Shirley Manson Talks About “Poppier” New Garbage Album

Just last month, we were excited to learn Garbage was in the middle of mixing their upcoming 7th studio album. And though we still have several months left before we can hear the new music, frontwoman Shirley Manson has revealed some exciting new details in a couple of interviews today. She talked about when it…

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Garbage Mixing Album, Done with 7 Songs So Far

Over the past few years, Garbage has been working on their upcoming 7th album. Last we heard, they had finished recording and were just about to start mixing the songs when the pandemic hit. But, in spite of COVID-19, they are still making progress. Garbage just shared that they're currently mixing the 7th song for…

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Garbage’s Butch Vig Says Mixing Record Soon, Album Out In 2021

Garbage has been steadily working on their upcoming 7th studio album for a few years now. Where are they at in the recording process? Drummer Butch Vig just did an hour-long livestream to talk about recording albums, and during the Q&A, he revealed some Garbage album news. According to Butch, Garbage finished tracking their new…

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Garbage Reveals Exciting Progress On Album #7

Later this year, Garbage aims to finally release their 7th studio album, the followup to their 2016 record, Strange Little Birds. They’ve been writing and recording off and on for the last few years, but it seems that the past 12 weeks have gotten us a lot closer to hearing the new material. Last night, Garbage shared…

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Garbage Shares Updates From 2020 Return To The Studio

This year, Garbage will finally release their 7th studio album, the followup to their 2016 record, Strange Little Birds. They've been writing and recording off and on for the last few years, but it looks like Garbage is in the home stretch now. After a break for the holidays, the band returned to the studio…

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson Shares Poem For Late Mother, “Stag”

Eleven years ago, Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson lost her mother due to complications arising from dementia. Shirley and her mother, Muriel Flora Manson, were very close, and Shirley's interest and skills in music seem to have come from her mom, who was a big band singer. Today, in remembrance of her mother's passing, Shirley shared…

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Garbage Teases New Song Titles For 7th Album

A couple of weeks ago, Garbage returned to the studio to commence work on their upcoming 7th album. Today, we finally have a few sneaky song titles to get excited over. In a new behind-the-scenes photo shared on the band's Instagram, we can see Butch Vig and Steve Marker hard at work... with a partially…

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Garbage Enter Studio For “Day 1” Of Recording 7th Album

Following last year’s celebration of the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album Version 2.0, Garbage spent much of early 2019 working on their upcoming 7th studio album. In February, they teased the “darkness and light” and “sugar and spice” they were creating in the studio. In April, they were in the studio again. Today, Garbage returned to the studio, identifying…

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Shirley Manson Describes Garbage’s “Cinematic,” “Personal” Next Album

Following last year's celebration of the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album Version 2.0, Garbage has spent most of 2019 so far working on their upcoming 7th studio album. In February, they teased the “darkness and light” and “sugar and spice” they were creating in the studio. In April, they were in the studio again. Although we've…

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Garbage Working On “Lucky 7” Album In The Studio

Now that they've finished celebrating the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album Version 2.0 last year, Garbage has spent most of 2019 so far working on their upcoming 7th studio album. In February, they teased the "darkness and light" and "sugar and spice" they were creating in the studio. This week, they seem to be feeling…

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Garbage Cooking Up “Sugar And Spice” In The Studio

Following the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album Version 2.0 last year, Garbage will spend most of 2019 focusing on recording their upcoming 7th studio album. This month, Garbage has been cooking up some "sugar and spice" in the studio as they write and record. Check out their two most recent studio updates below: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt8rbYQn5pw/…

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Garbage Digitally Release New “Destroying Angels” & “Starman” Cover

Last October, Garbage revealed they were releasing a brand new song called "Destroying Angels" for Record Store Day: Black Friday. Following its physical-only release in November, the single is now finally available digitally. Garbage recorded the song with Exene Cervenka and John Doe, both from the California punk band X. "Destroying Angels" is a murder…

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Garbage Announce Exclusive RSD Single, “Destroying Angels”

The upcoming Record Store Day: Black Friday will feature an exclusive new single from Garbage! Teaming up with John Doe and Exene Cervenka, Garbage will release a new song called "Destroying Angels"; its b-side is their cover of David Bowie's "Starman," taken from a Howard Stern radio broadcast earlier this year. The 7" vinyl will be…

