Carl Perkins

Black Friday is golden day for album releases

Music fans would be well served to get to a record store Friday. <b>Paul McCartney</b>, Gorillaz, <b>Ryan Adams</b>, and U2 are among the acts with exclusive …

Gram Parsons

Into the Night: Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

<b>Reviewed by:</b> Tim Salmons<p><b>Review Date:</b> Nov 22, 2017<p><b>Format:</b> Blu-ray Disc<p>Director<p>John Landis<p>Release Date(s)<p>1985 (November 7, 2017)<p>Studio(s)<p>Universal …

Michelle Pfeiffer

Third Man Records Announces Record Store Day Black Friday Releases

Third Man Records is excited to share their slate of vinyl releases for Record Store Day Black Friday, which takes place this Friday, November 24. …

Vinyl Records

Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mel Tillis, who earned a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame and a National Medal of Arts as a singer and writer of enduring songs like “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town,” and who was equally known for the stutter he employed to humorous and self-deprecating effect onstage, died on Sunday in …

Obituaries

Inside the New Grateful Dead Musical

The creators of 'Red Roses, Green Gold' on how they brought Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter's songs to the stage<p>Musical-theater productions tend to …

Music

Ringo Starr Spreads the Love at New York City’s Beacon Theater—With a Little Help from Radiohead’s Phil Selway

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and anyone with a yen to perform should seriously consider asking Santa for a fraction of Ringo Starr‘s …

Ringo Starr

Five things you might not know about Stevie Nicks - Interview Magazine

Despite spending 4o years in the world of showbiz, Stevie Nicks remains “the fairy godmother of rock ‘n’ roll,” according to many including rock …

Stevie Nicks

Elvis Presley's 25 Best Songs

01<p>of 25<p>"Heartbreak Hotel" (1956)<p>"Heartbreak Hotel" was Elvis Presley's major breakthrough pop hit, and it turned him into a mainstream star. The song …

Elvis Presley

Flashback: George Harrison Plays a Sublime 'Something' at Last Concert

1992 Royal Albert Hall benefit show was the last time that George Harrison played a full set in public<p>George Harrison headed into the Nineties with …

Music

Fats Domino: Born to Please

Everyone who knew Fats Domino, who died at 89 on October 24 just outside the New Orleans he loved, reports that he was shy —painfully, perhaps …

Music

Listen to Exclusive Tom Petty Interviews

Inside the new episode of 'Rolling Stone Music Now' podcast, featuring the life and music of Tom Petty<p>The latest episode of our Rolling Stone Music …

Music

10 country singers to keep you going until Taylor Swift makes a country record again

Get over the crushing disappointment with our indispensible list of the best pop country artists looking to steal her vacant throne.>

Music (UK)

Johnny Cash's 'Unearthed' Box Set to Make Vinyl Debut

Nine LPs will be accompanied by 60-page coffee table book and extensive liner notes<p>In November 2003, two months after Johnny Cash's death, producer …

Country Music

Farewell to Tom Petty, the Florida Transplant Whose Music Captured L.A.

From now until I’m stood up at the gates of hell, every midnight glide down Mulholland will remind me that Tom Petty can’t die. No sweltering Reseda …

Los Angeles

Tom Petty: A fan of the greats who followed in their footsteps

Tom Petty was one of my private heroes. He made music like it really mattered to him, and it certainly mattered to me and so many other fans. Because at the heart of everything he did, Petty was a fan himself. He was a music enthusiast, electrified into creative life by Elvis, The Beatles and Bob …

Celebrity News

20 Great Tom Petty Moments

Tom Petty’s career began in earnest in November 1976; that’s when he and his Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut album. That means the man …

Tom Petty

Getting Amped Up with Big Dave & the Rockabilly Roadhouse

David Gross is a friend and fellow music enthusiast who I also happen to work with. He likes puns and does a great impression of Bill Graham. And, as …

Grateful Dead

Rock ‘n’ roll thrills fill theater with ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

Four terrific performances — or at least 3 ½ — thrilled the audience at Lucie Stern Theater in Palo Alto on Saturday as the foot-tapping, …

Music

Exene Cervenka of punk band X talks 40th anniversary L.A. exhibit, the early years and a still-growing legacy

If X had formed in New York City rather than Los Angeles, would it have been as big as the Ramones? The band (co-songwriters Exene Cervenka and John …

Buddy Holly

What to Expect from Paramount Theatre’s Million Dollar Quartet

The production about Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis opens at the Illinois theatre September 13.<p>On December 4, 1956, …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Review: That day Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins all jammed together …

On Dec. 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis all happened to stop by the Sun Records studio at the same time and …

Music

Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter Songs to Anchor New NYC Musical

'Red Roses, Green Gold' will also feature contributions from Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Greg Anton<p>Jerry Garcia's music will soundtrack a new …

Grateful Dead

Down south, where Elvis lives on forever

It’s been 40 years since Elvis Presley's death, but his former home, Graceland, is still a popular stop on a road trip through the music cities of …

Aer Lingus

Queens of the Stone Age's Joshua Homme shares the soundtrack of his life

For the alt-rock titans’ seventh LP, <i>Villains</i>, out Friday, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme teamed with a surprising collaborator: …

Entertainment

An Audience with the Killer: Jerry Lee Lewis Talks the Road, Drag Racing with Elvis and the Meaning of Rock ‘n’ Roll

There are men and then there are myths. Jerry Lee Lewis is the latter. The rock pioneer first set the charts ablaze in 1957 with twin dynamos “Great …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Elvis Presley: Recalling his 20 best songs, 40 years after he died

<i>Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the photo gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>A few years back, I engaged in a very difficult task — trying to …

Music

Steve Earle Rocks Into ‘Guitar Town’

By the time <i></i><b>Steve Earle</b> reached <i>Guitar Town,</i> he had travelled far. It was his debut album, but the Virginian country-rock troubadour was already 31 …

Universal Music

Idol Playthings: How Teen Stars Shaped The Pop World

The reissue, last year, of four Justin Bieber albums on vinyl may have surprised those who think that the resurgent format is the domain of the …

Universal Music

The Last Word: Joe Walsh on the Future of the Eagles, Trump and Turning 70

Guitarist shares wisdom on drinking, aging, meditating and why you calm down before sending an angry email<p>A little over a week before the Eagles …

Joe Walsh

Marty Stuart on Country Music's Long History of Popping Pills

"They swapped pills like it was M&Ms and nobody thought anything about it," says Stuart, whose 'Way Out West' describes a mind-altering trip<p>"Way Out …

Gram Parsons