30 Years Ago: Siouxsie and the Banshees Ignite the Mainstream With ‘Tinderbox’
Bringing darkness to pop (or the other way around), U.K. post-punks Siouxee and the Banshees simultaneously became goth icons and dance club sensations.
33 years Ago: Violent Femmes Release Their Legendary Self-Titled Debut
The Milwaukee trio emerged from the indie underground in 1983 with a folk-punk cult classic that's become a timeless soundtrack wherever there's teen angst.
Jack White Invests in Baseball Bat Company With Detroit Tigers Star
The former White Stripe and head of Third Man Records has teamed with second baseman Ian Kinsler in backing independent sporting goods company Warstic.
30 of the Coolest Record Store Day 2016 Releases
If you're not sure which exclusive special editions you should be elbowing your way towards this RSD, we've got a couple dozen to put on your list.
25 Years Ago: Temple of the Dog Give Grunge Its First Supergroup
Before the grunge explosion, members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam joined forces to pay tribute to a fallen friend. It was only in retrospect that the album became a hit.
35 Years Ago: The Cure Go for Goth Glory With Their Third Album, ‘Faith’
Before Robert Smith bought all the spooky make-up, the Cure found a gloomy and atmospheric sound that put them on a path to post-punk superstardom.
The Jayhawks Reveal Summer Tour Dates in Support of the Upcoming ‘Paging Mr. Proust’
The alt-country pioneers will play a run of East Coast and Midwest shows after the release of their long-awaited ninth album, co-produced by R.E.M.'s Peter Buck.
20 Years Ago: Stereolab Expand Their Sonic Universe With ‘Emperor Tomato Ketchup’
Abandoning the drone of their previous albums, London experimentalists Stereolab embraced hip-hop, jazz and electronica for their most innovative (and best) album.
25 Bands You Won’t Believe Aren’t in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Yet
We can't believe that bands like the Smiths and the Cure keep getting overlooked by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Radiohead, Lana Del Rey, Ryan Adams + Many More Revealed for Outside Lands Festival
Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Jason Isbell and the Claypool Lennon Delirium are also among the acts playing San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this August.