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  • Brett Dennen Pep-Talks Aging Rockers on 'Smoke and Mirrors' - Premiere

    Brett Dennen Pep-Talks Aging Rockers on 'Smoke and Mirrors' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    Brett Dennen’s new album, Smoke and Mirrors, may be the folk-pop singer-songwriter's strongest effort yet. Led by the cheerful, hook-heavy single "Wild Child," Dennen's fifth album shifts gracefully from lilting, breezy pop ("You Make It...

    October 15, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Behind the Scenes With Kevin Hart

    Behind the Scenes With Kevin Hart | VIDEO

    Comedy giant Kevin Hart takes us behind the scenes of his stand-up movie Let Me Explain, which gets its home video release Tuesday, in this exclusive excerpt. Culled from the project's bonus material, the segment "No, No,...

    October 11, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Lonely Forest Weigh Contrasts on 'Lovric's' – Song Premiere

    Lonely Forest Weigh Contrasts on 'Lovric's' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Lonely Forest's fourth album, Adding Up the Wasted Hours, the widely heralded, Washington-based indie rock foursome previews their latest with "Lovric's." Coming on the heels of the group's first single, "Warm/Happy," this piano-steered winner makes...

    October 3, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Matt Nathanson Falls for 'Kinks Shirt'

    Matt Nathanson Falls for 'Kinks Shirt' | VIDEO

    Matt Nathanson's catchy homage to a wild, tattoo-covered stripper with a Ray Davies fixation is fleshed out with the help of this video, helmed by actor/comedian turned director Bobcat Goldthwait. Lifted from his eighth and latest studio...

    September 30, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Exclusive Clip from 'Paradise'

    Exclusive Clip from 'Paradise' | VIDEO

    Turns out, Paradise looks a lot like a bar. The movie, which opens on October 18th, stars Julianne Hough (Safe Haven) as a conservative young woman from small town Montana who sheds her innocence and embraces the unknown...

    September 25, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Fratellis Rip It Up on 'This Old Ghost Town' - Song Premiere

    Fratellis Rip It Up on 'This Old Ghost Town' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    After a five-year studio hiatus, the Fratellis return in a big way with their third album, We Need Medicine, to be released October 8th. Front and center is "This Old Ghost Town," an urgent and exhilarating shot...

    September 23, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Green Day Offer Peek Behind '¡Cuatro!' Doc

    Green Day Offer Peek Behind '¡Cuatro!' Doc | VIDEO

    Just days before the September 24th release of Green Day’s documentary ¡Cuatro!, the band shares a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at their collaborative process. This exclusive video finds Billie Joe Armstrong piecing together the demo...

    September 20, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Surfer Blood Bust Out 'Prom Song' Live

    Surfer Blood Bust Out 'Prom Song' Live | VIDEO

    Surfer Blood sacrifice the cowbell for this acoustic take on "Prom Song," which was shot for their own episode of At: Guitar Center with Nic Harcourt. According to frontman John Paul Pitts, there were other challenges in...

    September 20, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  •  Grouplove's Intimate Spin on 'Ways to Go'

    Grouplove's Intimate Spin on 'Ways to Go' | VIDEO

    Grouplove gather around an old red piano for this alluring acoustic reworking of "Ways to Go," the first single from the band's second album, Spreading Rumours. The video gives fans a good idea of what to expect...

    September 20, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Zedd and Hayley Williams 'Stay the Night'

    Zedd and Hayley Williams 'Stay the Night' | VIDEO

    Go behind the scenes at the video shoot for "Stay the Night, "EDM giant Zedd's new collaboration with Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams. The heartfelt, beat-driven piano number – which will be available on Clarity: Deluxe Edition, out...

    September 20, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • The Zombies' First-Ever Music Video

    The Zombies' First-Ever Music Video | VIDEO

    Well, this was a long time coming: with "Any Other Way," British Invasion legends the Zombies have created their first-ever music video. Arriving 49 years after the Colin Blunstone-fronted band first topped international charts with "She's...

    September 19, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Walking Papers With McCready

    Premiere: Walking Papers With McCready | VIDEO

    With "The Whole World's Watching," heavy hitters Walking Papers make clear that vitriol and art still go hand in hand. The band's special performance video of the song – which appeared on their recent album Walking...

    September 19, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • Switchfoot Hit the Road in 'Who We Are'

    Switchfoot Hit the Road in 'Who We Are' | VIDEO

    Switchfoot's new clip for "Who We Are" is a revealing look at life on the road and also a teaser for more projects to come. The material is culled from the band's forthcoming EP and documentary...

    September 18, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Grateful Dead Roll Through 'One More Saturday Night' Live

    Grateful Dead Roll Through 'One More Saturday Night' Live | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to the Grateful Dead's "One More Saturday Night (Veneta, OR 8/27/72)"   The Grateful Dead's stirring finale of "One More Saturday Night" asserts that official...

    September 11, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Premiere: Black Joe Lewis Throws a 'Party'

    Premiere: Black Joe Lewis Throws a 'Party' | VIDEO

    Black Joe Lewis may have shed the Honeybears from their moniker, but the acclaimed Austin soul band retains their celebratory musical approach with "Come to My Party," the first video from Electric Slave (which is available

    September 3, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Butch Walker Prepares for Loss on 'Coming Home' – Song Premiere

    Butch Walker Prepares for Loss on 'Coming Home' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Anyone familiar with singer-songwriter and successful producer Butch Walker knows that contagious sing-along songs are his forte. His new single "Coming Home," from the Georgia native's upcoming EP Peachtree Battle, is no exception. It also just may be...

    August 30, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Dance Your Ass Off' Revisits Disco Classics – Album Premiere

    'Dance Your Ass Off' Revisits Disco Classics – Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    What happens when classic disco gets reimagined by EDM stalwarts? In the case of Dance Your Ass Off (Salsoul Remixes), the results are as uplifting as they are electrifying. Rolling Stone Readers Pick the Best Disco Songs...

    August 30, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Devil Makes Three Bring Intensity on 'Stranger' – Song Premiere

    Devil Makes Three Bring Intensity on 'Stranger' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to The Devil Makes Three's "Stranger"  The Devil Makes Three's new barnburner, "Stranger," is long on the kind of intensity that has already earned the...

    August 29, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Jennifer Hudson Stars as 'Winnie Mandela'

    Jennifer Hudson Stars as 'Winnie Mandela' | VIDEO

    Winnie Mandela, the new film about the personal and political life of the wife of human rights activist and revered former South African President, Nelson Mandela, hits theatres September 6th. Ahead of the hotly anticipated...

    August 29, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Donna Summer Remixed by Chromeo, Oliver

    Donna Summer Remixed by Chromeo, Oliver | VIDEO

    Influential disco artist Donna Summer is the subject of a new remix record, Love to Love You Donna, slated for release on October 22nd. The first single and video from the project is this Chromeo and Oliver...

    August 28, 2013 9:30 AM ET
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