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  • Artist to Watch 2009: BLK JKS

    Artist to Watch 2009: BLK JKS | ARTICLE

    It's Saturday night at a Brooklyn recording studio, and BLK JKS are frustrated. The South African psych-rockers are recording a song for the 2010 World Cup, to be hosted by their home country — an update of...

    August 7, 2009 11:45 AM ET
  • Artist to Watch 2009: Florence and the Machine

    Artist to Watch 2009: Florence and the Machine | ARTICLE

    Florence Welch is a hard-partying, foul-mouthed, slightly-OCD Brit who can't sit still for more than a few minutes. But any similarities to Amy Winehouse end there. Under the alias Florence and the Machine, 22-year-old Welch crafts arty...

    August 7, 2009 11:35 AM ET
  • Tour Briefs: Nine Inch Nails Get Back On the Road

    Tour Briefs: Nine Inch Nails Get Back On the Road | ARTICLE

    Despite declaring that NIN's Bonnaroo gig was Nine Inch Nails' "last show ever in the United States," Trent Reznor is staging a series of 10 intimate club shows before taking an indefinite break from the road....

    August 6, 2009 5:30 PM ET
  • Michael Jackson Left Hard Drives of New Songs, '80s Recordings

    Michael Jackson Left Hard Drives of New Songs, '80s Recordings | ARTICLE

    Hard drives containing new Michael Jackson songs and unreleased cuts from his '80s peak were removed from the King of Pop's estate by sister LaToya after the singer's death on June 25th, Rolling Stone reports in

    August 6, 2009 12:51 PM ET
  • From the Issue: Barack Obama So Far

    From the Issue: Barack Obama So Far | BLOG ENTRY

    Change-maker or overeager compromiser? The new issue of Rolling Stone, out today, features a roundtable of leading political observers — David Gergen, Paul Krugman and Michael Moore — assessing the first six months of Barack Obama's...

    August 5, 2009 6:58 PM ET
  • The New Issue of Rolling Stone: Barack Obama So Far

    The New Issue of Rolling Stone: Barack Obama So Far | ARTICLE

    Change-maker or overeager compromiser? The new issue of Rolling Stone, out today, features a roundtable of leading political observers — David Gergen, Paul Krugman and Michael Moore — assessing the first six months of Barack Obama's...

    August 5, 2009 6:21 PM ET
  • Damn You Hollywood!

    Damn You Hollywood! | BLOG ENTRY

    When Hollywood does something that pisses us off, we will react! Our new segment Damn You Hollywood! kicks off with Peter Travers taking aim at Paramount, the studio that gave us the abysmal Transformers 2. Now...

    August 5, 2009 12:27 PM ET
  • Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch Recovering From Cancer Surgery

    Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch Recovering From Cancer Surgery | ARTICLE

    Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch confirmed he's making a quick recovery from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in his parotid gland — and...

    August 5, 2009 8:37 AM ET
  • Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears Score Most VMAs Nods

    Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears Score Most VMAs Nods | ARTICLE

    If MTV is trying to lure Britney Spears back onto the Video Music Awards stage — the site of so many of her triumphs, and one of her most visible crashes — they're not being very coy...

    August 4, 2009 12:36 PM ET
  • Kiss Keep Merchandising Mania Alive With Special Edition M&M's

    Kiss Keep Merchandising Mania Alive With Special Edition M&M's | ARTICLE

    Blabbermouth has the lowdown on a piece of Kiss merchandising that's actually tasty, rather than tasteless: Kiss M&M's. The limited-edition chocolates are due in October, in time for Halloween — which the band will spend...

    August 3, 2009 3:30 PM ET
  • Coldplay Soar at All Points West With Anthems, Beastie Boys Cover

    Coldplay Soar at All Points West With Anthems, Beastie Boys Cover | ARTICLE

    It's terribly fashionable to criticize Coldplay but unless trenchfoot is the latest hipster accessory, there wasn't anyone being fashionable on the third day of All Points West. With the rain and sludge double-whammy demoralizing the thousands of...

