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  • Underachievers Sample the Rolling Stones

    Underachievers Sample the Rolling Stones | VIDEO

    Late-1960s violence inspired The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter": It was written four days after Meredith Hunter was murdered at the Altamont festival in 1969. "Rape, murder, it's just a shot away," Merry Clayton urges on...

    July 11, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Q&A: Joey Bada$$ Talks 'Summer Knights' and the Global Internet

    Q&A: Joey Bada$$ Talks 'Summer Knights' and the Global Internet | ARTICLE

    Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ established his bona fides right away on "Summer Knights," the opening track on his 2012 debut mixtape, 1999. "It's been a minute / Since they've seen a style with...

    July 1, 2013 1:40 PM ET
  • The Best 'On Weed' Quotes

    The Best 'On Weed' Quotes | VIDEO

    In light of Rolling Stone's coverage on weed in America, we asked our Twitter followers, "What's the funniest thing you (or "a friend") have ever said #OnWeed?" (Before you answer, watch the Half Baked clip above....

    June 14, 2013 1:40 PM ET
  • The National Play Three Surprise Gigs in New York

    The National Play Three Surprise Gigs in New York | ARTICLE

    The National played three shows in small New York clubs yesterday, celebrating the release of their sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me, in unique style. The first venue, announced on Twitter, was a tiny bar (and...

    May 22, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Chris Rock Fuels Eminem Collaboration Rumors

    Chris Rock Fuels Eminem Collaboration Rumors | ARTICLE

    Last week, rumors started flying about a collaboration between Eminem and Chris Rock on Em's new album after Rock posted a picture of himself to Twitter. The caption said, "In the studio with Em...

    May 15, 2013 6:00 PM ET
  • John Fogerty, Foo Fighters in the Studio

    John Fogerty, Foo Fighters in the Studio | VIDEO

    For his upcoming collaboration album Wrote a Song for Everyone, John Fogerty joined the Foo Fighters in their Los Angeles studio to record

    May 15, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • Listen to the National's 'Trouble Will Find Me' Now

    Listen to the National's 'Trouble Will Find Me' Now | ARTICLE

    The National are streaming their new album Trouble Will Find Me, in advance of the official release on May 21th, over at iTunes now. The cameo-packed LP, featuring guests such as St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Arcade Fire...

    May 13, 2013 6:22 PM ET
  • Chris Kelly's Funeral to be Held in Atlanta

    Chris Kelly's Funeral to be Held in Atlanta | ARTICLE

    The funeral service for Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Nineties rap duo Kris Kross is scheduled for next Thursday in his hometown of Atlanta, the Associated Press reports. It will be preceded by a public viewing...

    May 4, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Jimmy Fallon Sings 'Roadhouse Blues'

    Jimmy Fallon Sings 'Roadhouse Blues' | VIDEO

    Jimmy Fallon sat down with the Doors' drummer John Densmore last night before they launched into "Roadhouse Blues," backed by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon house band the Roots. Fallon previously did a killer imitation of...

    May 4, 2013 1:50 PM ET
  • Billy Joel Captivates the Crowd at Jazz Fest

    Billy Joel Captivates the Crowd at Jazz Fest | ARTICLE

    For just shy of two hours yesterday afternoon, Billy Joel held tens of thousands of visitors to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in the palm of his hand. It was...

    April 28, 2013 12:47 PM ET
  • John Mayer Rebounds at Jazz Fest

    John Mayer Rebounds at Jazz Fest | ARTICLE

    John Mayer returned to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on opening day of the two-weekend-long celebration of eclectic music, local food and crafts. His versatile but mostly blues and guitar-driven...

    April 27, 2013 11:27 AM ET
  • 'Sweet Caroline' Pays Tribute to Boston

    'Sweet Caroline' Pays Tribute to Boston | VIDEO

    Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" played at Major League Baseball parks coast-to-coast last night in a tribute to the city of Boston, which is continuing to recover after bombings Monday afternoon killed three people and injured 176 near...

    April 17, 2013 1:40 PM ET
  • Justin Bieber on Anne Frank: Reactions From Twitter and Beyond

    Justin Bieber on Anne Frank: Reactions From Twitter and Beyond | ARTICLE

    A head-scratching note that Justin Bieber left in the guestbook of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam last week has resulted in a wave of Internet backlash. The pop star wrote that he hoped that the teenage...

    April 15, 2013 2:30 PM ET
  • Steve Carell, Jim Carrey Mourn Jonathan Winters on Twitter

    Steve Carell, Jim Carrey Mourn Jonathan Winters on Twitter | ARTICLE

    Many famed comedians took to Twitter today to pay tribute to Jonathan Winters, the round-faced and madcap jokester who died on Thursday at age 87. Video: Steve Carell Hopes 'Anchorman 2' Will Be "Exactly the Same' A...

    April 12, 2013 5:55 PM ET
  • Billy Bragg and English Beat Singer Respond to Margaret Thatcher's Death

    Billy Bragg and English Beat Singer Respond to Margaret Thatcher's Death | ARTICLE

    Billy Bragg and Dave Wakeling of the English Beat have joined the chorus of Britons weighing in on the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died yesterday at 87. 

    April 9, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • Christopher Abbott Quits 'Girls': Twitter Reacts

    Christopher Abbott Quits 'Girls': Twitter Reacts | ARTICLE

    Yesterday, Rolling Stone posted the news that Christopher Abbott, the actor who plays Charlie on Girls, is quitting the show. It prompted a communal response of dread and doom from the Twittersphere. We also saw...

    April 5, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Morrissey's 15 Most Outrageous Quotes

    Morrissey's 15 Most Outrageous Quotes | ARTICLE

    When Morrissey blamed Beyoncé for the near-extinction of the rhinoceros at a Los Angeles show last week – "The rhino is now more or less extinct, and it's not because of global warming or shrinking...

    March 6, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Dr. John Gets Hometown Hero's Welcome at Jazz Fest

    Dr. John Gets Hometown Hero's Welcome at Jazz Fest | ARTICLE

    Hometown hero Dr. John helped close out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Sunday by jumping on piano during Bruce Springsteen's headlining set for a funky rendition of "Something You Got," the oft-covered...

    April 30, 2012 2:22 PM ET
  • Tom Petty and Cee Lo Rock the Crowds at Jazz Fest Day Two

    Tom Petty and Cee Lo Rock the Crowds at Jazz Fest Day Two | ARTICLE

    On Day Two of Jazz Fest, dozens of artists, from local brass band the Soul Rebels to indie-crooner Feist, played under a hot sun to an animated crowd full of typical Jazz Fest characters. There were...

    April 29, 2012 11:16 AM ET
  • Bon Iver Brings the Love to Jazz Fest

    Bon Iver Brings the Love to Jazz Fest | ARTICLE

    On opening day of the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bon Iver performed a headlining set on one of three main stages, closing out the breezy, hot day with appropriate fervor and a spirit...

    April 28, 2012 10:59 AM ET
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