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Watch Ryan Adams Cover 'Summer of '69'

April 29, 2015

The Ryman never forgets.  It's been more than 12 years since Ryan Adams infamously ejected a fan from the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville, tossing him a $40 refund on his way out the door. The accused's crime? Shouting out repeated requests...

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Watch Johnny Depp, Ryan Adams Work on Butch Walker LP

March 13, 2015

While producing Butch Walker's seventh album, Afraid of Ghosts, Ryan Adams helped out his musician peer by recruiting some well-known friends, including Johnny Depp and songwriter/former Hüsker Dü guitarist Bob...

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Ryan Adams and Mandy Moore Ending Their Marriage

January 24, 2015

Ryan Adams' 2014 self-titled album was one of the more downcast, melancholic LPs in the singer-songwriter's vast catalog. While much of Ryan Adams' moodier tone was likely the result of his struggle with the debilitating Ménière's...

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Black Keys, Drake, Bjork to Headline 2015 Governors Ball

January 7, 2015

Drake, The Black Keys, Bjork, Lana Del Rey and Deadmau5 will headline the fifth annual Governors Ball at New York's Randall's Island June 5th through 7th. The popular festival will also feature performances by Florence and the Machine, My Morning...

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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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Robert Plant, Modest Mouse, Kendrick Lamar Head to Sasquatch

February 4, 2015

Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Modest Mouse and Kendrick Lamar will headline the 2015 Sasquatch! Festival, scheduled for Memorial Day weekend (May 22nd through 25th) at the legendary Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Washington....

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Watch Ryan Adams Perform Bluesy 'Dirty Rain' on 'ACL'

January 23, 2015

Last year, Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis hit the road together in support of their new albums; in Adams' case, it was his self-titled LP, while Lewis showcased her Adams-assisted third solo album The Voyager. One of their stops was an appearance...

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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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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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