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  • Yelawolf 'Cut From the Same Cloth' as Mentor Eminem

    Yelawolf 'Cut From the Same Cloth' as Mentor Eminem | ARTICLE

    Yelawolf is one of the fastest rising emcees on the music scene. Coming off a breakout run on the Warped tour, he's signed to Eminem's Shady Records and has a hit single, "Hard White (Up in...

    August 20, 2011 12:00 PM ET
  • Mötley Crüe Honored at Sunset Strip

    Mötley Crüe Honored at Sunset Strip | ARTICLE

    Mötley Crüe return to the Sunset Strip this weekend for double duty. The band will be honored at House Of Blues Thursday night to kick off the three-day long Sunset Strip Music Festival. Among those on...

    August 17, 2011 6:30 PM ET
  • Sheryl Crow Takes On Ambassador Role For St. Jude's Hospital

    Sheryl Crow Takes On Ambassador Role For St. Jude's Hospital | ARTICLE

    Sheryl Crow has lent her name to many philanthropic organizations over the years, dealing with issues from the environment to music education. But one stands out for the singer. "I’ve been involved with cancer charities...

    August 15, 2011 2:40 PM ET
  • Insane Clown Posse Signs Up Charlie Sheen for Gathering of the Juggalos

    Insane Clown Posse Signs Up Charlie Sheen for Gathering of the Juggalos | ARTICLE

    Insane Clown Posse's Shaggy 2 Dope (whose real name is Joseph Utsler) has heard all the talk about having media lightning rod Charlie Sheen appear as part of this weekend's Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois....

    August 11, 2011 11:25 AM ET
  • Tinie Tempah Goes Into the Studio With Pharrell for Second Album

    Tinie Tempah Goes Into the Studio With Pharrell for Second Album | ARTICLE

    U.K. rapper Tinie Tempah has a busy rest of 2011 planned: In addition to continuing to perform on the festival circuit, he's working on an EP that brings together some of his favorite American and British rappers. "Expect...

    August 9, 2011 9:00 AM ET
  • Swell Season's Marketa Irglova Makes Solo Debut

    Swell Season's Marketa Irglova Makes Solo Debut | ARTICLE

    Marketa Irglova, one-half of Oscar-winning duo the Swell Season, says her solo debut Anar is like a time capsule of her first year in New York, where she moved from Ireland in June 2010. "I think Anar is always gonna take me...

    August 2, 2011 5:05 PM ET
  • Amy Winehouse Collaborator Talks Unreleased Songs, Demos

    Amy Winehouse Collaborator Talks Unreleased Songs, Demos | ARTICLE

    Songwriter Stefan Skarbek first met Amy Winehouse when she was 14; a few years later they co-wrote "October Song," "Do Me Good" and "Amy, Amy, Amy." Skarbek, who has also worked with Estelle, K.T. Tunstall and others,...

    August 2, 2011 11:10 AM ET
  • Exclusive Listen: Rachael Yamagata Shifts Into Brighter Gear on 'Starlight'

    Exclusive Listen: Rachael Yamagata Shifts Into Brighter Gear on 'Starlight' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Rachael Yamagata's 'Starlight' On her first two albums, singer/songwriter Rachael Yamagata proved she could write a piano ballad with the best...

    August 1, 2011 1:35 PM ET
  • Voice Live Tour Kicks Off With Surprise Blake Shelton Appearance

    Voice Live Tour Kicks Off With Surprise Blake Shelton Appearance | ARTICLE

    The runaway success of NBC's singing competition 'The Voice' surprised nearly everyone – but the success of the show's Voice Live tour seems almost automatically assured, at least if last night's kickoff at Los Angeles' Gibson Amphitheatre...

    July 28, 2011 5:40 PM ET
  • Exclusive Stream: The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Premiere Hard-Rocking 'Dreams'

    Exclusive Stream: The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Premiere Hard-Rocking 'Dreams' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus' new song 'Dreams,' from I Am The Enemy Before making their new album, Am I The Enemy...

