Table of Content
Issue 1185 - June 20, 2013
Coming Soon: Bonnaroo: Bigger Than Ever
Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Mumford & Sons are all rocking the annual Tennessee mudfest. We'll have exclusive backstage reports and nightly recaps of the shows.
Coming Soon: Kanye Takes New YorkAs of now, Kanye has only booked one show for 2013: New York's Governors Ball festival. Check out our full report on his set, where he's expected to preview his next album.
Before you head to your favorite summerfest, you'll want to check out our guide to everything you'll need - the best coolers, portable stoves, water bottles, HD cameras and more.
Everyone from Beyonce and Rush to Bob Dylan, Wilco, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are hitting the road this summer. See our picks for the season's hottest can't-miss tickets.
Rock and Roll
- How three high school buddies became viral-pop gods
- Secrets of Tom Petty's Set List Inside the rarities, surprises and covers on his summer theater and festival run
- Encounter: Demi Lovato Pop's rehab princess brings a dose of the dark side to the Disney set
- Why Is Michael Shannon So Good at Being Bad? Hollywood's go-to villain tackles Superman after starring as America's most famous hit man
- Brooklyn's Kings of Pain Six albums in, the National are one big, happy, miserable rock family
- Tribute: Ray Manzarek of the Doors The band's keyboardist, musical leader and "keeper of the flame" dies at age 74
- Welcome to Denver, where pot nerds are busy growing a new economy.
- How We Won the War Bill Maher on the greening of America.
- The Real Drug Czar Ethan Nadelmann is a policy wonk in dad jeans - and the most influential man in the battle for legalization.
- Summer Cable Preview John Oliver takes charge of 'The Daily Show,' plus the season's best new shows - and the return of 'The Newsroom,' 'The Killing' and 'Breaking Bad'
- Let Love Rule The lost years and sweet redemption of Darlene Love
- Inside the unlikely pairing of the acerbic singer-songwriter with the baddest hip-hop band in the land
- Q&A: Vince Vaughn On reuniting with Owen Wilson, supporting Ron Paul and acting naturally
- Random Notes Skrillex goes to Disneyland; President Obama honors Carole King
Random Notes Online Your daily dose of rock's hottest shots
- Franz Ferdinand Rip It Up and Start Again First album in four years features collaborations with electro act Hot Chip