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  • No Doubt Blast Back With 'Catchy and Addictive' New LP

    No Doubt Blast Back With 'Catchy and Addictive' New LP | ARTICLE

    Gwen Stefani hates it when people point out that No Doubt haven't released an album in 10 years. "A lot of stuff happened during that time period," she says. "Marriages, babies and, for me, two records and...

    June 27, 2011 3:11 PM ET
  • License Renewed: Beasties Return with 'Hot Sauce Committee Part 2'

    License Renewed: Beasties Return with 'Hot Sauce Committee Part 2' | ARTICLE

    Adam Horovitz, better known as Ad-Rock, leans back in his chair on a balcony at L.A.'s Chateau Marmont hotel, considering the competing forces that...

    May 26, 2011 12:00 PM ET
  • Beastie Boys Open Up About Making 'Hot Sauce Committee Part Two'

    Beastie Boys Open Up About Making 'Hot Sauce Committee Part Two' | ARTICLE

    Adam Horovitz was sitting on a balcony of the Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles yesterday, contemplating the competing forces that motivate the Beastie Boys. "We think about music all the time and want to make...

    May 4, 2011 3:15 PM ET
  • Prince Kicks Off 21-Concert Residency With Epic Three-Hour Show

    Prince Kicks Off 21-Concert Residency With Epic Three-Hour Show | ARTICLE

    "Inglewood is mine!" shouted Prince – and after two hours of thrilling music, no one could doubt him. On opening night of his 21-show run at the Forum just outside Los Angeles, Prince performed an epic...

    April 15, 2011 10:25 AM ET
  • The Magnificent Seven: Rolling Stone’s 2007 Feature on Arcade Fire

    The Magnificent Seven: Rolling Stone’s 2007 Feature on Arcade Fire | ARTICLE

    Fifty thousand dollars in a paper bag. The Arcade Fire's dark second album, Neon Bible, had many starting points: the war in Iraq, the church in Montreal that the seven-person band renovated and moved into, the...

    February 14, 2011 6:28 PM ET
  • Band of the Week: Christina Perri, Sudden Star

    Band of the Week: Christina Perri, Sudden Star | ARTICLE

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    October 26, 2010 7:20 PM ET
  • Blink-182 Play First Night Of Reunion Tour, Still Filthy As Ever

    Blink-182 Play First Night Of Reunion Tour, Still Filthy As Ever | ARTICLE

    If any Blink-182 fans attending the opening show of the band's tour had been wondering whether the band had matured during their five-year breakup, they quickly had their answer. After the group's second song, "Feeling This," guitarist...

    July 24, 2009 8:32 AM ET
  • MPLSoUND

    MPLSoUND | ALBUM REVIEW

    Leaving aside the Super Bowl halftime show and the assless pants, Prince is like Woody Allen: They're both reclusive, sex-obsessed geniuses who release new material relentlessly and without any regard to the law of diminishing returns. Prince's...

    April 6, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • LOtUSFLOW3R

    LOtUSFLOW3R | ALBUM REVIEW

    Leaving aside the Super Bowl halftime show and the assless pants, Prince is like Woody Allen: They're both reclusive, sex-obsessed geniuses who release new material relentlessly and without any regard to the law of diminishing returns. Prince's...

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • Pete Townshend Escapes From "Rigid" Who Gigs With "In the Attic"

    Pete Townshend Escapes From "Rigid" Who Gigs With "In the Attic" | ARTICLE

    "It's people getting together that don't quite know the words," said Pete Townshend of the "In the Attic" acoustic performances he's been doing with various guests on days off from the Who's world tour over the past...

    November 21, 2008 12:47 PM ET
  • Van Morrison Revisits "Astral Weeks" at Hollywood Bowl

    Van Morrison Revisits "Astral Weeks" at Hollywood Bowl | ARTICLE

    After four decades, Astral Weeks is still the sweetest slice of mystery in Van Morrison's catalog, but until this past weekend, Morrison had never performed the album live. (Speaking recently with David Wild in Rolling...

    November 10, 2008 11:30 AM ET
  • Reznor Rolls Out Summer Nine Inch Nails Tour

    Reznor Rolls Out Summer Nine Inch Nails Tour | ARTICLE

    Trent Reznor has some modest goals for Nine Inch Nails' summer tour: "I want you to leave feeling like your head exploded," he...

    August 21, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • Tour Preview: Nine Inch Nails Power Up the "Lights"

    Tour Preview: Nine Inch Nails Power Up the "Lights" | ARTICLE

    The Forum used to be the home arena of the Los Angeles Lakers, but last Saturday, it hosted a very different type of drama: 500 invited guests in a largely empty building got to see the dress...

    July 25, 2008 2:10 PM ET
  • In the Studio: Lily Allen Makes "Naughty" Follow-Up

    In the Studio: Lily Allen Makes "Naughty" Follow-Up | ARTICLE

    "I feel like I got away with something," says a smiling, pink-haired Lily Allen. She's talking about her hit debut, 2006's Alright, Still, but the sentiment covers her entire career. "I left school at 15....

    July 1, 2008 11:16 AM ET
  • Exclusive: Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee Are Together Again

    Exclusive: Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee Are Together Again | ARTICLE

    We visited Mötley Crüe in their Hollywood rehearsal studio yesterday as they prepped for their summer CrueFest tour. Yes, they rocked, and we'll have a full report in the next issue of Rolling Stone, but because you're...

    June 12, 2008 1:14 PM ET
  • R.E.M. Rock New Songs, Rarely Played Tracks at the Hollywood Bowl

    R.E.M. Rock New Songs, Rarely Played Tracks at the Hollywood Bowl | ARTICLE

    "We're a really good live band," R.E.M. vocalist Michael Stipe said backstage at the Hollywood Bowl yesterday. Not bragging, just laying out the facts. "So even on a bad night, it's going to be entertaining. And some...

    May 30, 2008 4:02 PM ET
  • In the Studio: Beck Conjures 1960s Brit-Rock Vibe on Danger Mouse-Produced 'Modern Guilt'

    In the Studio: Beck Conjures 1960s Brit-Rock Vibe on Danger Mouse-Produced 'Modern Guilt' | ARTICLE

    It was the most intensive work I've ever done on anything," Beck says the day after finishing his new record, sounding slightly dazed....

    May 29, 2008 11:45 AM ET
  • Tom Petty to Kick Off Mudcrutch Reunion Tour in Malibu

    Tom Petty to Kick Off Mudcrutch Reunion Tour in Malibu | ARTICLE

    Back in the Seventies, Tom Petty's first band Mudcrutch played everywhere — from unlicensed backyard festivals to topless bars — but they never performed at a charity benefit. On Saturday night, the reunited Mudcrutch played their first...

    April 14, 2008 4:31 PM ET
  • Beck's 'Odelay': The Secret History

    Beck's 'Odelay': The Secret History | ARTICLE

    I thought Odelay might be the last time I got a chance to make a record," Beck says of his 1996...

    February 21, 2008 11:15 AM ET
  • The Studio Albums 1967-1968

    The Studio Albums 1967-1968 | ALBUM REVIEW

    At the beginning of 1967, the three Gibb brothers got on a boat and left behind a marginal Australian career with hopes of making it big in England. By April they had an international hit with "New...

    March 10, 2007 12:00 AM ET
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