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2014

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David Nail Reveals 'Secret,' Talks Battle With Anxiety

August 18, 2014

David Nail does not like to fly. Which didn't help him much when he had to be in Boise, Idaho, for a performance in mid-July. "I think without a doubt it was the most difficult travel day. I was borderline panic attack. I went through about four or...

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Ryan Adams Longs for Elvira in Dark Video

August 12, 2014

Last month, Ryan Adams unveiled "Gimme Something Good,"the bluesy opening track off his upcoming self-titled album. On Tuesday, the prolific rocker revealed the ghoulish black-and-white video for the lovelorn single, and to give the song an extra sense...

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Ryan Adams' Road to Recovery

July 24, 2014

A few years ago, after multiple canceled tours and the breakup of his band the Cardinals, Ryan Adams sought a hypnotherapist for help with Ménière's disease, an inner ear disorder. "I said, 'I'm not playing music anymore and I'm scared to...

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Ryan Adams Offers 'Something Good' From Upcoming Album

July 2, 2014

It's taken Ryan Adams three years to announce a follow-up to his last album, Ashes and Fire, which would not be a long time for most artists, but for Adams – who put out a record a year for most of the 2000s and three (!) in 2005 alone – it's...

2013

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Fox's Sean Hannity Slams Ryan Adams

August 7, 2013

Last night, Ryan Adams found himself the involuntary topic of Fox News’ Hannity after he got into a Twitter spat with the show’s eponymous host, Sean Hannity. After Hannity tweeted about the lack of role models in society, citing public figures...

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Song Premiere: Ryan Adams Covers Iron Maiden

January 11, 2013

Click to listen to Ryan Adams' 'Wasted Years' Showtime's Californication will return on January 13th, and on the 15th you'll be able to grab a new compilation of songs slated to appear throughout the show's upcoming sixth season. Star David Duchovny...

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Fall Out Boy Punk Up 'Love, Sex, Death'

September 29, 2013

Fall Out Boy get back to business with their energetic new track "Love, Sex, Death," off their upcoming album Pax Am Days. The raw video shows the rockers at their most punk, their stripped-down instrumentation and curt lyrics adding up to an Eighties-style...

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Inside Fall Out Boy and Ryan Adams' Recording Session

July 16, 2013

Last week, fans of both Fall Out Boy and Ryan Adams got a surprise when Pete Wentz posted an image of the acts in the studio together on Instagram. Now, Pete Wentz reveals to Rolling Stone they recorded "eight or nine" songs over two marathon nights,...

2012

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Bob Mould Launches Concert Film Campaign

November 17, 2012

Last November, an all-star roster of musicians, including Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams and Britt Daniel, gathered together to pay tribute to the former frontman of Hüsker Dü and Sugar in "See a Little Light: A Celebration of the...

2011

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Ryan Adams Explores His Passion for Black Metal

November 29, 2011

There is black metal in the heart of Ryan Adams. It is an obsession for the folk-rocker, who hosts a black metal talk-show on YouTube called "Night Sweats," where his female co-host, Balphazar, wears corpse-paint and groans her approval amid the skulls...

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Ryan Adams Plays 'Lucky Now' on 'Conan'

October 11, 2011

Ryan Adams stopped by Conan last night to perform a solo acoustic rendition of "Lucky One," a cut from his new album, Ashes and Fire. The singer-songwriter was in fine form, delivering the delicate ballad with his typical world-weary grace. Related•...

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Tour Alert: Ryan Adams Returns to the Road

September 30, 2011

Ryan AdamsAlt-country rocker Adams returns from a brief musical hiatus with his thirteenth studio release, Ashes & Fire, and a string of North American tour dates. The album hits stores the same day as the tour kickoff, and it's already garnering...

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Couples That Rock

August 30, 2011
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Ryan Adams Plays Intimate Show in Breathtaking Big Sur

October 14, 2011

The Henry Miller Library on California's Big Sur coastline feels like it's in a different country entirely. Essentially a front yard with a small stage constructed under the redwoods – and within spitting distance of bluffs that fall into the Pacific...

Album Review

Ashes & Fire

October 11, 2011

Which Ryan Adams is it this time? Crazed punk provocateur? Uncloseted metal fan? Classic-rocker? Happily, it's the latter, in a largely unplugged mode. Out is his twangy backing band, the Cardinals, and in is an A-list pickup team, with Tom Petty...

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"Lucky Now"

September 9, 2011

The first taste of the North Carolina rocker's forthcoming 13th LP, Ashes & Fire, carries a melodic echo of Neil Young's "Love Is a Rose." But the melancholy here runs much deeper. "I don't remember, were we wild and young?/All that's faded into memory,"...

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March 17, 2011

Ryan Adams Begins New Album With Glyn JohnsRyan Adams is working on a new album with Glyn Johns, the legendary producer of records by Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, the Clash, the Who, the Eagles and many others. No other details about Adams' new record...

2010

Album Review

III/IV

December 14, 2010

Around 2006, prolific, hard-drugging singer-songwriter Ryan Adams cleaned up and began spitting out even more music. III/IV is 21 songs from 2007's Easy Tiger sessions, supplanting that album's wired folk rock with a blend of punk head rush, New Wave...

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Listen Up: Ryan Adams' 70s-Rock Feel

November 19, 2010

Ryan Adams, "Destroyers" The first track from Adams' forthcoming album Cardinals III/IV, which collects material recorded during the Easy Tiger sessions into "the Cardinals second double-album concept rock opera about the '80s, ninjas, cigarettes,...

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