Shock rocker Alice Cooper plays it straight and reverent with his take on the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby," one of dozens of cover songs that appear on the forthcoming compilation The Art of McCartney. In the song's video, the "Welcome to My Nightmare" singer cuddles up to a mic in front......
Lady Antebellum's 747 touches down today, bringing with it a big, booming sound that owes more to "Downtown," the group's funky-tonk single from last year's Golden, than blockbuster ballads like "Need You Now." Written on the road and recorded during breaks in the band's 2014 headlining tour, it's an album......
Knotfest, the upcoming three-day bacchanal in San Bernardino, California organized by multi-platinum masked metallers Slipknot, will go down in history as the first rock festival to have an official smell. And that smell? Camel shit. Boasts the press release, "Knotfest has its own aroma that will infest your brain, body and clothes......
After U2, Interscope Records and Apple made the band's latest album Songs of Innocence available for free to 500 million iTunes customers, a spokesperson for the Grammys said that the group would not be eligible for the next Grammy Awards due to the album being unavailable for purchase before the September......
After a series of cryptic album teasers and new songs, Weezer have begun streaming their new album Everything Will Be Alright in the End on iTunes First Look one week ahead of its October 7th release. "On the surface, the name is optimistic," frontman Rivers Cuomo recently told Rolling Stone of the potentially ominous album title.......
For "Happy Idiot," the first video from TV on the Radio's upcoming fifth album Seeds, the group has enlisted Paul Reubens as "Racer Steven" and Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan for what singer Tunde Adebimpe described as a "full-on geekfest in the desert." Directed by Danny Jelinek and written by comedian Jake Fogelnest, the......
George Jones is getting his own museum. The man often regarded as the greatest country music singer of all-time will be celebrated and remembered with the George Jones Museum, a new facility set to open in downtown Nashville. "We are overjoyed to share George's legacy and memory with the Nashville community,"......
Thor is going country. TheWrap reports that Chris Hemsworth will produce and star in the movie based on Steve Earle's book, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive. The 2011 novel by the Grammy-winning country star tells a fictional tale of Toby "Doc" Ebersole, the physician accused of giving Hank......
Koch Industries has written a lengthy response to our feature story on the company in the latest issue of Rolling Stone. In tweets the company apparently paid to promote, Koch bills this write-up as a "point-by-point response to Rolling Stone writer Tim Dickinson's dishonest and misleading story." The salient feature......
"All of the sudden, drones are everywhere," John Oliver says above in the hilariously sad 12-minute piece from Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight. "They're the third most annoying thing in the sky after mosquitoes and plastic bags caught in the breeze." Oliver analyzes the Obama administration's use of these deadly military......
Adele is one of the most acclaimed soul singers of her generation. But now she's earned major "Respect" from the all-time greatest, Aretha Franklin, who's shared her cover version of "Rolling in the Deep." Franklin gives the 2011 smash a fiery makeover, tossing off melismatic vocal runs and even incorporating the chorus from Marvin Gaye and......
Carrie Underwood is once again wearing her faith on her musical sleeve. It's been nine years since the country superstar released "Jesus, Take the Wheel," the Grammy-winning, double-platinum-selling song that spent six weeks at Number One. Back then, she was fresh off her American Idol win and the new toast of......
If you want to forecast the fate of the nation, it's tempting to play the Hillary and Mystery Date 2016 guessing game. But that's like determining wedding cake ingredients by the plastic bride and groom on top. If you want a picture of America two terms from now, ignore the......
Lorde has shared "Yellow Flicker Beat," her alluring lead single from the singer's curated soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1. The dark jam fits comfortably within the 17-year-old's sonic wheelhouse, with Lorde's brooding croon stretched out over minimal synths and rattling drums. "I'm a princess cut from marble / smoother than......
Dozens of famous musicians gathered this weekend to honor the legacy of George Harrison at an event aptly named George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison. The event, which featured performances by the likes of Brian Wilson, Norah Jones and more, was one of many tributes......
It takes a lot of confidence to rock a miniskirt — male or female, really — but Ray Scott has no problem showing off his lovely gams in the new video for "Drinkin' Beer," premiering exclusively on Rolling Stone Country. "That wasn't my idea," Scott tells us about about a particular......
"The Simpsons Guy," the highly anticipated crossover episode between animated staples The Simpsons and Family Guy, hit airwaves on Sunday night. The hour-long Family Guy premiere found the Griffin crew stranded in Springfield after their car is stolen; Homer bumps into the family at the Kwik E Mart and offers to let them stay at......
For nearly two decades, a group of Swedish scientists have been amusing one another by seeing who can conceal the most Bob Dylan lyrics in their scholarly articles before retirement. The competition dates back to a scientific paper about farts titled, "Nitric Oxide and Inflammation: The Answer Is Blowing in......
Earlier this month in New York, Blake Shelton treated a small crowd of about 100 people to an hour-long concert that showcased songs from his forthcoming album Bringing Back the Sunshine, which will be released on September 30th. That same day, the show, which was filmed and recorded in Tribeca's intimate......
As the NFL once again experienced a torrential downpour of criticism from the likes of John Oliver, The Daily Show and South Park, a few teams were ducking disparagement drops and getting ready to play this Sunday. And I say "a few" because roughly a quarter of the league was on......