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  • Ralph Steadman's Visions of Fear and Loathing

    Ralph Steadman's Visions of Fear and Loathing | ARTICLE

    Ralph Steadman was an underground London cartoonist in 1970 when he flew to the U.S. for the first time to cover the Kentucky Derby for a small periodical. He was paired with a writer that his editor...

    April 23, 2014 2:45 PM ET
  • Peter Gabriel on Genesis Reunion: 'I Never Say Never'

    Peter Gabriel on Genesis Reunion: 'I Never Say Never' | ARTICLE

    "Hey, great job with Kiss up there man! " Peter Gabriel told Tom Morello backstage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday shortly after Gabriel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Gabriel sat down...

    April 14, 2014 12:55 PM ET
  • Inside Nirvana's Secret Post-Rock Hall Show

    Inside Nirvana's Secret Post-Rock Hall Show | ARTICLE

    John McCauley is such a big Nirvana fan, his band Deer Tick routinely play covers-only shows as Deervana. So he had a hard time believing it when he got an email from Dave Grohl asking him...

    April 11, 2014 6:20 PM ET
  • Tom Morello Looks Ahead to His Kiss Rock Hall Induction Speech

    Tom Morello Looks Ahead to His Kiss Rock Hall Induction Speech | ARTICLE

    Tom Morello first saw Kiss play when he was 12 years old and attended their shows religiously during his formative years. Tonight his life comes full circle when he inducts the band into...

    April 10, 2014 1:20 PM ET
  • How the Black Keys Found a Deep New Groove on Psychedelic 'Turn Blue'

    How the Black Keys Found a Deep New Groove on Psychedelic 'Turn Blue' | ARTICLE

    After two hit albums in two years and a series of huge arena tours, the Black Keys weren't sure what to do next. "We were this-is-your-brain-on-drugs fried," says frontman Dan Auerbach. After several stalled recording sessions,...

    April 9, 2014 11:00 AM ET
  • Ed Sheeran's Heartache and Wildest Nights: Behind His Raw LP 'X'

    Ed Sheeran's Heartache and Wildest Nights: Behind His Raw LP 'X' | ARTICLE

    In 2013, Ed Sheeran sold millions of records, toured America with Taylor Swift and cut most of his second album, X (due out June 23rd). In October, he took a well-deserved vacation to Ibiza, and decided...

    April 7, 2014 1:50 PM ET
  • Cope

    Cope | ALBUM REVIEW

    On 2011's Simple Math, this Atlanta band played indie rock full of grand ambitions and experimental loose ends. This album sets lyrics about shaky adulthood to meat-and-potatoes guitar rock (think MMJ via Foo...

    April 4, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • Adam Carolla on Porn, Patent Trolls and Lena Dunham

    Adam Carolla on Porn, Patent Trolls and Lena Dunham | ARTICLE

    “I’ve always wanted to do a home improvement show,” says Adam Carolla, while driving to a racetrack in Northern California. He got his wish with Spike TV’s Catch a Contractor, where Carolla, a licensed contractor named...

    April 2, 2014 3:05 PM ET
  • Up All Night With Aretha Franklin

    Up All Night With Aretha Franklin | ARTICLE

    "What a party!," Aretha Franklin said Saturday night, seated on a couch in the Ritz Carlton’s appropriately-named Star Lounge, looking elegant in pearls and a sparkly lime green skirt suit. "Just tremendous. What a night!"

    March 24, 2014 10:35 AM ET
  • Sean Lennon's ''Moth to a Flame' Video

    Sean Lennon's ''Moth to a Flame' Video | VIDEO

    Sean Lennon has been outspoken about the bleak future of the planet with his Artists Against Fracking campaign, but it's no match for the wasteland in the new video for "Moth to a Flame" by the...

    March 3, 2014 8:00 AM ET
  • Kanye Wants James Blake for Next Album

    Kanye Wants James Blake for Next Album | ARTICLE

    In a radio interview last November, Kanye West handed James Blake some heavy praise. "Just go listen to his music, and say, 'Hey, that's Kanye's favorite artist,'" West said. "I thought it was nice,"...

    February 21, 2014 12:55 PM ET
  • Jeff Beck Readying 'Very Important Album'

    Jeff Beck Readying 'Very Important Album' | ARTICLE

    In an interview with Rolling Stone last year, Jeff Beck said he was reluctant to release another album unless he found an entirely new sound. “I've got it,” he says now with a laugh, though he's not...

    February 20, 2014 10:30 AM ET
  • Leon Russell Covers Billy Joel, Brings in Big Bands for 'Life Journey'

    Leon Russell Covers Billy Joel, Brings in Big Bands for 'Life Journey' | ARTICLE

    After a five-decade career as a master songwriter, performer and session player for acts including Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra and the Beach Boys, Leon Russell had largely faded into obscurity before collaborating with Elton John on 2010's...

    February 19, 2014 9:10 AM ET
  • Ray LaMontagne Gets Loose With Dan Auerbach on New LP 'Supernova'

    Ray LaMontagne Gets Loose With Dan Auerbach on New LP 'Supernova' | ARTICLE

    Ray LaMontagne played his biggest shows ever supporting 2010's funky, Grammy-winning God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise, but the singer was so depressed he considered quitting music altogether. "I was in a really bad place," he...

    February 17, 2014 12:00 PM ET
  • Imagine Dragons Covering 'Intimidating' Rush Song on Arena Tour

    Imagine Dragons Covering 'Intimidating' Rush Song on Arena Tour | ARTICLE

    During their years as a club band on the Las Vegas strip, Imagine Dragons covered more than 100 songs, by everyone from U2 to the Cure. For their upcoming arena tour, which kicks off on February 8th in...

    February 7, 2014 3:05 PM ET
  • Eric Church's Heavy Trip

    Eric Church's Heavy Trip | ARTICLE

    "I don't know how people are going to take it," Eric Church says in his twangy Carolina drawl. The 36-year-old singer-guitarist looks a little bleary as he settles into a leather couch at the Nashville studio where...

    February 7, 2014 8:50 AM ET
  • Jack White Reveals Why He Was Selling Candy on an L.A. Street

    Jack White Reveals Why He Was Selling Candy on an L.A. Street | ARTICLE

    Last week, Third Man Records' Instagram account posted a photo of Jack White sitting on a crate, holding a Snickers bar with a kid on an L.A. sidewalk. The caption – "Are you sure the...

    February 6, 2014 2:25 PM ET
  • Derek Trucks Says He'll End Allmans Run 'In a Full Blaze of Glory'

    Derek Trucks Says He'll End Allmans Run 'In a Full Blaze of Glory' | ARTICLE

    Fans of the Allman Brothers Band were shocked less than a month ago when guitarists Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes announced they were leaving the band at the end of 2014 to focus on their...

    February 3, 2014 4:50 PM ET
  • Foo Fighters Pummel New York for Super Bowl Week Bash

    Foo Fighters Pummel New York for Super Bowl Week Bash | ARTICLE

    Foo Fighters knew they were playing for a broader audience than usual at their Bud Light-sponsored Super Bowl week gig last night in midtown Manhattan, so, late in their set, Dave Grohl gave the crowd a lesson...

    February 2, 2014 2:05 PM ET
  • Broken Bells' James Mercer on Turning Dark Songs Into a Party Record

    Broken Bells' James Mercer on Turning Dark Songs Into a Party Record | ARTICLE

    Last week, Danger Mouse told us that Broken Bells' new album After the Disco was "a pretty sad record." The other half of the Bells' equation, the Shins' James Mercer, says it's not a total buzzkill. "There's...

    January 31, 2014 1:40 PM ET
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