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Not So Silent Night: How Noel Gallagher Helped Mumford & Sons Find 'Guiding Light'

Backstage at RADIO.COM and ALT 92.3’s Not So Silent Night , Marcus Mumford and Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons walked us through the process behind their latest album Delta , talked about the power of radio, and shared a somewhat inspirational run-in with Noel Gallagher of Oasis . “I was taking a...
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Not So Silent Night: A Decade Past With Vampire Weekend

We often catalog our lives based on Vampire Weekend albums, and it turns out so does Ezra Koenig . Wonder if those 6 years are hazy for him too? Anyway, we caught up with the singer backstage at RADIO.COM and ALT 92.3’s Not So Silent Night in Brooklyn, and took a trip back through the 2010s. “My...
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Not So Silent Night: The Evolution of Albums With Jimmy Eat World

25 years deep into an amazing career, Jimmy Eat World has a lot to look back on as we end another decade. Backstage at RADIO.COM and ALT 92.3’s Not So Silent Night in Brooklyn, the band talked with Kevan Kenney about the way songwriting has changed over the years for them, which each new album...
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Not So Silent Night: A Hip-Hop Collab for Cage the Elephant?

Backstage at RADIO.COM and ALT 92.3’s Not So Silent Night in New York, Cage the Elephant are basking in the glow of a year well done. Despite the personal pain they swam through to achieve their new album, Social Cues , it’s a “blessing” according to the band that it resonates with fans and even...
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The Song Mumford & Sons Has Played Live the Most

It’s been 10 years since Mumford & Sons made their debut, with Sigh No More arriving in October of 2009. The first strums of “Little Lion Man” still feel frozen in time, as the band has continuously broken new ground over the past decade. The latest chapter is Delta , the band’s fourth album...
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Van Halen Bassist Defends Billie Eilish for Not Knowing His Band

Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen isn’t offended that one of music’s hottest stars never heard of his band. In fact, Wolf is coming to the defense of Billie Eilish in a big way. The “controversy” that is blowing up music Twitter started when the 17-year-old “everything i wanted” singer appeared...
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Pearl Jam Announces First Tour Dates Since 2018

Pearl Jam has been relatively quiet for the past year or so, but the Seattle rockers are revving up the touring machine for 2020. The band has announced a run of European dates, including a massive show at London’s Hyde Park and three festival dates. 13 shows in all have been announced beginning...
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Woman Hires Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath to Help Breakup With Her Boyfriend

We’ve heard of sending a song to someone during a breakup, but this is the first we’ve heard of sending the singer. Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray got an uncommon request through Cameo, the service that allows you to hire celebrities to deliver messages on your behalf. The “Fly” singer and former Extra...
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Dave Grohl Insists the Foo Fighters Have Never Been 'Cool'

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters talked with comedian Whitney Cummings for her Good For You podcast and pushed back against her claim that Foo Fighters are a cool band. Grohl pointed to himself being 50 years old with grey hair, and every member of the band being a Dad before saying that he's never...
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U2 Drops New Song With 'Slumdog Millionaire' Composer Ahead of First India Concert

U2 has released its first new music in two years – a collaboration with Indian artist A.R. Rahman that promotes peace. “Ahimsa” is an atmospheric and airy song with soothing backing vocals provided by Rahman’s two daughters. The single takes its name from the Sanskrit word for non-violence. “This ...
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