Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Jam Bands

March 25, 2015

This summer is going to be a bittersweet time for fans of jam bands. If the pain over the end of the Allman Brothers wasn't fresh enough, the Grateful Dead are now about to bow out with a series of farewell shows. Thankfully, Phish hit the road in...


Dave Matthews Band Set Extensive 2015 Tour Dates

January 13, 2015

The Dave Matthews Band will be back on the road again this summer, kicking off a sprawling summer trek through North America on May 13th at the 360 Amphitheatre in Austin, Texas. Tickets for the tour will be available to the public on Friday,...



Kiss, Dave Matthews, Justin Timberlake Headlining Yahoo! Screen Shows

July 11, 2014

Yahoo! Screen will begin broadcasting concerts by the likes of Justin Timberlake, Kiss, Wiz Khalifa and more on its Yahoo! Live channel, with the help of concert promoter Live Nation, which will be viewable for free. It promises to stream a different...


DMB Announce Massive Summer Tour

January 14, 2014

Dave Matthews Band will be playing two sets a night on their upcoming summer tour. On what they've dubbed "A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews Band," the group will play career-spanning set lists that will alternate between electric and acoustic...


Dave Matthews Band Talk Crafting Perfect Set List

June 17, 2014

After spending more than two decades on the road, Dave Matthews Band decided to shake things up for their summer 2014 tour, breaking shows into separate acoustic and electric sets. The move has resulted in plenty of surprises, including covers like Rodriguez's...



Dave Matthews' Dylan-Infused Supergroup

December 16, 2013

A jam project featuring Dave Matthews, Jakob Dylan, Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton, his brother Bill and drummer Brady Blade has evolved into an official group named the Nauts, according to Mix. The band is currently self-producing its debut album...


50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

July 31, 2013

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, Rolling Stone asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes – to vote on their favorite live performers right now. To be...


The Thirteen Dumbest Band Names in Rock History

July 1, 2013

It's not easy to pick a band name. After 60 years of rock & roll, everything has been taken. There's the Eagles and the Eagles of Death Metal, the Who and the Guess Who. There's Asia, Europe, Chicago, Boston and Kansas. If you want to pick a color...


The 10 Most Annoying Rock Star Behaviors

June 4, 2013

A few months ago, we vented about the endless ways other fans annoy us at concerts. But that was really only half the battle: sometimes, it's the performers themselves who sabotage the show. Here are the 10 most annoying things that bands do at rock concerts. 1....


Dave Matthews Band Working on New Studio Album

November 21, 2013

"I'm doing fine," says Dave Matthews, checking in from his Seattle home before kicking off his first South African tour November 30th. "I was stuck in traffic this morning." After a huge summer tour, the singer has been staying busy hanging out with family...


Dave Matthews Band Violinist Lost $400K in Embezzlement Plot

July 24, 2013

The personal assistant and financial manager to Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley has admitted to embezzling more than $400,000 from the musician from 2009 through 2012. Getty Andrew Rothenberg, a friend to Tinsley for at least 20 years, pleaded...


Dave Matthews Band Announce First South African Tour Dates

June 12, 2013

Dave Matthews is bringing his band to his homeland, South Africa, for the first time in their two-decade-long career. On November 30th, Dave Matthews Band will make their debut in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest hall. Dave and the boys will also...


Fleetwod Mac, Billy Joel, Black Keys Lead Stacked New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup

January 17, 2013

Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Maroon 5 and the Black Keys are among a slew of artists slated to perform at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Also set to play this year: Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix (who just announced the title of their...



Michael Buble Hums for the Holidays

December 18, 2012

It seems like everyone has released a holiday record featuring their versions of seasonal favorites, but only Michael Bublé hums them. The signer gamely donned a red blazer last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to debut his supposed new Christmas...


On the Charts: Dave Matthews Rules the 'World'

September 19, 2012

WINNER OF THE WEEK: Dave Matthews Band. And rock albums in general. The hippie hero's Away from the World LP debuts at Number One with 266,000 copies sold; next on the album chart is Little Big Town's Tornado (technically a country band, although I think...

Album Review

Away From the World

September 11, 2012

Dave Matthews is one of rock's most underrated Pretty Complex Dudes – as horny as Lil Wayne, as troubled as Thom Yorke, able to growl "war is the most vulgar madness" like the American Sting he's always sort of been. He's got a beige-Baja-shirt...


Dave Matthews Band Play 'If Only' Live

November 14, 2012

Back in September, Dave Matthews Band celebrated the release of their latest album, Away From the World, with a September 12th show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Here, DMB builds the jazzy, sparse melodies of new track "If Only" into a hazy...


Dave Matthews Band Show Tender 'Mercy'

September 14, 2012

After releasing their heartfelt, fan-assisted video for "Mercy," Dave Matthews Band took their new single to Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, playing the tender track to an amped-up crowd. Matthew's soft, enchanting croon and the song's gentle swing set...


Q&A: Dave Matthews on His Wild New Album, Adderall and AC/DC

September 10, 2012

Dave Matthews Band took most of 2011 off, but their frontman spent more time hanging out than writing new songs. So Matthews considered cobbling together an album from some old unfinished material. "Then I decided I didn't want to do that," says the singer,...