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  • The Gallery on Being Mistaken for Confederates and Their Love of Matchbox 20

    The Gallery on Being Mistaken for Confederates and Their Love of Matchbox 20 | BLOG ENTRY

    When did you guys start playing?Ryan [Cooney, drums]: Brendan and I started jamming together when he was maybe 15. But we started taking it really seriously in 2007, when we started talking about relocating from Massachusetts...

    February 14, 2011 12:45 PM ET
  • The Steelwells on How They Got on 'Yo! Gabba Gabba' – and the Local News

    The Steelwells on How They Got on 'Yo! Gabba Gabba' – and the Local News | BLOG ENTRY

    Tell me about your crappiest job.Joey [Winter, vocals and guitar]: I've worked every job – asphalt paving, pizza delivery…but the worst was pest control. I got attacked by two dogs and tried to beat them off...

    February 14, 2011 12:30 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Buffalo Springfield Plans to Reunite for Fall Tour

    Exclusive: Buffalo Springfield Plans to Reunite for Fall Tour | ARTICLE

    Since Buffalo Springfield reunited at last year’s Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California, there have been rumors the band will tour for the first time since their break-up in 1968. Now longtime band friend...

    February 10, 2011 6:30 PM ET
  • Alison Krauss Reflects on Making First Album With Union Station Since 2004

    Alison Krauss Reflects on Making First Album With Union Station Since 2004 | ARTICLE

    “All these tunes are about a trial,” Alison Krauss says, describing Paper Airplane (out April 12th), her first album with longtime band Union Station since 2004. “They’re about trying times, being in the middle of the worst...

    February 10, 2011 8:10 AM ET
  • The National Try to Reinvent Themselves On Stage and In the Studio

    The National Try to Reinvent Themselves On Stage and In the Studio | ARTICLE

    The National haven’t started working on any new material for a follow-up to last year's High Violet, but it’s on their mind. “We’ve already started arguing in high-level abstract,” frontman Matt Berninger...

    February 9, 2011 5:10 PM ET
  • New Leg of John Mellencamp's Tour Kicks Off With Solo Acoustic Miniset and Country-Blues Combo

    New Leg of John Mellencamp's Tour Kicks Off With Solo Acoustic Miniset and Country-Blues Combo | ARTICLE

    "If you're coming to hear the greatest hits, don't even come," John Mellencamp, who kicked off a 33-date run last night in Lowell, Massachusetts, tells Rolling Stone. For his first theater tour since 1997, Mellencamp is...

    February 4, 2011 9:00 AM ET
  • John Mellencamp Sees 'Delia' as an Antidote to 'Candy-Coated Songs'

    John Mellencamp Sees 'Delia' as an Antidote to 'Candy-Coated Songs' | BLOG ENTRY

    During a soundcheck for an  appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman in December, John Mellencamp performed "Delia," a ballad originally recorded 71 years ago by Blind Willie McTell. Mellencamp warmed up...

    February 3, 2011 11:50 AM ET
  • Stevie Nicks, Rod Stewart Discuss Touring Together for the First Time

    Stevie Nicks, Rod Stewart Discuss Touring Together for the First Time | ARTICLE

    Rod Stewart hadn't seen Stevie Nicks since the mid-1980s, when both of them were recording in the same L.A. studio. Until last month, that is, when the pair, who are gearing up for a 16-date co-headlining...

    February 2, 2011 5:35 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck Getting Closer to Recording Together Again

    Exclusive: Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck Getting Closer to Recording Together Again | ARTICLE

    Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck have been discussing their first LP since late Sixties Jeff Beck Group classics Truth and Beck-Ola for years, but Stewart tells Rolling Stone the duo are inching closer to a reunion. "Jeff...

    February 1, 2011 1:10 PM ET
  • The Storyteller

    The Storyteller | ALBUM REVIEW

    Todd Snider decided to quit his high school football team during his first mushroom trip; years later, he got conned by someone impersonating a NASCAR driver and found himself fronting a country cover band after a drunk...

