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'Blurred' Lines

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As Damon Albarn prepares his solo debut, Everyday Robots, read up on his bubbly Brit-pop band, Blur.  

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Album Review - Eels' 'Cautionary Tales'

Tuesday April 22, 2014
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Mark Oliver Everett, front man for the prolific alt-rock group Eels, has a good feeling about where he's going. And we're more than happy to go along with him as he releases The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, a stripped-down open book of an album. Read our review and let us know what you think of Eels' 11th full-length studio offering.

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'90s Rock News Roundup for April 21

Monday April 21, 2014
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Lots of action in the '90s Rock realm today! Here are a few notable items on our radar:

Pixies' first new album in 23 years, Indie Cindy, was one of the most sought-after Record Store Day releases. Fret not if you didn't nab a copy-- it's streaming at the Guardian and will be available for purchase online April 28.

It's Britpop Week at Stereogum. Why not check out our Biographical Profile of Blur and then gorge yourself on 'gum's vivid celebration of the genre.

Green Day are auctioning off a signed guitar for charity.

Seminal screamo band Thursday have released their cover of Nirvana's "Rape Me," which appears on In Utero, In Tribute, In Entirety.

Weezer, the Cure, Third Eye Blind, Sublime with Rome and a ton of other '90s rockers will perform at BottleRock Napa this Memorial Day weekend.

Live's 'Throwing Copper' Turns 20

Friday April 18, 2014
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Can you feel it coming back again? We sure can, as Live's Throwing Copper (Radioactive) celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend. Stereogum has posted an in-depth homage to the spiritually tinged album, looking past Ed Kowalczyk's then-en-vogue bald dome with rat tail.

"Selling the Drama" made our list of the Top 10 Rock Songs of 1994. Peruse the rest of that list and reminisce about the time you saw Live cavort on Beavis and Butt-head's TV show.

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'Dookie' Tops Rolling Stone's Alt-Rock Countdown

Thursday April 17, 2014
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Rolling Stone just released a super-specific yet super-awesome countdown of 1994's 40 best alternative rock albums. Topping the list is a perennial favorite: Green Day's Dookie.

Read our review of Dookie at 20 and be sure to check out the rest of Rolling Stone's picks.

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