Review: The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru the Passion

Review: The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru the Passion
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The Hold Steady = Lifter Puller + E Street Band + The Uptown Controllers … read more

Versified Street Life Reinventing Bar Rock Hype: Interview with The Hold Steady

Versified Street Life Reinventing Bar Rock Hype: Interview with The...
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I was doing a lot of drugs when I first heard the Hold Steady’s debut release, Almost Killed Me, in January 2004, and I was enraptured. I thought, “These guys

Massive Nights: An Interview with Tad Kubler of the Hold Steady

Massive Nights: An Interview with Tad Kubler of the Hold...
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This past March, The Hold Steady released their sixth studio album, a 10-track scorcher titled Teeth Dreams. Since then, they’ve embarked on a globe-spanning tour that will make a stop at our own Urban Lounge in mid-July. SLUG Magazine caught up with lead guitarist and founding member Tad Kubler to talk about the new record, recent lineup changes and to ask about what’s influencing them these days.  … read more