Tag: Paul Westerberg

Vintage Video: Watch The Replacements open for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in 1989

Vintage Video: Watch The Replacements open for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in 1989

For our latest installment of Vintage Video, here’s the full 40-minute set of The Replacements opening for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers at the Orange County Speedway in Middletown, NY, on Aug. 18, 1989.

Vintage Video: Elvis Costello plays ‘Radio Radio’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1977

Vintage Video: Elvis Costello plays ‘Radio Radio’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1977

Thirty-three years ago tonight, Elvis Costello & The Attractions staged one of the more infamous stunts in ‘Saturday Night Live’ history, pulling the plug on their label-approved song ‘Less Than Zero’ less than 10 seconds in and instead ripping through ‘Radio Radio.’

Paul Westerberg releases 3 new songs as ‘Mr. F’ in 7-inch vinyl/digital download combo

Paul Westerberg releases 3 new songs as ‘Mr. F’ in 7-inch vinyl/digital download combo

Paul Westerberg is mixing old and new formats this week by issuing a pair of new songs — under the pseudonym Mr. F — on limited-edition, multicolored 7-inch vinyl that comes with a code to download a third, digital-only track.

Video: Paul Westerberg plays baseball stadium for ’40 Nights of Rock & Roll’ documentary

The directors of the upcoming documentary ’40 Nights of Rock & Roll’ managed to drag former Replacements leader Paul Westerberg out of semi-seclusion last week to play some songs and talk rock at Minneapolis’ Target Field — and here’s a video teaser to prove it.

Catching up with Depeche Mode… and Paul Westerberg, Duran Duran, Echo & Bunnymen

Catching up with Depeche Mode… and Paul Westerberg, Duran Duran, Echo & Bunnymen

Round-up of headlines from last week while we were on vacation, including news about Paul Westerberg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, Front Line Assembly, Nine Inch Nails, Talking Heads’ Christ Frantz, Duran Duran and more.

Big Star’s Alex Chilton, 1950-2010

Big Star’s Alex Chilton, 1950-2010

Simply awful news out of New Orleans tonight, as word emerges that Alex Chilton of the peerless power-pop act Big Star has died of an apparent heart attack just days before he was scheduled to perform with the reconstituted band at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Tweet Paul Westerberg this week signed a new deal with Bug Music Publishing — which bills itself as the “largest independent contemporary music publisher in […]

The Replacements’ ‘Let It Be’ subject of 25th anniversary concert in Minneapolis

The Replacements’ ‘Let It Be’ subject of 25th anniversary concert in Minneapolis

Tweet The Replacements’ utterly peerless 1984 album Let It Be will be the subject of a 25th anniversary bash at Minneapolis’ famed First Avenue next […]

Paul Westerberg releasing ‘PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat Wing Joy Boys’ EP tomorrow

Paul Westerberg releasing ‘PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat Wing Joy Boys’ EP tomorrow

With little advance fanfare, Paul Westerberg on Tuesday will release a brand-new six-song EP with the stream-of-consciousness title of PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat […]

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Despite word last fall that The Replacements’ Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson spent a few days jamming in Minneapolis, Stinson tells Billboard.com that it’s unlikely […]