    February 1, 2011 12:05 AM ET
  • Steven Tyler Opens Up to Howard Stern About Rehab and New Aerosmith Album

    Steven Tyler Opens Up to Howard Stern About Rehab and New Aerosmith Album | ARTICLE

    Season 10 of American Idol premieres tonight, but new host Steven Tyler has already made some great talk show appearances on the Late Show With David Letterman, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (watch his performance below), The...

    January 19, 2011 12:20 PM ET
  • Iron and Wine Play New Material at Secret Show

    Iron and Wine Play New Material at Secret Show | ARTICLE

    Iron & Wine – the project of songwriter Sam Beam –will play New York’s Radio City Music Hall to support upcoming album Kiss Each Other Clean later this month, one of the band’s biggest shows ever. But...

    January 7, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • Chuck Berry Collapses Onstage in Chicago

    Chuck Berry Collapses Onstage in Chicago | ARTICLE

    Chuck Berry was an hour into his set at Chicago's Congress Theatre on New Year's Day when — as his pianist tuned his guitar — he slumped face-first into the keyboard. "I'm struggling," he said before...

    January 3, 2011 12:15 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Merle Haggard on His Kennedy Center Honor, Meeting Obama and Oprah and More

    Exclusive: Merle Haggard on His Kennedy Center Honor, Meeting Obama and Oprah and More | ARTICLE

    Merle Haggard is no stranger to the White House: He was a guest of both Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, who — when he was governor of California — had granted the singer a full pardon for...

    December 28, 2010 2:00 PM ET
  • Exclusive: New Flaming Lips Material Coming 'Late January'

    Exclusive: New Flaming Lips Material Coming 'Late January' | ARTICLE

    On New Year's Eve, the Flaming Lips will play their 1999 psychedelic classic The Soft Bulletin in its entirety at Oklahoma City's Cox Convention Center. But the band has even more ambitious plans for 2011:...

    December 23, 2010 9:20 AM ET
  • Exclusive: Former Stones, Dylan Superfan Pamela Des Barres on 'Greatest Groupies'

    Exclusive: Former Stones, Dylan Superfan Pamela Des Barres on 'Greatest Groupies' | ARTICLE

    In the Sixties and early Seventies, Pamela Des Barres was known as "Miss Pamela," a scene girl who later claimed to have had intimate relationships with Mick Jagger, Keith Moon, Jimmy Page and Jim Morrison — stories...

    December 15, 2010 1:40 PM ET
  • Alpine Valley 2010

    Alpine Valley 2010 | ALBUM REVIEW

    Jam kings hit a blissed-out peak on live setFor many Phish fans, the band's nights at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theatre in August were their best gigs of the summer. This new CD-DVD box set proves why,...

    December 14, 2010 11:15 AM ET
  • Cold War Kids Grow Up on 'Mine Is Yours'

    Cold War Kids Grow Up on 'Mine Is Yours' | ARTICLE

    "We used to share the live aesthetic with White Stripes and Black Keys-type bands, but we really wanted to do something richer and classier," says Cold War Kids singer Nathan Willett, discussing his band's...

    December 10, 2010 12:30 PM ET
  • Watch: New Documentary About Lennon's Last Days

    Watch: New Documentary About Lennon's Last Days | ARTICLE

    The new CNN documentary Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder chronicles the final days of John Lennon's life through interviews with Yoko Ono, Julian Lennon and the police officers first on the scene. "It was hard to imagine...

    December 7, 2010 9:35 PM ET
  • Rufus Wainwright's Emotional Return to Carnegie Hall

    Rufus Wainwright's Emotional Return to Carnegie Hall | ARTICLE

    "We've returned to the scene of the crime," Rufus Wainwright joked during the second half of his show at Carnegie Hall Monday night, to audience members who included Michael Stipe, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson. He was...

    December 7, 2010 3:14 PM ET
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