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  1. scene report
    The (Fall Out) Boys Are Back in TownThe band’s new album, So Much (for) Stardust, returns to where it all started, 20 years later.
  2. respect the classics
    Jack White Has a Poetic Response to Those Meg White CriticismsLiterally. He wrote a poem to defend his former White Stripes drummer and ex-wife.
  3. rip
    Gary Rossington, Last Surviving Original Lynyrd Skynrd Member, Dead at 71He played slide guitar on “Free Bird.”
  4. album review
    Just Give In to the New Gorillaz AlbumDamon Albarn’s earnest, schmaltzy Cracker Island is restless enough to work.
  5. superlatives
    The Most Overlooked and Transformative of the Who, According to Roger Daltrey“I was dealing with being in a band with three complete addicts, and it wasn’t easy.”
  6. music feuds
    Pink Floyd Continues to Battle Over the Russian Invasion of UkraineRoger Waters is accused of being antisemitic and pro-Putin by his bandmates.
  7. respect the classics
    Ozzy Osbourne Retires From Touring Over Spine Injury“Never would I have imagined that my touring days would have ended this way.”
  8. dylanology-ology
    A Beginner’s Guide to Bob Dylan’s Sprawling Bootleg SeriesBlowin’ through all 17 volumes the easy way.
  9. rip
    Tom Verlaine, Influential Punk Guitarist, Dead at 73The front man of the band Television worked closely with Patti Smith.
  10. backstories
    The Long, Odd History Behind the Arcs’ Lost David Berman Collaboration“Song could be about severe self doubt, isolation, paranoia, loneliness, etc. All the good stuff!”
  11. a long talk
    The John Cale ChallengeThe prolific singer and producer could have made things easier on himself — but easy “is not very interesting.”
  12. remembrance
    The Complications of David CrosbyHe found disharmony in every aspect of his life except one.
  13. mental health
    Fall Out Boy’s Joe Trohman ‘Stepping Away’ Ahead of New Album“My mental health has rapidly deteriorated over the past several years,” the founding guitarist wrote.
  14. my single is dropping
    The National’s New Album Features All Your Favorite Sad PeopleTaylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers, and Sufjan Stevens — not to mention Matt Berninger, of course.
  15. supergroupers
    Boygenius Is Back in TownWith their full-length, major-label debut out March 31 — and three songs right now.
  16. remembrance
    The Masterful, Mercurial World of Jeff BeckIn an industry of showoffs and sociopaths, he was a showboat only onstage.
  17. rip
    Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Robert Plant Remember Guitarist Jeff BeckMcCartney said he “played some of the best guitar music ever to come out of Great Britain.”
  18. respect the classics
    Peter Gabriel’s New Song Wraps You Around With Data TentaclesSubmit to “Panopticom” and his upcoming album.
  19. rip
    Terry Hall, Singer of Ska Revivalists the Specials, Dead at 63His band was key to the U.K.’s 2-Tone movement.
  20. slanted! enchanted!
    Wowee Zowee, Alex Ross Perry’s Pavement Movie Sounds BizarreAnd that recent Pavement musical and exhibition are part of it.
  21. superlatives
    Pat Benatar on the Most Defiant and Empowering Music of Her Career“The country was ready. Women were ready. I was ready. It was just kismet.”
  22. emo girls
    SZA Finally Unleashed Her Inner Rock Star“F2F” is one of her new album’s biggest, most exciting statements.
  23. respect the classics
    Dolly Parton Wants to Rock With Everyone on a New AlbumParton told The Tonight Show that the album Rock Star would come out next fall.
  24. rip
    Christine McVie, Pillar of Fleetwood Mac, Dead at 79The singer and songwriter joined the legendary rock band in 1970.
  25. disrespect the classics
    Bob Dylan Hopes to ‘Rectify’ Book-Signature Controversy ‘Immediately’After Simon & Schuster offered refunds for $599 auto-signed editions of his new book.
  26. rock hall 2022
    Dolly Parton Concedes: ‘I’m a Rock Star Now!’Even if she still feels like “a hillbilly in the city.”
  27. superlatives
    Steve Miller on the Most Impulsive and Patient Music of His Career“I always wanted my albums to be hard to take off. Once you put them on, I want you to enjoy everything.”
  28. respect the classics
    The 13 Best U2 Stories From Bono’s Memoir, SurrenderWe’ve found what you’re looking for.
  29. rip
    Jerry Lee Lewis, Early Rock and Roll Star, Dead at 87The controversial music legend was recently too ill to attend his Country Music Hall of Fame induction.
  30. sad!
    Well, Day One of When We Were Young Festival Just Got CanceledDue to high-wind warnings.
  31. fine lines
    The 1975’s Matty Healy Prefers Writing Lyrics He’s Afraid Of“It’s scary, when you don’t think that you’re Leonard Cohen, to try and be.”
  32. respect the classics
    Over 50 Musicians Paid Tribute to Taylor Hawkins at 6-Hour L.A. ConcertIncluding the Foo Fighters, Def Leppard, Miley Cyrus, Rush, P!nk, Alanis Morissette, his son Shane, and many more.
  33. backstories
    Finding a New Way to Hear Lou ReedThe late Velvet Underground singer’s archivists discuss Words & Music, May 1965.
  34. never mind the protest
    Sex Pistols’ John Lydon Decides Now Is the Time to Respect the QueenForty-five years after declaring that she “isn’t a human being.”
  35. influences
    How Inception, Jackie Chan, and Prince Inspired Jackson Wang’s MAGIC MAN“For this album, I just chose to be me.”
  36. the only exception
    Okay, What Is Paramore Up To?New dates? Deleting posts? What is going on!
  37. well!
    Modest Mouse Returning to The Lonesome Crowded West for Anniversary TourThe years go fast, but the days go so slow.
  38. respect the classics
    Everyone Thank South Park for Reuniting RushGeddy!! Alex!! Emotions!!
  39. can’t stop
    Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Second New Album of 2022The year of the double album continues with Unlimited Love.
  40. my single is dropping
    Matty Healy Coos About ‘Vaccinistas,’ Soy Boys on the 1975’s ‘Part of the Band’And it’s actually pretty!
  41. superlatives
    The Most Joyous and Romantic of Journey, According to Neal Schon“We show our dexterity and diversity on all of our albums. We’ve traveled the spectrum musically from A to Z.”
  42. superlatives
    The Most Ambitious and Cinematic of Duran Duran, According to John and Nick“We were part of a vanguard that really changed people’s lives.”
  43. camp rock
    Demi Rockvato Retvrns With ‘Skin of My Teeth’Alerting emo Lovatics!
  44. encounter
    Sonic YouthsIn Chicago with Horsegirl, the teen rock trio behind one of the year’s most confident albums.
  45. superlatives
    The Most Nostalgic and Political of the Drive-By Truckers“I just remember night after night, people shooting us birds and yelling s- - - at us when we’d play that song.”
  46. my single is dropping
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs Make Their Grand Return in a Custom Spiked LimoWith Perfume Genius as their driver in the “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” video.
  47. superlatives
    The Loudest and Wittiest of Def Leppard, According to Joe Elliott“We were young enough to enjoy it without killing ourselves.”
  48. my emo single is dropping
    My Chemical Romance Continues Emo-mentum With New Song“The Foundations of Decay” were actually built between 2013 and 2019.
  49. my single is dropping
    Soccer Mommy Made a New Album With … Oneohtrix Point Never?So far, it seems to work, based on the first single, “Shotgun.”
  50. comeback af
    Arcade Fire Strike Back With New Song ‘The Lightning I, II’And it’s pretty good.
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