Garbage Covers Cat Stevens’s “Where Do The Children Play?” For Charity

Garbage has contributed a cover of Cat Stevens's 1970 song, "Where Do The Children Play?," to a new United Nations charity album. The compilation, Music To Inspire: Artists UNited Against Human Trafficking, includes more than 30 different artists and 60 different songs that fight against slavery and human trafficking. It's an honorable effort and a worthy cause.…

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Garbage Announces New Book Out In 2017

Garbage has been having a big year, and they're not slowing down anytime soon. They celebrated the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album last year with a tour and a re-release of Garbage and all its b-sides. They released their stellar 6th album, Strange Little Birds, this June. It has launched the singles "Empty" and "Magnetized" as…

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Garbage Electrifies In “Magnetized” Music Video

Earlier this year, Garbage released their dark sixth album, Strange Little Birds. It was led by the infectious first single, "Empty," and now fans get to enjoy "Magnetized" as the second single. "Magnetized" has moody verses, starting with the opening line in which Shirley Manson declares she's not in love. But the choruses, in contrast, are…

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Playing It Safe: Why Did Music Stop Being Honest & Fearless?

For some years now, I have felt a growing dissatisfaction with the songs that dominate radio stations and the artists that take up most entertainment news stories. This must make me sound like an out-of-touch old grouch who just doesn't get kids these days, but I'm only in my mid-20s. I love music, and yet lately I…

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Review: Garbage’s Dark ‘Strange Little Birds’ Is Their Best Album In Years

In 2014 Garbage began working on their sixth studio album, the follow-up to their 2012 comeback record, Not Your Kind Of People. They slyly shared pictures of their whiteboard full of song titles, and it seemed that the album was almost ready to be released. Instead, 2015 was dominated by a 20-year anniversary of their…

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Stop Calling Garbage A Grunge Band

Lately there's been a lot of talk about Garbage, and with good reason. Last year they celebrated the 20th anniversary of their 1995 debut album, Garbage, with a re-release of the record and a 20 Years Queer tour. Next week, the band will release their sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds. Their new songs "Empty"…

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Garbage Drops Lyric Video For New Song, “Even Though Our Love Is Doomed”

Following the first single, "Empty," Garbage has suddenly shared another new song from their upcoming album, Strange Little Birds. "Even Though Our Love Is Doomed" is a dark, slow-building song written by drummer Butch Vig; it also gave the album its name, and is said to be the centerpiece of Strange Little Birds. It comes with…

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Garbage Releases “Empty” From Upcoming Album, ‘Strange Little Birds’

Garbage has been getting ready to release their upcoming sixth studio album for more than two years. After months of quiet preparation, the band officially announced Strange Little Birds will be out on June 10th featuring 11 new songs. Today Garbage released the first single from Strange Little Birds, "Empty." It's an uptempo track that is anthemic in spite…

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Shirley Manson Solo Song “Dark Hearts And Heart Beats” Leaks

Garbage has been busy this year, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their eponymous debut album and getting ready to release a brand new album in 2016. But how many remember that Shirley Manson was, at one point, working on a solo album? She wrote and recorded numerous songs while Garbage was on hiatus, and now we…

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Garbage Unleashes Music Video For New Song “The Chemicals”

In March, Garbage announced that they would be releasing a new song called "The Chemicals" for Record Store Day. The annual music event isn't until this Saturday, but now you can hear "The Chemicals" and see its new music video. The song features co-vocals from Brian Aubert of the band Silversun Pickups. Sophie Muller directed the video.…

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Garbage Announces New Song “The Chemicals” For Record Store Day

Garbage has been working on new music for the last year, and the first taste will come on Record Store Day this April. Regular contributors to the annual music holiday, this year Garbage will release two new songs. The first is a song called "The Chemicals," and it will feature co-vocals from Brian Aubert of the…

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Two More Garbage Song Titles Revealed In Studio Pictures

One week ago, Garbage shared a behind-the-scenes look at their recording studio - and revealed a white board with 20 new song titles! Of the 22 tracks, the first two were cut off from the photo, leaving a small mystery for the fans. Now it looks like the mystery has been solved - some new…

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Garbage Reveals 20 New Song Titles For New Album!

Garbage fans! A new album from Shirley Manson and the boys is just around the corner, and the band just shared a behind-the-scenes picture - with a list of over 20 new song titles! Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/GarbageOfficial/photos/a.252533808090811.78027.243166889027503/860718823938970/?type=1&theater It's hard to read, but the white board shows the names of 22 new songs that may…

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Garbage Returns To The Studio

Good news, Garbage fans! Shirley Manson and co. have returned to the studio to continue working on their 6th studio album. https://www.facebook.com/GarbageOfficial/photos/a.252533808090811.78027.243166889027503/847516481925871/?type=1 Garbage was in the studio in May and June this year, but have been quiet the last two months. They've been working on the follow up to their 2012 record, Not Your Kind…

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson Recording Vocals

Garbage only recently resumed work on their 6th studio album, and singer Shirley Manson has already returned to the vocal booth. Today, the band shared a picture of Shirley recording vocals in the studio: Keep checking for more news on Garbage's progress on their new album.

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