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Run the Jewels Share New Track Featuring Zack de la Rocha

October 13, 2014

Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels will release their second album RTJ2 on October 27th, which means there are only two weeks left to donate money to their worthwhile Meow the Jewels Kickstarter campaign. This should help land some last-minute...


Run the Jewels in the Studio with Zack de la Rocha, Travis Barker

April 22, 2014

Rappers, and best bros, El-P and Killer Mike are already at work on the follow-up to their 2013 collaborative album Run the Jewels, and based on a few new Instagram photos, the guest list may include Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and Rage Against...


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...


Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Book Sole New York Show

February 1, 2013

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players took over Sundance last month with a three-plus hour performance celebrating his directorial debut on the Sound City documentary in style. The show boasted an all-star lineup of musicians featured in the...


Dave Grohl Taps Fogerty, Nicks for Sound City Players Sundance Gig

January 9, 2013

The lineup for the Sound City Players has been revealed. Rock legends John Fogerty and Stevie Nicks will perform with Dave Grohl in Utah to celebrate the Sundance Film Festival premiere of Grohl's first documentary, Sound City. The concert, set for January...


Premiere: Rage Against the Machine's Early 'Freedom' Demo

November 19, 2012

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Rage Against the Machine to Release Anniversary Box Set

October 9, 2012

Rage Against the Machine's breakout self-titled debut turns 20 this year and to celebrate Legacy Recordings will be releasing Rage Against the Machine – XX on November 27th. The reissue will feature new liner notes written by Public Enemy's Chuck...


Tom Morello, Chad Smith Help Indie Band Outernational on Pro-Immigration Video

July 9, 2012

Revolutions require ambition and tenacity, and Rage Against the Machine fan Miles Solay tested both in 1996, when the 15-year-old talked his way past Saturday Night Live security to meet the band in their dressing room. "We've been friends ever since,"...


Tom Morello Rages On

October 13, 2011

On a leafy corner lot in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon, in a three-bedroom house that used to belong to Rob Lowe, Tom Morello is showing off the Marshall amp he's used for 22 years. Downstairs in his home studio, the 47-year-old guitarist points out the deep etches...


This Week In Rock History: Nirvana Debut 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

April 11, 2011

This week in rock history the Band played their first gig, Rage Against The Machine battled SNL, the world mourned Ryan White, Nirvana debuted "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Neil Young mocked sell-out rock stars. April 17th, 1969: The Band perform their...


Tom Morello Rages Against Anti-Union Bill at Wisconsin Rally

February 22, 2011

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello spent Monday at the Wisconsin protests, performing acoustic songs at a rally and delivering a fiery speech to the thousands inside of the capital rotunda who are protesting Governor Walker’s attempt...


Song Premiere: Rise Against and Friends Cover Springsteen

August 5, 2013

When Rise Against covered Bruce Springsteen's "The Ghost of Tom Joad" in September 2012 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, the Chicago punk stalwarts brought on a handful of guests to help out: the MC5's Wayne Kramer, Gaslight Anthem...


Black Sabbath on a Follow-Up to '13': 'Never Say Never'

June 7, 2013

It took 35 years for Ozzy Osbourne to reunite with Black Sabbath and release a new album, and bassist Geezer Butler says it just might not be the heavy metal pioneers' final bow: "Well, I guess you should never say never," Butler told Billboard. "It could...


Sound City Players Add Los Angeles Show

January 15, 2013

The Sound City Players will live to play another day: The massive supergroup helmed by Dave Grohl and featuring rock luminaries including Stevie Nicks and John Fogerty will play a one-off show at Los Angeles' Hollywood Palladium on January 31st, the same...


Tom Morello: Rage Against the Machine May Not Play Again

December 4, 2012

"This is the first Rage Against the Machine release of any kind in 12 years," Tom Morello says of XX,  a 20th anniversary box set including their remastered 1992 debut album and original demos. The set also features DVDs capturing full live...


Tom Morello: Rage Against the Machine Not Working on New Music

November 15, 2012

Despite various rumors of a new album, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello said the band has no plans beyond releasing the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of their first album, Billboard reports. While frontman Zack de la Rocha...


Tom Morello: 'Paul Ryan Is the Embodiment of the Machine Our Music Rages Against'

August 16, 2012

Last week, Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan, the Republican architect of Congress's radical right-wing budget plan, as his running mate. Ryan has previously cited Rage Against the Machine as one of his favorite bands. Rage guitarist Tom Morello responds in...


Tom Morello to Rush Limbaugh: 'Stop Using Our Music in Your Right-Wing Clown Show'

March 9, 2012

Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine is the latest rock star to demand that Rush Limbaugh stop using his music on the air. "Rush Limbaugh played "Sleep Now in the Fire" as a bumper on his show today," Morello told Rolling Stone last night. "Our response:...


Rage Against the Machine Keep Fighting at L.A. Rising Fest

August 1, 2011

"L.A. is the city that we love, and it's got rebellion in its blood!" declared Rage Against the Machine's Zack de la Rocha to the roaring, swirling masses gathered for the band's L.A. Rising festival at the city's Coliseum on Saturday, sounding off a...


Tom Morello on the Battle of Madison

February 25, 2011

I've played hundreds of protests. I've marched on dozens of picket lines. I've strummed my guitar at innumerable demonstrations. I've been arrested more times than I'm willing to put in print in support of striking workers. But I thought now is the time...