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On the Charts: Red Hot Chili Peppers Can't Dethrone Drake

June 26, 2016

Drake topped the Billboard 200 for the eighth consecutive week as his Views sold an addition 124,000 copies to remain at Number One. Red Hot Chili Peppers' The Getaway kept this week's top spot a nail-biter until the end, but the band's...

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Radiohead: A Complete Album Guide

June 20, 2016

In May, Radiohead returned in a big way, releasing a brilliant new LP, A Moon Shaped Pool, that ranks with their finest work. Here we survey the full album discography of contemporary rock's most innovative band. Must-Haves OK Computer (1997)A...

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Radiohead Condemn 'Violent Intolerance' at Release Party

June 17, 2016

Radiohead have issued a statement after A Moon Shaped Pool album release party in Istanbul, Turkey turned violent when a group of men, angry that the event coincided with Ramadan, accosted employees and customers at Velvet IndieGround Records. "Our...

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Radiohead Rehearsed 'Every Song We've Done' Before Tour

June 16, 2016

Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny Greenwood spoke with BBC 6 Music journalist Matt Everitt about the band's ongoing world tour, the making of A Moon Shaped Pool and recording a theme for the latest James Bond film, according...

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Radiohead Detail 'Live From a Moon Shaped Pool' Event

June 10, 2016

Radiohead have announced a "unique" event to take place on Friday, June 17th, the same day their new album A Moon Shaped Pool arrives on Spotify. Dubbed Live From a Moon Shaped Pool, the event will take place at record stores globally. The...

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See Radiohead Play 'Creep' Live For First Time Since 2009

May 23, 2016

Radiohead performed the third concert of their 2016 tour Monday at Paris' Le Zenith, and while the band continued to showcase their new LP A Moon Shaped Pool onstage, Thom Yorke and company also dove into their catalog to deliver a pair...

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Our Favorite Songs Right Now: Chance the Rapper and More

May 18, 2016

As we near 2016's halfway mark, this year is shaping up to be one of the most eventful in recent pop history. We've lost icons, seen legendary bands reunite and, thankfully, enjoyed a steady stream of new music from some of the biggest acts in the world....

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'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: Inside Radiohead’s Return

May 16, 2016

The latest episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, our first-ever podcast, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or check it out below. Radiohead have been one of rock's most exciting bands for decades, but many...

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Weekend Rock: What's Radiohead's Best Post-1990s Song?

May 13, 2016

Radiohead released their long-awaited new album A Moon Shaped Pool earlier this week, and the reviews have been absolutely ecstatic. "If Radiohead have made the dehumanizing effects of technology their great theme, A Moon Shaped Pool is the first record...

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A Moon Shaped Pool

May 10, 2016

For a Radiohead record, everything about the journalistic rush to judgment dictated by short-notice releases in our shoot-first media economy feels wrong, corrupt, diseased. That's especially true for A Moon Shaped Pool, whose launch – that...

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Radiohead Release New Album 'A Moon Shaped Pool'

May 8, 2016

As promised, Radiohead have released A Moon Shaped Pool, the band's much anticipated ninth studio album and the follow-up to their 2011 LP The King of Limbs. Check out the band's new A Moon Shaped Pool site for streaming and downloading links. The...

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Radiohead Release 'Daydreaming' Video Ahead of New LP

May 6, 2016

Radiohead have released a haunting new single, "Daydreaming," from their much anticipated – and as-yet-untitled – ninth studio album, which arrives digitally on May 8th and in all physical formats on June 17th. They also...

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Watch Thom Yorke's Impromptu Garden Performance

June 13, 2016

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke played an acoustic rendition of In Rainbows song “Reckoner” in his neighbor's garden. Yorke smiled and exchanged friendly banter with the appreciative crowd. He sipped from a champagne flute...

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Radiohead Deliver Buoyant, Cathartic Set at Primavera

June 4, 2016

As the lights dimmed on the expansive open-air pitch of the Forum in Barcelona's San Adrián de Besós district, the cool Spanish night grew pregnant with expectation. But there were no chants of "Radiohead" erupting from the crowd. There...

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Watch Radiohead Debut 'Moon Shaped Pool' Songs in Amsterdam

May 20, 2016

Radiohead opened their 2016 tour Friday night at Amsterdam's Heineken Music Hall, a gig that featured the live debut of songs off the band's stunning new LP A Moon Shaped Pool. In fact, the first five songs Radiohead performed at their first...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Post-1990s Radiohead Songs

May 18, 2016

When Radiohead fans picked up Kid A at their local record stores on October 2nd, 2000 many of them didn't know what to make of the strange album. The experimental music was a far cry from 1990s guitar-driven tunes like "Paranoid Android" and...

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Charts: Drake Retains Top Spot, Radiohead Number Three

May 16, 2016

Drake held onto his throne atop the Billboard 200 for a second straight week despite heavy competition. The rapper's Views sold 219,000 total copies – a combination of "pure album sales" and grouped streaming totals – in its second...

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Flashback: Radiohead Play an Early Version of 'The Bends'

May 10, 2016

Radiohead were just one week into their inaugural U.S. tour when they played a gig at the tiny Chicago club Cabaret Metro. It was June 30th, 1993, and their debut LP Pablo Honey had been on shelves for four months, but buzz was rapidly picking up...

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Radiohead's 'A Moon Shaped Pool' Album Is a Haunting Triumph

May 8, 2016

Nearly nine years after Radiohead gifted In Rainbows on unsuspecting fans in 2007, their seismic, no-label, price-point-be-damned surprise release has been co-opted by an exhaustive number of major-label artists. This year alone has seen pop royalty like...

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Radiohead Vinyl Reissue Coming This Spring

May 6, 2016

This spring is proving to be an exciting season for Radiohead fans. Following close on the heels of this weekend's digital release of their new album, the band's discography will be reissued on vinyl later this month.  As Pitchfork reports, XL...

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