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The Replacements Stories

18 Artists Performing 18 Different Chuck Berry Songs

Chuck Berry passed away on Saturday at age 90.  It may be easier for him to stake the claim as the "inventor of rock and roll" than any other musician.Look no further than the artists who have adopted his songs into their own repertoire.  And it's not just one tune.  Sure there...

Watch The Replacements Perform A New Song, 'Whole Foods Blues'

The Replacements have been performing a new song titled Whole Foods Blues during their current tour. Video of the song, literally written about the grocery store chain, now exists.The song features a laid-back, bluesy vibe, with plenty of guitar soloing throughout.According to Billboard, the band has produced seven or eight new songs over...

Riot Fest Review, Video and Setlist Roundup (Bob Mould, The Pixies, Joan Jett, Violent Femmes & More)

Using this post to round up coverage we've found from around the web from our favorite artists who performed at this weekend's festival in Chicago.Reviews & PhotosThe Reader:Full Recap,Day One,Day TwoBrooklyn VeganDay One, Day TwoChicagoist - Day One,Day TwoSix Injured In Mosh Pit (via NBC5)

Setlist / Stream / Download / Video: The Replacements @ Riot Fest Chicago 9/15/13

From the sounds of the singing along on this recording, it seems like the crowd was really into it!For some more perspective and an incredible photo set. Check out Greg Kot's Tribune Review.The StreamDownload Entire Show[/box]Bastards Of Young!

LISTEN: The Replacements' 22 Year Gap Between Shows, Chicago 1991 to Toronto 2013

I know you can't keep score when it comes to live music, but I've always kind of considered one of my early concerts a badge of honor. On July 4th, 1991, as a recent high school grad, I managed to trek downtown to catch what turned out to be the "final" concert by The Replacements at...

Chicago Musicians Tackle Beck's Sheet Music, New Hendrix Music, Bowie Acting Normal, More...

A group of Chicago musicians, led by the band Mos Scocious took a stab at recreating Beck's sheet music opus Song Reader at the Tonic Room last week. The Sun Times had a reporter on hand to cover the event. Here's the playbill via the MS facebook page.One of online music's biggest holes may...