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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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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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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...

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Taylor Swift on Her Confessional New Album

November 10, 2010

Taylor Swift's new record covers an extremely busy period in her life – personally and professionally – so she had no shortage of material to cover. "First I wrote 30 songs, then 35, then 40, and I kept going, because it never felt right,"...

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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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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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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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