second Solo Album 11/12 — Stream “The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows”
On November 12, Damon Albarn, who’s attained a legacy over the years fronting Britpop legends Blur as well as with his groundbreaking work with the animated supergroup Gorillaz, will release...
January 11, 2021
Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’
This past Saturday, Jan. 9, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page celebrated his 77th birthday — and Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old multi-instrumentalist whose series of YouTube videos have become international sensations...
January 4, 2021
Nandi Bushell Covers Blur’s ‘Song 2,’ Earning the Approval of Graham Coxon
10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell maintained an especially hectic 2020, at least as far as high-profile drum battles with Dave Grohl are concerned. Bushell has elevated her profile with a...
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...
October 2, 2020
Oasis ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting 1995 Opus with New Noel Gallagher Interview
25 years ago today, Oasis released (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, the second studio album from the Britpop band helmed by feisty brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. (Click here to...
October 1, 2020
Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)
Gorillaz, the world’s foremost “virtual band” project helmed by Damon Albarn of English alt/rock/Britpop band Blur, has always done things … a bit differently. The project’s latest endeavor is “Song...
September 15, 2020
Unsurprisingly, Liam and Noel Gallagher Are On Opposite Sides of the ‘Wear a Mask’ Debate
2020 has been a confusing, frustrating year for everybody. Our collective concept of “normal” has been shattered, for the most part, and any glimpse of what used to feel familiar...
September 3, 2020
Oasis Announces Vinyl Reissue of ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ 10/2 to Mark Album’s 25th Anniversary (Pre-Order)
This coming Oct. 2, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary — to the date — that Oasis released its 1995 album (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, one of the biggest albums...
June 29, 2020
Semisonic (“Closing Time”) is Back with its First New Song in 19 Years, Thanks to … Liam Gallagher?
Semisonic, the Minneapolis-based alt/rock band known for its breakout (and era-defining) 1998 hit “Closing Time,” is back with its first bit of new music since 2001. Titled “You’re Not Alone,”...
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...
March 24, 2020
Take Peter Frampton’s Word For It: Washing Your Hands For the Entirety of ‘Do You Feel Like We Do’ is Tough
By now, we’ve all heard the “twenty-second rule” regarding hand-washing as it’s recommended in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic: Sing the chorus to “Happy Birthday” twice, for example, or...
March 24, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine
Self-isolation and social distancing are putting a strain on all of us. The guidelines put in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shelter-in-place or safer-at-home designations...
March 23, 2020
Stuck Indoors Due to Coronavirus, These America Fans Turned ‘A Horse With No Name’ Into a Funny Video
We’re seeing all kinds of creativity lately, with nearly all of us stuck at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent social distancing, shelter-in-place or safe-at-home ordinances...
January 14, 2020
Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’
Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to...
January 8, 2020
Liam Gallagher Tweeted that His Brother Noel Has ‘Begged’ Him to Restart Oasis in 2022
Oasis has been broken up since 2009. More than a decade later, there are still many around the world who would love to see the seminal Britpop band get back...
December 17, 2019
September 2019 Issue
Click below to enjoy our September 2019 features: Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview) The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films The Story...
December 5, 2019
The Definitive ‘Vegetarian Christmas’ Anthem is Finally Here Thanks to Young UK Band FEET and its Warm New Music Video
Meet FEET. The young UK band knows the plight of the vegetarian come the holiday season. Everybody’s talking about chicken/turkey/ham dinners and lavish meat-heavy platters that will be served around...
September 27, 2019
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Gets Trippy with New EP ‘This Is The Place’ (Listen)
Noel Gallagher‘s gone … disco/funk? On Friday, the longtime Oasis songwriter/guitarist/Britpop icon released a new EP with his solo project, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and it’s highly danceable. This...
September 20, 2019
Liam Gallagher Saunters Back With ‘Why Me? Why Not.,’ a Typically Defiant New Album (Listen)
When Liam Gallagher shouts “Brace yourself, world, it’s about to blow your mind” on “Shockwave,” the opening track to his new solo album Why Me? Why Not., which was released...
August 29, 2019
‘Definitely Maybe’ 25 Years Later: Oasis’ Landmark 1994 Debut Ensured Their Music Would Live Forever
Full admission: 1995’s (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? was my introduction to Oasis — not their debut Definitely Maybe, released the year before. In ’94, I was just ten years...
August 8, 2019
25th Anniversary Reissue Edition of Oasis’ Breakthrough 1994 Debut ‘Definitely Maybe’ Set for 8/30 Release
Oasis may be a defunct band, its perennially sparring co-vocalists/embittered brothers Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher forging ahead with solo careers of their own, but the legacy the Britpop band...
August 6, 2019
Noel Gallagher Readying ‘This Is The Place EP’ for 9/27 Release; Premieres Funky Title Track
The funky bass groove that opens “This Is The Place,” the new single released by longtime Oasis songwriter/guitarist Noel Gallagher, might throw fans a bit off guard on first listen....
June 27, 2019
Take a Tour of Manchester in Liam Gallagher’s New Music Video for ‘The River,’ from His New Album ‘Why Me? Why Not.’
Liam Gallagher hails from Manchester. Did you know that? You probably did. It’s an inescapable part of his whole existence, really — from a snarling, trenchcoated youth fronting Oasis in...
February 22, 2017
More New Music from Ride: Stream 'Home is a Feeling'
After two decades without new material, you’ll forgive British shoegaze/rock band Ride for being excited about the year ahead. Below, listen to “Home is a Feeling,” a selection from their...
September 6, 2016
Watch the Official Trailer for the New Oasis Documentary, 'Supersonic'
The long-rumored documentary film chronicling the hugely successful — and volatile — career of Oasis will be released in October, and on Monday the official trailer for Supersonic made its...
August 10, 2016
Oasis' Knebworth Gigs, 20 Years Later: Stream 'My Big Mouth' from 1996
Today, August 10, marks the 20th anniversary of two of the biggest gigs Oasis ever performed – headlining two consecutive nights at Knebworth Park, playing to more than 250,000 people...
March 3, 2015
Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe What You Read in the Tabloids’)
“If you take the title out of context, it does seem nostalgic,” Noel Gallagher confesses about the title of his new album, Chasing Yesterday. “But it comes from a lyric....
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...
August 15, 2011
Stevie Wonder vs. Oasis – Ripped Off Riffs #5
Britpop brats Oasis scored an international smash hit with their album (What’s The Story?) Morning Glory in 1995, but it could have been an ugly mess. Right before its release,...
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...