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Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell on Embracing 'Wack-Ass Style'

June 10, 2016

The night before speaking to Rolling Stone, Ben Bridwell went out to a concert and stayed up "late as crap." On the morning of the interview, the Band of Horses frontman took his daughters to school (he has four) and went to a doctor's...


Band of Horses Detail New Album 'Why Are You OK'

May 6, 2016

Band of Horses have announced the arrival of their fifth studio album, Why Are You OK, set for release on June 10th. The new set includes its first single, "Casual Party." The band will premiere the song live for the first...


Dawes, Stapleton Added to Pilgrimage Fest

June 17, 2015

Less than one week after the close of Bonnaroo 2015, another Tennessee-based festival is gearing up for its own music-filled weekend. The Pilgrimage Festival, which just announced its final round of performers, will take place September 26th and 27th...


My Morning Jacket Detail Four-Day Concert

June 19, 2014

My Morning Jacket have begun unveiling details about the second edition of One Big Holiday, their Mexican blowout concert scheduled for early next year. In addition to three performances by the Louisville rockers, Band of Horses – who...


Stream Band of Horses' 'Acoustic at the Ryman'

February 3, 2014

After going big and recording their last album, 2012's Mirage Rock, with the legendary producer Glyn Johns, Band of Horses scaled back considerably for their new album. Acoustic at the Ryman, which you can preview in its entirety here, is a self-explanatory...


Band of Horses Frontman Ben Bridwell Readies Solo Tour

October 7, 2013

This November, Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell will embark on a small solo tour under the goofy moniker Birdsmell. The American trek, his first as a solo performer, will feature eight dates in the South. Bridwell's sets will feature reworked versions...


Band of Horses Frontman Working on New Album

March 19, 2013

Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell admits he isn't exactly a take-it-easy kind of guy. "Life is asking us to relax and enjoy the good life a bit," he tells Rolling Stone. "[But] I just don't handle that well. I have to keep working on plan B and plan...


Black Friday's 11 Must-Have Vinyl Releases

November 21, 2012

For rock & roll fans, the holidays are coming early this year: artists ranging from Bob Dylan and Nirvana to John Mayer and the White Stripes are releasing limited-edition vinyl gems for Record Store Day's third annual Black Friday celebration....


HELM Boots Hop Onto the Railroad Revival Tour

August 27, 2012

This fall, the second annual Railroad Revival Tour will roll into eight western American cities and feature performances by Band of Horses, Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson and John Reilly & Friends. Building on last year's hype, the locomotive festival...


Willie Nelson to Headline Second Railroad Revival Tour

July 24, 2012

The Railroad Revival Tour – the trek that saw Mumford & Sons and a host of other musicians travel to outdoor dates by train – has announced a new lineup and route for 2012. This year's trip will find Willie Nelson & Family, Band of...


Sheryl Crow, the Black Keys and More React to Levon Helm's Death

April 19, 2012

The death of Levon Helm earlier today at the age of 71 has sparked an outpouring of grief on Twitter from musicians and other stars who loved his music. Here's a handful of reactions so far.  My heart heavy with sad news of Levon Helm's passing....


Hear The Black Lillies' Funky 'Hard to Please'

July 22, 2015

Five months ago, Cruz Contreras was trying hard not to panic.  As the frontman of the Black Lillies, he'd spent the first few weeks of 2015 on a boat, playing his band's blend of Appalachian country and envelope-pushing Americana to passengers...


Pearl Jam, Neil Young to Play Bridge School

September 12, 2014

The annual Bridge School Benefit Concert organized by Neil Young will feature a typically star-studded lineup of big names playing acoustic sets. In addition to a set by Young, performers include Pearl Jam, Florence and the Machine, Tom Jones,...


Forecastle Festival to Feature Outkast, Jack White, Beck

March 4, 2014

A diverse lineup for Forecastle Festival will make waves on the Louisville, Kentucky waterfront for the event's 12th installment this year. Outkast, Jack White and Beck will all headline the event, which will again take place at the city's Waterfront...


Band of Horses Releasing Stripped-Down Live Album

December 4, 2013

Back in April, Band of Horses stripped down their majestic folk-rock for a pair of acoustic shows at Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium. On February 11th, they'll release some of the highlights on Acoustic at the Ryman, a 10-song live LP. Band of...


How to Watch Outside Lands From Home

August 8, 2013

Like Coachella and Lollapalooza, this year's Outside Lands Music Festival will be streaming select live performances online, allowing fans to experience the action taking place in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from the comfort of their homes. The schedule...


'West of Memphis' Soundtrack Includes Nick Cave, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith

December 1, 2012

Legacy Recordings has released the track listing for West of Memphis: Voices For Justice, an album of music from and inspired by the new documentary about the West Memphis Three. The album contains tracks by a number of artists – including Eddie...


Railroad Revival Tour With Willie Nelson, Band of Horses Canceled

October 5, 2012

Organizers of the second Railroad Revival Tour announced today that they have canceled the train-bound festival, which was set to feature Willie Nelson, Band of Horses and Jamey Johnson. The event was scheduled for eight shows across the country beginning...


Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Black Keys to Headline Global Festival

August 7, 2012

Neil Young, Foo Fighters, the Black Keys, Band of Horses and K'naan will share the stage at the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park on September 29th as part of the Global Festival, a concert designed to bring awareness and funds to the cause of...


Band of Horses Unveil New Album

July 10, 2012

Band of Horses have revealed that their next record, Mirage Rock, will be out on September 18th, Pitchfork reports. The follow-up to 2010's Infinite Arms was produced by studio veteran Glyn Johns, who has worked on records ranging from the Who and Bob...