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Garbage Aiming To Release Next Album By Early 2020

Garbage is working on a new album. The followup to 2016's Strange Little Birds, the next record will be their 7th. The band has been writing and recording songs throughout the year, though they have a good excuse for the slow pace: 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album, Version 2.0. As such,…

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Garbage Updates Fans On Studio Progress For Album #7

In February, Garbage finished preliminary work on their next album. Despite drummer Butch Vig’s hopes of a summer 2018 release, in a recent interview with Consequence of Sound's Kyle Meredith, frontwoman Shirley Manson affirmed that album #7 will be out in 2019. In addition to celebrating the 20th anniversary of the sophomore album, Version 2.0, the band also…

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Garbage Announces ‘Version 2.0’ Reissue Coming This June

After celebrating the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut in 2015, Garbage fans knew another celebration was in store for the band's sophomore record. Sure enough, last fall Garbage confirmed their commemorative plans. They already revealed some 20 Years Paranoid tour dates for Europe. Today, Garbage finally announced that the Version 2.0 reissue will be released on…

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Garbage Plans To Release 7th Album In 2019

Earlier this week, Garbage finished preliminary work on their next album. In a new interview with Kyle Meredith from Consequence of Sound, frontwoman Shirley Manson spoke about the band's plans for album #7. Despite drummer Butch Vig's hopes of a summer 2018 release, Shirley now says 2019 is more realistic. No matter - we have…

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Garbage Has Officially Begun Recording Album #7

Last summer, only a year after releasing their album Strange Little Birds, Garbage shared a brand new song. "No Horses" was our first taste of where their next record is going, and one of five songs they'd already started. In August, drummer Butch Vig predicted that the next album would come out in summer 2018…

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Garbage To Release 7th Album & Celebrate 20 Years Of ‘Version 2.0’ In 2018

In 2015, Garbage celebrated the 20th anniversary of their eponymous debut album with a massive reissue and their 20 Years Queer tour. In addition to a remastered version of Garbage, the reissue also included all of the era's b-sides as well as tons of remixes. Now, with the 20th anniversary of their second album, 1998's Version…

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Watch Garbage’s Political New Music Video For “No Horses”

Last month, Garbage introduced their new song, "No Horses," during their Rage And Rapture tour with Blondie. Frontwoman Shirley Manson describes the song as depressing and their darkest yet - quite a feat considering their intense discography. "No Horses" takes us to a dystopian, apocalyptic future, a place it can seem we're headed towards already.…

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Garbage Performs Brand New Song, “No Horses”

Last week, Garbage announced that they're releasing a new song called "No Horses" this summer. They shared some lyrics for the "depressing" new song, and confirmed a music video is also on the way. Yesterday, Garbage kicked off their Rage And Rapture tour in Saratoga, CA with a live debut of "No Horses"! The song…

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Garbage Previews New Single, “No Horses”

Last month, Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson revealed that the band was planning to release a new single in tandem with their upcoming tour with Blondie. The tour kicks off next Wednesday, and Garbage just started teasing the new single. "No Horses" is coming soon... on July 14th, if Amazon's expected release date is right. Garbage…

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Garbage Is Back In The Studio Recording A “Depressing” New Song

It hasn't even been a full year since Garbage released their last album, Strange Little Birds, and already the band is working on new music. With a summer Rage And Rapture Tour with Blondie already announced, it makes sense that Garbage may want to include a new song on the setlist. Today, frontwoman Shirley Manson shared a picture…

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Shirley Manson Sings On New ‘American Gods’ Song, “Queen Of The Bored”

Garbage's Shirley Manson is making her return to television. Not as an actor this time, but rather as the voice singing over the American Gods soundtrack. Starz just premiered a new show called American Gods, based on Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel of the same name. Composer Brian Reitzell teamed up with Shirley Manson for "Queen…

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Throwback To When Garbage Took The World By Storm With “Only Happy When It Rains”

You've probably heard that "April showers bring May flowers." Now that April and early spring are upon us, we can expect some indecisive weather and maybe some torrential rain, and we might was well enjoy it. Garbage certainly seems to! Let's celebrate April's showers with one of our favorite hits of the last 25 years, "Only Happy…

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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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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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