Sleigh Bells

Irish-American band Flogging Molly, led by Dave King, scored with the 2017 album “Life Is Good.” (Courtesy Richie Smyth)

Countdown: The 10 best rock albums of 2017

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Former Bay Area resident K.Flay appears Sunday at Outside Lands 2017. (Courtesy photo)

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Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon's solo release "Painkillers" exemplifies songwriting at its best. (Courtesy photo)

10 great 2016 albums

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courtesy photoSleigh Bells topped our list of pop favorites in 2013.

The best pop albums of 2013

Musically speaking, 2013 was like a game of pop-star poker, with some…

courtesy photoSleigh Bells topped our list of pop favorites in 2013.
“Bitter Rivals

Tragedy spurs Sleigh Bells

On “Reign of Terror” — last year’s sophomore sledgehammer from New York…

“Bitter Rivals
Courtesy photoFacing adversity For Sleigh Bells’ Derek Miller — pictured with bandmate Alexis Krauss — writing the group’s new album was a catharsis.

Sleigh Bells' reign of terror

In his New York apartment, guitarist Derek Miller found curious objects to…

Courtesy photoFacing adversity For Sleigh Bells’ Derek Miller — pictured with bandmate Alexis Krauss — writing the group’s new album was a catharsis.