The Replacements For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986

The “Coming soon” news from The Replacements is here and it’s spectacular! Replacements Unearth 1986 Concert for ‘Live at Maxwell’s’ (Rolling Stone) First proper Replacements live album from 1986 coming out in October (Star-Tribune) When asked in 2007 why the Replacements had yet to release a proper live album, bassist Tommy Stinson told his hometown newspaper, “There are no good Replacements live recordings.” Rhino Records finally hopes to prove Stinson … Read more →

Replacements News is “Coming Soon”

In addition to the surprise of new music from Paul, there’s also some kind of Replacements news on the way, or so it seems. While the Mats do have social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), posts are few and far between. This was posted on Twitter and Facebook last week: Coming soon… pic.twitter.com/X8hhyGEJuS — The Replacements (@TheReplacements) July 13, 2017 What could it be? In an article on Paul’s new … Read more →

The Replacements – ‘The Sire Years’ Vinyl Box Set Out on 3/29

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From Rhino: In conjunction with Record Store Day’s “Vinyl Tuesday” initiative, THE SIRE YEARS will be available on Tuesday, March 29 for a suggested list price of $74.98. Production of the set will be limited to 8,700 numbered copies. As a special promotion – a number of fans who pre-order the collection from select independent stores will also receive an exclusive 7″ featuring “Can’t Hardly Wait (The Tim Version)” b/w … Read more →

“Trouble Boys”: Events + Signings

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The next “Trouble Boys” event is April 2 at Grimey’s Too/Howlin’ Books in Nashville. This event will also celebrate the release of Rhino’s new Replacements vinyl box set “The Sire Years.” They’ll be raffling away a nice prize pack and box sets, and handing out some cool swag. new Replacements vinyl box set “The Sire Years.” Special guests include Tommy Womack (see his tribute song, “The Replacements”), and Tom Littlefield and … Read more →

“Trouble Boys”: Reviews + Interviews

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“Trouble Boys” is getting nothing but stellar reviews from both critics and fans (and critical fans), here are just a couple of them: Chicago Tribune – ‘Trouble Boys’ dives into The Replacements “Trouble Boys,” Bob Mehr’s thoroughly researched and eminently readable biography of The Replacements, is the type of book any band (or any artist of any kind, for that matter) would kill for. Assembled over a decade from some … Read more →