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  • Kid Cudi Opens Up On College Tour

    Kid Cudi Opens Up On College Tour | ARTICLE

    Kid Cudi has never been your typical emcee. "Day 'N' Nite," the rapper’s unexpected breakout hit, a slurry confessional of lonely nights spent puffing the funny stuff, became a surprise single of a party anthem, thanks to...

    March 31, 2013 7:43 AM ET
  • Green Day's Arena Return in Chicago: 'This Is How You Party!'

    Green Day's Arena Return in Chicago: 'This Is How You Party!' | ARTICLE

    "It's been a slightly unpredictable path," Billie Joe Armstrong told a Chicago crowd already on the verge of hysteria after two hours of punk mayhem. Then he paused, surveying the surreal scene. "But I wouldn't trade it...

    March 29, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • Tricky 'Does It' in Ominous New Clip

    Tricky 'Does It' in Ominous New Clip | VIDEO

    "I feel slightly stupid," Tricky explains to Rolling Stone about how, at age 45 – after emerging in the late Eighties as a torchbearer of the trip-hop movement with Massive Attack, releasing the critically praised solo...

    March 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Hair Care Hijinks

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Hair Care Hijinks | ARTICLE

    To Donald Trump, Celebrity Apprentice is "more than a just show" – it's a reality TV landmark, he said last week in a spurt of typically self-congratulating rhetoric. But even Trump, who surely has seen his fair share...

    March 24, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Report: Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend Among Lollapalooza Headliners

    Report: Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend Among Lollapalooza Headliners | ARTICLE

    Mumford & Sons and Vampire Weekend are reportedly among the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza, according to the Chicago Tribune. The lineup is also said to include the Postal Service, Phoenix, the...

    March 20, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: I'm Sorry, Ms. Jackson

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: I'm Sorry, Ms. Jackson | ARTICLE

    As if rock music needed to be dealt another blow, last week's episode of Celebrity Apprentice saw Dee Snider eliminated, meaning two rockers had now been eliminated in as many weeks. Not that the Twisted Sister's dismissal...

    March 17, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Pete Wentz on His 'Brutal' First Tattoo and Hosting 'Best Ink'

    Pete Wentz on His 'Brutal' First Tattoo and Hosting 'Best Ink' | ARTICLE

    Pete Wentz has been approached many times to do reality TV, but it never felt right – that is, until the Fall Out Boy bassist was offered the chance to host the second season of Best...

    March 14, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: It's Rough For Rockers

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: It's Rough For Rockers | ARTICLE

    Every rose has its thorn. And every reality competition has no use for former winners-turned-repeat-contestants. Such was the lesson learned from last week's season premiere of Celebrity Apprentice, during which former champion and purveyor of monogrammed cowboy...

    March 10, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • 'X Factor''s Josh Krajcik Concocts Soulful Debut

    'X Factor''s Josh Krajcik Concocts Soulful Debut | ARTICLE

    "I always felt like a little bit of a black sheep," says Josh Krajcik, looking back on his time spent on The X Factor. The singer has a point: throughout the inaugural season of the U.S. version...

    March 6, 2013 1:20 PM ET
  • Big Boi Readies U.S. Tour for April Launch

    Big Boi Readies U.S. Tour for April Launch | ARTICLE

    After Big Boi released his experimental new album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors last December, the legendary Atlanta MC will hit the road this spring for his first U.S. tour...

    March 6, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Meatball-Hawking All-Stars

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Meatball-Hawking All-Stars | ARTICLE

    There he is, stepping out of a limo, right on cue. His loafers are buffed to an appropriately greasy shine. It's Donald Trump. The Donald. His Trumpness. The man America loves to hate. But for some odd...

    March 3, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Q&A: Donald Trump on 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Guns and Romney's Failings

    Q&A: Donald Trump on 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Guns and Romney's Failings | ARTICLE

    Donald Trump knows how the TV game works: as the ratings go, so does the future of his now 13-seasons-in-a-decade cash cow, The Apprentice. "It's simple," he tells Rolling Stone, hours before yet another season premiere of the...

    March 2, 2013 10:25 AM ET
  • Alkaline Trio Get Personal on 'My Shame Is True'

    Alkaline Trio Get Personal on 'My Shame Is True' | ARTICLE

    "It's kind of an unspoken feeling," Alkaline Trio bassist Dan Andriano tells Rolling Stone, breaking down how he and his bandmates know it's time to put aside their respective side projects and join forces in the studio...

    March 1, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Q&A: Jerry Seinfeld on Teaming Up with Wale

    Q&A: Jerry Seinfeld on Teaming Up with Wale | ARTICLE

    Wale has never hidden his fanboy enthusiasm for Seinfeld. The Maybach Music Group rapper's breakout 2008 mixtape, The Mixtape About Nothing, was constructed around the seminal sitcom and featured audio snippets from the show, not to mention...

    February 21, 2013 4:50 PM ET
  • Gaslight Anthem, 'Every Word Handwritten'

    Gaslight Anthem, 'Every Word Handwritten' | VIDEO

    "It wasn't some gigantic Radiohead conceptual-brainchild thing," the Gaslight Anthem drummer Benny Horowitz tells Rolling Stone jokingly of his band's new 15-minute short film, Every Word Handwritten. Instead, the film – which served as Horowitz's cowriting...

    February 19, 2013 7:00 PM ET
  • Devendra Banhart Gets Back to Basics on New Album

    Devendra Banhart Gets Back to Basics on New Album | ARTICLE

    For Devendra Banhart, the recording process is an ever-evolving one, he tells Rolling Stone. While laying down his earliest albums, like 2002's primitive-sounding Oh Me Oh My and 2005's communally-aided Cripple Crow, the outré singer-songwriter had –...

    February 13, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Elton John, Mumford & Sons Lead Tribute to Levon Helm at Grammys

    Elton John, Mumford & Sons Lead Tribute to Levon Helm at Grammys | ARTICLE

    In one of the Grammys' more touching moments on Sunday evening, an all-star crew of musicians – including Elton John, Mumford & Sons, the Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard, Mavis Staples and producer T Bone Burnett – joined...

    February 11, 2013 12:05 AM ET
  • Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Sting Pay Tribute to Bob Marley at Grammys

    Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Sting Pay Tribute to Bob Marley at Grammys | ARTICLE

    A genre-spanning collection of artists, including Bruno Mars, Sting and Rihanna, all of whose music was influenced by Bob Marley, gathered together on the Grammy stage Sunday night to pay tribute to the late...

    February 10, 2013 10:55 PM ET
  • Justin Timberlake Returns to Grammy Stage

    Justin Timberlake Returns to Grammy Stage | ARTICLE

    Justin Timberlake returned to the Grammy stage on Sunday night, performing a pair of songs from his forthcoming album, The 20/20 Experience, with guest Jay-Z appearing on the Timbaland-produced debut single "Suit &...

    February 10, 2013 10:00 PM ET
  • Q&A: Jamey Johnson on His Grammy Nomination and Uncertain Future

    Q&A: Jamey Johnson on His Grammy Nomination and Uncertain Future | ARTICLE

    It's 48 hours before the Grammy Awards and minutes from Jamey Johnson's seventh consecutive sold-out gig on his nationwide tour. The scraggly, red-bearded country singer sips from a coffee jar while sitting at a kitchen table on his tour...

    February 10, 2013 2:25 PM ET
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