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  • 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
  • Conor Oberst's New Morning: Bright Eyes Hits Nashville for Solo LP

    Conor Oberst's New Morning: Bright Eyes Hits Nashville for Solo LP | ARTICLE

    Conor Oberst gets carded as he enters an East Nashville bar on a recent Monday night, but at 33, he doesn't feel like a kid anymore: After an insanely prolific 15-year run in which he played in...

    January 31, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • Nelson, Kristofferson and Haggard Resurrect the Highwaymen at Grammys

    Nelson, Kristofferson and Haggard Resurrect the Highwaymen at Grammys | ARTICLE

    "One of the best parts of my life has been the guys who are my real heroes are my closest friends," Kris Kristofferson told the AP before the Grammys. Kristofferson joined his buddies Willie Nelson and Merle...

    January 26, 2014 10:40 PM ET
  • Mike Gordon on 'Whirlwind' Sessions for Phish's Next Album

    Mike Gordon on 'Whirlwind' Sessions for Phish's Next Album | ARTICLE

    This past Halloween, Phish fans expecting the band to follow their tradition of covering a classic album in its entirety got a surprise. Instead, the band debuted music from Wingsuit, the tentative title for its...

    January 24, 2014 1:55 PM ET
  • Danger Mouse on the Sci-Fi and Deep Chats Behind Broken Bells' New LP

    Danger Mouse on the Sci-Fi and Deep Chats Behind Broken Bells' New LP | ARTICLE

    Broken Bells, the collaborative project between Danger Mouse and the Shins' James Mercer, return February 4th with the new album After the Disco, which augments the bands melodic psych-pop with jittery grooves and sleek synths – and...

    January 23, 2014 3:55 PM ET
  • Mike Gordon's Reggae-Steeped 'Yarmouth Road' - Song Premiere

    Mike Gordon's Reggae-Steeped 'Yarmouth Road' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Before Phish kicked off last summer's tour, Mike Gordon was unsure about introducing some of his new songs onstage. "They weren't even finished yet," says the bassist. But he was relieved in Saratoga Springs, New York,...

    January 14, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks Leaving Allman Brothers Band

    Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks Leaving Allman Brothers Band | ARTICLE

    The Allman Brothers Band have suffered one of the more devastating blows of their 45-year career: longtime singer-guitarist Warren Haynes and slide guitarist Derek Trucks announced tonight that they will depart the band at the end of...

    January 8, 2014 9:35 PM ET
  • Allman Brothers Band's Rare Version of 'Statesboro Blues' - Premiere

    Allman Brothers Band's Rare Version of 'Statesboro Blues' - Premiere | ARTICLE

    This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band, and the band will celebrate by returning to the Beacon Theatre for 10 shows beginning March 7th. "These last few years, we do the...

    January 8, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Gregg Allman on Biopic Script: 'I Have Veto Rights Over Everything'

    Gregg Allman on Biopic Script: 'I Have Veto Rights Over Everything' | ARTICLE

    The Allman Brothers Band are celebrating their 45th year with another Beacon Theatre run in March, but Gregg Allman is also keeping busy as an executive producer of his biopic Midnight Rider. Production starts in...

    January 6, 2014 12:55 PM ET
  • Allman Brothers Band Whip Up Another Beacon Theatre Run

    Allman Brothers Band Whip Up Another Beacon Theatre Run | ARTICLE

    Even Gregg Allman seems surprised the Allman Brothers Band are facing their 45th year as a band. “Where did it all go, right?” he says with a laugh. The band will celebrate the milestone by –...

    December 31, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Kings of Leon: The Bruised Brothers

    Kings of Leon: The Bruised Brothers | ARTICLE

    "I need some pain pills right now," Caleb Followill mumbles in a husky drawl. On a recent drizzly London evening, the Kings of...

    December 25, 2013 10:00 AM ET
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