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Countdown Tom Petty’s Top 33 for a Limited Time!

Few artists reach the status of icon, but Tom Petty definitely qualifies. He turned 62 on Sunday, and to celebrate we’ve created a station counting down his biggest songs, as determined by you and millions of Slacker listeners. Single artist stations are usually reserved for premium subscribers, but thanks to a special agreement, everyone can […]

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Paul McCartney is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

He was in a boy band and survived, and managed to live through the ‘60s, ‘70s and even the ‘80s. He can make a mammoth arena feel like the tiniest club and still manages to be the biggest act at any music festival. Paul McCartney is still going strong at age 71, making him perhaps […]

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Listen to Avenged Sevenfold’s New Album of the Week!

Avenged Sevenfold is following their chart-topping, 2010 album, “Nightmare” with more of an ode to classic metal this time around. The hard-rocking metal band is back with their sixth studio album, “Hail to the King,” which is more reminiscent of old-school Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. Listen on-demand to each track on “Hail to the […]

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Led Zeppelin is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

This week marks the 65th birthday of one of the most legendary frontmen in Rock and Roll. To properly celebrate Robert Plant’s birthday and in recognition of Led Zeppelin’s status as one of the greatest and most culturally important bands of all time, Led Zeppelin is Slacker’s Artist of the Week. Without Led Zeppelin there […]

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New Music: Arctic Monkeys “Do I Wanna Know?”

It seems like it was only a few years ago that Arctic Monkeys were being hyped as the saviors of rock and roll. NME even infamously named their debut “the 5th greatest British album of all time.” Six years later, the hype has subsided, yet the lads are as fresh as ever. Their new single, […]

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Pearl Jam’s “Mind Your Manners” is the Song Stuck in our Head

Seattle’s Pearl Jam have sold 60 million albums worldwide and garnered 14 Grammy nominations since their formation in 1990, and they’re still going strong. Their first album in four years, “Lightning Bolt,” is set for an October 24 release, and we’ve already got the first single, “Mind Your Manners.” It’s Slacker’s Song Stuck In My […]

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