• SXSW 2008: A Dozen of the Most Anticipated Sets

    March 12, 2008 11:45 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    The annual South by Southwest Music Festival begins tonight, and Rock Daily will be reporting live from the mosh pit (and the barbecue pit) until the last note is played on Sunday. Stay tuned for live reviews, video interviews, photo galleries and footage of some of the hottest gigs (and while you're at it, catch up on what went down at last year's festival while you're there). In the meantime, take a look at the twelve bands Rock Daily is most excited about — six heavy h...  | More »

  • Video: Sara Bareilles at SXSW 2008

    March 7, 2008 12:00 AM ET

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  • "Body of War" Hero Talks Eddie Vedder, SXSW Premiere

    March 6, 2008 4:17 PM ET
     |  Nicole Frehsee

    For Iraq War vet Tomas Young, Eddie Vedder, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and Bright Eyes aren't just rock stars -- they're his lifelines. "They keep me going every day to continue in this struggle," says Young, who was paralyzed from the chest down when his Humvee was ambushed in Baghdad in 2004. "They remind me that there are things bigger than myself." Young, whose story is chronicled in the documentary Body of War, hasn't met all of his musical heroes -- just Vedder, who ...  | More »

  • My Bloody Valentine's Coachella Absence Explained

    February 15, 2008 10:37 AM ET
     |  Daniel Kreps

    When the Coachella line-up was announced last month, many questioned the absence of the much-rumored My Bloody Valentine reunion. Whispers of MBV frontman Kevin Shields negotiating with Coachella date back to August 2007, but instead the festival announced Jack Johnson, Portishead and Roger Waters as the headliners. So why were they left off the bill? Coachella founder Paul Tollett tells NME, "I was hanging out with Kevin (Shields) over at the Led Zeppelin (reunion concert in December), and h...  | More »

  • Vineland Festival Nixed After Coachella Announces All Points West

    January 25, 2008 3:30 PM ET
     |  Daniel Kreps

    The Vineland Music Festival, scheduled to take place August 8-10 in Vineland, NJ, has been cancelled. The decision follows this week's announcement that the promoters behind Coachella will hold their own festival, dubbed All Points West, during the same weekend at New Jersey's Liberty State Park, less than two hours from Vineland. All Points West (which is rumored to have Radiohead and Jack Johnson as headliners) and large amphitheatre shows in Philadelphia and Camden, NJ, that week...  | More »

  • Coachella Lineup Announced, East Coast Fest Confirmed: Jack Johnson, Portishead and Roger Waters to Headline April Desert Festival

    January 22, 2008 10:23 AM ET
     |  Daniel Kreps

    After months of speculation and a fistful of fake fliers, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival finally revealed its lineup late yesterday at a press conference in Mexico City. Friday, April 25th's headliner is Jack Johnson, with the Verve, the Breeders and the Raconteurs getting second billing. My Bloody Valentine will not be performing (contrary to lots of blog buzz several months ago), but to make amends, on Saturday night, U.K. trip-hoppers Portishead play their first U.S. sho...  | More »

  • Coachella Eastbound; Radiohead, Jack Johnson Rumored to Headline

    January 16, 2008 10:45 AM ET
     |  Daniel Kreps

    Confirming a story that was first reported by Perez Hilton, the promoters behind the Coachella music festival revealed yesterday that they will stage an East Coast off-shoot festival, scheduled to take place on New Jersey's Liberty State Park on August 10th to 12th. If those dates sound familiar, it's because another tentative East Coast fest, the Vineland Music Festival in Vineland, NJ, was also scheduled for those dates. While the Vineland Festival is suffering through struggles r...  | More »

  • What Would You Ask Bob Dylan and More Questions for LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, The Decemberists at Austin City Limits

    September 18, 2007 6:49 PM ET
     |  Peter Maiden

    Click here to watch ACL acts reveal what they'd ask Bob Dylan. "Where'd you get your name from?" jokes the Decemberists when asked what questions they'd pose to Bob Dylan should they run into him at Austin City Limits. Rock Daily also learned that Spoon's Britt Daniel has an uncle Butt Butt and Andrew Bird considers touring a warping experience. Click here to watch ACL acts reveal who they'd like to have a drink with at the fest. The ACL lineup featured every...  | More »

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