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  1. sobriety
    Miley Cyrus Says She ‘Fell Off’ Sobriety During PandemicAnd told Billy Idol something risqué when she was drinking.
  2. superlatives
    The Best, Worst, and Wildest of 3OH!3, According to the DuoOn partying with Katy Perry on Warped Tour, writing for Ariana Grande, criticism, and their comeback.
  3. my single is dropping
    Bleachers Releases the Most Jersey Song of the YearFeaturing Bruce Springsteen!
  4. respect the classics
    Keith Richards: ‘I’ll Croak When I Croak’The Rolling Stone is 76 years old and still happy to be anywhere.
  5. benefits
    System of a Down Releases First New Music in 15 Years to Fundraise for ArmeniaThe songs protest “a dire and serious war being perpetrated upon our cultural homelands of Artsakh and Armenia.”
  6. playing god
    Hayley Williams Criticizes Ex-Paramore Bandmate Josh Farro’s Anti-Gay Comments“There’s a reason there are only 3 people left in @paramore. Surprise, haters, it ain’t cause of me.”
  7. respect the classics
    Eddie Van Halen Once Asked Ozzy Osbourne to Join the Band“I think he was a bit drunk. We’ve all done one of them calls at four o’clock in the morning.”
  8. the inside track
    Adrianne Lenker’s instrumentals Are Stunning Sounds of IsolationThis time, the singer-songwriter’s challenge to listen comes as a gift.
  9. book excerpt
    How New York Gave Birth to New WaveAn excerpt from The Encyclopedia of New York.
  10. right click
    Halsey Plays That blink-182 Song With Travis Barker in Machine Gun Kelly VideoMaking good on that claim from her Chainsmokers collab.
  11. benefits
    Bright Eyes and Phoebe Bridgers Team Up Again, This Time for Abortion Rights“Get cured with a coat hanger / Girl, you’re in America now.”
  12. last night on late night
    Robert Pattinson Plays an Emotional Vampire in Haim’s ‘3 A.M.’ PerformanceThis trio of vampire brides got a late call from a certain bloodsucker.
  13. new music
    Miley Cyrus Announces New Album Plastic Hearts, Featuring *Gasp* Original SongsShe lost her progress on the album when her house burned down two years ago.
  14. respect the classics
    Even Paul McCartney Has Made a Quarantine AlbumMcCartney III is out December 11.
  15. my single is dropping
    Julien Baker Remains Devastating on New Song ‘Faith Healer’Off her new album, coming next year.
  16. q&a
    beabadoobee Is a Rock Star“[This album] is what 15-year-old Bea needed to hear.”
  17. covers
    Whose Bed Is Miley Cyrus Working on a Metallica Covers Album From?She previously scorched “Nothing Else Matters” at Glastonbury 2019.
  18. vulture lists
    Every Miley Cyrus Cover, RankedWhere do the performances from her MTV Unplugged Backyard Sessions special and her Save Our Stages Fest set rank?
  19. trailer mix
    Here’s Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You Doc Trailer, Just for YouCapturing his marathon five-day recording session with the E Street Band.
  20. chat room
    Rostam on New Song ‘Unfold You,’ Clairo TikToks, and the Power of a Saxophone“If ‘Sofia’ ends up being the biggest song that I produce in my career, there’s something that feels really right about that as a queer person.”
  21. respect the classics
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Star-Studded Guest List for 2020 InductionBruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more.
  22. obits
    Eddie Van Halen, Guitar Legend, Dead at 65He was reportedly receiving treatments for throat cancer over the past five years.
  23. such great news
    The Postal Service Is Up to SomethingHere’s one postal service we can count on.
  24. influences
    Taylor Swift, Canadian Singer-Songwriters, and More Influences on Shamir“Taylor Swift really taught me how to write a good pop song.”
  25. rock ... isn't dead?
    Yes, Machine Gun Kelly Is This Year’s First Rock No. 1 AlbumMeanwhile, Tory Lanez debuts at 10 on this week’s cursed album charts.
  26. the inside track
    Laura Jane Grace’s Quarantine Album Is Everything Quarantine Music Should Be“Old Friend (Stay Alive)” is a survival song for disastrous times.
