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Interview: Brett Anderson of Suede on new record Bloodsports, the art of the comeback, and getting his demon back

It's virtually impossible not to hold a so-called "comeback record" up against a band's past, and it's useless not to judge Suede's sixth studio effort, Bloodsports , out March 19 on Warner Bros., against the UK rock band's 1990s history.

By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 15, 2013

Don't look back in anger

It's been more than 15 years since Britpop's heyday, and with the exception of one man – the Manic Street Preachers' Richey Edwards, who disappeared suddenly in 1995 – the rest of the cast is still trying to get by, just like the rest of us. Here's what
Checking in with 14 former stars of Britpop to see if modern life is truly rubbish in 2011
By KAYLEY KRAVITZ  |  August 19, 2011

The Big Hurt: Liam alone

Everyone figured that Noel Gallagher would go solo — it’s been hinted at for years — but the break-up of Oasis has made it a grim inevitability.
Can an Oasis spinoff help but suck?
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 06, 2009
leftovers list

Please please me

For pure output, not many local bands can top the Leftovers, who next week drop their fourth full-length album, Eager to Please , with Oglio/Crappy Records, since 2005's debut, Stop Drop Rock & Roll (and they had an EP before that). And we won't
The Leftovers are ready and eager
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 15, 2009

Portland Music News: May 1, 2009

SEAN MORIN will perform his senior composition recital at UMaine Augusta's Jewett Hall on May 6.
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  May 01, 2009

The Donnas

The Donnas do what the Donnas do, and, hard as it may be to believe, they’ve been doing it for more than a decade.
Bitchin' | Purple Feather
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 01, 2007