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Garbage Announce Autobiographical Coffee Table Book and Live 12-Inch Vinyl

This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake Due Out July 4 via Akashic Books

Feb 22, 2017

Garbage, who released a new album, Strange Little Birds, last year via the band's own label STUNVOLUME, have announced a new autobiographical coffee table book, This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake. It's due out July 4 via Akashic Books. More

Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Blondie's Pollinator Due Out May 5 via BMG

Feb 08, 2017

Blondie are releasing a new albumPollinator, on May 5 via BMG. Now the iconic '70s band has announced some co-headlining tour dates with '90s legends Garbage, who released a new album, Strange Little Birds, last year via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. More

Watch: Garbage Share Spooky “Magnetized” Video

Strange Little Birds Out Now via STUNVOLUME

Oct 05, 2016

Garbage released a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, back in June via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now, just a few weeks before Halloween, they have shared a spooky new video for "Magnetized." It features front-woman Shirley Manson as both a witch and a mad scientist, among other creepy things. More

Garbage Announce New Fall Tour Dates

Strange Little Birds Out Now via STUNVOLUME

Jul 18, 2016

Garbage released a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, back in June via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now they have announced some new U.S. tour dates. They go down this September and are below (along with their previously announced dates), followed by the band's video for "Empty." More

Jun 21, 2016

Garbage just released a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Last night the band stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform single "Empty," which you can watch below. They also did a web-exclusive performance of "Push It," from 1998's Version 2.0, which you can watch here.  

Watch/Listen: Garbage - “Even Though Our Love Is Doomed” Lyric Video

Strange Little Birds Due Out June 10 via STUNVOLUME

May 27, 2016

Garbage are releasing a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, on June 10 via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now they have shared another song from it, the ballad "Even Though Our Love Is Doomed," via a lyric video that features nature shots of predators and prey before the song climaxes with images of predators vs. predators.  More

May 25, 2016

Dum Dum Girls frontwoman/main creative force Dee Dee previously announced a new solo project called Kristin Kontrol. Dee Dee's real name is Kristin Welchez, hence the name of her new project, and Kristin Kontrol's debut album, X-Communicate, is due out this Friday, May 27, via Sub Pop. Now she's announced some June tour dates in support of the album. More

Watch: Garbage - “Empty” Video

Strange Little Birds Due Out June 10 via STUNVOLUME

May 23, 2016

Garbage are releasing a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, on June 10 via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now the previously shared single "Empty" has a video. Sam Bayer directed the colorful clip, which features lots of shots of the camera spinning around the band as they perform the song in an empty room. Watch it below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates. More

Garbage Announce More Tour Dates

Strange Little Birds Due Out June 10 via STUNVOLUME

May 02, 2016

Garbage are releasing a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, on June 10 via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now they have announced a slew of more U.S. tour dates in support of it. Check them out below, followed by their full list of dates and the recently shared single "Empty." More

Listen: Garbage – “Empty”

Strange Little Birds Due Out June 10 via STUNVOLUME

Apr 20, 2016

Garbage are releasing a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, on June 10 via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. Now they have shared a new song from it, "Empty." "'Empty' is just exactly what it says it is. A song about emptiness," said frontwoman Shirley Manson in a press release.   More

Garbage Announce New Album, “Strange Little Birds”

Strange Little Birds Due Out June 10 via STUNVOLUME

Mar 10, 2016

Garbage have announced a brand new album, Strange Little Birds, for release on June 10 via the band's own label STUNVOLUME. It's the follow-up to 2012's Not Your Kind of People. Here is the tracklist and cover art, as well as some tour dates. More

Listen: TORRES – “Special” (Garbage Cover)

TORRES Opening for Garbage on Their “20 Years of Queer Tour”

Oct 02, 2015

Next week Garbage embarks on their "20 Years of Queer Tour," in which they will play in its entirety their 1995-released excellent self-titled debut album. TORRES (aka MacKenzie Scott) will be the support act on the U.S. leg of the tour and in honor of that she has shared a new cover of Garbage's "Special," which is actually a song from the band's 1998-released sophomore album. Scott's take is rawer and more immediate than the original.  More

Garbage Announce 20th Anniversary Reissue of Debut Album, Share Previously Unreleased Track

Garbage: 20th Anniversary Edition Due Out October 2, Listen to "Subhuman (Supersize Mix)"

