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  • God, the Devil and Kings of Leon

    God, the Devil and Kings of Leon | ARTICLE

    Caleb and Nathan followill don't fight very often, but when they do, get the hell out of the way. One night in 2007, the...

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • Kings of Leon Revealed: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Rock's Hottest Band

    Kings of Leon Revealed: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Rock's Hottest Band | ARTICLE

    For Rolling Stone's new cover story charting Kings of Leon's God-fearing, booze-swilling rise to rock stardom, Austin Scaggs followed the Followills from Tennessee to Australia, swilling wine and partying with huge stars like Chris Martin along the...

    April 17, 2009 3:54 PM ET
  • Smoking Section: New Strokes Album and Faces Reunite

    Smoking Section: New Strokes Album and Faces Reunite | ARTICLE

    For the first time in ages, the Strokes are all back in New York, hard at work on album number four in their...

    April 2, 2009 12:00 PM ET
  • Stevie Nicks On Turning 60, Fleetwood Mac's New Tour

    Stevie Nicks On Turning 60, Fleetwood Mac's New Tour | ARTICLE

    'It still gives me goose bumps, and it still makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up," says Stevie Nicks, who...

    March 5, 2009 2:00 PM ET
  • Lady Gaga Worships Queen and Refuses to Wear Pants

    Lady Gaga Worships Queen and Refuses to Wear Pants | ARTICLE

    Lady Gaga refuses to wear pants. "I feel freer in underwear, and I hate fucking pants," says the New York club diva, 22,...

    February 19, 2009 12:40 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift: Country, Metal, Hip-Hop and Super Fans

    Taylor Swift: Country, Metal, Hip-Hop and Super Fans | ARTICLE

    Country music darling Taylor Swift has a problem. "I can't stop writing songs," she says. "I can't stop. I can't turn it off."...

    November 27, 2008 4:45 PM ET
  • The Black Keys to Release Concert DVD

    The Black Keys to Release Concert DVD | ARTICLE

    On November 18th, the Black Keys will release Live at the Crystal Ballroom, a sick live DVD shot at a particularly raucous April gig...

    November 27, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • In the Studio: 50 Cent Gets "Dark" on New Disc

    In the Studio: 50 Cent Gets "Dark" on New Disc | ARTICLE

    Last year, 50 Cent went up against Kanye West, and lost. Both rappers released albums on September 11th, 2007, and while West's sold 950,000 copies its first week, 50's moved about 250,000 units less. Looking back, 50...

    November 14, 2008 1:11 PM ET
  • How Lucinda Got Her Joy Back

    How Lucinda Got Her Joy Back | ARTICLE

    Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 1064 from October 30, 2008. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium...

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Releases Solo Album, Preps New PJ Project

    Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Releases Solo Album, Preps New PJ Project | ARTICLE

    When Pearl Jam blew up in the early Nineties, bassist Jeff Ament spent his first royalty check on a plot of land in...

    October 16, 2008 1:15 PM ET
  • Lindsey Buckingham's Return to Rock

    Lindsey Buckingham's Return to Rock | ARTICLE

    In 2001, Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham had the intention of recording a solo album, but then his band showed up. "They said, 'Let's...

    October 2, 2008 3:30 PM ET
  • Dylan gets a Degree, Calls It Day of the Locusts

    Dylan gets a Degree, Calls It Day of the Locusts | ARTICLE

    In Chronicles Vol. 1, Bob Dylan tells about a trip to Princeton, New Jersey, where, accompanied by his "obstreperous" buddy David Crosby,...

    August 21, 2008 1:05 PM ET
  • In the Studio: Tom Morello

    In the Studio: Tom Morello | ARTICLE

    Fifteen months ago, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello officially debuted a new persona, the Nightwatchman, an acoustic-guitar-and-harmonica-wielding protest singer with a deep baritone. This fall, the Nightwatchman returns with The Fabled City, 11 songs of...

    July 29, 2008 8:45 AM ET
  • Smoking Section: Memories of Bonnaroo 2008

    Smoking Section: Memories of Bonnaroo 2008 | ARTICLE

    Ah, so many sexy Bonnaroo memories from '08! Let's start off with a bang, specifically the Royal Bangs, our new favorite rockers, whose late-night...

    July 10, 2008 12:55 PM ET
  • My Morning Jacket: Cosmic Travelers

    My Morning Jacket: Cosmic Travelers | ARTICLE

    Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 1056/57 from July 10, 2008. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium...

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • The Black Keys Producing, 'Flushing Money Down the Toilet'

    The Black Keys Producing, 'Flushing Money Down the Toilet' | ARTICLE

    If you worship the Black Keys as much as we do – and you agree that Attack & Release is the best album...

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • The Roots of the Roots

    The Roots of the Roots | ARTICLE

    In September 1987, Ahmir Thompson was in the principal's office at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts sorting out an...

    May 15, 2008 1:55 PM ET
  • The Black Keys' Cure for the Rust Belt Blues

    The Black Keys' Cure for the Rust Belt Blues | ARTICLE

    For the majority of the twentieth century, Akron, Ohio, was a booming industrial powerhouse known as the Rubber City. But by the time the...

    April 17, 2008 10:20 AM ET
  • The 2008 Grammys Bore Without Booze

    The 2008 Grammys Bore Without Booze | ARTICLE

    Two days before he took home three Grammys, including Producer of the Year, Mark Ronson nailed what makes the awards show so boring. "They...

    March 6, 2008 10:50 AM ET
  • In the Studio: Sheryl Crow Dials Up Old Friends, Protests War on Upcoming Album

    In the Studio: Sheryl Crow Dials Up Old Friends, Protests War on Upcoming Album | ARTICLE

    Sheryl Crow's 1993 debut, Tuesday Night Music Club, was a bittersweet experience. While hits like "All I Wanna Do" pushed the album to seven-times-platinum status, Crow's friendships with the musicians she worked with — known as the...

    January 11, 2008 1:15 PM ET
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