    July 27, 2011 1:10 PM ET
  • Linkin Park Planning Album for Early Next Year

    Linkin Park Planning Album for Early Next Year | ARTICLE

    Linkin Park's A Thousand Suns was released in September of last year, but the band is already working on a follow-up. "We’re in the studio and we’re well on our way to making our next record,"...

    July 26, 2011 12:20 PM ET
  • Grace Potter Preps for Lollapalooza, Cartoon Series Debut

    Grace Potter Preps for Lollapalooza, Cartoon Series Debut | ARTICLE

    Folk-rock singer Grace Potter has written a Christmas song, "Naughty, Naughty Children," and will lend her voice talents to a character on Prep & Landing, an upcoming Disney special to air on ABC around the holidays. "I don’t...

    July 24, 2011 2:05 PM ET
  • Courtney Love on Amy Winehouse: 'I'm Gutted'

    Courtney Love on Amy Winehouse: 'I'm Gutted' | ARTICLE

    Courtney Love has shared her thoughts on the tragic death of Amy Winehouse with Rolling Stone. "I'm not even going to say, 'Waste of glorious sublime talent,' which I feel," Love said of the 27-year-old singer. "I'm fucking...

    July 23, 2011 8:50 PM ET
  • Guns N' Roses' Matt Sorum's Diamond Baby Releases Star-Studded Video

    Guns N' Roses' Matt Sorum's Diamond Baby Releases Star-Studded Video | ARTICLE

    Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum has a new band – and it's gotten off to a star-studded start. The band's first video, "The Last Rockstar," features Glee's Jane Lynch, actress Juliette...

    July 21, 2011 1:55 PM ET
  • Evanescence's Amy Lee Thrilled to Return After Five-Year Break

    Evanescence's Amy Lee Thrilled to Return After Five-Year Break | ARTICLE

    Evanescence hasn't come out with a new album since 2006's The Open Door – but frontwoman Amy Lee is prepared for the October 11th release of Evanescence. Lee, who moved to New York just before getting...

    July 20, 2011 3:55 PM ET
  • 'Tonight Show' Bandleader Rickey Minor Launches Festival With Stevie Wonder

    'Tonight Show' Bandleader Rickey Minor Launches Festival With Stevie Wonder | ARTICLE

    This Sunday, the inaugural Global Soul Festival will take place at Los Angeles's Hollywood Bowl, with Wonder, Potter, Sharon Jones, Janelle Monae, Charles Bradley and many more performing their own songs, as well as a tribute...

    July 19, 2011 2:00 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Incubus Respond to Religious Protesters

    Exclusive: Incubus Respond to Religious Protesters | ARTICLE

    Not everyone in the Philippines is thrilled about Incubus' show there on July 28th. Last week, an unknown group sent out a text message protest, urging residents to pray against the band. The message reads,...

    July 15, 2011 4:00 PM ET
  • 311 Emerges 'Unscathed From the Craziness' for New Album

    311 Emerges 'Unscathed From the Craziness' for New Album | ARTICLE

    Since their mid-Nineties breakthrough, when songs like "Down" topped the alternative charts, 311 have been a constant presence on the summer tour schedule, becoming almost as ubiquitous in the months of June, July and August as the...

    July 15, 2011 2:40 PM ET
  • Duff McKagan: Velvet Revolver's Singer Search Is Not Over

    Duff McKagan: Velvet Revolver's Singer Search Is Not Over | ARTICLE

    Velvet Revolver do not, we repeat, do not have a new lead singer. However, turns out all those recent reports that the band was close to naming their guy also were true. "We thought we landed...

    April 22, 2009 12:21 PM ET
  • Q&A: Liam Gallagher on Discovering the Beatles and the Death of the Rock Star

    Q&A: Liam Gallagher on Discovering the Beatles and the Death of the Rock Star | ARTICLE

    With their new album Dig Out Your Soul out and an international tour underway, Rolling Stone caught up with Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher to chat about the first record that blew his mind, how he measures success...

    October 31, 2008 10:30 PM ET
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