Sep 02, 2015

Garbage previously announced the "20 Years of Queer Tour" in which they will play in its entirety their 1995-released excellent self-titled debut album (which featured the singles "Queer," "Only Happy When It Rains," "Stupid Girl," "Vow," and "Milk"). Now the band (Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, and Butch Vig) have officially announced Garbage: 20th Anniversary Edition, a reissue of the debut album. More

Under the Radar Announces August/September Issue with CHVRCHES on the Cover

Issue 54 Also Includes Interviews with New Order, Garbage, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, the Casts of Fear the Walking Dead and Wet Hot American Summer, and More

Aug 07, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the August/September 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It features CHVRCHES on the cover. Garbage's Shirley Manson discusses the 20th anniversary of the band's self-titled debut album. We talk to the creators and various cast members of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Star Cliff Curtis and producer Gale Anne Hurd talk about The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead. The issue also includes interviews with Beach House, New Order, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, Telekinesis, Ducktails, DRINKS, Briana Marela, LA Priest, Jaakko Eino KaleviChelsea Wolfe, and more.  More

Garbage to Perform 1995 Debut Album in Its Entirety on U.S. and European Tours

"20 Years of Queer Tour" This October and November; TORRES and Dutch Uncles to Support

Jun 08, 2015

1995 was a pretty great year for music, with classic albums from Björk, The Cardigans, Elastica, Oasis, Pulp, Radiohead, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Verve, and many others. It was also the year that Garbage released their excellent self-titled debut album. More

Apr 22, 2014

Because Record Store Day is the gift that just keeps giving, check out Garbage’s contribution to the yearly event.  More

Jul 11, 2012

Are you in Omaha, Nebraska? In the mood for some music? We’ve got your way into the Maha Musical Festival in Omaha, Nebraska, taking place Saturday, August 11. The fest features Dum Dum GirlsMynabirdsGarbageDesaparecidos, and more. 

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Check Out Photos from KJEE Summer Roundup 2012

At the Santa Barbara Bowl, June 1, 2012

Jun 29, 2012

Click here to check out photos from the KJEE Summer Roundup 2012 at the Santa Barbara Bowl, June 1, 2012. More

Apr 04, 2012

With their new album Not Your Kind of People set for release on April 15, the recently un-hiatused Garbage premiered a grainy black-and-white music video for the album's lead single "Blood For Poppies." More

Listen: Garbage - “Blood For Poppies”

Off Not Your Kind of People

Mar 15, 2012

The first full taste of Garbage's forthcoming new album Not Your Kind of People has surfaced online this morning in the form of a new track called "Blood for Poppies." More

Garbage Preview New Song “I Hate Love”

Off New Album Not Your Kind Of People

Feb 16, 2012

After winning big at the Grammys alongside the Foo Fighters thanks to his production work on the band's latest album Wasting Light, Butch Vig has clearly turned his attention back to his reunited band Garbage, releasing a snippet of a song called "I Hate Love." More

Garbage Announce First New Album In Seven Years

Not Your Kind of People Out May 15

Jan 30, 2012

A reunited Garbage has announced that they will be releasing Not Your Kind of People, their first new album since 2005's Bleed Like Me More


Interviews

Oct 08, 2015

When Shirley Manson auditioned for Garbage in 1994, it was a famously ill-fated first tryout with fellow Garbage band members Butch Vig, Steve Marker, and Duke Erikson that almost left the partnership aborted before it began. She had already completed stints in two bands, Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie and Angelfish. More


Reviews

Garbage at The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA, July 30, 2016

Aug 11, 2016

On a Saturday night in Philadelphia, Garbage brought the rock.

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Strange Little Birds

Strange Little Birds

Stunvolume

Jun 23, 2016

Indie music fandom 101 tells us that commercial success is overrated. Strange Little BirdsGarbage's first album in four years since Not Your Kind of People, though, is the lowest-charting of their career and perhaps this is telling: for it does feel like their least essential. More

Not Your Kind of People

Not Your Kind of People

Stunvolume

May 18, 2012

In the drought since their last full-length album Bleed Like Me was released in 2005, Garbage has left fans reeling from quite a seven-year itch. It's not that the members (Shirley Manson, Butch Vig, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker) had gone into creative hibernation-Vig was busy producing, taking home a Grammy for Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown; Manson was acting out with a leading role in the short-lived TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles when not working on her yet-to-be-released solo album; and the band itself released a greatest hits compilation Absolute Garbage in 2007 to quell the pressure for new music amid an indefinite hiatus. More