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Kim Gordon Talks Nirvana's 'Nevermind' & the Rise of Grunge in New Interview

Kim Gordon, formerly of Sonic Youth, is talking the rise of grunge and pivotal album Nevermind in a new interview. Nevermind was released 25 years ago this month and Gordon is also reminiscing on her time touring with Nirvana in the summer of 1991. ...

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon Not Actually Attacked by Coyote at LA Whole Foods

Last week, Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth was reportedly bitten by a coyote at a Los Angeles-area Whole Foods Market. Alas, the information turned out to be completely false, posted by a spoof Instagram account disguised as the health food grocery chain.

Beck and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Announce Collaborative London Show

After 18 months of preparation, Beck is ready to unveil a "living art project" called Station to Station. London's Barbican Centre will host the show this summer form June 27 to July 26.

5 Great Grunge Documentaries Not Based on Kurt Cobain

No music documentary has gotten as much hype this year as 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,' the document on the life of Nirvana's frontman featuring new footage, new songs, and potentially even a sex tape featuring Courtney Love (not really...but ...

5 Celebrity Couples Releasing Albums in Same Year: Ariana Grande vs. Big Sean, Jay Z vs. Beyonce and More

This week marks a high point for the "power couple" status of Big Sean and Ariana Grande: The former's new album Dark Sky Paradise topped the Billboard 200, selling nearly 140,000 copies in the process. That gives him his first no. 1 album, which ...

Sonic Youth Announce 'Bad Moon Rising' Reissue with Four Bonus Tracks

Sonic Youth has announced a deluxe reissue of its 1985 sophomore album, Bad Moon Rising. The reissue will include bonus tracks in honor of the album's 30th anniversary. The re-release follows previous reissues of Daydream Nation and The Whitey Album ...

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Announce New Album 'Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015,' Share Lead Single "Do The Get Down" [LISTEN]

New York punk trio The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have announced a new album titled Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015 (that's the cover up above), and have shared a music video for the album's lead single "Do The Get Down," which you can ...

6 Album Covers With Text That Isn't The Title: Prince, Sonic Youth And More

The classic, most basic function of an album cover is to let you know what the album's title is, and who recorded it. Though there are plenty of classic album covers that don't use any text at all, these six album covers feature text that don't ...

Tom Morello, Moby, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Rally Around Edward Snowden, Promote 'CitizenFour' Documentary

Some big names including Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Moby, M.I.A. and PJ Harvey have signed a statement in support of whistleblower Edward Snowden's actions on WikiLeaks. The artists are encouraging people to ...

7 Song Titles That Describe Their Album Covers: The Who, Sonic Youth, And More

Plenty of album are given title tracks, which are songs that share a name with the album itself, but these seven songs are a bit different, sharing a name with whatever happens to be on the album cover. Here are seven song titles that describe their ...

7 Indie Bands Who Had Incredible Major Label Debuts: Green Day, Modest Mouse and More

A major label deal may seem like a dream come true for any musician, but for many independently minded artists, major labels have often suppressed their true creative voices, resulting in sub-par work. These seven artists, however, still managed to ...

Kim Gordon's 'Girl in a Band' Memoir Gets Cover and Release Date, Chronicles Sonic Youth Member's Life [PHOTO]

Pitchfork reports that "Girl in a Band," the long-awaited memoir by Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, has been given a release date and cover artwork. The book will be released Feb. 24, 2015, through Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins.

6 Albums Named After The Place Where They Were Recorded: The Beatles, Bob Dylan, And More

The location of a recording session can often have just as much influence as the musicians who are performing, which is something that these artists knew very well. Here are six albums named after the place where they were recorded.

7 Bands Whose Double Albums Were Their Best: The Rolling Stones, Genesis, And More

Double albums are a tricky proposition for most artists. Though they can be fascinating listens, they tend to come off as overlong, bloated, and messy, and even some classic ones such as The Beatles' "White Album" are often criticized for being ...

8 Great Albums With Intermissions: Radiohead, The Who, And More

Just like plays or even particularly long movies have intermissions somewhere in the middle, some albums include songs that could be seen as intermissions, or dramatic breaks between the album's two halves. These album intermissions are usually ...

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