Posts Tagged ‘100-greatest-guitarists’

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Chromeo and Ezra Koenig Break Out the Kleenex on ‘Ezra’s Interlude’

So far electro-pop funkateers Chromeo have teased their new album White Women with a series of certifiably slinky dance floor jams — like the Toro y Moi featuring “Come Alive” and the drop dead sexy but cheekily neurotic “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)” — but the duo bust out the…

Muse to Begin Work on New Album This Spring

After their Coachella appearances Muse will begin work on their seventh album next month “We’re going to go back in May and start working on some new stuff so I think we’ll start recording it this year” drummer Dominic Howard told KROQ over the weekend “If we can get something…

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Sigur Ros Share Gloomy ‘Game of Thrones’ Cover

Sunday night’s Game of Thrones “The Lion and the Rose” featured a gloomy assist from Sigur Ros The Icelandic trio performed their interpretation of “The Rains of Castamere” utilizing frontman Jonsi’s vocal coo a brooding church organ and mournful choir Now they’ve shared the track that’s available to stream below  10 Most Dramatic ‘Game…

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10 Amazing Backstage Moments From the Rock Hall’s 2014 Induction

The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was packed with surprising reconciliations and all-star turns on the mic So what went down backstage when the night’s honorees and speakers got a chance to unwind? Rolling Stone captured the behind-the-scenes vibe from our prime perch 20 best moments from…

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Read Kiss’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

Kiss entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night inducted by former Rage Against the Machine guitarist and obsessive Kiss fan Tom Morello Below read Morello’s induction speech or go straight to speeches from the band members themselves  Tom Morello Salutes Kiss Army in Rock Hall Induction Speech Tom Morello Growing…

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Aerosmith Get Pumped for Tour With Slash: ‘It’s Still Rock & Roll’

“We’re an old fashioned rock band” Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler tells Rolling Stone “You know what? We’re still fucking together we still have the passion and we still fight and we still make up and it’s still alive It’s still rock & roll” RS readers name the 10 best Aerosmith songs…

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Sub Pop Accepting Applications for ‘Loser’ Scholarship

Seminal indie label Sub Pop is once again accepting applications for its Loser Scholarships which will be given to three students involved and interested in music or the creative arts Sub Pop Throw Themselves a Silver Jubilee The three scholarships for $3000 $5000 and $7000 are available to Washington and Oregon residents…

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April Fools’ Day Hoaxes: Madonna, ‘Breaking Bad,’ Google Lead Pranks

Madonna Deadmau5 and Flaming Lips were just some of the musicians — willingly or not — that celebrated April Fools’ Day a day revered by some and dreaded by others But they were hardly the only ones to peddle fake beefs promote nonexistent tours and hype up products that you’ll never…

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Sings Ronnie James Dio’s ‘Rainbow in the Dark’

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor recorded a version of Ronnie James Dio’s soaring metal anthem “Rainbow in the Dark” for the tribute compilation Ronnie James Dio This Is Your Life due out April 1st The singer is joined by guitarist Christian Martucci and drummer Roy Mayorga of Taylor’s other band Stone Sour…

Download De La Soul’s New, J Dilla-Featured Mixtape

De La Soul have been teasing their new mixtape Smell the DAISY all month and now they’ve officially shared the project on BitTorrent The release (featuring the previously released “Vocabulary Spills”) includes reworked rhymes alongside previously unheard beats from late production legend J Dilla The mixtape also features the Dilla documentary Still Shining Dilla…

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Schoolboy Q: From South Central L.A. to the Top of the Charts

The first time Schoolboy Q met his labelmate Kendrick Lamar he says “I couldn’t believe he wasn’t big yet” It was 2006 and Q had just started working with the fledgling Top Dawg Entertainment Eight years later Kendrick’s success has made TDE the hottest team in hip-hop – and Q…

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De La Soul Get Trippy on J Dilla-Produced ‘Vocabulary Spills’

Hip-hop legends De La Soul have offered another preview of their upcoming mixtape Smell the DAISY which features posthumous beats from the late J Dilla The funky “Vocabulary Spills” finds the New York trio flexing over a deceptively weird Dilla groove which blends guitar squelches and eerie samples with a dusty…

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