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  • 18 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Kiss

    18 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Kiss | ARTICLE

    Reporting Kiss' belated first Rolling Stone cover story was an adventure, of sorts: Senior Writer Brian Hiatt went to Starbucks with the Starchild, had the Demon ask if he wanted a "nosh," hung out in the Catman's...

    April 2, 2014 3:05 PM ET
  • Full Current Kiss Lineup to Attend Hall of Fame Induction

    Full Current Kiss Lineup to Attend Hall of Fame Induction | ARTICLE

    Current Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer aren't going to be inducted with the band at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, and they won't perform, either...

    April 1, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury

    Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury | ARTICLE

    All that's missing from Gene Simmons' home office is a cash register. He has stuffed a wing of his otherwise tasteful Beverly Hills mansion...

    March 26, 2014 9:20 AM ET
  • Seth Meyers' Late-Night Gamble

    Seth Meyers' Late-Night Gamble | ARTICLE

    After hosting "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live for eight years, incoming Late Night host Seth Meyers isn't worried about doing a monologue every night – riffing on the news is, at this point, a familiar challenge....

    February 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET
  • How Oscar Isaac Became Llewyn Davis

    How Oscar Isaac Became Llewyn Davis | ARTICLE

    Until they met Oscar Isaac, the Coen Brothers were pretty sure that their tragicomic Inside Llewyn Davis screenplay was unfilmable: Where would they find a crazy-talented singer-guitarist with movie-star presence and major comic acting chops? Isaac,...

    December 12, 2013 3:55 PM ET
  • The Coen Brothers' Classic Folk Tale: Behind 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    The Coen Brothers' Classic Folk Tale: Behind 'Inside Llewyn Davis' | ARTICLE

    The Coen brothers' movies are not, for the most part, overflowing with sentiment. Black humor, existential mysteries, endlessly quotable dialogue? Sure. Unabashed emotion? Shut the fuck up, Donny. But they've learned to lace their films with deft...

    November 21, 2013 10:08 AM ET
  • Exclusive: Eminem Responds to 'Rap God' Homophobia Accusations

    Exclusive: Eminem Responds to 'Rap God' Homophobia Accusations | ARTICLE

    In the years since the initial uproar over the use of anti-gay slurs on his first two albums, Eminem has performed with and befriended Elton John, endorsed gay marriage and repeatedly told interviewers that he doesn't actually...

    November 4, 2013 11:25 AM ET
  • Eminem Q&A Exclusive: The Making of 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'

    Eminem Q&A Exclusive: The Making of 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' | ARTICLE

    Eminem was just a couple of days away from finishing his new album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (due November 5th), when we spoke in his suburban Detroit studio in early October. In these outtakes...

    November 1, 2013 2:10 PM ET
  • Eminem Exclusive: Slim Shady on His New LP

    Eminem Exclusive: Slim Shady on His New LP | ARTICLE

    "Right now, I'm probably working harder than I've ever worked in my life," says a sleep-deprived Eminem, gulping diet Red Bull in his suburban Detroit studio. He's well past deadline ("They keep telling me a different...

    October 23, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • The Unbreakable Robin Quivers

    The Unbreakable Robin Quivers | ARTICLE

    One day last May, shortly after a 12-hour operation that had surgeons flipping her around "like Cirque du Soleil" as they struggled to remove...

    October 23, 2013 6:00 AM ET
  • How Arctic Monkeys Reinvented Their Sound

    How Arctic Monkeys Reinvented Their Sound | ARTICLE

    Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner may have some real rivals for the best-rock-songwriter-of-his-generation title, but when it comes to fantastic rock & roll hair,...

    October 21, 2013 3:10 PM ET
  • Q&A: Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's New LP and Hate-Watching the VMAs

    Q&A: Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's New LP and Hate-Watching the VMAs | ARTICLE

    Eddie Vedder is really trying to take better care of himself. "I quit drinking and smoking all the time," he says with a laugh. "I'm currently not drinking – because it's 11:00 in the morning." Sober or...

    September 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Michael J. Fox: The Toughest Man on TV

    Michael J. Fox: The Toughest Man on TV | ARTICLE

    He's a short guy, even smaller than he looks onscreen, and his legs have some trouble communicating with his brain these days, but at...

    September 26, 2013 1:20 PM ET
  • 'Breaking Bad' Q&A: Bryan Cranston on Walter White's Morality

    'Breaking Bad' Q&A: Bryan Cranston on Walter White's Morality | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, Dean Norris went to great lengths...

    September 13, 2013 2:00 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Eddie Murphy on His Return to Music and the Stage

    Exclusive: Eddie Murphy on His Return to Music and the Stage | ARTICLE

    "All I've been doing is making music," says Eddie Murphy. "I haven't been working on films, haven't been developing movies, or any of that shit." Truth is, though he hasn't released an album for 20 years, Murphy...

    September 9, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Johnny Depp: An Outlaw Looks at 50

    Johnny Depp: An Outlaw Looks at 50 | ARTICLE

    Sometimes, maybe late at night, on location, after he's put down his guitar or closed one of the four or five books he's reading or shut off the "trashiest television imaginable" (he's a Honey Boo Boo man),...

    June 18, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • Natalie Maines: A Dixie Chick Declares War on Nashville

    Natalie Maines: A Dixie Chick Declares War on Nashville | ARTICLE

    In 1986, while George W. Bush was busy finding Jesus and swearing off alcohol, a spunky little blond girl named Natalie Maines was finishing...

    May 30, 2013 6:15 PM ET
  • The Golden Child

    The Golden Child | ARTICLE

    It's almost too perfect, this moment – but for him, there's really no such thing. He's gliding west on Sunset Boulevard in his big...

    May 9, 2013 8:40 PM ET
  • Louis C.K. Comes Clean

    Louis C.K. Comes Clean | ARTICLE

    He doesn't want to do the cat story. "It fills time, that's all it does," says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in...

    April 25, 2013 4:25 PM ET
  • Rush (And Fans) Fight the Power at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Induction

    Rush (And Fans) Fight the Power at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Induction | ARTICLE

    Despite the obvious wishes of the impressively vocal and fervent Rush fans who packed the 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre last night, the show was not entirely...

    April 19, 2013 8:15 AM ET
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