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Radiohead to Perform New Album at Primavera Fest

January 21, 2016

Radiohead will perform their new, as-yet-untitled album during a headlining set at Primavera Sound, set to take place at the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona, Spain June 1st through 5th. Little is known about the eagerly awaited follow-up...

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Our Favorite Songs and Videos Right Now: Bono, Bond and More

January 18, 2016

It's been a wild few weeks in the music world, filled with news both thrilling and unspeakably tragic. Here are seven tracks and clips that are helping us make sense of it all.

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45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

January 6, 2016

From this month's return of David Bowie to the much-delayed return of Frank Ocean, 2016 promises to be full of big albums and big names. Here are the 45 records we're most eager to blast on our stereos this year.

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Watch Courtney Love's Raw Cover of Radiohead's 'Creep'

January 6, 2016

Courtney Love performed a raw, ferocious cover of Radiohead's "Creep" at a Linda Perry-hosted concert held in Los Angeles Tuesday night honoring the upcoming film Freeheld. "I feel like I'm on American Idol or something," Love said before launching...

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Hear Radiohead's Unused James Bond Theme 'Spectre'

December 25, 2015

In July, British bookmakers suspended betting on which artist recorded the theme song for the then-upcoming James Bond film Spectre when one person placed a £15,000 wager on Radiohead, resulting in a flood of bets on the Kid A band. While Sam...

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Read Thom Yorke's Heartfelt Letter to Father Christmas

December 7, 2015

Thom Yorke's holiday wish list is simple: "Love and understanding and peace, perhaps some heavy snow" and a pair of blue reading glasses. The Radiohead frontman issued those requests in a heartfelt letter written to Father Christmas in celebration of...

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Jonny Greenwood, Shye Ben-Tzur Talk Indian-Music Odyssey

December 1, 2015

Ever since Rolling Stone Brian Jones stumbled through Morocco in a hash haze, only to come upon the Master Musicians of Jajouka in a small village in 1968, there's been an interconnectedness between Western rock stars and Eastern mysticism. From...

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Thom Yorke: Tony Blair's Advisers Tried to Blackmail Me

November 24, 2015

Thom Yorke has claimed in a new interview that advisers to former Prime Minister Tony Blair "tried to blackmail" him when he was the spokesman for climate change campaign The Big Ask in 2003. At the time of the campaign, part of environmental organization...

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Hear Thom Yorke's Ethereal Rag & Bone Runway Song, 'Villain'

September 16, 2015

It's Fashion Week once again in New York, which in recent years means one thing: New music from Thom Yorke. The Radiohead singer has contributed to the annual runway soundtrack to clothing label Rag & Bone's fashion shows in recent years, and...

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke Writing Original Music for Broadway

August 12, 2015

Thom Yorke is making his Broadway debut – behind the curtain, anyway. The Radiohead mastermind composed an original score for the Roundabout Theater Company revival of Harold Pinter's 1971 play, Old Times, which will open in October at New...

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Watch College-Aged Thom Yorke Perform 'High and Dry'

July 14, 2015

Before he hit it big with Radiohead, Thom Yorke went to University of Exeter and joined the band Headless Chickens. Now, archival footage of Yorke in his college band has been posted to YouTube, including an early, faster version of "High and Dry"...

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Radiohead, Portishead Drummers Unite for Charity Soccer Team

March 20, 2015

Portishead's Geoff Barrow and Radiohead drummer Philip Selway have teamed up to form a charity soccer team named Heads United. A play on Manchester United and the "–head" attached to both artists' band names, Heads United will hit the pitch...

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100 Greatest Guitarists

December 18, 2015

We assembled a panel of top guitarists and other experts to rank their favorites and explain what separates the legends from everyone else. Featuring Keith Richards on Chuck Berry, Carlos Santana on Jerry Garcia, Tom Petty on George Harrison and more. THE...

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Thom Yorke Debuts Two New Songs at Pathway to Paris Concert

December 5, 2015

Thom Yorke debuted a pair of new tracks, "Silent Spring" and "Desert Island Disk," at the Pathway to Paris concert Friday that coincided with the climate conferences in the French capital. The tracks are the first new songs from the Radiohead singer...

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Thom Yorke DJs at London Climate March

November 29, 2015

Thom Yorke served as DJ atop a Greenpeace U.K. float that marched through the streets of London Sunday, just one day before the Paris Climate Conference begins on November 30th. Thousands of protesters demanding that world leaders enforce...

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How Radiohead's 'Kid A' Shocked the World

October 2, 2015

Happy 15th birthday to Radiohead's Kid A, released on October 2nd, 2000. Kid A remains the defining moment in the Radiohead legend, and the pinnacle of their trying-too-hard genius. It looms over everything else they've done before or since. "Idioteque,"...

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Jonny Greenwood, Paul Thomas Anderson Team for New Doc

August 21, 2015

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has teamed with director Paul Thomas Anderson for a new documentary titled Junun, which follows the guitarist's journey to India to record a new LP with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and regional musicians. Junun, filmed...

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Watch Thom Yorke Join Portishead for 'The Rip'

July 19, 2015

Thom Yorke hinted that he'd be a surprise performer at this weekend's Latitude Festival, but the Radiohead singer had more in store for the Suffolk, England fest than just his first concert of 2015: Yorke appeared onstage during Portishead's Saturday...

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The Doors, Radiohead Added to National Recording Registry

March 25, 2015

Radiohead's OK Computer, the Doors' self-titled 1967 debut and Joan Baez' 1960 album Joan Baez are among the 25 recorded works that have been selected for inclusion into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. Lauryn Hill's The Miseducation...

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Flashback: Michael Stipe Fronts Radiohead at Tibet Concert

March 17, 2015

The 1998 Tibetan Freedom Concert didn't exactly go as planned. The two-day event at Washington,  D.C.'s RFK Stadium had an absolutely amazing bill that included Pearl Jam, Radiohead, R.E.M., the Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, A Tribe Called...

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