Juliette is on tour in New Orleans, exhibiting more signs of pregnancy brain and wacked-out hormones. She's determined to raise her baby by herself but at least she finally lets Avery know he's going to be a daddy — by text. Avery, who's already bathed in orange, thanks to the......
American Horror Story: Freak Show's anachronistic use of contemporary songs continued last night with a cover of Lana Del Rey's "Gods & Monsters." It's weird to hear Jessica Lange's Marlene Dietrich wannabe Elsa sing the name "Jim Morrison" on a show based in 1952 Jupiter, Florida, but the Born to Die......
Album sales are down 14 percent and track sales are down 13 percent but who cares because FIVE MORE DAYS UNTIL TAYLOR SWIFT! A MONTH OF SPUTTERING COUNTRY BLOCKBUSTERS: The good news for Florida Georgia Line is the country duo's first-ever Number One album — Anything Goes sold 197,000 copies in its first......
Thirteen years after the release of his first single "Austin," Blake Shelton has made history as the first country music artist to reach Number One on the Billboard Artist 100. The chart, which includes artists of every genre, is measured by album and song sales, radio airplay, online song streaming and......
U2, the biggest band left on Earth, make their latest appearance on the cover of Rolling Stone in our new issue, hitting stands Friday. In the cover feature, senior writer Brian Hiatt trails the band to Dublin and the French Riviera, where he shares pints of Guinness and a long, boozy......
The Republican party headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, shares space in a strip mall with Best Friends Pet Clinic, a cowboy-boot repair shop and a Chinese restaurant called the Magic Wok. Inside, on a recent Wednesday afternoon, a modest gathering of party faithful mill about, I'M A BROWNBACKER stickers affixed to their......
Former Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has opened up about his new album, missing his old band and the reaction to his divorce from bassist Kim Gordon. "A lot of that existed in the virtual world, but on the street, not so much," he told the Wall Street Journal of those who criticized his role in his marriage.......
British boy-band singer Harry Styles can check "inspiring a work of literature" off his bucket list: the One Directioner star has allowed a 25-year-old writer to go from fan fiction scribe to six-figure published author. Styles stars as a barely-disguised version of himself in 25-year-old novelist Anna Todd’s debut erotic novel, After,......
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 turns 20 this year, and to celebrate......
Corinne Bailey Rae's silky croon is the perfect vehicle for "Bluebird," the jazzy Paul McCartney & Wings classic from 1973's Band on the Run. Rae's laid-back cover was recorded for the upcoming tribute LP The Art of McCartney, which features an eclectic group of singers interpreting staples from the former Beatle's songbook. "Bluebird," available......
Frank Sivero, best known for playing mobsters in The Godfather Part II and Goodfellas, is suing Fox Television Studios for $250 million, alleging that "Louie," one of the "wise guy" mafia characters on The Simpsons, infringes on his likeness. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor claims that unspecified Simpsons writers modeled Louie on Sivero's Goodfellas character, Frankie Carbone.......
During its three seasons on ABC, Nashville has seen its cast of fictional characters interacting with country stars, musicians and others industry insiders in the real Music City. But for one of the most elaborately staged (and, of course, wildly dramatic) episodes of the series thus far, the show set......
Kate Bush recently wrapped up a string of 22 sold-out concerts at London's Hammersmith Apollo, her first proper live shows in 35 years. The concerts were so "spectacular" that eight of Bush's albums jumped back into the Top 50 of the British album charts as a new audience discovered her music. Following the final......
The smooth jazz stylings of Kenny G are immensely popular in China thanks to the saxophonist's song "Going Home" becoming the nation's unofficial anthem to the end of the workday. However, after wrapping up a brief tour in the Asian nation, the musician visited Hong Kong and spent time with the......
For Grammy-winning Christian rocker Mac Powell, country music wasn't just a creative itch that needed scratching. "Two years ago, I made my first [country] record and a lot of people thought, 'He's got it out of his system now,'" Powell tells Rolling Stone Country, "but all that did was make me......
No half-measures, even in the toy game. Toys "R" Us is removing a controversial line of Breaking Bad action figures featuring drug kingpin Walter "Heisenberg" White and sidekick-nemesis Jesse Pinkman armed with bags of cash and meth. This follows a heavily publicized protest led by a Florida mother, who earned over 9,000 signatures......
It's been more than three decades since John Schneider and Tom Wopat were just'a good ol' boys, never meaning no harm. But the Dukes of Hazzard co-stars are still very much a team. On October 28th, the pair will release Home for Christmas, an 18-track holiday album that mixes seasonal......
Now in its fourth year, Cyndi Lauper's annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert has helped gain awareness for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness as well as raise money for the singer's True Colors Fund. This year, the Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays concert......
Ben Bradlee, the legendary editor of The Washington Post who oversaw Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's Watergate investigations, has died. The editor, who had suffered from Alzheimer's disease in recent years, had been moved to hospice care in late September due to declining health. He died of natural causes in......
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future next year, Universal Pictures will rerelease the 1985 Michael J. Fox time-travel classic with live orchestration. According to Variety, the film will be screened in various venues around the world without the score, so that a live orchestra could perform Alan Silvestri's Academy Award–nominated......