The Hold Steady

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Interview: Craig Finn of The Hold Steady Ages Alongside Rock and Roll

For the The Hold Steady’s sixth album, Teeth Dreams, the band set up camp in Nashville to make the most capital-R Rock record of their 10-year career. For the first time ever, they recorded in some place other than their home base of Brooklyn. But even though the band’s frontman, Craig Finn has been a resident of Brooklyn for over 14 years now, he’s always had a hard time calling himself a New Yorker.



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 75: Hideout Block Party, Local H, Chicago Bears

Football season is here.  That’s something that I talk about quite a bit, and just today my girlfriend mentioned something about a friend of hers possibly being pregnant and I somehow turned that into 5 […]


The Hold Steady Perform At Avalon Hollywood

Watch The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn Talks About The Replacements In ‘Color Me Obsessed’ Doc [Video]

Craig Finn, leader The Hold Steady (and Hideout Block Party performer) talks Replacements. Some of this was used in “Color Me Obsessed” but this is the raw complete interview. Download FREE Music Connect With XRT […]



A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party Announces 2013 Lineup

The A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party will take place on September 6th & 7th right outside the Hideout. After featuring the likes of Wilco, Iron & Wine, and Glen Hansard last year, the folks over at the A.V. Club and the Hideout have booked quite the lineup.


The Hold Steady Perform At Avalon Hollywood

The Hold Steady Record New Song For New Season Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

The Hold Steady have recorded a new song for the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones. The song “The Bear & the Maiden Fair,” features lyrics from the show’s creator George RR Martin and music […]



Craig Finn, “Honolulu Blues” [Free MP3 Download]

Hold Steady heavyweight, Craig Finn is about to release his first solo record apart from the band. The below film gives fans a glimpse into the workaholic frontman’s songwriting process, the collaboration between the musicians […]


Exclusive Free MP3 Download: Candy Golde – "The Hold Steady"

[pullquote quote=”You get an idea of what’s coming the instant you hear this armageddon dance crazed opener.”]Given this lineage of top drawer artists, [lastfm]Candy Golde[/lastfm] could be described as the best and baddest of musical […]


The Hold Steady & Why Stephen T. Colbert Is My Hero

In case you missed it, [lastfm]The Hold Steady[/lastfm] performed on the Colbert Report a couple weeks back.  I described ’em on the radio the other day as just a great rock ‘n’ roll band.  One […]


Full Album: The Hold Steady, Heaven Is Whenever

[pullquote quote=”There are some inherent truths in any fifth record. For one, the band has to stay together long enough to last through the first four.” credit=”Craig Finn”] They’ve come to be known as the […]