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35 items by Charley Rogulewski

  • The Creative Director Behind Nicki Minaj's Blasphemous Grammy Production

    The Creative Director Behind Nicki Minaj's Blasphemous Grammy Production | ARTICLE

    What goes into directing a pop spectacle like the one Nicki Minaj unveiled at the Grammys? Meet creative director Laurieann Gibson, who has created and choreographed some of the most visually stimulating stage...

    February 16, 2012 9:35 AM ET
  • Listen: Fat Mike and Dustin Lanker's ‘The Jerk Rag’

    Listen: Fat Mike and Dustin Lanker's ‘The Jerk Rag’ | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Fat Mike and Dustin Lanker's 'The Jerk Rag' Back during his college days at San Francisco State University, NOFX frontman Fat...

    February 14, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • George Harrison Documentary Premieres at Telluride

    George Harrison Documentary Premieres at Telluride | ARTICLE

    In the ending minutes of the documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Ringo Starr has what he calls a "Barbara fucking Walters" moment. Wiping away tears, Starr recalls the last words his lifelong pal...

    September 5, 2011 3:25 PM ET
  • A Disappointing AmsterJam '06

    A Disappointing AmsterJam '06 | ARTICLE

    You know you're in trouble when the most exciting moment of a music festival featuring Busta Rhymes, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Foo Fighters takes place backstage. Such was the case at New York's...

    August 21, 2006 10:20 AM ET
  • Art Brut, the Futureheads and More Rock Pitchfork Fest

    Art Brut, the Futureheads and More Rock Pitchfork Fest | ARTICLE

    Pitchfork Music Festival: Rating 8.1 There's really only one way to rate this past weekend's inaugural Pitchfork Music Festival held at Chicago's Union Park: fuckin' hot. Put together by the folks at the uber-indie online zine Pitchfork Media,...

    July 31, 2006 1:46 PM ET
  • Jet Survive Tragedy, Writer's Block to Rock  Again

    Jet Survive Tragedy, Writer's Block to Rock Again | ARTICLE

    In the late Sixties, Bob Dylan's touring band moved to Woodstock, New York, where they rented a large pink house to write songs and rehearse new material. Ultimately forming the Band, the group's early sessions initiated their...

    June 20, 2006 5:40 PM ET
  • Tom Morello Joins Fight to Save Farm in South Central L.A.

    Tom Morello Joins Fight to Save Farm in South Central L.A. | ARTICLE

    As reported in Random Notes in the new issue of Rolling Stone, Joan Baez, Willie Nelson and others have spoken out against a developer's plan to bulldoze South Central Farm in Los Angeles. Add Audioslave axeman...

    June 14, 2006 4:20 PM ET
  • The Walkmen Drive "A Hundred Miles"

    The Walkmen Drive "A Hundred Miles" | ARTICLE

    The gas gauge was not the most precise piece of machinery, but when it was dipping below the big orange "E," it was time to filler up. John downshifted and brought the car to 45 mph before...

    May 23, 2006 6:12 PM ET
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers Attack the Chart

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Attack the Chart | ARTICLE

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers smoked the chart this week, selling 443,000 copies of their ninth studio album, Stadium Arcadium, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This marks the funk-rock outfit's first-ever Number One debut, and a remarkable feat...

    May 17, 2006 3:55 PM ET
  • Live Review: No Riots as Guns n' Roses Rock New York

    Live Review: No Riots as Guns n' Roses Rock New York | ARTICLE

    Police reported that Friday night's line to get into the first of four Guns n' Roses warm-up shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom spanned nearly five blocks. A late sound check prevented fans, decked out in vintage...

    May 15, 2006 4:50 PM ET
  • Glamorous Brazilian Girls Prepare to Drop "La Bomb"

    Glamorous Brazilian Girls Prepare to Drop "La Bomb" | ARTICLE

    On the Brazilian Girls' self-titled 2005 debut, glamorous frontwoman Sabina Sciubba seduced in several tongues: She made German sound romantic on "Die Gedken Sind Frei," delivered breathy French choruses on "Sirenes de la Fete," and channeled the...

    May 11, 2006 5:05 PM ET
  • Rockers Tool, Pearl Jam Top the Chart

    Rockers Tool, Pearl Jam Top the Chart | ARTICLE

    Tool beat out Pearl Jam -- by a whopping margin -- to take the Number One chart spot this week, selling 564,000 copies of 10,000 Days, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The first album since a four year...

    May 10, 2006 3:41 PM ET
  • Jammers Umphrey's McGee Get Serious

    Jammers Umphrey's McGee Get Serious | ARTICLE

    Taking into account the titles in Umphrey's McGee's discography -- their 1998 debut Greatest Hits Volume III, 1999's live Songs for Older Women and 2002's Local Band Does OK -- it's obvious the Chicago jam band has...

    May 9, 2006 5:51 PM ET
  • Keith Richards Undergoes Surgery

    Keith Richards Undergoes Surgery | ARTICLE

    Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards underwent surgery at an Auckland, New Zealand, hospital on Monday after complaining of headaches. A week and a half ago, the sixty-two-year-old rocker had been choppered to Ascot hospital from Fiji and...

    May 8, 2006 12:32 PM ET
  • The Strokes, Eddie Vedder and Lou Reed Rock for Our 1000th Issue

    The Strokes, Eddie Vedder and Lou Reed Rock for Our 1000th Issue | ARTICLE

    Photos: See rockers at the party There's a hallway at Rolling Stone's New York headquarters wallpapered with every cover of the magazine since its November 9th, 1967 inception -- a walk through images from four decades of...

    May 5, 2006 1:49 PM ET
  • Godsmack Beat Taking Back Sunday

    Godsmack Beat Taking Back Sunday | ARTICLE

    New releases usurped the Top Five chart positions this week, with Godsmack taking the crown, selling 211,000 copies of their fourth studio album, IV, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This makes for the Boston new metal outfit's fourth...

    May 3, 2006 4:35 PM ET
  • Secret Machines Drop More Psych Rock

    Secret Machines Drop More Psych Rock | ARTICLE

    "Dude, did you take drugs?" "Were you high?" This is the type of question that can cut short your recap of a show by the Secret Machines. And you can't blame the Rolling Stone co-workers who ask:...

    May 2, 2006 5:30 PM ET
  • Tom Morello Swings His Hammer

    Tom Morello Swings His Hammer | ARTICLE

    With gutsy musicians like Neil Young and Green Day using the stage to protest the war in Iraq and the current state of American politics, Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello has gone beyond the Bush-bashing call of duty....

    April 27, 2006 4:30 PM ET
  • Country Boys Rascal Flatts Stay on Top

    Country Boys Rascal Flatts Stay on Top | ARTICLE

    With no new albums from major artists this week, country boy band Rascal Flatts managed to dominate the chart a third week in a row, selling another 143,000 copies of their latest album, Me and My Gang,...

    April 26, 2006 4:06 PM ET
  • Tom Petty Readies Summer Tour

    Tom Petty Readies Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    Last summer, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' tour was one of their most successful ever, drawing manic and younger crowds that, according to Petty, sang "so loud they actually drowned us out" and included girls "throwing their...

    April 20, 2006 3:00 PM ET
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