Watch Neil Young Perform With Jimmy Fallon's 'Neil Young'

June 22, 2016

After years of impersonating Neil Young on both Late Night and The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon finally performed alongside the actual rocker in February 2015. Tuesday night, the two Youngs reunited once again, this time on an acoustic, environmentally...


Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson To Headline Farm Aid

June 20, 2016

Farm Aid is coming to Bristow, Virginia's Jiffy Lube Live on September 17th, with Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson and Jamey Johnson joining Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews on the bill. ...


Neil Young: 'No Where, No Way' To Play Protest Songs Today

June 20, 2016

Neil Young dropped by Marc Maron's garage for the latest episode of the WTF podcast. The pair's wide-ranging discussion covered the rocker's new "live" album Earth, his climate change concerns and his belief that a protest song like "Ohio"...


Neil Young Onstage: 'F--k You, Donald Trump'

June 11, 2016

In a lengthy Facebook post, Neil Young cleared the air about how he feels about Donald Trump using his songs: "YOUNG CONTINUES TO DENY TRUMP PERMISSION TO USE HIS MUSIC," the rocker wrote, attaching a short clip of him yelling "Fuck you, Donald Trump"...


Neil Young: I'm OK With Donald Trump Using 'Free World'

May 24, 2016

Donald Trump's presidential campaign got off to a rocky start last June when – after playing Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World" after the rally announcing his presidential bid – the rocker immediately asked the mogul to stop using the...


5 Things We Learned at Neil Young's 'Earth' Album Preview

May 7, 2016

Minutes before the arrival of Neil Young, a woman and a young boy each carried a fistful of burning sage and waved the smoking embers around a microphone outside the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles. Young was there Friday night to preview his new...


Stones, McCartney, Dylan, Who, Waters, Young Confirm Fest

May 3, 2016

UPDATE: Organizers of Desert Trip, the classic rock fest featuring the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, the Who, Neil Young and Roger Waters, have added a second weekend October 14th-16th. Six of rock's biggest artists and bands will perform...


Neil Young's New LP Mixes Lives Tracks With Animal Sounds

April 28, 2016

Neil Young's upcoming album Earth (in stores June 17th) is one of the most unconventional releases in his long catalog: A 98-minute uninterrupted work that features 11 songs from his 2015 tour with Promise of the Real mixed with sounds of the Earth....


Pearl Jam Cover Neil Young With Kings of Leon, RHCP Members

April 25, 2016

Pearl Jam unveiled a one-night-only supergroup during their Saturday performance at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. Two members of Red Hot Chili Peppers (drummer Chad Smith, guitarist Josh Klinghoffer) and Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill joined...


See Matthew and Jill Barber's Ethereal Neil Young Cover

April 8, 2016

Although they don't come from a musical family per se, with their aptly titled release, The Family Album, Matthew Barber and his sister, Jill Barber, expound on the Canadian folk music tradition that influenced their upbringing. Half of the LP pays tribute...


Lukas Nelson's Cowboy Hippie Odyssey With Neil Young

March 29, 2016

About seven years ago, Lukas Nelson went to see his hero Neil Young play in Los Angeles. At the show, he happened to meet a drummer named Anthony LoGerfo. They took the party to a friend's house, where they surfed and played music...

Album Review


June 16, 2016

Mother Earth is more than Neil Young's title heroine here; she is an instrument too. Recorded live last year with his current, youngblood combo, the 13 songs – all pulled from the ecology section of Young's library – are overdubbed with...


Watch Neil Young Face Off Against GMO Corn on 'Colbert'

May 27, 2016

Neil Young came face-to-face with his arch nemesis – a living, breathing ear of GMO corn – on Thursday's Late Show With Stephen Colbert, with the rocker engaging in a conversation about why he's so against agrochemical company Monsanto. Colbert...


15 Legendary Unreleased Albums

May 18, 2016

Unreleased albums offer a tantalizing glimpse of an alternate rock universe just beyond our reach. Ultimately we're drawn to these tales not just for the music – which doesn't always live up to the hype – but because of the people who make...


Flashback: Neil Young, Paul McCartney Play Beatles Classic

May 3, 2016

When Neil Young and Paul McCartney perform at the second night of the mega classic rock concert in Indio, California this October odds are pretty high they'll perform a song or two together. They've been friends for decades and have shared...


Rolling Stones, Dylan, McCartney, Tease Mega-Concert

May 2, 2016

The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Who and Roger Waters have all released teasers surrounding their involvement in a rumored mega-festival set to take place at the Coachella festival grounds in October. All of the...


Flashback: Neil Young Says 'Even Richard Nixon Has Got Soul'

April 26, 2016

Neil Young ripped into Richard Nixon for his role in the Kent State massacre on CSNY's 1970 protest classic "Ohio," but a couple years after the he was forced to resign from office Young wrote another song with a more sympathetic take on the president....


Stones, Dylan, McCartney, Neil Young in Talks for Mega Show

April 15, 2016

Six titans of rock music – the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, the Who and Roger Waters – are reportedly in the finishing stages of joining together in October for an epic three-day concert in Indio, California....


Flashback: The Grateful Dead and Neil Young Cover Bob Dylan

April 7, 2016

On October 25th, 1991, legendary San Francisco concert promoter Bill Graham was flying on a helicopter back from a Huey Lewis concert in Concord, California, when the chopper crashed into a high-voltage tower, killing him and everyone else on board immediately....


Flashback: Waylon Jennings, Neil Young Sing 'Country' Duet

March 22, 2016

Fifty years ago today (March 22nd, 1966), 20-year-old Canadian Neil Young and five friends piled into a hearse and set out for Los Angeles, arriving ten days later. Young, who had been traveling throughout his native land as a solo musician, had also...