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  • SXSW 2013: Depeche Mode Debut New Songs in Austin

    SXSW 2013: Depeche Mode Debut New Songs in Austin | ARTICLE

    Brazos Hall isn't big enough for Dave Gahan, who took to the Austin club's stage at SXSW last night and commanded a self-pinching 900-capacity crowd – including Billy Corgan, Usher and Matt Sorum...

    March 16, 2013 10:34 AM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Charles Bradley, Eric Burdon Bring Blues and Noise to Rolling Stone Rock Room

    SXSW 2013: Charles Bradley, Eric Burdon Bring Blues and Noise to Rolling Stone Rock Room | ARTICLE

    "Do you feel like going to church?" Charles Bradley asked a packed crowd of SXSW day partiers in Austin. Preaching the gospel of soul and message of unity, Charles Bradley transformed Friday afternoon's Rolling Stone Rock...

    March 15, 2013 8:40 PM ET
  • Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Speech: 'The Musician Comes First'

    Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Speech: 'The Musician Comes First' | ARTICLE

    "The musician comes first" was the running theme behind Dave Grohl's keynote speech at SXSW in Austin this morning, an address the Foo Fighters frontman called "without a doubt, my musical life's greatest honor." During the hourlong talk,...

    March 14, 2013 2:05 PM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Nick Cave and Yeah Yeah Yeahs Bring on the Night in Austin

    SXSW 2013: Nick Cave and Yeah Yeah Yeahs Bring on the Night in Austin | ARTICLE

    Nick Cave in the light of day is a shocking site, and the singer knows it. "We're going to begin with a long song and hopefully by the end it'll be dark," the bottle-black-haired, black-clad singer quipped...

    March 14, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Tegan and Sara Share the Joy of Heartache in Austin

    SXSW 2013: Tegan and Sara Share the Joy of Heartache in Austin | ARTICLE

    Tegan and Sara used to marvel at bands who come to Austin and do seven shows at SXSW. "We could never do that – we have too much shit," Tegan Quin recalls thinking. This year, however, they're basically...

    March 14, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    'Nashville' Recap: O Brother, Where Art Thou? | ARTICLE

    Between Rayna's road spats with Juliette, Teddy walking out on her, Avery gloriously failing at life and Liam's general smarminess, Nashville was really on a roll until that last uneventful dud of an episode aired. Luckily, that...

    February 28, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Dan Auerbach Cameos on 'Nashville'

    Dan Auerbach Cameos on 'Nashville' | VIDEO

    So far, Nashville has shied away from tapping into Music City's vast stable of stars for celebrity cameos, focusing instead on the fictional fame of Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) and Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere). That all changes...

    February 26, 2013 2:30 PM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Hot Mess

    'Nashville' Recap: Hot Mess | ARTICLE

    "My husband asked me for a divorce and I have to go home and tell my children, which is really gonna ruin their lives; Deacon kissed me in an elevator; and I'm on tour with Juliette Barnes....

    February 14, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Courting Divorce, Pt. II

    'Nashville' Recap: Courting Divorce, Pt. II | ARTICLE

    On paper, Nashville is a show about "love, power, money, family and music." In actuality, it's a show about people who used to fuck almost fucking again. Last night, Rayna almost fucked Deacon, Scarlett almost fucked Gunnar,...

    February 7, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Nashville Legend Cowboy Jack Clement Saluted in Star-Studded Tribute

    Nashville Legend Cowboy Jack Clement Saluted in Star-Studded Tribute | ARTICLE

    "Jack Clement isn't in the Country Music Hall of Fame? What . . . the . . . fuck!" T Bone Burnett exclaimed to rousing applause near the end of an all-star tribute to Cowboy Jack Clement...

    January 31, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Head Games

    'Nashville' Recap: Head Games | ARTICLE

    After last week's road-themed Nashville took Rayna, Deacon, Scarlett, Avery, Gunnar and the gang to locales like San Diego, Austin, Atlanta and Little Rock, Arkansas – cities that are definitely not the show's...

    January 24, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Road Trip

    'Nashville' Recap: Road Trip | ARTICLE

    Remember when Marilyn Manson and Hole tried to tour together in the mid-Nineties and how well it didn't go? Swap out teen angst for hard-worn heartache and fishnets and face makeup for cowboy boats and sparkling rompers...

    January 17, 2013 11:51 AM ET
  • Q&A: Tenacious D on Their Grammy Nod and Comedy-Rock Festival

    Q&A: Tenacious D on Their Grammy Nod and Comedy-Rock Festival | ARTICLE

    Twenty years after forming, Tenacious D's combination of Dio melodies and dick jokes is still funny. So funny, in fact, that the self-proclaimed "Greatest Band on Earth" just nabbed a Best Comedy Album Grammy nod for their...

    January 17, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Courting Divorce

    'Nashville' Recap: Courting Divorce | ARTICLE

    When it comes to blowing off big professional responsibilities like cutting a hit country duet, consummating courthouse nuptials in the back of a stretch limo ranks pretty high on the List of Infallible Excuses. Apparently Juliette's aggressively-button-down,...

    January 10, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Q&A: T Bone Burnett on 'Nashville,' Elton John's Comeback and Retiring as a Producer

    Q&A: T Bone Burnett on 'Nashville,' Elton John's Comeback and Retiring as a Producer | ARTICLE

    T Bone Burnett boasts a cache of credits that include albums by Elvis Costello, Los Lobos, Roy Orbison, Counting Crows and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – not to mention the acclaimed soundtracks for...

    December 18, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Stand By Your Man

    'Nashville' Recap: Stand By Your Man | ARTICLE

    At this point it's safe to say that Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named Sue" has a more complete character arc in three minutes and 44 seconds than Nashville has had in, what is it now, eight...

    December 6, 2012 12:05 PM ET
  • Fun., Alabama Shakes and More React to Grammy Nominations

    Fun., Alabama Shakes and More React to Grammy Nominations | ARTICLE

    Last night was a big one for fun. The New York indie poppers nabbed nods in six categories at the Grammy nominations concert in Nashville, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New...

    December 6, 2012 9:20 AM ET
  • LL Cool J on His 'Authentic' New Album: 'I'm Not Pandering to Teenagers'

    LL Cool J on His 'Authentic' New Album: 'I'm Not Pandering to Teenagers' | ARTICLE

    Rap icon LL Cool J gets straight to the point with the title of his upcoming 13th studio album, Authentic Hip-Hop. "It's real natural and true, and it's really me being myself," LL Cool J told...

    December 5, 2012 11:30 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Powerball

    'Nashville' Recap: Powerball | ARTICLE

    For a show that moves rapidly from scene to scene, Nashville has been a bit of a slow burn over recent episodes, reveling in characters' conflicts for a while before resolving or advancing them. Luckily last night's...

    November 29, 2012 11:20 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    'Nashville' Recap: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly | ARTICLE

    Rayna got blackout drunk, Avery got dumped, Juliette got grounded and Teddy got a good 10 feet closer to the gates of personal political hell on last night's Nashville. Given three key characters we met in this...

    November 15, 2012 10:30 AM ET
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