The Replacements’ 1981 Twin/Tone Records debut, Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash, heralded the Minneapolis-based band’s competing tendencies toward indelible genius and reckless abandon. The ’Mats’ legendary founding line-up – lead singer/songwriter and guitarist Paul Westerberg, drummer Chris Mars, and brothers Bob and Tommy Stinson (lead guitar and bass respectively) – unleashed a […]
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Iconic rockers The Replacements have announced the upcoming release of PLEASED TO MEET ME (DELUXE EDITION), which will be available from Rhino on October 9th as a 3-CD/1-LP set and digitally. Six previously unreleased “rough mixes,” including “Alex Chilton,” are available today on digital download and streaming services. Click HERE to listen now. The making of Pleased […]
Thirty-five years after the release of their debut album comes Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements — the biography of one of the last great rock ‘n’ roll bands of the twentieth century. Written with the participation of the group’s key members, including singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, guitarist Slim Dunlap, and the family of late band […]
The Replacements, an alternative Rock band from the late ’70s, early ’80s created enduring albums that are as relevant today as the day they were released. The Replacements included Paul Westerberg, who, along with fellow guitarist, Bob Stinson, Bob’s younger brother, Tommy Stinson, and drummer, Chris. Their fast, frenetic, punk-styled form was easily recognized as being […]
The Replacements walked away from each other in Chicago’s Grant Park on July 4, 1991, seemingly never to return to the stage toether again. That all changed in late 2013 when singer, guitarist and principal songwriter Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson enthusiastically reunited (with drummer Josh Freese and guitarist David Minehan in tow) for nearly 100,000 fans over three Riot Fests in Toronto, […]
Tommy Stinson discusses his past, creating his new solo album and life on tour with Guns N’ Roses!