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Tommy Stinson

Life still sounds good for GNR's Tommy Stinson

Stinson's legacy isn't entirely based on playing back-up. He's also chiseled out a side career as a guitarist and singer, creating a repertoire of hooky alt-rock songs in side projects Bash & Pop and Perfect and, most recently, in work released under
Modern-day replacement
By REYAN ALI  |  February 18, 2011

New discs by Skinny Millionaires and Suicide Bill & the Liquors

Our friends at 75or Less Records continue to crank out quality product, and February 2011 marks their fifth anniversary, as the Warren-based label founded by Six Star General bassist Mark "Slick" MacDougall approaches its 100th release.
Newport calling
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 11, 2011

Alex Chilton, 1950 - 2010

When Alex Chilton had a fatal heart attack while mowing his lawn last week, he was, statistically speaking, just a 59-year-old New Orleans resident, nothing more than an edit on some census forms. What Chilton represented, however, was a true American ic
In memoriam
By JEFF BREEZE  |  March 26, 2010

Replacements | Rhino Reissues

Rhino’s second and concluding batch of Replacements reissues charts the Minneapolis band’s Great Descent from the heights of rock-and-roll nihilism to the pit of MOR blah.  
 Tim + Pleased To Meet Me + Don’t Tell A Soul + All Shook Down | Rhino (2008)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  October 01, 2008


Although the band's Web site claims that The Strokes will be "getting back at in" in early 2009, two more members of the band have...
By Paul Driscoll  |  July 21, 2008

The Replacements: Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out the Trash;

The Replacements have a well-chronicled history of sabotaging their own rock stardom.

Plus,  Stink; Hootenanny; Let It Be (Deluxe Editions) | Rhino/Rykodisc

By DAVID BOFFA  |  April 29, 2008


Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007

The Replacements

The Replacements have always been blessed with impeccably bad timing. The Replacements, "I Will Dare"  (mp3) The Replacements, "Unsatisfied"  (mp3)
Don’t You Know Who I Think I Was?: The Best of the Replacements | Sire/Reprise
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 19, 2006