Grateful Dead

Brandon Flowers’ New Solo Album May Be His Last: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | June 3, 2015 - 5:00 am

Plus Ciara confirms her relationship with Russell Wilson. Also see which artists will be performing on television today! More »

Five Reasons Why Jam Band Fans Are Better Than Indie Rock Fans

Christopher R. Weingarten | March 31, 2009 - 11:00 am

I was skimming through this year’s Bonnaroo lineup as part of my usual round of cyber-stalking Neko Case, and I came upon an interesting discovery—this festival kicks ass! Although one of my friends described the layout as a desert of dust and piss, and the jam-centric lineup means stupid Phish is going to play for… More »

311 Compare Themselves To Grateful Dead, U2, Phish, Your Mom

anthonyjmiccio | July 7, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Chad Sexton, the diminutive drummer for 311, made sure to leave no sensibility unoffended when searching for the correct group to compare his stoner-friendly crap-metal ensemble to in a recent interview with MTV. “I think we have the same appeal as a band like the Grateful Dead. We have some Deadheads in the band, and… More »

Ten Artists Who Should Be Very Glad They’re Not Axl Rose

anthonyjmiccio | June 30, 2008 - 1:00 am

The attention the media gives to Guns N’ Roses and My Bloody Valentine may give young bands the idea that it’d actually be good for their legacy to record regularly for six years, then hold off for at least another 15 so that fan excitement can build and their myth can blossom. (Hey, if Sting… More »

Grateful Dead To NPR: You Scratch Our Back, We’ll Lightly Pat Yours

Maura | May 13, 2008 - 4:30 am

Former Sleater-Kinney guitarist/vocalist Carrie Brownstein blogs at NPR, and her latest post has a fully cleared MP3 mix that has tracks by the likes of Pylon and Wire, and is appended with a note: “This mix was supposed to have the Grateful Dead on it, whose music I really love, but they refused… More »

Led Zeppelin, Doors, Grateful Dead Members Get High On Legal Fees

Brian Raftery | December 19, 2006 - 9:08 am

If your name happens to be Eddie Trunk, today is the most exciting day of your life: Some of rock ‘n’ roll’s biggest names have teamed up to sue the owner of a Web site that specializes in streaming rare concert recordings. More »