R.I.P. Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters

Rest in peace, Taylor Hawkins. On Friday, March 25th Foo Fighters released a statement announcing the shocking passing of the bands’ drummer, and one of Dave Grohl’s closest friends. He died in his hotel room in Bogota, Colombia after complaining of chest pains. Taylor, whose full name was Oliver Taylor Hawkins, was the long-time drummer …

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RHCP Release New Song “Poster Child”

Red Hot Chili Peppers just released another track from their upcoming album Unlimited Love, due to April 1st, 2022. The new song is titled “Poster Child”. The song feels like a throw back to 70’s and early 80’s funk and psychedelia rock. The animators for the official music video also felt the same way, not …

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R.I.P. Mark Lanegan (of Screaming Trees, Mad Season & QOTSA)

Rest in peace, Mark Lanegan. On Tuesday February 22nd, 2022 Lanegan’s family announced his passing. He was 57. Mark was the frontman and singer for the 90’s grunge band Screaming Trees. Their song “Nearly Lost You” was included in the Singles Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which is considered one of the best grunge soundtracks of …

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Six Degrees of… Eminem & Dr. Dre…?

Have you ever played the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon? It works like this: you pick an actor arbitrarily, then you and your fellow game players connect the name to other actors until you connect them to the popular and prolific thespian, Kevin Bacon. It’s kinda funny, because you can almost always end up …

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Spoon Release New Album “Lucifer On The Sofa”

Spoon, the band, has been around almost as long as the eating utensil, almost… The group first released material back in 1994 with the EP Nefarious. And counting their new work, just released today, the rockers now have ten LP releases under their belt too. The new album, their tenth, is titled Lucifer On The …

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Pack A Super Bowl For A Super Weekend!

Everyone LOVES a good spectacle. And this weekend half the world is going to gather their favorite snacks, chips n’ dips, BBQ favs and party beverages to sit and watch three to four hours of over-hyped football. We here at The Retro love watching pro pigskin games, and when your talking about the biggest game, …

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Kurt Cobain “Stole” These “Territorial Pissings” Lyrics…!

Kurt Cobain (lead singer of Nirvana ICYDK), has been one of the most celebrated songwriters of his generation. It’s the opinion of this blog author (that’s me!) that Kurt Cobain is potentially THE greatest lyrical writer EVA! I know that sentiment gets thrown around too much nowadays, but I personally feel that way even though …

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Listen to the NEW RHCP Song “Black Summer”

Are you a Red Hot Chili Peppers fan? Because RHCP just released a new song entitled “Black Summer”! We posted the YouTube video for the new track below so you can listen to it and see the band. BTW, Anthony Kiedis, when is the creepster moustache faze going to end? We also see that mullet …

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Korn Announce Free YouTube Show ‘Requiem Mass’

Korn’s new album Requiem comes out this Friday, February 4th. You may have heard a few of their new songs from it: “Start The Healing” and “Forgotten” here on The Retro. Judging by these early releases, Korn has aged well, settling into the Godfathers of Nu-metal label the public has given them. The band also …

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