Paul McCartney revealed in a new interview that he didn't expect Kanye West to sample one of the Beatles great's unused melodies to form the rapper's 2015 hit "All Day," and that he was even more surprised by the resulting track. "It's a great record, sonically it's brilliant, but quite a few people said,...
Radiohead performed the third concert of their 2016 tour Monday at Paris' Le Zenith, and while the band continued to showcase their new LP A Moon Shaped Pool onstage, Thom Yorke and company also dove into their catalog to deliver a pair of surprises: Radiohead's first performance of "Creep" and "No Surprises" in...
Desiigner brought a torrent of energy to the Wendy Williams stage during his appearance on the daytime talk show. The 19-year-old Brooklyn native hit Number One with his debut single "Panda." Desiigner jumped and flailed around the stage. The hyper MC was joined by a hype man sporting a gigantic panda...
The latest episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, our first-ever podcast, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or check it out below. Paul Simon is still restless after all these years, as he proves on his excellent new album, Stranger to Stranger. He recently spoke to...
In his latest Instagram missive, Justin Bieber wrote about his disdain for awards shows after performing at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. "I don't know about these award shows," wrote the 22-year-old pop star. "No disrespect to anybody at any of the shows or the people running it. Nothing but love for you guys and...
As cleverly sarcastic as "She's Got a Way With Words" is, Blake Shelton looked pretty serious performing the new song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. "She put the S.O.B. in sober/She put the hang in hangover/She put the ex in sex/She put the low in blow/She put a big F.U....
Prolific hip-hop producer Madlib discussed his musical inspirations, numerous collaborations and nonstop creativity during a rare interview for the recent Red Bull Music Academy in New York City. The hour-long chat, led by by music journalist "Chairman" Jeff Mao, is available to stream in full.   Delivering brief but compelling answers, Madlib opened...
Eminem is selling rare, limited-edition collectible items in honor of the 16th anniversary of Marshall Mathers LP, including parts of his childhood home. All the items are available at his official site. For the special sale, the Detroit MC is making pieces of the home available to fans. Seven hundred bricks from...
Birmingham, Alabama-based octet St. Paul and the Broken Bones have announced plans for their second full-length album, titled Sea of Noise. The new collection, including tracks like "Crumbling Light Posts, Pt. 1," will be available on September 9th. Sea of Noise will be the band's first release on Records, a new label launched...
It's So Easy and Other Lies, a documentary based on Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan's memoir begins screening this Thursday at select theaters. In a new clip from film, McKagan looks back at GN'R's big break: opening for Mötley Crüe in 1987. "We said, 'Let's take these guys on the road," Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx says...
Pop-rock trio Against the Current released their debut LP In Our Bones, on Friday. "Now we've got our feet on the ground. Now let's start," singer Chrissy Costanza told Rolling Stone about the new record. The interview with the pop-rock band fittingly took place at a New York City bounce house, which was more...
A formidable, diverse line-up of musical performers at this year's edition of Moogfest – which took place in the "Research Triangle" of Durham, North Carolina, over three days from May 19th through 21st – was nothing to scoff at, as it explored a nexus of adventurous sounds and accessible ideas. As...
The first authorized documentary about comic legend John Belushi will head to Showtime and begin production this fall. For the feature-length film, director R.J. Cutler and producer John Battsek secured the cooperation of the comedian's widow Judith Belushi Pisano, who provided never-before-seen photos from her private collection for the documentary. It's...
Drake's "Hotline Bling" was easily one of 2015's biggest pop hits, thanks to a combination of approachable hooks and a meme-generating video. It lives on as part of Drake's Views, already one of 2016's biggest albums. The song has already inspired numerous cover versions by everyone from Erykah Badu to Sufjan Stevens....
In 1992, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her fourth album, Come On, Come On, following up Shooting Straight in the Dark, which spawned the Cajun-infused Number Two single, "Down at the Twist and Shout." None of the singles from Come On, Come On surpassed that position and Carpenter wouldn't have her...
With his newest album, Black, set for release this Friday, May 27th, Dierks Bentley met up with Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett earlier this spring to tape an installment of Shiflett's podcast. Their conversation drifted from Whitesnake's "Still of the Night" to Hank Williams Jr.'s "Man to Man," with both...
Run the Jewels, Against Me!, Flying Lotus and Vince Staples will contribute new music to the sixth annual Adult Swim Singles series, which kicks off May 25th and runs every Wednesday until November. Rae Sremmurd, Mike-Will Made It, Earl Sweatshirt, Metro Boomin' and more will provide free, exclusive downloadable singles for the sixth annual Adult...
Over their decade-plus career, Chicago instrumental trio Russian Circles have toured with Tool, collaborated with Chelsea Wolfe and won comparisons to Mogwai, associations that all make sense when you listen to the band's new album, Guidance, which is due out August 5th. (The record is available for pre-order here now.) Like...
In Garbage's new video for "Empty," cameras spin around the alt-rockers amid seizure-inducing strobe lights. "I've been feeling so frustrated/ I'll never be as great as I want to be," sings Shirley Manson in signature self-loathing mode.  "To me, this record, funnily enough, has the most to do with the first record than any...
During the late Eighties, David Bowie was one of the world's most successful pop stars. But he wasn't exactly thrilled about it. "It was great I'd become accessible to a huge audience, but not terribly fulfilling," he said at the time. "It seemed so easy."
 Hoping to jump-start his creativity,...