The Hold Steady Evolve (But Stay The Same) On Heaven Is Whenever

'We wanted to make a more dynamic record, and I hope we did that,' guitarist Tad Kubler tells MTV News.

Exclusive: Rachael Ray Plans New South By Southwest Showcase

Hold Steady and Airborne Toxic Event rumored to be on the bill for Food Network star's second SXSW party.

The Hold Steady Deny That They're The Best Rock Band In America

'I'm pretty much amazed on a daily basis,' frontman Craig Finn says of group's critical, commercial success.

The Best Albums Of 2008 (So Far), In Bigger Than The Sound

Erykah Badu, Death Cab, Vampire Weekend, Hold Steady make our columnist's halfway list.

Britney Spears' Road To Happiness Is A Twisted One, In Bigger Than The Sound

The singer should be as happy as Bruce Springsteen and the Hold Steady appeared to be at recent shows — but she probably isn't.

Bow Wow, Omarion 'Bringing The Noise' With R. Kelly; Plus Jordin Sparks, Don Vito, Britney Spears, DMX & More, In For The Record

Sparks talks debut LP; Vincent Margera hit with 12 counts of violating bail; Spears' and Kevin Federline's lawyers discuss child-abuse investigation.

Interpol, Muse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Snow Patrol Bring Out The Fans For Lollapalooza's Crowded Day Two

Crowd shook off downpour to take in shows by Cold War Kids, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Regina Spektor and more.

Gwen Stefani's Not-So-Sexy Malaysia Gig; Plus Christina Aguilera, Common, Swizz Beatz, Nicole Richie & More, In For The Record

Xtina nixes two more concerts; Swizz turns up at Com's album-release party; Richie to serve time at same jail Paris Hilton did.

Henna, Hippies, Hateration: Braving Bonnaroo, In Bigger Than The Sound

Our MTV News correspondent staved off heatstroke and hippies at the Tennessee festival.

New Releases: Nine Inch Nails, Avril, Pink, Bucky Covington & More

Also due Tuesday: Fightstar, Hold Steady, Priestbird, Comas, Page McConnell, DJ Shadow, Six Feet Under.

Hold Steady Pinch-Hitting For Twins As Baseball Season Opens

Band recorded Minnesota-centric version of 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' for team's musical director.

MTV News At CMJ: Pizza, G.I. Joe's Head And 1,000-Plus Bands

Our fearless reporters vow to push themselves to the limit to fully experience the massive music-biz convention.

Worshipping The Boss And Proud: Meet The Hold Steady

Minneapolis-bred rockers channel Springsteen, Replacements on third LP.