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  • Lou Adler: RRHOF Induction 'Matters'

    Lou Adler: RRHOF Induction 'Matters' | VIDEO

    Lou Adler has won Grammys and worked with greats like Sam Cooke and Carole King in his storied career, but the producer and owner of Los Angeles' venerable Roxy Theatre had to wait until last night...

    April 19, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Booker T. Jones: 'Completely Reborn Now'

    Booker T. Jones: 'Completely Reborn Now' | VIDEO

    At the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night, 1992 inductee Booker T. Jones said fellow performer Gary Clark Jr. will appear on Jones' upcoming album, Sound the Alarm. "The reason I think Gary...

    April 19, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Rush: 'Strong Honesty' Links RRHOF Class

    Rush: 'Strong Honesty' Links RRHOF Class | VIDEO

    The members of Rush are rethinking the idea that their overdue induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was more for their fans than for them. "We've been saying for a long time,...

    April 19, 2013 1:05 PM ET
  • Randy Newman Defends Disco at RRHOF

    Randy Newman Defends Disco at RRHOF | VIDEO

    Though Randy Newman doesn't evoke the image of a traditional rocker, with tuneful, mordant piano songs, the proflic singer-songwriter got his due from the rock world last night with his induction into the Rock and Roll...

    April 19, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Albert King Was Public Enemy's 'Main Dude'

    Albert King Was Public Enemy's 'Main Dude' | VIDEO

    At the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night, Public Enemy's Chuck D had high praise for one of his 2013 classmates, the late blues guitarist Albert King. The rap group's...

    April 19, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Morello Lauds Public Enemy, Rush at RRHOF

    Morello Lauds Public Enemy, Rush at RRHOF | VIDEO

    Tom Morello loves Public Enemy, so much so that he would have set aside eligibility requirements and enshrined them in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame much earlier than their induction last night

    April 19, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • John Fogerty Calms Randy Newman at RRHOF

    John Fogerty Calms Randy Newman at RRHOF | VIDEO

    Before John Fogerty joined Randy Newman onstage last night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader had his work cut out...

    April 19, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • Paul Oakenfold on EDM's Growth

    Paul Oakenfold on EDM's Growth | VIDEO

    With EDM's growing global dominance, one of dance music's forefathers and biggest names, Paul Oakenfold, sat down in Rolling Stone's Rock Room to talk about where the movement's been and where it's going. "I've been coming to America...

    April 16, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • OMD Marvel Over Synthpop's Growing Fanbase

    OMD Marvel Over Synthpop's Growing Fanbase | VIDEO

    OMD (otherwise known as Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) have been making synthpop for over three decades, but they feel their fanbase has grown even larger lately. "In the Nineties – grunge and Britpop – there seemed...

    April 15, 2013 5:35 PM ET
  • Eric Prydz Dreams of Depeche Mode

    Eric Prydz Dreams of Depeche Mode | VIDEO

    DJ-producer Eric Prydz dropped by Rolling Stone's Rock Room and shared his thoughts on his dream collaboration, keeping new music exclusive to his live set, and his stage setup. "I would love to do something with Martin...

    April 15, 2013 4:50 PM ET
  • Jake Bugg Looks Ahead to Next Album

    Jake Bugg Looks Ahead to Next Album | VIDEO

    British up-and-comer Jake Bugg confesses that he's not a huge fan of festivals, but even he admits he had fun after taking the stage at Coachella this year: "It was brilliant," he says. "It's always nice...

    April 14, 2013 12:30 PM ET
  • Moby Made New Album for the Love of Music

    Moby Made New Album for the Love of Music | VIDEO

    Back in 1999 Moby, trekked to Indio, California, to perform at the first-ever Coachella: "I remember Paul Tollett, who's one of the guys who started Coachella, told me he had this idea of starting a...

    April 14, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Bono Talks Diesel Denim Collaboration

    Bono Talks Diesel Denim Collaboration | VIDEO

    Bono found it strange to arrive in Indio, California, and not head straight to Coachella, but the singer has a different mission this year that coincides with the festival. "I was reminded as we arrived here just...

    April 14, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • Young the Giant Attend Coachella as Fans

    Young the Giant Attend Coachella as Fans | VIDEO

    Young the Giant may not be playing Coachella this year, but that doesn't mean the Irvine, California, rockers can't enjoy the festivities as spectators: "I got a general admission pass, we've been camping and it's really...

    April 14, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Tame Impala Overcome Star Crushes

    Tame Impala Overcome Star Crushes | VIDEO

    Tame Impala are still a relatively young band, but playing alongside the groups they grew up listening to is nothing new to the Australian psych-rockers. It's still a marvel to catch someone like Portishead from side stage,...

    April 14, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • New Order on Writing and the Road

    New Order on Writing and the Road | VIDEO

    New Order know how to keep busy: They're touring, working on a new album (or possibly a series of EPs) and, as Stephen Morris cracks at Rolling Stone's Rock Room, they're cooking up a plan to open...

    April 14, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Bono's Surprise Performance in Indio

    Bono's Surprise Performance in Indio | VIDEO

    Bono made a surprise appearance just outside Coachella on Friday night, joining Belgian-Congolese artist Baloji for an impromptu performance at a ranch in La Quinta, California near Indio. The collaboration took place...

    April 13, 2013 6:30 PM ET
  • Tegan and Sara on Hungering for Radio Hit

    Tegan and Sara on Hungering for Radio Hit | VIDEO

    Tegan and Sara dove headfirst into electronic pop on their latest album, Heartthrob. Though it deviated strongly from their older, guitar-based folk-rock, they're welcoming the challenge of incorporating old and new into their live show. "Since...

    April 13, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • Seth Troxler Fires Shots at Avicii

    Seth Troxler Fires Shots at Avicii | VIDEO

    Seth Troxler grew up in Detroit and experienced house music firsthand, then moved to Berlin a few years after he finished high school. When the DJ-producer stopped by Rolling Stone's Rock Room during the first day of...

    April 13, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Guards on Their Dream Stage Setups

    Guards on Their Dream Stage Setups | VIDEO

    Guards are making their Coachella debut this year, and for the big stage, they have some ideas about how to take their show to the next level. "Our dream stage setup. . . just a lot of...

    April 13, 2013 10:30 AM ET
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