Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Releasing ‘The Road to Utopia: The Complete Recordings (1974-1982)’ Out 4/20

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Releasing ‘The Road to Utopia: The Complete Recordings (1974-1982)’ Out 4/20

Earlier this week, fans’ long-awaited hopes were realized when Todd Rundgren’s Utopia announced a reunion tour for 2018 — it’s been a very long time (32 years, in fact!) since the band toured together in this manner, after all. In addition to that exciting news, it was also revealed that an expansive CD box set […]

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Announce Big Reunion Tour for 2018

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Announce Big Reunion Tour for 2018

At long last, it’s happened: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia will head out on a special tour this spring. The tour will bring Rundgren back together with the mid-1970s lineup of the band, including bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Willie Wilcox and keyboard player Ralph Shuckett. Rundgren always finds ways to keep impossibly and admirably busy — he just spent […]

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

For Smashing Pumpkins fans, today may very well be the greatest day they’ve ever known. It’s been a long time since the Pumpkins’ classic lineup was together. For years, front man/songwriter Billy Corgan was the main holdover from the alt/rock band’s heyday in the mid to late 1990s, when they exploded thanks to albums like […]

Quicksand’s First New Album Since 1995, ‘Interiors,’ is Now Available (New Music Friday)

Quicksand’s First New Album Since 1995, ‘Interiors,’ is Now Available (New Music Friday)

Two decades. That’s a long time, but it’s shorter than the gap Quicksand had between albums. On Friday, the respected post-hardcore band released Interiors, its first new album since 1995’s Manic Compression, via Epitaph Records. So yeah, it’d been a long time coming, after an extended hiatus and a reformation in 2012. But they’re back […]

Out Now: The Raspberries’ ‘Pop Art Live,’ Featuring 28 Songs from 2004 Reunion Gig

Out Now: The Raspberries’ ‘Pop Art Live,’ Featuring 28 Songs from 2004 Reunion Gig

As far as power/pop bands are concerned, few are considered as underappreciated as the Raspberries. They simply did not receive the attention their relentlessly engaging music demanded at the time, despite being cited as influences by music icons such as Bruce Springsteen and John Lennon, among others. Well, today, a treasure trove of live material […]

Lucky Boys Confusion Releasing First New Album in 10 Years 4/14; Stream ‘It’s After Midnight’

Lucky Boys Confusion Releasing First New Album in 10 Years 4/14; Stream ‘It’s After Midnight’

Lucky Boys Confusion, a Chicago-based alt/rock band that achieved widespread success with the 2001 album Throwing the Game and 2003’s Commitment, have returned — and just in time for their 20th anniversary. On April 14, the band will release Stormchasers, their first album of new material since Commitment. For fans of the band, this has been a […]

British Shoegazers Ride Return with ‘Charm Assault’ — Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years

British Shoegazers Ride Return with ‘Charm Assault’ — Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years

Back in 2014, British rock band Ride announced some reunion gigs, including a slot at Coachella. This marked the band’s first activity in more than a decade, and it apparently inspired them enough to get into the studio and record some new material. On Tuesday, the band premiered a single called “Charm Assault” — which […]

Buzz: Could the Eagles Reform with Glenn Frey’s Son Deacon – and Maybe Jackson Browne?

Buzz: Could the Eagles Reform with Glenn Frey’s Son Deacon – and Maybe Jackson Browne?

The internet has been buzzing lately thanks to a recent conversation Eagles legend Don Henley had with the Montreal Gazette about his solo album Cass County. In it, Henley offered up some indications of what it’d take to reunite the band, a prospect that seemed out of the question after Glenn Frey passed away back in January. Said […]