    August 3, 2009 8:55 AM ET
  • Rockers Unite to Help Memphis Legend Jim Dickinson With Benefit

    Rockers Unite to Help Memphis Legend Jim Dickinson With Benefit | ARTICLE

    John Hiatt, Jimmy Davis, Sid Selvidge with Jimmy Crosthwait, Amy LaVere, Shannon McNally and North Mississippi Allstars will hit the stage on August 8th at a benefit to raise money for Memphis legend Jim Dickinson. Dickinson —...

    July 31, 2009 3:09 PM ET
  • At the Movies With Peter Travers: "Funny People" and "The Cove"

    At the Movies With Peter Travers: "Funny People" and "The Cove" | BLOG ENTRY

    After a weak week of new movies, At the Movies with Peter Travers is just giddy about Judd Apatow's third film Funny People, starring Adam Sandler (Apatow's former roommate when the pair were struggling stand-ups),Seth Rogen,...

    July 30, 2009 4:04 PM ET
  • Cory Chisel's "Born Again" With Members of the Raconteurs: Exclusive Debut

    Cory Chisel's "Born Again" With Members of the Raconteurs: Exclusive Debut | ARTICLE

    Cory Chisel was born and raised in Wisconsin, and his band the Wandering Sons' hearty folk-rock emanates the might and dust of American grit. So it makes sense a handful of bluesy vets show up on their...

    July 29, 2009 3:22 PM ET
  • Go Inside "This Is Spinal Tap" Blu-Ray DVD in Exclusive Clip

    Go Inside "This Is Spinal Tap" Blu-Ray DVD in Exclusive Clip | ARTICLE

    One of Rock Daily's favorite rock films, the heavy metal mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, finally hits stores today as a stunning Blu-ray DVD, 25 years after the band first turned the amp up to 11. To...

    July 28, 2009 6:14 PM ET
  • Pixies Confirm "Doolittle" Tour Coming to the U.S. in November

    Pixies Confirm "Doolittle" Tour Coming to the U.S. in November | ARTICLE

    Last month, the Pixies confirmed an 12-date U.K. and European tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Doolittle, at which they'll perform the 1989 LP in its entirety. Now Frank Black, Kim Deal, Joey Santiago and...

    July 28, 2009 8:31 AM ET
  • Video: Behind the Scenes As Chickenfoot Invade London

    Video: Behind the Scenes As Chickenfoot Invade London | ARTICLE

    Chickenfoot, rock's newest supergroup, recently completed their first European tour, and Rock Daily has exclusive footage from behind the scenes as ex-Van Halen vets Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani and Red Hot Chili...

    July 27, 2009 4:14 PM ET
  • Comic-Con Delivers First Looks of "New Moon," "Avatar," "Parnassus" and More

    Comic-Con Delivers First Looks of "New Moon," "Avatar," "Parnassus" and More | ARTICLE

    Hollywood heads south this week, storming San Diego for Comic-Con 2009. It all started in a basement almost 40 years ago — now, it's sprawled to a pop culture showcase that will see 130,000 ticketed fans hit...

    July 24, 2009 3:22 PM ET
  • At the Movies With Peter Travers: "In the Loop," "The Ugly Truth" and "Orphan"

    At the Movies With Peter Travers: "In the Loop," "The Ugly Truth" and "Orphan" | BLOG ENTRY

    With the big studios churning out Scumbucket-bound clunkers like The Ugly Truth and Orphan this weekend, Peter Travers gets his cinema fix in the form of two indies, In The Loop and The Answer Man...

    July 23, 2009 6:03 PM ET
  • See Art Brut Unplug "Emily Kane," "The Passenger," More

    See Art Brut Unplug "Emily Kane," "The Passenger," More | ARTICLE

    British rockers Art Brut, fronted by the hilarious Eddie Argos, stopped by Rolling Stone recently to share some acoustic versions of older tunes and songs off their new album Art Brut Vs. Satan. Above is Argos' ode...

    July 23, 2009 4:46 PM ET
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