Sam Sherwood

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The nine lives of Trent Reznor

The creator of immersive and angst-laden industrial sound assaults has become an unlikely elder statesman of alternative rock<p>The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena is swarming with cops. SWAT team helicopters circle, squad cars fill the parking lot and medical tents are on standby. But they're not …

Deconstructing Harry

Remembering Harry Nilsson: American Beatle, filthy drunk, and the great lost music genius of the 1970s<p>The trouble with Harry Nilsson was worsening. …

George Harrison

Tour Bus Confidential: Behind Music’s Bumpy Road Show

Dan Gillis has worked many jobs in his life. He’s fronted cover bands, he taught at a high school in Maine, and he’s driven a truck for a company run …

Music

The Section: Knights of Soft Rock

Back when there was plenty of room in Hotel California, a crew of hard-living session men created the sound of the 1970s<p>By 1979, guitarist Waddy …

Concerts

David Lee Roth Will Not Go Quietly

The once and future Van Halen frontman has parlayed the sex and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll of his youth into a wild middle age, and he wants to teach us all about it. Drinking, smoking, and swinging swords on a Saturday night at home with the last true rock star.<p>There are many things to admire about …

Kurt Cobain

The Invention of David Bowie

David Bowie Is<p>an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 23–August 11, 2013<p>Catalog edited by Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey …

The Secret Life of Transgender Rocker Tom Gabel

The frontman of the aggro-political punk crew Against Me! has always known he was really a woman. Now he's becoming one.<p>On a warm Friday evening at …

New Jersey

Red Bull Music Academy Daily

Stevie Nicks, the Fairy Godmother of Rock

<i>This profile originally ran on June 9, 2013. You might find it interesting if you are listening to Nicks's new album,</i> 24 Karat Gold: Songs From the …

Steely Dan on Making New Music: 'We've Been Talking'

Interviewing Steely Dan is no easy task. Walter Becker and Donald Fagen turned messing with journalists into an art form back in the Seventies.</i> …

Music

New York Is Killing Me

The unlikely survival of Gil Scott-Heron.<p>Gil Scott-Heron is frequently called the “godfather of rap,” which is an epithet he doesn’t really care for. In 1968, when he was nineteen, he wrote a satirical spoken-word piece called “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” It was released on a very small …

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Huey Lewis’s Old, Weird America

A trip into the heartland — and the past — with the indefatigable '80s pop star.<p>Huey Lewis arrives backstage at a 2,000-seat theater in Wisconsin …

Willie Nelson