1. Are the Replacements Done? Paul Westerberg's T-Shirts May Hold the Answer

    May 27, 2015 8:39 PM EDT After waiting 22-years for a Replacements reunion that seemed all but impossible, the band's relatively brief reformation may soon be over, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The band's long-awaited Back By Unpopular Demand reunion tour, which kicked off in April…

  2. Miley Cyrus, Joan Jett & Laura Jane Grace Cover the Replacements' 'Androgynous': Watch

    May 08, 2015 4:42 PM EDT The Replacements have sounded sharp at recent performances, but this rendition of their Let It Be classic "Androgynous" gives even Paul Westerberg and company a run for their money. Miley Cyrus teamed with Joan Jett and Laura Jane Grace and Atom Willard of Against Me! for a killer…

  3. The Replacements Back on Track: Recording New Music, Vinyl Box Sets, Documentary Planned

    April 24, 2015 12:00 PM EDT About a year ago,  The Replacements , in the midst of a long-awaited reunion, were a mess. Expectations were high for the band's Coachella set, their first performance in California in 23 years. They had a prime 8:45PM slot, playing the same stage as Lorde, Pharrell and Lana Del Rey .…

  4. The Replacements Give the People What They Want at Hollywood Reunion Show: Concert Review

    April 16, 2015 7:04 PM EDT “Income tax deduction/One hell of a function,” sang Paul Westerberg , giving a probably inadvertent nod to Tax Day as the Replacements returned to the Hollywood Palladium for the first time since 1991. If the April 15 timing of that line was coincidental, there was nothing random about…

  5. The Replacements Will 'Likely' Make a Reunion Album

    September 23, 2014 1:08 PM EDT Paul Westerberg's failure to keep his vow to never reunite  The Replacements  is now complete. After caving in and gettin' the band back together for an EP, and then sticking around for numerous concerts, it looks like the reunited 'Mats are going one step further. According…

  6. The Replacements Rock Homecoming Concert at Minnesota Stadium

    September 14, 2014 2:50 PM EDT The Replacements played 31 songs at its first hometown appearance in 23. The Replacements took the stage Saturday (Sept. 13) night at Midway Stadium in St. Paul, Minn., clad in identical matching plaid suits, as the final notes of “Surfin’ Bird” by the Trashmen faded out. Watch The…

  7. Replacements Reunion, Fall Out Boy & Blink-182 Highlight Chicago's Riot Fest

    September 16, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Beloved rockers tear through second gig in 22 years to close out 3-day fest The ninth annual Riot Fest rocked hard this past weekend at Chicago's spacious Humboldt Park, carnival-oriented punk and indie rock festival's home for the second consecutive year. From old school acts…

  8. The Replacements Complete Lineup With Josh Freese, Dave Minehan

    August 17, 2013 6:05 PM EDT Session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese will be behind the kit alongside Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson when the Replacements reunite later this month. In addition, guitarist Dave Minehan will replace the late Bob Stinson in the lineup. The news was first reported by the Minneapolis…

  9. The Replacements Return for Riot Fest Dates

    June 13, 2013 12:50 AM EDT The Replacements are mounting a comeback. The influential '80s alternative rock group are listed on the line-up for three Riot Fest shows, marking their return to the live stage for the first time in more than 20 years. Organizers of Riot Fest today distributed their 2013 poster,…

  10. Songs For Slim Project Benefits Former Replacements Guitarist

    March 10, 2013 11:00 AM EDT "We will always play together in some fashion," Tommy Stinson says of the Replacements' future Last December, Peter Jesperson, the music executive who signed and managed the Replacements, paid a visit to the band's former guitarist Slim Dunlap, who's been…

  11. The Replacements Reuniting for Covers Set

    October 03, 2012 9:54 PM EDT The Replacements will be back with a new covers EP, according to Rolling Stone . The iconic '80s act, which last reunited in 2006, have recorded four tracks in a hometown Minneapolis studio. The band was down to a duo of original members for this session, with singer Paul Westerberg and…

  12. Tommy Stinson Talks GNR, Soul Asylum Album Plans

    December 06, 2011 4:40 PM EST Bassist Gives Thumbs Up to Replacements-esque Bands Like Deer Tick Count Tommy Stinson among those who can make a case for being the hardest working man in rock 'n' roll these days. The onetime enfant terrible of the Replacements is now playing bass for two bands -- Guns N'…

  13. Ailing Glen Campbell Shines in London, Flaws and All

    October 24, 2011 6:05 PM EDT Glen Campbell strode onto the Royal Festival Hall stage and launched confidently into one of his many signature hits, "Gentle On My Mind." It was an apt greeting. The 75-year-old had flagged this farewell tour by letting it be known that he was diagnosed at the end of last year with…

  14. Goo Goo Dolls Premiere "Home" Video

    June 10, 2010 9:53 AM EDT While the Goo Goo Dolls ' ninth studio effort, "Something For The Rest Of Us," isn't due until August, the band has released its new single "Home" (available now through iTunes ) to tide over fans. Not enough for you? Good news, there's a music video for …

  15. Glen Campbell Enlists Jakob Dylan, Paul Westerberg For Farewell Album

    March 26, 2010 12:37 PM EDT G len Campbell is collaborating with Jakob Dylan , Chris Isaak, Paul Westerberg , Bob Pollard and others on "Ghost on the Canvas," which is slated to be the veteran artist's farewell album. Producer Julian Raymond tells Billboard.com that the album's basic tracks have been…

  16. Westerberg, Stinson 'Mess Around' In Minneapolis

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Giving fans further hope for some kind of Replacements reunion, group principals Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson joined forces last month to "mess around" in Minneapolis with Soul Asylum/Prince drum Giving fans further hope for some kind of Replacements reunion, group principals…

  17. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. According to local media reports,…

  18. Paul Westerberg Offers New Album For 49 Cents

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite the fact that he doesn't have a computer and may never have been online in his life, Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg is the latest artist to embrace the Internet for rapid dissemination Despite the fact that he doesn't have a computer and may never have been online in…

  19. More Replacements Reissues, Westerberg Download Due

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. Each album features a host of previously…

  20. The Replacements

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard sits down for an exclusive interview with the Replacements' Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson on all things 'Mats, including the potential for a reunion and some of the band's favorite memor Billboard sits down for an exclusive interview with the Replacements'…

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