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  • Smoking Section: The Strokes' U.S. Tour, Metallica's Ninth Album

    Smoking Section: The Strokes' U.S. Tour, Metallica's Ninth Album | ARTICLE

    Loyal readers may remember the Smoking Section's previous boast that we overwhelmed Metallica's Lars Ulrich in an epic pingpong match in June of...

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan Prep New CDs

    Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan Prep New CDs | ARTICLE

    Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen are both planning new albums for 2006 – and each will likely launch a tour as well....

    March 9, 2006 12:50 PM ET
  • Q&A: Kanye West on His 8 Grammy Nominations

    Q&A: Kanye West on His 8 Grammy Nominations | ARTICLE

    Before the Grammy nominations were announced in December, Kanye West said, "If I don't win Album of the Year, I'm gonna really...

    February 9, 2006 12:00 PM ET
  • Kanye West: Troublemaker of the Year

    Kanye West: Troublemaker of the Year | ARTICLE

    My life is like disney world," says Kanye West. "It's like a never-ending dream. And now it's not as scary as it was before."...

    December 29, 2005 2:15 PM ET
  • Beastie Boys' Hot Home Movie

    Beastie Boys' Hot Home Movie | ARTICLE

    In 2004, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch was perusing the group's online message board and got an idea: "Some kid had posted part of...

    December 1, 2005 12:00 PM ET
  • Trent Reznor: 'We Finally Put New Metal Back Where It Belongs'

    Trent Reznor: 'We Finally Put New Metal Back Where It Belongs' | ARTICLE

    At the moment, Trent Reznor is not happy about freezing his ass off in Minneapolis, but the Nine Inch Nails mastermind is happy...

    November 17, 2005 4:45 PM ET
  • Smoking Section: Strokes Tour South America, Questlove and Al Green

    Smoking Section: Strokes Tour South America, Questlove and Al Green | ARTICLE

    Life is good for the Smoking Section. A month ago, at the premiere of the new Dylan doc, we asked the Strokes,...

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • R. Kelly Speaks: No Apologies

    R. Kelly Speaks: No Apologies | ARTICLE

    If you were a musician about to stand trial for child porography charges, you might not include a song on your new album called...

    August 25, 2005 10:55 AM ET
  • Coldplay's Quiet Storm

    Coldplay's Quiet Storm | ARTICLE

    Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 981 from August 25, 2005. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium...

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Smoking Section: Tom Petty's New Record, The Strokes' Third Album

    Smoking Section: Tom Petty's New Record, The Strokes' Third Album | ARTICLE

    At 6 A.M. on June 2nd, the Strokes were winding down the recording of their third album and about to jet off for...

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Beck: 'Some People Used to Call Me Dutch Boy'

    Beck: 'Some People Used to Call Me Dutch Boy' | ARTICLE

    Beck has bounced back from the breakup that inspired Sea Change, his mellow masterpiece of 2002. He's happily married, with a nine-month-old son,...

    April 7, 2005 12:00 PM ET
  • Kanye West: No Kicks from Champagne

    Kanye West: No Kicks from Champagne | ARTICLE

    With the multiplatinum success of his debut album, The College Dropout, Kanye West, 27, had one hell of a freshman year in the...

    December 30, 2004 12:00 PM ET
  • People of the Year 2004: Billy Joe Armstrong

    People of the Year 2004: Billy Joe Armstrong | ARTICLE

    Green Day spent 2004 attacking George Bush. American Idiot, their punk-rock-opera masterpiece, was a scorching indictment of America under the Bush presidency...

    December 30, 2004 10:40 AM ET
  • Catching Up With Bob Dylan: "I Portray Life As a Game of Chance"

    Catching Up With Bob Dylan: "I Portray Life As a Game of Chance" | ARTICLE

    Bob Dylan has proved that his prose can be as elegant as his poetry. In his new memoir, Chronicles: Volume One, Dylan takes us...

    December 9, 2004 2:20 PM ET
  • Q&A with Mick Jagger

    Q&A with Mick Jagger | ARTICLE

    Let's get one thing straight. Mick Jagger did not perform on the soundtrack for the remake of Alfie, a 1966 British film, because...

    November 11, 2004 12:50 PM ET
  • Mick Jagger Shines on 'Alfie' Soundtrack

    Mick Jagger Shines on 'Alfie' Soundtrack | ARTICLE

    "When we started this project, I knew we'd have to write at least three really good songs," says Mick Jagger of his work...

    October 28, 2004 1:40 PM ET
  • Dylan Tells All In New Memoir 'Chronicles, Volume One'

    Dylan Tells All In New Memoir 'Chronicles, Volume One' | ARTICLE

    Bob Dylan's early years have been philosophized, criticized, idolized and dissected in hundreds of books, but on October 12th, Simon & Schuster will...

    September 30, 2004 12:05 PM ET
  • Beasties: Down One Goat

    Beasties: Down One Goat | ARTICLE

    There are those who are convinced that longtime Beastie Boys video director Nathanial Hornblower is Adam Yauch in disguise and not in fact...

    August 5, 2004 12:00 PM ET
  • The Clash Serve "Vanilla"

    The Clash Serve "Vanilla" | ARTICLE

    Last March, as Clash guitarist Mick Jones was rummaging through boxes in his home in London, he stumbled upon a set of homemade recording tapes that had been missing for twenty-five years. Known as the "Vanilla Tapes,"...

    August 3, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Keith Richards Gets His Blues On

    Keith Richards Gets His Blues On | ARTICLE

    Keith Richards is like a rock & roll Batman: You never know when he'll strike next. He shocked the crowd at the Boxcar...

    July 8, 2004 2:10 PM ET
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