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  • How Avicii Helped Aloe Blacc Wake Up and Break Out

    How Avicii Helped Aloe Blacc Wake Up and Break Out | ARTICLE

    Avicii's "Wake Me Up" first arrived in June, but it's still sitting pretty near the top of Billboard's Hot 100 chart (clocking in at Number 11 last week). Rolling Stone recently checked in with the Swedish...

    August 28, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Revived Kings of Leon Are Ready for Action

    Revived Kings of Leon Are Ready for Action | ARTICLE

    "We needed the break so bad," says Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill of the band's hiatus following an onstage meltdown in Dallas in the summer of 2011 – when frontman Caleb Followill abruptly left the...

    August 28, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Kings of Leon Bringing New Fest to 'Food Mecca' Nashville

    Kings of Leon Bringing New Fest to 'Food Mecca' Nashville | ARTICLE

    "Slowly but surely, Nashville is becoming one of the food meccas of the South," says the Kings of Leon's frontman Caleb Followill. "And that's great, because for so long, we were going to chain restaurants because they...

    August 19, 2013 1:05 PM ET
  • Avicii's Rave New World

    Avicii's Rave New World | ARTICLE

    This past spring, the Swedish DJ-producer Avicii opened the second half of his set on the monster main stage of Miami's Ultra Music Festival with something totally unexpected: He brought out a stomping band – singers, guitars...

    August 16, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Jimmy Buffett's Warm Island Grooves

    Jimmy Buffett's Warm Island Grooves | ARTICLE

    Jimmy Buffett was finishing his encore of 1977's "Lovely Cruise" at Sydney's Hordern Pavilion in 2011 when he went to shake hands with some fans – and tumbled off the stage. "I'd had one glass of...

    August 15, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • Q&A: Mumford & Sons Talk Hilarious 'Wanderer' Video

    Q&A: Mumford & Sons Talk Hilarious 'Wanderer' Video | ARTICLE

    "I was a little bit like, 'Holy shit. What have we done?'" says Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett about the band's new video for "Hopeless Wanderer." The hilarious clip, directed by Sam Jones, was released...

    August 9, 2013 10:04 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones Gorilla Logo Artist Slams Critics

    Rolling Stones Gorilla Logo Artist Slams Critics | ARTICLE

    When the Rolling Stones were organizing their 50th anniversary celebrations, Mick Jagger approached his friend, contemporary artist Walton Ford – who has made a career painting naturalist scenes – to design a logo. In the Seventies...

    August 5, 2013 12:30 PM ET
  • Q&A: Tom Petty Finishing LP 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Done'

    Q&A: Tom Petty Finishing LP 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Done' | ARTICLE

    "I always say this, but I'm tremendously excited for this one," says Tom Petty, discussing his upcoming 13th album with the Heartbreakers, which he expects out early next year. "It's not like anything we've ever done."...

    August 5, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Brittany Howard: My Favorite Live Acts

    Brittany Howard: My Favorite Live Acts | ARTICLE

    As frontwoman of Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard knows a thing or two about working up a crowd. "Depending on the atmosphere, once you get inside the electricity into the room, it can be loose, or it can...

    August 1, 2013 1:55 PM ET
  • Backstage With Taylor Swift on Her Huge Summer Stadium Tour

    Backstage With Taylor Swift on Her Huge Summer Stadium Tour | ARTICLE

    "Were you as sweaty as I was tonight?" Taylor Swift asks as she takes a seat on one of the many padded blue tables in the NFL training room at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium. That would...

    August 1, 2013 12:30 PM ET
  • Waddy Wachtel Reflects on Working With Warren Zevon, Keith Richards

    Waddy Wachtel Reflects on Working With Warren Zevon, Keith Richards | ARTICLE

    Waddy Wachtel may be the greatest session guitarist of all time, with a resumé including classic work from the Everly Brothers, Warren Zevon (he co-wrote "Werewolves of London"), Jackson Browne and Stevie Nicks. Now...

    July 24, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Best Late-Night TV Moments of the Decade

    Best Late-Night TV Moments of the Decade | ARTICLE

    From Frank Sinatra's appearance on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson in 1976 to Sonny and Cher reuniting on Late Night With David Letterman in 1986, light night TV has been host to some unforgettable musical...

    July 22, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Q&A: Trey Anastasio Celebrates 30 Years of Phish, Reveals Album Details

    Q&A: Trey Anastasio Celebrates 30 Years of Phish, Reveals Album Details | ARTICLE

    "It's our 30th year, so it's really indescribable," says Trey Anastasio, currently on Phish's huge summer tour, which has included surprises like the debut of new songs such as "Yarmouth Road" and an epic...

    July 22, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • Donovan Returns to Nashville on New LP 'Shadows of Blue'

    Donovan Returns to Nashville on New LP 'Shadows of Blue' | ARTICLE

    In 1965, an eighteen-year-old Donovan Leitch traveled to Nashville to record his first single, the winding folk classic "Catch the Wind." It helped make him a star, and was covered by artists from Joan Baez to Glen...

    July 17, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Fall Out Boy Team Up With Ryan Adams: Inside Their Surprise Recording Sessions

    Fall Out Boy Team Up With Ryan Adams: Inside Their Surprise Recording Sessions | ARTICLE

    Last week, fans of both Fall Out Boy and Ryan Adams got a surprise when Pete Wentz posted an image of the acts in the studio together on Instagram. Now, Pete Wentz reveals...

    July 16, 2013 1:45 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift: 'Floodgates Open' for Next Album

    Taylor Swift: 'Floodgates Open' for Next Album | ARTICLE

    On Saturday, Taylor Swift brought her massive stadium spectacle to New Jersey's MetLife Stadium,  surprising 55,000 shrieking fans by inviting Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump onstage for "My Songs Know What You Did in the...

    July 15, 2013 2:45 PM ET
  • Willie Nelson to Perform 'Stardust' LP in Its Entirety for First Time

    Willie Nelson to Perform 'Stardust' LP in Its Entirety for First Time | ARTICLE

    Willie Nelson tours more than 200 nights a year, largely drawing from his 20 Number One country hits, but fans now have a different kind of show to look forward to – Nelson will perform...

    July 12, 2013 1:55 PM ET
  • Phish Plan New Stage Setup for Summer Tour

    Phish Plan New Stage Setup for Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    Phish haven't played a show since New Years Eve, and Trey Anastasio is getting antsy. "I feel bottled up," he says, checking in from a family vacation in Bar Harbor, Maine (he just took an ocean...

    July 3, 2013 9:05 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard Talks Solo Album 'Moonlander'

    Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard Talks Solo Album 'Moonlander' | ARTICLE

    After more than two decades as Pearl Jam's guitarist, Stone Gossard still marvels at the band's arena-packing fans. "I'm so blessed to be playing these shows where so many people know the words," he tells Rolling...

    June 26, 2013 3:45 PM ET
  • Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Kanye West Song?

    Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Kanye West Song? | ARTICLE

    It’s been a huge week for Kanye West: he became a dad to daughter North West and released his seventh album, Yeezus, which is expected to enter the charts at Number One. "We just made...

    June 21, 2013 4:05 PM ET
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