We spoke with Matthew Sweet, whose new album, 'Tomorrow Forever,' comes out today.
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Josh Homme threw out his own rule book and significantly opened up Queens of the Stone Age's sound with 2007's 'Era Vulgaris.'
David Bowie's 'Heathen' took shape just before 9/11, though the tragedy hangs like a heavy shroud over the entire album.
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Political disaffection is baked into Fugazi's very name.
The headlines surrounding rock's biggest concert tragedies were shocking, unforgettable. The question after each was: What next?
One of Radiohead's best-known songs began as an inside joke before it turned into a spooky vision of a dystopian future.
Duran Duran's second album turned them into global stars and helped create the visual aesthetic that defined the decade.
In a case of too much, too soon, guitarist John Frusciante quit the Red Hot Chili Peppers in May 1992, after the band became too popular for him to handle.
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