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Chris Cornell, Matt Cameron, Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd in 2012

Soundgarden Is Probably Done, But There's Music You Haven't Heard

Alice in Chains have had a successful career, even after the death of singer Layne Staley . Stone Temple Pilots have continued in the wake of frontman Scott Weiland 's passing, and even The Doors lingered on for a few years after the death of the irreplaceable Jim Morrison . But don’t expect... Read More
Musician Tom DeLonge attends WIRED Cafe at Comic Con 2015

Tom DeLonge To Release Children's Book Featuring “Nude Dude”

Saying that Tom DeLonge has been stepping outside of the box with his recent side projects is an understatement. After his infamous To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science Inc. and the debate of whether or not his UFO organization is actually $37,000,000 in debt, Tom is ready to return to a... Read More
Barns Courtney

EXCLUSIVE: Barns Courtney Explains "99"

Barns Courtney laments the inevitable aging process on his recent single, “99.” It’s not so much the science of aging that bothers him, it’s the societal expectations that come with getting older. “99 is about the needless formalization of fun as we age, and the strange ritual and transition from... Read More

Loyal Listener Of The Day: Jim Rheingruber Of Arlington Heights

Jim has been with XRT since the very beginning in 1972. He loves listening to the XRT Morning Show and the Regular Guy and credits XRT with shaping the musical tastes of his kids. His favorite bands include Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Joe Bonamassa, Emerson,... Read More
A white walker attends the premiere of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' season 7 at Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Game of Thrones Release Date for Final Season

Winter is coming... in April of 2019. That's right, Game of Thrones will return for its final season in April. The official announcement came earlier today. Meanwhile, we wanted to put everything we know, everything that's been confirmed, and everything we're thinking out there now in one place. So... Read More
The Struts and Kesha

Kesha Adds Energy To The Struts 'Tonight Show' Performance

Lead singer Luke Spiller of The Struts is already a bundle of energy when he’s on-stage, but Kesha seems to add another dose of caffeine to his performance. The pop star joined the British glam rockers on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for “Body Talks.” Kesha and Spiller did, in fact, “talk... Read More