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  • Kenny Powers and the Unlikely Rise of Danny McBride

    Kenny Powers and the Unlikely Rise of Danny McBride | ARTICLE

    Inside a cottage with a quaint white porch, just yards north of a quiet stretch of Hollywood Boulevard, Danny McBride sits staring at himself on a television screen, declining the opportunity to eat shrimp from another man's...

    February 19, 2012 10:05 PM ET
  • Melissa McCarthy: The Runaway Bridesmaid

    Melissa McCarthy: The Runaway Bridesmaid | ARTICLE

    This story is from the September 15, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone. Melissa McCarthy in real life: sweet and gracious, with a voice just a few decibels above a whisper. Melissa McCarthy as Megan,...

    January 24, 2012 11:25 AM ET
  • Beavis and Butt-Head Return With 'Jersey Shore' in Their Cross Hairs

    Beavis and Butt-Head Return With 'Jersey Shore' in Their Cross Hairs | ARTICLE

    A balding 49-year-old multi-millionaire in bluejeans steps up to the microphone and unleashes the inarticulate teenager lurking inside him: "Uh-huh. Whoa! Uh-huh. Huh-huh-huh." This is Mike Judge, creator of the legendary cartoon Beavis and Butt-Head, channeling Butt-Head...

    October 27, 2011 3:20 PM ET
  • Elton John Opens Las Vegas Residency With Style

    Elton John Opens Las Vegas Residency With Style | ARTICLE

    Elton John and Las Vegas were made for each other. He's a hit-making machine who pays off more reliably than the slots – and he has a weakness for shiny things. So early on in "The...

    September 29, 2011 5:45 PM ET
  • 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
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