Steven Hyden Biography, Age, Wife, Books, Uproxx, and Net Worth

Steven Hyden (born September 7, 1977) is an American music pundit, creator, and digital recording host. Hyden is married and lives in Minneapolis.

Steven Hyden Biography

Steven Hyden (born September 7, 1977) is an American music pundit, creator, and digital recording host. He recently facilitated the digital recording Celebration Rock and is the writer of the books Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me (2016), on contentions in popular music history, and Twilight of the Gods (2018), on the historical backdrop of exemplary stone.

He likewise co-has the digital broadcasts Indiecast (with Ian Cohen) and 36 From the Vault (with Rob Mitchum). He is a pundit for Uproxx and recently filled in as a staff essayist at Grantland and an editorial manager at The A.V. Club.

He moved on from Appleton East High School, then, at that point the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2000. Hyden started his profession with The Post-Crescent in 1993; then, at that point 15 years of age, he added to a week-by-week segment for teens (his first accommodation, written by hand, was a survey of the 1993 collection Zooropa by U2).

He kept working for the paper as an understudy while in school, and afterward joined the staff as a full-time columnist when he graduated in 2000. He joined UPROXX as a social pundit in July 2016.

Steven Hyden

He recently worked at Grantland as a staff author and at The A.V. Club as a manager. His music analysis has been distributed in a few different outlets including Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Slate, American Songwriter, and

Steven Hyden Podcasts

Celebration Rock

In January 2016, Hyden launched the Celebration Rock podcast. A new episode debuts weekly on Monday afternoon and usually runs about 50–60 minutes in length.

Hyden and his guests cover topics ranging from “Best Rock Albums of the ’10’s (so far)” to hour-long interviews with artists (Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, Deftones) and hosting other critics to discuss their famous works.

The podcast mostly emphasizes the current rock scene but also dives into the past with episodes and interviews about The Replacements, Cheap Trick, and others.


He also co-hosted Rivals, a podcast about rivalries between band-mates and contemporaries in rock, with Jordan Runtaugh.


In July 2020, Hyden began co-hosting Indiecast, a podcast about indie music news and trends, with Ian Cohen.

36 From the Vault

In January 2020, Hyden began co-hosting 36 From the Vault, a podcast about the Grateful Dead’s live album series Dick’s Picks, with co-host Rob Mitchum.

Steven Hyden Books


In 2009, Hyden was a co-author of the book Inventory: 16 Films Featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls, 10 Great Songs Nearly Ruined by Saxophone, and 100 More Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists, a collection of lists from The A.V. Club.

Whatever Happened to Alternative Nation?

In 2011, Hyden published the e-book Whatever Happened To Alternative Nation?, a critical analysis and personal reflection on 1990s alternative rock that originally ran as a 10-part series at The A.V. Club.

Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me

On May 17, 2016 Hyden released Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me, published by Back Bay Books. It is a collection of essays on famous pop music rivalries throughout rock history, including Oasis versus Blur, Beatles versus Rolling Stones, and Madonna versus Cyndi Lauper.

Twilight of the Gods

On May 1, 2018, Hyden published Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock. The 19-chapter book is structured to resemble a double-LP, with “tracks” divided among four “sides”.

This Isn’t Happening

Hyden’s book This Isn’t Happening: Radiohead’s Kid A and the Beginning of the 21st Century was released in September 2020.


Hyden is at work on a project with Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman, expected out in 2019.

Steven Hyden Uproxx

He is a critic for Uproxx and previously served as staff writer at Grantland and an editor at The A.V. Club.

Steven Hyden Age

Hyden was born on September 7, 1977 in Wisconsin.

Steven Hyden Wife

Hyden is married and lives in Minneapolis.

Steven Hyden Height

Information about his height will be updated as soon as possible.

Steven Hyden Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

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