Eddie Vedder: letter man. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eddie Vedder, Rihanna, Neil Young and Roger Waters have all have had something to say of late about the living hell that is the Israel/Hamas conflict.(...)

 Budapest’s Sziget music festival is on an island in the Danube River

Sónar Barcelona, Spain, June 12th-14th There’s no shortage of music festivals to choose from in and around Barcelona, but Sónar might be (...)

A police handout photo released by Seattle Police Department shows articles left at grunge rock musician Kurt Cobain’s 1994 death scene. Photograph: Seattle Police Department

Seattle police have released previously unseen images showing drug paraphernalia from the scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s suicide 20-y(...)

Danielle Haim of Haim

The summer of 2013 was a season of stellar musical highs from David Byrne and St Vincent at the Electric Picnic to Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour to C(...)

Ben Shepherd and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden perform an acoustic set in Seattle earlier this year.

Ben Shepherd was born in Okinawa Japan (where his father served in the US army), in 1968. When Ben was 3-years-old the family moved to Texas where (...)

Kurt Cobain performing with Nirvana in 1993. Photograph: Robert Sorbo/AP Photo

Seattle will always be always be associated with grunge. It will also, of course, be associated with Starbucks, rain, Microsoft and Amazon, but it wil(...)

The Opus 11 music shop on Dublin’s George’s Street which is closing and moving to an online environment at opus2.ie. Photograph: Alan Betson

On a small stretch of pathway along George’s Street in Dublin, a music shop is about to close its doors after more than 100 years in various city loca(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)

Limerick’s rock history doesn’t start and end with The Cranberries as far as Senakah are concerned, although the quartet did bring in fo(...)