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The Hold Steady

  1. album premiere
    Stream Craig Finn’s Faith in the Future EarlyThe Hold Steady front man shouts out his favorite “before the Rangers game” kind of dive bar because of course he does.
  2. musicians on their own music
    The Hold Steady Picks the Best Hold Steady SongsCraig Finn and Tad Kubler select their best tracks, including “Positive Jam,” “Stuck Between Stations,” and “Oaks.”
  3. videology
    Exclusive: The Hold Steady’s New Single, ‘Spinners’“I think there is something beautiful and hopeful about watching someone all dressed up riding the train into the city.” 
  4. don't call it a comeback
    The Hold Steady Are Back!They’re releasing a new album in March.
  5. soundtracks
    The Hold Steady Did a Song for Game of ThronesWith lyrics by George R. R. himself.
  6. chat room
    Craig Finn on His Solo Album Clear Heart Full Eyes and Paying Homage to Friday Night Lights“I think of all the time I cheered for that show, it was for Saracen to get the hell to Chicago and go to art school.”
  7. craig finn
    Stream Craig Finn’s Solo Debut, Clear Heart Full EyesThe Hold Steady front man goes solo, is good.
  8. craig finn
    Listen to a Charming Solo Debut From Hold Steady Front Man Craig FinnCraig Finn goes country-fried, and we eat it up.
  9. clickables
    Watch the Hold Steady Cover Huey Lewis and the News’ ‘Power of Love’How much cultural significance are you willing to assign to Huey Lewis today?
  10. the industry
    The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn Is Going SoloHe’ll be drinking for one, at least for a bit.
  11. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Banks, BowenPlus: Less than two months until Robyn’s “Body Talk, Pt. 2”!
  12. song of the summer
    Song of the Summer: Fist-Pump RockWhat songs can you rock a furious air guitar to all summer long?
  13. impostors
    We’re One Craig Finn Impersonation Away From a TrendFirst the ‘Times,’ then some guy on Twitter.
  14. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Kate Bosworth, Leslie MannPlus: 50 Cent embarks on Invitation tour.
  15. out on the weekend
    This Weekend in Rock Photos, From the Jonas Brothers to LiarsPlus: the Hold Steady, the Roots, Kaki King, Forgetters, and the Appleseed Cast.
  16. beat the record
    Are Indie Shops Flipping Their Record Store Day Exclusives on eBay?The event is supposed to save record stores — perhaps the owners are just trying to save themselves faster with jacked-up prices.
  17. music
    Hear Entire New Albums From the Hold Steady and Broken Social SceneNPR’s got them both.
  18. leak of the week
    Leaked: The Hold Steady Bounce Back’Heaven Is Whenever’ is here.
  19. music
    Watch a Clip of J Roddy Walston and the Business, the Band Opening for the Hold SteadySome good old-fashioned head-banging, floor-spitting, and falling off pianos.
  20. music
    Hear a New Hold Steady Song, ‘Barely Breathing’The songs keep coming from the Hold Steady’s ‘Heaven Is Whenever’ album.
  21. music
    Hear a New Hold Steady Song, ‘The Weekenders’Great stuff.
  22. premieres
    Exclusive Hold Steady SongSome exclusive stuff right here.
  23. music
    Hear the Hold Steady’s New Single, ‘Hurricane J’It’s a fist-pumper.
  24. cover story
    The Hold Steady’s New Album Cover: What Does It All Mean?It’s a photo of a hand.
  25. beef
    The Hold Steady Is a Hedgehog and Franz Nicolay Is a FoxAnd that’s why he left the band.
  26. help wanted
    The Hold Steady Currently in Search of New KeyboardistFranz Nicolay has left the band after five years of faithful service.
  27. right-click
    Craig Finn, Live From St. Cloud State UniversitySee a full set from Finn’s old band Lifter Puller.
