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Watch Ryan Adams' Riveting 'Austin City Limits' Acoustic Set

January 17, 2016

After taking part in Austin City Limits' milestone 40th season, Ryan Adams was back on the long-running music program Saturday as the prolific singer-songwriter delivered a rare all-acoustic set as part of ACL's Season 41. Both ACL performances stemmed...


Watch Ryan Adams' Tender 'ACL' 'Desire' Performance

January 15, 2016

Ryan Adams last appeared on Austin City Limits last January with Jenny Lewis. But for his latest episode of the long-running concert show, Adams is delivering a rare solo acoustic set. Rolling Stone has a clip from his tender performance of "Desire,"...


See Ryan Adams, Taylor Swift Discuss '1989,' Songwriting

October 19, 2015

Ryan Adams recently re-recorded Taylor Swift's 1989 – a covers album that was enthusiastically approved by Swift herself – and now the two artists have sat down for a conversation for GQ. In their chat, they discuss the...


Watch Ryan Adams, Norah Jones Cover 'Old Man' at Neil Fest

September 14, 2015

Neil Fest swept into New York's Bowery Ballroom Sunday night, the first of two all-star performances dedicated to Neil Young's music. This year's fest featured artists like Black Keys' Patrick Carney, Kim Gordon's Body/Head, Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick...


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...


See Ryan Adams' Somber 'Dirty Dancing' Cover

March 5, 2015

Though it didn't end with Ryan Adams lifting Natalie Prass in the air above the crowd a la Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing, their duet on the classic Eighties hit "She's Like the Wind" is no less harmonious (though certainly less acrobatic)....


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...


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...


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...


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...


Ryan Adams Performs Taylor Swift Cover on 'Kimmel'

October 20, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel Live! returned to Brooklyn Monday to kick off five nights of episodes taped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, so it was only appropriate that New Yorker Ryan Adams welcome the Los Angeles-based show with a cover of Taylor...


Watch Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift on 'Daily Show'

October 2, 2015

Ryan Adams helped cap off Trevor Noah's first week behind the desk at The Daily Show Thursday night as the host's first musical guest. Adams performed songs from his album of Taylor Swift covers, 1989. Thursday's performance saw the...


Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters in Sydney

July 22, 2015

Ryan Adams paid tribute to Dave Grohl at a recent show with a cover of the Foo Fighters' "Times Like These." While performing at the Sydney Opera House, Adams brought up Grohl's perseverance at finishing a set in Sweden after breaking...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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•...