Michael Tedder

Michael Tedder has written for Esquire, Stereogum, Playboy, The Ringer, Variety, Vulture and a few other places.

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Irish Eyes Will Always Smile Upon Shane MacGowan

The Pogues frontman passed away Thursday at the age of 65

Gen X’s Musical Icons Are Aging Far More Gracefully Than the Boomers Before Them

We see your Eric Claptons and Van Morrisons, and we raise you Michael Stipe and Robert Smith

Why Is Mel Gibson in the “John Wick” Spin-Off?

It's disappointing to see the beloved franchise align itself with the controversial actor

Inside the Making of The Replacements’ Revelatory New Box Set

Archivist Bob Mehr on the band's "Tim (Let It Bleed Edition)"

A New Documentary Pays Tribute to a '90s Scene That Will Live Forever

"The Elephant 6 Recording Co." is a loving document of the Athens, Georgia scene

How “The Bear” Achieved “Dudes Rock” Nirvana Via Richie’s Transformation

Season 2's "Forks" episode is emblematic of this particular brand of non-toxic masculinity

From the Depths of Florida Emerges an Era-Defining Album

"The Whaler” is a full-throated scream of exhaustion and despair

Why 8 Songs Is All It Takes to Make a Great Album

Bruce Springsteen, Al Green, Patti Smith and Black Sabbath all agree on at least one thing