Phish Celebrate 30 Years

January 3, 2014

Last year marked the 30th anniversary of Phish. During their annual New Year's show at Madison Square Garden earlier this week, they played this video over the Jumbotron during one of the set breaks. The video culls a ton of early photos, where the "phab...



The Russell Wilson Phish Connection

December 6, 2013

Earlier this summer, during a tour stop in George, Washington, Trey Anastasio had a request for his fans. At the start of the Seattle Seahawks season, he envisioned Phish fans chanting the opening notes of "Wilson" – a collective shout in-between...


Phish Treat Fans to Unrecorded New Album

November 1, 2013

Over the course of six Halloween shows since 1994, Phish have established a tradition of donning a surprise "musical costume" in which they perform a complete cover album between two full sets of their own material. At last night's Halloween show in Atlantic...


Phish Hope to Perform Genesis Album With Peter Gabriel

August 21, 2013

Two years ago, Peter Gabriel told Rolling Stone that Phish had contacted him about joining them onstage for a complete performance of a classic Genesis album. "They do these projects where they take an old record and do it," said Gabriel. "I had a conversation...


Phish Announce Fall Tour

July 24, 2013

Phish will be on the road again this fall for a string of dates starting with a three-night stint at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on October 18th, 19th and 20th, the band announced on their website. The mini-trek will find the jam band stalwarts...


Phish Plan New Stage Setup for Summer Tour

July 3, 2013

Phish haven't played a show since New Years Eve, and Trey Anastasio is getting antsy. "I feel bottled up," he says, checking in from a family vacation in Bar Harbor, Maine (he just took an ocean kayak expedition). "It's like I've been sleeping on a pile...


Phish Working on New Album, Trey Anastasio Says

June 4, 2013

Phish are working on the follow-up to their 2009 album Joy, frontman Trey Anastasio told PBS NewsHour in a recent interview for a story that will air later this summer. NewsHour producer Mike Melia tweeted the news, writing that Anastasio said...


Trey Anastasio Musical Closes on Broadway

April 10, 2013

A new Broadway musical featuring music by Trey Anastasio will close after just three weeks. Hands on a Hardbody opened March 21st, but weak ticket sales have doomed the production to an early close, The New York Times reports. When the show...


Trey Anastasio Band Returns This Winter

November 13, 2013

Phish's Trey Anastasio will take a break from working on the band's new album to hit the road this winter with his solo outfit, TAB. The tour kicks off with a two-night stand on January 28th at Denver's Ogden Theater, and from there they'll perform in...


Fall's 19 Hottest Tours

September 9, 2013

Summer may be nearly over, but don't think for one minute that means the slew of killer live shows is coming to a close. This fall, everyone from Kanye West to Jay Z, Pearl Jam to Atoms for Peace, and Queens of the Stone Age to Nine Inch Nails are headed...


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...


Trey Anastasio Celebrates 30 Years of Phish, Reveals Album Details

July 22, 2013

"It's our 30th year, so it's really indescribable," says Trey Anastasio, currently on Phish's huge summer tour, which has included surprises like the debut of new songs such as "Yarmouth Road" and an epic three-set show in Chicago on Saturday. After...


Juggalos and Phish Fans Explored in New Book

June 11, 2013

About three years ago, former AV Club head writer Nathan Rabin set out to write a book about the diehard fans of Phish and Insane Clown Posse. "It was originally going to be this sort of dry, ethnological, sociological text," he says. "It was going to...


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....


The New Immortals

March 5, 2013

Back in 2004, Rolling Stone assembled an expert panel of musicians, industry figures and critics to pick the 50 greatest artists of all time. We called these artists "The Immortals." A year later, our panelists expanded the roster to 100 all-time great...



Trey Anastasio Opens Up About Past Drug Addiction

November 15, 2012

In the new issue of Rolling Stone, Trey Anastasio opens up about the drug and alcohol addiction that brought him to a low point shortly before Phish called it quits in 2004. "I'd let everyone down, which was my worst nightmare ever," Antastasio tells...


Trey Anastasio Pushes the Boundaries on Solo Tour

October 20, 2012

Nearing the end of his set on Friday night at the Chicago Theatre, Trey Anastasio took a moment to smile, glanced at his seven-piece backing band as if to say "It's on," and erupted into a jazz-inflected take on the Charlie Daniels Band's apocalyptic...


'Move Me Brightly' Celebrates Jerry Garcia's 70th with All-Star Tribute

August 4, 2012

On Friday night, Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir hosted a five-hour celebration entitled Move Me Brightly, in honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday. A stirring 30-minute documentary directed by Justin Kreutzmann,...


Premiere: Trey Anastasio, 'Valentine'

November 13, 2012

For his recent solo album Traveler, Trey Anastasio linked up with an old college friend, Peter Katis, who happens to have a gorgeous recording studio in the attic of his house in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where Interpol, the National and more have...


Listen: Trey Anastasio Debuts 'Traveler' Album

October 9, 2012

Click to listen to Trey Anastasio's album Traveler Phish frontman Trey Anastasio will release his latest solo effort, Traveler, on October 16th through ATO, but now you can turn in and drop out with this exclusive advance stream. The record opens with...