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Watch Jenny Lewis, Ryan Adams Tag-Team on 'Kimmel'

December 19, 2014

One week after wrapping up a string of shared shows in the Southwest, Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams teamed up again last night, when both songwriters hit the stage during an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Lewis was the show's musical guest, in her last gig...

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Hear the Grammy Nominees for Best Rock Song

December 5, 2014

Paramore's "Ain't It Fun," the Black Keys' "Fever" and Jack White's "Lazaretto" are among the singles eligible to win the trophy for Best Rock Song at next year's Grammy Awards. Beck's "Blue Moon" and Ryan Adams' "Gimme Something Good" round out the nominations...

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Ryan Adams, Neko Case Covered on Bloodshot Compilation Album

November 14, 2014

He doesn't really hate Nashville – he was just a little frustrated. That's what led Robbie Fulks to write "Fuck This Town," his tongue-in-cheek kiss-off to the country music capital of the world, which he released in 1997 after spending a few fruitless...

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Butch Walker's New LP Features Johnny Depp, Ryan Adams

October 6, 2014

Butch Walker's new album Afraid of Ghosts will arrive on February 3rd, and in addition to recruiting Ryan Adams to serve as producer, the LP will feature guest appearances by Hüsker Dü great Bob Mould and actor/part-time rocker...

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Hear Blitzen Trapper Cover Ryan Adams' 'To Be Young'

September 24, 2014

Over 20 years, Bloodshot Records has been home to some of alt-country and rock's most eclectic artists, including the Old 97's, Neko Case and Justin Townes Earle. That legacy is celebrated on the two-disc set While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years...

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Ryan Adams Recruits Garry Shandling, Bob Mould for Weird Vid

September 8, 2014

UPDATE: As Pitchfork points out, Adams has released a second video, titled Zombie, which finds Jeff Garlin discussing the zombie ramifications of listening to Adams' new album.  The new Ryan Adams LP, Ryan Adams, isn't "for the...

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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' 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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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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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...

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Jenny Lewis Unearths Rare Recordings on Vinyl

November 24, 2014

Black Friday just got a little brighter.  On November 28th, Jenny Lewis will release Pax-Am Sessions, a seven-inch vinyl single featuring two alternate performances of songs from her newest solo record, The Voyager. The single is one of several...

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Hear Foo Fighters' Guitarist Cover Justin Townes Earle

October 22, 2014

The folks at Bloodshot Records have been straddling the narrow line between roots music and punk rock for two decades, armed with a roster of artists who blend twang, Telecasters and tube amps into some of the most potent alt-country around. The label...

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Hear Ryan Adams Cover Foreigner's Epic Ballad

October 1, 2014

For years, Ryan Adams has trotted out some seriously unexpected covers during his live shows, turning songs like Iron Maiden's "Wasted Years" and Danzig's "Mother" into heartbreaking, bare-boned folk ballads. He tackled another old-school tune —...

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See Johnny Depp Cover Danzig's 'Mother' With Ryan Adams

September 19, 2014

Johnny Depp got a rousing "Johnny! Johnny! Johnny!" chant Thursday night after making a surprise appearance at Ryan Adams' London concert where they played Danzig's anti-PMRC screed "Mother" as an encore song. At the 2,000-person-capacity O2 Shepherd's...

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Stream Ryan Adams' Moody Self-Titled Album

September 1, 2014

Ryan Adams has revealed his latest studio LP Ryan Adams a week early. Adams had previously unveiled the moody album tracks "My Wrecking Ball" and the Elvira-starring video for the single and album opener "Gimme Something Good," but now...

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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 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...

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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,...

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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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