Tag: alternative rock


The Replacements: Losers Who Won

The Replacements, with Paul Westerberg at the helm, defined 90s Minneapolis alternative rock. So what happened? An appreciation of their career.


Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida”: A Decade Later

Coldplay tapped Brian Eno to help them channel the changing “alt-rock” landscape. “Viva La Vida” combined ambient sound with fervid hooks, and resulted in one of the biggest albums of the ‘00s. And turned Coldplay into one of the biggest bands of the era.

Weezer at Wembley 2017 courtesy of Getty

The Other White Album

Having remained popular for over two decades, Weezer’s staying power is as undeniable as the magnificence of their first two albums.