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Matthew Sweet Explores the Feelings of ‘Forever’ With His New Album: Exclusive Interview

Photo Credit: Evan Carter
Photo Credit: Evan Carter

We spoke with Matthew Sweet, whose new album, 'Tomorrow Forever,' comes out today.

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10 Years Ago: Queens of the Stone Age Throws Out the Rule Book With ‘Era Vulgaris’

Interscope
Interscope

Josh Homme threw out his own rule book and significantly opened up Queens of the Stone Age's sound with 2007's 'Era Vulgaris.'

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15 Years Ago: David Bowie Presages 9/11 With Dark, Despairing ‘Heathen’

David Bowie
Columbia

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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How ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ Became a Global Anthem

Getty Images / Columbia Records
Getty Images / Columbia Records

The song's history reveals it was a natural choice for German heavy metal fans to sing at the Rock am Ring Festival when they were evacuated due to a terror threat.

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Category: Longform, News

30 Years Ago: Fugazi Is Born

Dischord
Dischord

Political disaffection is baked into Fugazi's very name.

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How Pearl Jam, the Eagles of Death Metal, the Who and Others Bounced Back from Concert Tragedies

Diffuser
Diffuser

The headlines surrounding rock's biggest concert tragedies were shocking, unforgettable. The question after each was: What next?

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The ‘Karma Police’ Catch Up With Radiohead: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Capitol
Capitol

One of Radiohead's best-known songs began as an inside joke before it turned into a spooky vision of a dystopian future.

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35 Years Ago: Duran Duran Invents the ’80s on ‘Rio’

duran duran rio

Duran Duran's second album turned them into global stars and helped create the visual aesthetic that defined the decade.

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25 Years Ago: John Frusciante Leaves the Red Hot Chili Peppers… the First Time

Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone

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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35 Years Ago: Thomas Dolby (Eventually) Breaks Through With “The Golden Age of Wireless’

Thomas Dolby The Golden Age of Wireless
Capitol

There are, in fact, no less than six versions of Thomas Dolby's The Golden Age of Wireless.

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Category: Anniversaries, Longform

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