• 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 »

  • SXSW 2007 Video: See Everything You Missed

    March 19, 2007 4:08 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Regular attendees know that, like in Vegas, what happens at South By Southwest is supposed to stay at South By Southwest. Nonetheless, we sent Pete Maiden down to Austin, Texas, for this year's festival with filmmaker Alexis Boling and contributing editor Jenny Eliscu and asked him to report back to us with all the grisly details about what he had seen — from local weirdos offering free hugs amid the throngs of concertgoers on Sixth Street to can't miss footage from emer...  | More »

  • Photos: SXSW 2007: The Festival Ends

    March 19, 2007 2:52 PM ET

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  • SXSW 2007: Rolling Stone Takes You to Austin

    March 16, 2007 6:14 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    For those of you who are't lucky enough to be in Austin for this year's South by Southwest festival — or for those unprepared to brave the debauchery — you're in luck. This year, not only did we dispatch badass photographer Noah Kalina to nail all the sights (See his Day One, Day Two, and Day Three galleries), we sent intrepid Pete Maiden down south with cameraman Alexis Boling, a big booze budget and contributing editor Jenny Eliscu, who's charged with making ...  | More »

  • SXSW 2007 Preview: The Top 10 Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2007 4:43 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    The annual South by Southwest music festival begins this week, and we're psyched. Glance once through the (absurdly long) list of artists scheduled to perform and a few names (The Stooges, Donovan, Thurston Moore for example) jump out. But if you're more in the mood for a taste of the next big thing, you're gonna have to a little dig deeper. For guidance, here's our breakdown of the Top 10 can't-miss acts this year. Can't make it to Austin this year? Take a liste...  | More »

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