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Not Fade Away: Backstreet Boys’ ‘Millennium’ Turns 15

For one shining moment, the Backstreet Boys captured the hearts of global teendom, unequivocally and universally. They were the biggest and the best. They deserve our respect.

05/15/2014

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Not Fade Away: It Wasn’t Just Music that Made Hole’s ‘Live Through This’ So Iconic

Released on April 12, 1994, Hole’s landmark Live Through This is an album that is inherently female, unforgivingly dark, and perfectly self-aware.

04/11/2014

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Not Fade Away: 10 Years Later, How Death Cab For Cutie Broke Through with ‘Transatlanticism’

A lot of people write about Transatlanticism in the framework of The O.C., but that’s a narrative that is like congratulating Nike for their hard work on Michael Jordan’s legacy.

10/30/2013

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Not Fade Away: Pearl Jam’s ‘Vs.’ Turns 20

‘Vs.’ set records in the week and a half it took to sell 1.3 million copies in October 1993, and coupled with Nirvana’s feminist-minded In Utero a month earlier, it was the moment where the bands overlapped most in popularity and political-mindedness.

10/21/2013

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Not Fade Away: 25 Years Later, Perry Farrell Talks Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing’s Shocking’

Decades after its release, ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ routinely pops up on “Best Albums Of All Time” charts. But if anyone ever puts together a “Most Deceptively Titled Albums Of All Time,” Nothing’s Shocking may top the list.

08/28/2013

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