Shirley Manson of Garbage performs onstage at the MTV World Stage Monterrey Mexico 2012 at Arena Monterrey on September 12, 2012 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/Getty Images)

Garbage’s ‘The Chemicals’ Video Introduces a New Kind of Gazing: Watch

How far Garbage’s visuals have come since their early days in the ’90s, when singer Shirley Manson was paraded in front of the camera like a sweet treat for the male gaze.


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Garbage, Photographer Spar Over Use of ’90s Photos

The photographer claims the band was asking to use his photos without compensation.


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A Bunch of Musicians Defended Beck After Kanye West’s GRAMMY Diss

But are they “real artists?”


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Butch Vig Talks About ‘The Smart Studios Story,’ New Music With Garbage

Super-producer and Garbage musician, Butch Vig, joined Kevin & Bean this morning to talk about his upcoming documentary dedicated to his Madison, Wisconsin recording studio, Smart Studios, new Garbage music, and he weighed in on the new Black Keys track, “Fever.”


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Rock Stars Help Promote Kickstarter Campaign: The Smart Studios Story

The studio closed its doors in 2010, and filmmaker Wendy Schneider began piecing together a documentary film on the history of Smart Studios, entitled, The Smart Studios Story. You can now become a part of the project by donating via Kickstarter! Incentives include having your name featured in the credits, access to exclusive outtakes, signed memorabilia, and more!


Josh Homme and Brody Dalle (Photo by Kevin Winter//Getty Images)

Brody Dalle Releases New Song Called “Meet The Foetus / Oh The Joy” Featuring Garbage’s Shirley Manson

Brody Dalle (wife of Josh Homme) is working on a solo album and released a new track “Meet The Foetus/ Oh The Joy” which features Garbage’s Shirley Manson and Warpaint’s Emily Kokal.


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New Music To Know: IO Echo Charms Hollywood & Trent Reznor With Worldly Debut

The L.A. duo’s 2012 debut, ‘Ministry of Love,’ transports listeners to cities like London, Berlin, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing–some locations more literally than others, lyrically speaking.



Garbage Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage With Onstage Proposal

As the same-sex marriage debate rages in the Supreme Court (and the court of public opinion), Shirley Manson and her band Garbage let it be known exactly where they stand on the controversial topic, allowing […]


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Garbage Covers Patti Smith’s ‘Because The Night’ For Record Store Day

For this year’s Record Store Day, Garbage and Jersey punk-rockers Screaming Females will tip their hats to one of rock’s pioneering frontwomen, Patti Smith. The two female-fronted groups teamed up for a cover of the […]


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23rd Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Interviews

Watch interviews from bands performing at the 23rd Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas.