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Hear Tom Morello and Serj Tankian's Dizzying Ozzy Cover

January 21, 2015

Guitarist Tom Morello and System of a Down singer Serj Tankian have joined forces to pay tribute to late Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads, who helped usher classicism into heavy metal before his accidental death in 1982, with a reverent cover of "Crazy...

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Tucson School Chief Supports Playing Rage, KRS-One in Class

January 15, 2015

Dr. H.T. Sanchez, the Tucson schools superintendent whose district was targeted earlier this month for violating an Arizona state law limiting ethnically themed classes, tells Rolling Stone he supports his teachers. In early January, the departing...

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Does a Hip-Hop Class Violate Arizona's "Ethnic Studies" Ban?

January 5, 2015

Arizona's departing state superintendent of public education, John Huppenthal, spent his last day of work targeting the Tucson Unified School District for violating the state's ban on ethnic studies, according to the Arizona Daily Star. In particular,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,"...

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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...

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RATM Class Still Illegal, New Arizona Schools Chief Says

January 9, 2015

Diane Douglas, the new superintendent of public instruction for the state of Arizona, says that she supports the letter of noncompliance that her predecessor, John Huppenthal, sent to a Tucson district with regard to ethnically focused English and history...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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