1. Tumbleweed Bassist Jay Curley Dead at 42

    August 26, 2014 10:44 AM EDT Curley played bass in the Australia-based “stoner rock” band, which once opened for Nirvana. Jay Curley , bassist for the Australia-based alternative rock band Tumbleweed , has died, according to a post on the band’s official web site. He was 42. Tumbleweed broke the news on Tuesday morning.…

  2. Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Released

    March 28, 2014 2:40 PM EDT The images show Cobain's heroin kit, suicide note and more New photos have surfaced depicting the death scene police found when they discovered the body of Kurt Cobain on April 8, 1994. The green-tinted, 35mm photos show Cobain's suicide note, his driver's license and a heroin…

  3. Record Store Day Unveils 2014 Releases: David Bowie, Jay Z, Coldplay, Haim + More

    March 20, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Record Store Day has just announced a complete list of its 2014 exclusive releases (below) for its seventh annual celebration on April 19. The list of exclusive vinyl, which includes everything from a 7" David Bowie picture disc, a 12" of Sam Cooke's "Ain't That Good…

  4. Mudhoney's Response to Turning 25? Shrug

    August 16, 2013 10:00 AM EDT "If you would've told me when we started that we'd be around for this long, I would have laughed at you," Mark Arm tells us Mark Arm says Mudhoney is handling its 25th anniversary like just any other year.  "I think we mark the time at this point every January -- &…

  5. Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire Line Up for Australia’s Big Day Out Fest

    July 31, 2013 10:06 PM EDT Pearl Jam, Blur, Arcade Fire and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) will headline the 2014 Australasian Big Day Out tour. Other key names confirmed to the bill include EDM acts Major Lazer, Steve Angello (formerly of Swedish House Mafia) and Australia's young gun Flume, plus veteran rock acts…

  6. Neko Case's New 'Fight': Inside Her Most Revealing Album Yet

    July 23, 2013 11:23 AM EDT "I was really depressed and in mourning . . . and I'd never slowed down to just feel it," Case says of recording her new full-length. Curled up on a plush green chair in the lobby of New York's Soho Grand Hotel, Neko Case admits that, throughout her career, she's…

  7. Pearl Jam Rocks for Montana Senator, Hits Romney's 47% Comment

    October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT In Missoula, Band Raises Money for Embattled U.S. Senator Jon Tester Pearl Jam teamed up with U.S. Senator Jon Tester to play its only U.S. arena gig of 2012 in Missoula, Montana's tiny Adams Center Sunday night (September 30), focusing on politics both local and national by mixing vocal…

  8. Pearl Jam Sets Montana Gig, Sen. Tester Preshow Event

    June 12, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Public onsale 6/22. MT Senator Jon Tester offering pre-show event with band. Pearl Jam's only non-festival U.S. show of 2012 will be a one-nighter in Missoula, Montana on Sept. 30, the band announced today. Tickets for the show at Missoula's Adams Center go onsale to the public on…

  9. Afghan Whigs Reuniting for First Concerts in 13 Years

    December 07, 2011 10:00 AM EST The reformation of the Afghan Whigs , a performance of Slayer's "Reign in Blood" and a set by co-curator Mogwai will highlight I'll Be Your Mirror 2012, an All Tomorrow's Parties event taking place May 25-27 at Alexandra Palace in London. The festival will also…

  10. Pearl Jam Releases Cameron Crowe-Directed Live Video

    October 24, 2011 3:00 AM EDT Cameron Crowe and Pearl Jam have gone back to the archives for their new video for "Not For You." The Crowe-directed music video, crafted from live performances and behind-the-scenes footage, debuted on Imdb.com on Monday. "We tried to present an emotional scrapbook of what it…

  11. Seattle Sounds: A 20th Annversary Celebration

    September 20, 2011 3:35 PM EDT _ _ Chart Article _ _ 'Pearl Jam Twenty' Soundtrack Track-By-Track 29 deep PJ cuts, with quotes from director Cameron Crowe on each. _ 'Nevermind' The Covers 13 Nirvana odes by everyone from Patti Smith to Muse. _ Charles Peterson's Iconic 'Grunge' Photos…

  12. Producer Jack Endino Recalls Recording Nirvana, Soundgarden

    September 20, 2011 11:59 AM EDT Born and raised in Seattle, Endino grew up playing and recording music in the garages and basements of his hometown. His band, Skin Yard , appeared on what is widely regarded as one of the first grunge releases, the 1986 C/Z Records compilation album "Deep Six," but it was as a…

  13. Charles Peterson's Iconic 'Grunge' Photos: A Guided Tour

    September 16, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Not every vibrant music scene has that one stalwart photographer whose style, timing, and eye were there from the beginning to both document and shape the visual presence of the bands. Seattle was lucky. Seattle had Charles Peterson. With a camera always at hand and a spot right in the front…

  14. Nirvana's Krist Novoselic Q&A: 'Nevermind' 20 Years Later

    September 16, 2011 11:55 AM EDT Twenty years after Nirvana's 'Nevermind' exploded, the bassist talks about the album, the hype, the lessons learned, the re-issues, and what losing Kurt Cobain meant to him. Born to Croatian immigrants in Compton, Calif., in 1965, Novoselic's family lived in Southern…

  15. 'Pearl Jam Twenty' Book Excerpt: '1994'

    September 13, 2011 7:15 PM EDT Pearl Jam celebrates 20 years of music making this month with the 1-2-3 punch of Cameron Crowe's Sept. 20 March Pearl Jam announces its intention to keep ticket prices for its upcoming summer tour below $20. In doing so, the band challenges what it feels are unjust service fees being…

  16. Pearl Jam Caps PJ20 Fest With The Strokes, QOTSA, Chris Cornell All-Star Jam: Photos

    September 05, 2011 10:45 AM EDT How did Pearl Jam top its guest-laden headlining set at Saturday's PJ20 birthday celebration / festival in East Troy, WI? The band capped the weekend Sunday (Sept. 4) with a three-hour workout that included a second Temple of the Dog reunion with Soundgarden 's Chris Cornell,…

  17. Pearl Jam Fest Wows With Chris Cornell/Temple of The Dog, Multiple Guests

    September 04, 2011 5:29 AM EDT In an epic kickoff to the band's two-day festival celebrating its 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam 's nearly three-hour rarities-studded set at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theater Saturday (Sept. 3) tapped a rich vein of Seattle rock history when Soundgarden 's Chris…

  18. Endless Summer 2011: Hot Tours & Music Festivals

    June 16, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Chart Article Get the skinny on Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Fest, Newport Folk Fest, and 30 more fests you may not even know about. Chart Article Bon Jovi Open Air Tour (also called Circle/Greatest Hits tour) Support: The Breakers Dates: Ongoing until July 31 Price: $120 - $184 ( buy…

  19. Pearl Jam Reveals WI Labor Day Fest, Canadian Tour, Film, Book

    May 16, 2011 12:06 PM EDT Pearl Jam has finally confirmed the details for its own festival, as well as a film, tour and book in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its debut album, "Ten." Anchored by the only U.S. performances by Pearl Jam this year, the festival will be held Labor Day weekend (Sept. 3-4)…

  20. Sound & Vision: RedOne and 10 Other Producers Ruling Music

    April 01, 2011 4:10 PM EDT They produce the songs that make the whole world sing -- and dance, and mosh, and head-bob, and do the country two-step. RedOne and 10 other producers who rule the music universe: RedOne Five years ago, the Billboard Hot 100 was a safe haven for the type of funked-up electro Timbaland was…

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