  27. backstories
    Together, A.G. Cook and Jónsi Have Made Their Most Surprising Work YetThe PC Music head on his left-field project with the Sigur Rós frontman.
  28. last night on late night
    The Only Good Thing on TV Last Night Was Phoebe Bridgers Singing on Seth MeyersBecause we all needed to scream after that debate.
  29. q&a
    2020 Can’t Slow Down Sadie DupuisThe Speedy Ortiz “front demon” on her new Sad13 album, Adam Schlesinger, and the state of independent music.
  30. the inside track
    The Rage of Idles Is Just Another Empty Gesture“War,” which opens their new album Ultra Mono, doesn’t make sense.
  31. rip warped tour
    Machine Gun Kelly Releases His Pop-Punk Opus Tickets to My DownfallThis guy just dropped the year’s best Warped-Tour-core album.
  32. my single is dropping
    Bruce Springsteen Gifted Us a New Song on His Birthday and That’s GenerosityIt’s the second offering from his new album Letter to You.
  33. fleet foxes
    Fall Is Officially Here and So Is a New Fleet Foxes AlbumThe band timed Shore to the autumnal equinox.
  34. why
    Oh No, Van Morrison Is Releasing Anti-COVID Protest SongsNorthern Ireland’s health minister has called his music “dangerous.”
  35. exclusive
    Dave Chappelle on Prince’s Legacy: ‘He Literally Was a Sign of the Times’Read an excerpt from Chappelle’s liner notes for the Sign o’ the Times reissue.
  36. tiny desk
    Phoebe Bridgers’s Tiny Desk Is Not Live From the Oval Office. Or Is It?She did three Punisher songs, with some help from fans.
  37. my single is dropping
    Bruce Springsteen to Save the Year With New Album Letter to YouThe title track is out now.
  38. obits
    Riley Gale, Leader of Thrash Band Power Trip, Dead at 34“Riley was both a larger than life rock star and a humble and giving friend,” his band wrote.
  39. right click
    Essential Worker Bon Jovi Films Music Video Amid Pandemic“Until we find the vaccination / There’s no substitute for love.”
  40. the inside track
    Bully’s Screams Feel Necessary As Ever“Not Ashamed” is one of the clearest statements on Sugaregg, and Alicia Bognanno screams damn near the whole thing.
  41. normal (attractive) people
    Paul Mescal Is Drunk and Hot in This New Rolling Stones Music VideoNow here’s a Paul the Stones have no beef with.
  42. last night on late night
    Alanis Morissette and Her Giggling Daughter Perform ‘Ablaze’ on Fallon“Why did you say nest?” “Because it’s a nest.”
  43. vulture guides
    Your Map to the Musical Woods of Taylor Swift’s folkloreSeventeen post-folklore music recommendations, from Bob Dylan to Sixpence None the Richer.
  44. vulture guides
    6 Key Elements of the Jack Antonoff SoundWith folklore, Gaslighter, and Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass out, it’s the perfect time to review — and define — the Jack Antonoff Sound.
  45. music
    Indie Label Burger Records Shuts Down Amid Sexual Assault AllegationsThe once-influential California label closed July 21, after dozens of women came forward with allegations of assaults.
  46. to guitar or not to guitar?
    Meanwhile, Billboard Once Again Attempts to Tell Us What Rock Music IsGood news if you like music “with an alternative bent” or “guitar-based rock songs with a heavier edge.”
  47. the catchiest commercial
    The Strokes Are Making ‘Bad Decisions’ in Some Glorious Retro SuitsThe Billy Idol–inspired song is the second single from the New York City band’s forthcoming album, The New Abnormal.
  48. how to write a song in 2018
    How to Write a Great Rock LyricAccording to Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys.
  49. A New Breeders Album Is Just One Sign of a ’90s Alt-Rock ResurgenceThe tart, crunchy sound is being revisited by artists both young and old.
  50. music
    Rock Isn’t Dead, It Just Moved to CanadaThe New Pornographers, Metric, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, the Weakerthans, Japandroids — it’s a full-on invasion.
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