  28. chat room
    Craig Finn’s Stories Behind His Old Songs“They had these strippers, you know, and they were screaming at each other. They had problems with each other.”
  29. collaborations
    Craig Finn and Chuck Klosterman Go HollywoodHe’s co-writing a screenplay adaptation of Chuck Klosterman’s ‘Fargo Rock City.’
  30. right-click
    Craig Finn and Mark Mallman Heart New YorkWhere “You’re Never Alone ..”
  31. right-click
    The Hold Steady Reaches New, Old PeaksTheir new unreleased studio track “40 Bucks” is awesome.
  32. The Hold Steady and Music’s Booziest Bands and ArtistsThere are only a select few bands that have booze, whether in the form of lyrical content, real-life behavior, or (usually) a lot of both, truly ingrained in their artistic DNA.
  33. the industry
    The Hold Steady Prep Their Very Own Rock DocPlus, Pacino does Shakespeare.
  34. Craig Finn Talks BaseballFinn stopped by ESPN.com yesterday to chat about baseball and music.
  35. beef
    Radiohead Still Oddly Silent Over Beefs With Hold Steady and Silver JewsCome on, guys, it’s the slowest news week of the year!
  36. vulture lists
    5 Top Songs of Summer 2008So what is the song of the summer anyway?
  37. apropos of nothing
    ‘Umbrella’ Watch 2008: Is the Hold Steady’s ‘Constructive Summer’ the Song of the Summer?It’s a long shot that this tune will even get a single spin on Z100, but “Constructive Summer” has a lot to offer.
  38. quote machine
    Craig Finn Possibly Isn’t Drunk Right NowPlus: Wayne Coyne on the gaping orifices in his new movie, and M. Night Shyamalan makes no sense.
  39. the take
    The Hold Steady and Kingsley Amis Make Drinking Cool AgainThis might be the summer when drinking finally stops being something you do alone at your kitchen table and starts being cool.
  40. leak of the week
    Livers, Prepare for Impact: New Hold Steady Album LeaksWhat’s it sound like? Pretty much exactly like their last three (i.e., terrific with a beer or five).
  41. right-click
    Beck Gets ConspiratorialPlus: New music from Usher and the Hold Steady!
  42. last night's gig
    The Hold Steady Test Their Hometown Fans at ShowFor a bit, it was business as usual: Finn herking and jerking as the band churned behind him, shuffling his feet like he was building up static energy, doing those dainty little one-eighth claps.
  43. right-click
    See? We Told You the Scarlett Johansson Album Was OkayPlus: New music from the Hold Steady and the Re-Up Gang!
  44. right-click
    Lil Wayne: Master of the Subtle MetaphorPlus: Jesse Malin!
  45. right-click
    Lily Allen Gives Us the BluesPlus: The Hold Steady!
  46. right-click
    Jay-Z Pleads IgnorancePlus, new songs by Kate Nash and the Hold Steady!
  47. the early-evening news
    Russell Crowe to Rock Tights?While promoting his new movie 3:10 To Yuma, Christian Bale “let slip” that his co-star Russell Crowe would also be appearing with him in the forthcoming Batman sequel, The Dark Knight. We suspect he may have been joking.
  48. the take
    Soundtrack for New Bob Dylan Movie Is Totally DylanesqueDetails for the soundtrack for the new Bob Dylan movie have been announced it looks pretty incredible.
  49. the industry
    Jennifer Aniston Falls for Steve ZahnPlus industry news on James Cameron’s next movie, William H. Macy’s next TV show, and the Hold Steady’s next tour partner.
  50. news reel
    Rockers Indulge Their Malevolent Inner CriticsThere’s nothing like a good, mean-spirited, convention-bucking story to get you past the Thursday-morning doldrums. A riveting recent piece in the U.K.’s Guardian Unlimited asked popular musicians (New Order’s Peter Hook, Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, and others) to pan classically revered albums from the annals of rock, which they did with evil aplomb.
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