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Watch Metallica's 'The Night Before' Pre-Super Bowl Concert Live

February 6, 2016 - 17:35
Tonight at approximately 8:30 p.m. PST, Metallica will take the stage at AT&T Park in their native San Francisco for their "The Night Before" concert, a sold-out blowout to get the party started before Super Bowl 50 invades Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium on Sunday night. To celebrate the gig, Metallica are...

See Wilco Perform David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in Brooklyn

February 6, 2016 - 17:16
A night after appearing on Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Wilco performed Friday at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, where the group paid tribute to David Bowie by performing "Space Oddity." Jeff Tweedy and company closed out their concert with the acoustic, understated rendition of the 1969 classic (via Jambase). Tweedy previously remembered Bowie's legacy alongside...

Watch Beyonce's Surprise New Video 'Formation'

February 6, 2016 - 15:40
The day before Beyoncé takes the stage during the Coldplay-headlined Super Bowl 50 halftime show, the singer dropped her surprise new single "Formation," her first new song since her Beyoncé: Platinum Edition was released in November 2014. "Formation" is available to stream and download for free exclusively through Tidal. After a largely...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover David Bowie at Bernie Sanders Fundraiser

February 6, 2016 - 13:01
Red Hot Chili Peppers staged their first performance of 2016 Friday night at Los Angeles' Ace Hotel at the #FeelTheBern benefit concert for Bernie Sanders, who has gained the support of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band. During the Peppers' career-spanning set, the band also remembered David Bowie with a rendition...

Watch Ben Stiller Teach Elton John How to 'Blue Steel'

February 6, 2016 - 09:14
Elton John and Ben Stiller both found themselves on the Graham Norton Show's couch Friday, the same day the rock legend released his new LP Wonderful Crazy Night. With Stiller in London promoting Zoolander 2, the actor spilled the secrets behind Derek Zoolander's "Blue Steel" facial expression and gave John a lesson...

Hear Nelly's Cover of Thomas Rhett's 'Die a Happy Man'

February 5, 2016 - 17:34
In 2004, rapper Nelly released the song "Over and Over" from his album Suit (a companion to his collection Sweat that was released the same day). Singing the hook on that song — a Number Three hit in the United States — was Tim McGraw, marking an early cross-genre collaboration...

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Ben Stiller Movie?

February 5, 2016 - 17:22
After years of rumors, Zoolander 2 finally hits theaters next weekend. Comedy sequels almost inevitably disappoint, but early buzz for this one has been remarkably strong. They're marketing it in a very clever way, and the 2001 original film has developed a huge cult audience that is likely to show...

Hear Moderat's Hypnotic 'III' Single 'Reminder'

February 5, 2016 - 17:19
Moderat, the collaborative project between members of German electronic artists Modeselektor and Apparat, has debuted the sparse, powerful new single "Reminder." The track will appear on the trio's third LP III, due April 1st via Monkeytown Records. "Reminder" is the first taste of Moderat's first full-length album since 2013's II. The track...

Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo Talks Singer Search, Missing Scott Weiland

February 5, 2016 - 16:52
The members of Stone Temple Pilots are ready for the next chapter in their career. Months after frontman Chester Bennington parted ways with the group to focus on Linkin Park, the hard rockers have launched an open audition on their website where literally anyone can prove whether or not they've...

Meek Mill Sentenced for Probation Violation

February 5, 2016 - 16:52
Meek Mill has been sentenced following a probation-violating trip to Los Angeles with girlfriend Nicki Minaj for the American Music Awards last November. The Philly rapper was found guilty of traveling without adhering to the guidelines stipulated in terms of his probation. Mill will serve 90 days under house arrest and...

Let Me Get By

February 5, 2016 - 16:50
With the Allman Brothers retired, the jam scene's southern division needs a new top dog, and the TTB sound like it here. They're no Xerox: Guitar hero Derek Trucks has a bit more freedom than the Allmans provided – see the dreamy raga-style acoustic coda ("Swamp Raga for Holzapfel, Lefebvre,...

Majid Jordan

February 5, 2016 - 16:48
Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman are merchants of mood. Performing together as Majid Jordan – Al Maskati sings, Ullman produces – the Toronto duo helped write and produce Drake's 2013 hit "Hold On, We're Going Home," a pop confection that was really a deep house track at its core. That song...

Heaven Adores You

February 5, 2016 - 16:38
For an artist who inspired as intense devotion, and was as prolific, as Elliott Smith, it comes as some surprise that the Portland singer-songwriter's archive – chock-full of unreleased songs, fascinating demos and illuminating alternate takes – hasn't been excavated more thoroughly over the years.  Arriving nearly a decade after the posthumous compilation...

Phish Announce Summer Tour, Wrigley Park Shows

February 5, 2016 - 16:36
Fresh off Phish's sold-out four-night New Year's stand at Madison Square Garden, the jam band have mapped out their 2016 summer tour. The trek kicks off June 22nd in St. Paul, Minnesota and concludes – like Phish's 2015 summer tour, and five previous summers – with a three-night Labor Day...

Islah

February 5, 2016 - 16:33
On his major-label debut, Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates is not afraid to be as flashy, daring and intense as he was on the five acclaimed mixtapes he's released since 2013. He's a rapper's rapper, a lyrical Evel Knievel without any desire for a cloying pop crossover; it should be mentioned...

See Charles Kelley's 'Usual Suspects' Parody

February 5, 2016 - 16:17
You can't say Charles Kelley doesn't have a sense of humor. To promote his debut solo LP, The Driver, out today, Kelley ("The Tall Guy from Lady Antebellum") released a smart, self-deprecating spoof called "Who the F--k Is Charles Kelley?" The clip unspools murder-mystery style, à la The Usual Suspects,...

Jason Isbell Takes Top Honor at U.K. Americana Awards

February 5, 2016 - 15:26
In what sounds like an oxymoron, the inaugural U.K. Americana Awards were held this week in London, with Jason Isbell taking home the honor of International Artist of the Year. Gretchen Peters' Blackbirds LP was named International Album of the Year. The event was held in conjunction with the two-day Americana...

Stream Young Thug's New Mixtape 'I'm Up'

February 5, 2016 - 15:22
Young Thug has unveiled his latest mixtape, I'm Up. Originally titled Slime Season 3, I'm Up was intended to be the third in a series of Slime Season mixtapes that debuted last fall following the release of his debut commercial release Barter 6. Stream Thug's new music below and on...

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Promises 'Vivid' Pre–Super Bowl Show

February 5, 2016 - 14:52
Ever since Metallica signed up to play a stadium gig the day before the Super Bowl in their hometown of San Francisco, Lars Ulrich has been relentlessly checking the forecast. "The Weather Underground app has taken up a lot of my iPhone time," he tells Rolling Stone. "About a month...

Watch Slipknot Discuss Meaning Behind Wearing Masks

February 5, 2016 - 14:23
Slipknot's frontman Corey Taylor and percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan will appear on BBC2's program Artsnight Friday where the metal musicians will discuss why the band wears masks and what the appeal is for artists. The program interviewed fans of the band about what they love about Slipknot's masks, with one fan comparing...