Weezer, Nine Inch Nails, Beastie Boys and Blondie in this set, album anniversaries for Garbage, Rancid, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Eels, plus Social D, Urge Overkill, The Breeders and Green Day’s “Jesus Of Suburbia” (watch the video here)
Weezer, The Cure, Garbage and Sinead O’Connor in this set, album anniversaries for The Strokes, Sublime, Sponge, Sheryl Crow and Silversun Pickups, plus music from the first day of MTV (8/1/81) Split Enz, The Vapors, The Pretenders and The Buggles’ “Video Killed The Radio Star” (watch the video here)
The Cure, Nine Inch Nails, The Breeders and Bad Religion in this set, album anniversaries for The Flaming Lips, The Hives, Candlebox and Catherine Wheel, cool covers from Talking Heads, Orgy and Echo And The Bunnymen, plus The Pixies, Garbage and They Might Be Giants.
Beck, Social D, Sonic Youth and The Replacements in this set, album anniversaries for The Pixies, Rage Against The Machine, Live, The Cure and Depeche Mode, plus Pearl Jam, Garbage, Material Issue and we did it all for…Limp Bizkit! (revisit the Nookie video here)
Beck, Beastie Boys, Social D and The Smiths in this set, holiday tunes from Blink 182, Billy Idol, My Chemical Romance, The Ramones, U2, No Doubt and Jimmy Eat World, plus Cake, Nada Surf and “Ghost Town” from The Specials.
Beastie Boys, Blink 182, Bjork and The Smiths in this set, album anniversaries for Pearl Jam, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World, Fatboy Slim, Matthew Sweet, Nine Inch Nails and Depeche Mode, plus The Breeders, XTC, Stroke 9, 311 and The Darkness.
Beastie Boys, Blondie, The Cure and Luscious Jackson in this set, album anniversaries for Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, Dinosaur Jr., Rancid, Coldplay and Jack’s Mannequin, plus Riot Fest bands: Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Jimmy Eat World.
The Smiths, Beastie Boys, U2 and The Replacements in this set, album anniversaries for Sublime, The Strokes, Sponge and Sheryl Crow, plus a nod to MTV’s 41st birthday with music from The Buggles, The Vapors, Split Enz and The Pretenders.
Oasis, Depeche Mode, 311 and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with album anniversaries for No Doubt, Hum, The Hives, Hole, Violent Femmes and The Cult, plus music from the Empire Records soundtrack (Sponge, The Buggles, Edwyn Collins, The The and the Gin Blossoms) for Rex Manning Day!
Weezer, Beck, The Cure and Cake in this set along with Blink 182, Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters and Fiona Apple, cool covers from Spoon and The Happy Mondays, plus Pearl Jam, PJ Harvey and “6 Underground” from Sneaker Pimps.
Beck, Blondie, The Smiths and Social D on the show along with Cake, The Pixies, The Cure and Kings Of Leon, album anniversaries for Garbage, The Eels and The Jesus And Mary Chain and the ska punk goodness of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones!
Pearl Jam, The Smiths, Weezer and Veruca Salt in this set along with STP, Soul Coughing and Spoon, U2, Blink 182, XTC and INXS, plus a nod to MTVs 40th anniversary with The Pretenders, David Bowie, Split Enz and “Video Killed The Radio Star” from The Buggles.
David Bowie, Beck, Bad Religion and Kate Bush in this set along with Social D, INXS, XTC and DMB along with Muse, The Stone Roses, Incubus and Garbage, plus all the swoon along feels in Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You”.
Green Day, Weezer, The Killers and Depeche Mode in this set along with Oasis, Rancid, The Stone Roses and Vampire Weekend, plus The Ramones, Rise Against and Dynamite Hack’s cover of NWA’s “Boys-In-the Hood”.
The Cure, Oasis, STP and 311 lead this set along with Local H, Pavement and Material Issue. Plus, MTV launched 39 years ago this weekend, so music from the first day of “music television” from The Buggles, Blondie, The Pretenders, The Vapors and Split Enz.
Sublime, Social D and STP lead this set along with Oasis, The Cure, Morrissey and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, plus The Replacements, a cool cover from Urge Overkill and the introductory story of the Beastie Boys.