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  • Prince Breaks Out Beatles, Rolling Stones at Oscar Party

    Prince Breaks Out Beatles, Rolling Stones at Oscar Party | ARTICLE

    Last night in L.A., after all the Oscars were handed out, Prince played host to several hundred diehard fans — and a few famous names — at his all-night afterparty. The stars certainly had their pick of...

    February 23, 2009 12:34 PM ET
  • Jane's Addiction Warm Up for Nine Inch Nails Tour With L.A. Gig

    Jane's Addiction Warm Up for Nine Inch Nails Tour With L.A. Gig | ARTICLE

    They came. They rocked. They bolted. Jane's Addiction played for only 48 minutes last night at Los Angeles' Echoplex, but made every second count as they blazed through an 11-song set jam-packed with classics and fan favorites. It...

    February 17, 2009 8:35 AM ET
  • Sly Stone and George Clinton Start Impromptu Funk Fest in Los Angeles

    Sly Stone and George Clinton Start Impromptu Funk Fest in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    Sly Stone is famous for a lot of things, chief among them his reclusive nature and tendency to flake on the rare scheduled gig. Which made last night's unannounced appearance at Silver Lake hot-spot the Little Temple...

    February 11, 2009 4:02 PM ET
  • Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl: A Bromance Is Born Before the Grammys

    Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl: A Bromance Is Born Before the Grammys | ARTICLE

    There are plenty of jaw-dropping collaborations to look forward to on tonight's Grammy Awards — Coldplay with Jay Z, Jonas Brothers with Stevie Wonder, Radiohead with the USC Marching Band, the all-star swagga of M.I.A., Kanye West,...

    February 8, 2009 1:08 PM ET
  • Whitney Houston Returns to the Stage at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash

    Whitney Houston Returns to the Stage at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash | ARTICLE

    At one table, Paul McCartney bros down with Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl. A few feet away, Diddy is jumping a banister to say hello to the Jonas Brothers, while out on the balcony, Duffy shares a smoke...

    February 8, 2009 11:00 AM ET
  • Dave Grohl, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson Lead All-Star Tribute to Neil Diamond at MusiCares Gala

    Dave Grohl, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson Lead All-Star Tribute to Neil Diamond at MusiCares Gala | ARTICLE

    The most commonly heard phrase spoken by attendees and artists alike at Friday's MusiCares tribute to Neil Diamond? "Feels like a Bar Mitzvah!" Or the biggest karaoke party ever, but rather than having to suffer through your...

    February 7, 2009 10:47 AM ET
  • Bono's Search for a "Spiritual Mecca": Daniel Lanois on U2's "No Line on the Horizon"

    Bono's Search for a "Spiritual Mecca": Daniel Lanois on U2's "No Line on the Horizon" | ARTICLE

    For the new U2 record, No Line On The Horizon (due March 3rd), Bono had a spiritual quest, says producer Daniel Lanois. "He thought that our job was to create contemporary gospel music," Lanois, who shares production...

    February 6, 2009 10:46 AM ET
  • Phish to Headline Bonnaroo 2009, Sources Say

    Phish to Headline Bonnaroo 2009, Sources Say | ARTICLE

    Bonnaroo, the East Coast's premiere multi-day, multi-stage gathering of the vibes (held in Manchester, Tennessee from June 11th to 14th) usually doesn't release its lineup until early February — but RollingStone.com hears from reliable sources close to...

    December 16, 2008 9:45 AM ET
  • AMAs Recap: Chili Peppers Win Big (In Absentia), Gwen Still Rules

    AMAs Recap: Chili Peppers Win Big (In Absentia), Gwen Still Rules | ARTICLE

    Leave it to Britney Spears who, with no particular project or album to speak of in 2006, manages to continually steal the spotlight everywhere she goes, whether it be the local Starbucks or the American Music Awards....

    November 22, 2006 11:24 AM ET
  • Modest Mouse Kick Off Mini-Tour in Los Angeles

    Modest Mouse Kick Off Mini-Tour in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    It's been a while since Modest Mouse last graced a Los Angeles stage, and the crowd was noticeably antsy at Avalon last night, the venue the band chose to kick off its long-awaited return to touring....

    November 6, 2006 10:10 AM ET
  • Les Claypool, Umphrey's McGee Rock Jam Cruise

    Les Claypool, Umphrey's McGee Rock Jam Cruise | ARTICLE

    When the "MSC Lirica" docked at Mexico's Costa Maya earlier this month, bewildered locals and vacationing families were met with the sight of 2,000 hippies stumbling down the gangplank. Among the Birkenstock-clad masses was Houston marketing manager...

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Scott Stapp and 311 Brawl

    Scott Stapp and 311 Brawl | ARTICLE

    At Baltimore's Harbor Court Hotel on Thanksgiving night, members of Los Angeles rockers 311, on a day off from their national tour, got into a fist fight with former Creed frontman Scott Stapp, in town to promote his...

    December 1, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Breakaway

    Breakaway | ALBUM REVIEW

    On Kelly Clarkson's second album, the ex-cocktail waitress turned hitmaker embraces her rock side rather than the pop pageantry that put her on top of the American Idol heap. To that end, Clarkson recruited former Evanescence members...

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Gram Parsons Celebrated

    Gram Parsons Celebrated | ARTICLE

    Thirty years after Gram Parsons' death, old pals (Keith Richards), new disciples (Norah Jones) and alt-country luminaries (Lucinda Williams, Steve...

    August 19, 2004 1:55 PM ET
  • Norah, Keith Toast Gram

    Norah, Keith Toast Gram | ARTICLE

    Pictures of Joshua trees and desert highways, and fans adorning cowboy hats, glittery suits and what must have been the largest collection of hipster western shirts in the state of California. These are the images inspired by...

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Springsteen's Homecoming

    Springsteen's Homecoming | ARTICLE

    It wasn't Asbury Park, but for ten nights starting on July 15th, fans who showed up early for Bruce Springsteen's historic Giants Stadium...

    August 21, 2003 2:20 PM ET
  • Vines Do New Evolution

    Vines Do New Evolution | ARTICLE

    "It's great to get away and not have to deal with traffic or anything," says Vines singer Craig Nicholls who, after a year of non-stop touring, is happy to be hunkered down in a recording studio. Since late May, the...

    August 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Ruben Ready to Roll

    Ruben Ready to Roll | ARTICLE

    American Idol winner Ruben Studdard is working on his debut album under the direction of music mogul Clive Davis and producer-songwriter Harold Lilly (Angie Stone, Craig David). Studdard promises that his CD will have a little of everything. "My fan base...

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Ruben Plots His Next Move

    Ruben Plots His Next Move | ARTICLE

    Seventy thousand auditions, thirty-two finalists, eighteen weeks and 24 million votes later, Ruben Studdard, the twenty-five-year-old, 350-pound soulman from Birmingham, Alabama, has been christened an American Idol. In a close race that has prompted calls for further audits, Studdard beat out...

    June 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • P. Diddy Schools Adrien Brody

    P. Diddy Schools Adrien Brody | ARTICLE

    Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody wants to start a second career -- as a music producer. The star of the Holocaust drama The Pianist has grabbed the attention of hip-hop heavies such as P. Diddy, Dr. Dre and Roc-A-Fella Records founder...

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM ET
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