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Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth

Background information
Origin New York City, New York, USA
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Noise Rock
Experimental Rock
Years active 1981—present
Label(s) Interscope Records
Matador Records
DGC Records
Homestead Records
SST Records
Enigma Records
Website Website
Thurston Moore
Kim Gordon
Lee Ranaldo
Steve Shelley
Mark Ibold
Former members
Jim Sclavunos
Anne DeMarinis
Richard Edson
Bob Bert
Jim O'Rourke

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Sonic Youth Overview


Sonic Youth is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1981. The current lineup consists of Thurston Moore (vocals and guitar), Kim Gordon (vocals, bass, guitar), Lee Ranaldo (vocals and guitar), Steve Shelley (drums), Mark Ibold (bass, guitar)

The Eternal (2009) Rather Ripped (2006) Sonic Nurse (2004) Murray Street (2002) NYC Ghosts And Flowers (2000) A Thousand Leaves (1998) Washing Machine (1995) Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star (1994) Dirty (1992) Goo (1990)

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Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore To Play One-Off London Show

March 30, 2011
Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore has announced details of a one-off London gig, set to take place in May. To coincide with the release of his Beck-produced solo album 'Demolished Thoughts' on May 23, Moore will play a one-off show at London's Union Chapel on May 31.   Read more 

Sonic Youth To Play ATP New Years Eve London Gig

September 28, 2010
Sonic Youth are set to headline a special New Years Eve concert in London, it's been announced. The band will play All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) Strange Days event at Hammersmith Apollo on December 31.  Read more 

Sonic Youth Call The BNP 'F*cking Clowns'

October 26, 2009
Sonic Youth attacked the BNP at a gig in London over the weekend. Taking to the stage at London's Forum singer/guitarist Thurston Moore said, “Thanks for standing up to the BNF goons” before adding “Fucking clowns...”  Read more 

Sonic Youth Unveil Huge US Tour

April 27, 2009
Sonic Youth have announced details of a huge US tour, which kicks off in Chicago on June 28. The band, who release new album 'The Eternal' in the same month, are due to play 20 dates.  Read more 

Sonic Youth Reveal Full Details Of New Album

February 12, 2009
Sonic Youth have confirmed the full details of their sixteenth album 'The Eternal', which is set to be released this summer. The record is due to hit the shelves on June 9 via Matador and was produced jointly by the band and John Agnello.  Read more 

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