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Converse Music Fest: The Replacements, Slayer, Chance the Rapper to Headline in Boston

Slayer, The Replacements and Passion Pit will all headline one day of the Converse Rubber Tracks Live music festival in Boston. Chance the Rapper and Decendents will also be on hand along with some openers for each day of the event, which will run ...

The Hold Steady's 'Almost Killed Me' Turns 11: Five Best Songs From the Group's Debut

Members of The Hold Steady celebrated their 10th anniversary last year with the release of a sixth album, 'Teeth Dreams.' It was clear the band had veered a bit from the sound and angst that graced its superb debut 'Almost Killed Me,' which turned 11 ...

Rhino Records Announces The Replacements Box Set: Collection Will Feature All Eight Studio Albums

The Replacements and Rhino Records recently announced a box set that will feature all eight Mats records as well as the 1982 EP, 'Stink.' 'The Complete Studio Albums 1981-1990' is scheduled for an April 14 release, right at the beginning of the ...

The Replacements Announce 13-Date Spring Tour Following Big Festival Dates in 2014 [FULL SCHEDULE]

The Replacements reunion marches on. The legendary alternative band just announced fresh tour dates for this spring, marking their first non-festival trek in 24 years, Consequence of Sound notes. Paul Westerberg and Co. will kick things off in ...

Primavera Sound 2015 Announces Lineup, Featuring Alt-J, Sleater-Kinney, The Strokes, Many More

The latest festival to announce its 2015 line-up is Primavera Sound, which is celebrating its 15th year. The line-up was originally announced through an app called Line-App, but if you don't feel like downloading that, you can just watch the video ...

10 Best Late-Night Performances of 2014: Ryan Adams, Bobby Shmurda and Kendrick Lamar Make the List [WATCH]

The late-night performance has become a rite of passage in recent years for up-and-coming bands. For more established acts, it is a chance to play some songs from a new record. There is no denying that the moves made in 2014 in the late-night realm ...

Deer Tick Cover 'Meet the Beatles!' in Its Entirety at Brooklyn Bowl with Taylor Goldsmith and Tommy Stinson [WATCH]

The rambunctious boys of Deer Tick decided to celebrate their 10th anniversary in style, forgoing a straightforward celebration and opting for shows where they play covers by their favorite artists. The band kicked things off the day after Christmas ...

The Replacements Share New Song "Poke Me in My Cage" - A 24-Minute Jazz Instrumental [LISTEN]

The first song to surface from The Replacements' reunion is exactly what you would expect it to be - a 24-minute jazz improvisation. "Poke Me in My Cage" has the boys jamming with no end in sight, riffing and stomping like the early days. They've ...

11 Great Albums With 11 Songs: Fleetwood Mac, Radiohead, And More

If you're obsessed with albums like I am, the number of songs in a tracklist has an inexplicable significance. While having 10, 12, or 15 tracks seems very neat and tidy, and having nine or less seems vaguely progressive, 11 tracks bursts with ...

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 ...

8 Classic Albums That End With Acoustic Songs: Green Day, Weezer, And More

When sequencing the songs on an album, musicians tend to place something particularly poignant and emotionally powerful for the last track, and what better way to do this than to write a simple song on acoustic guitar? Here are eight classic albums ...

6 Bands Who Originally Formed Without Their Lead Songwriter: Oasis, The Replacements, And More

If there's one member of a band who writes all of the music, it would be fair to assume that forming the band was their idea, and that they were a founding member. However, the lead songwriters in these six bands weren't even members when the bands ...

The Replacements' 'Let It Be': 11 Songs Ranked For Its 30th Anniversary

Today, Oct. 2, marks the 30th anniversary of the Replacements' classic album Let It Be (which was, in fact, named after the Beatles song and album of the same name). Though initially formed in 1979 as a punk band, Let It Be saw the Replacements ...

The Replacements Might Record New Album 'At Some Point In The Future'

According to a recent story in Rolling Stone, legendary alternative rock band the Replacements might be making plans to record a new album, which would be their first since 1990's All Shook Down.

Watch The Replacements Cover The Jackson 5's 'I Want You Back' At New York Show

The Replacements were known to slip a few covers into their wild and messy sets back in the day, and the band is staying true to their legend on the recent reunion run. They recently took over Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, N.Y., and added a cover ...

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