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The odd, acrimonious situation in Wu-Tang Clan over their 20th anniversary album A Better Tomorrow continues to escalate. This time, Raekwon took long winded, angry shots at RZA over the situation in a Rolling Stone interview. He says he's "on strike" from Wu-Tang, and says RZA's "like being a coach and you won rings back in the day, but now your team is in ninth place. It’s time for a new fucking game plan." The interview is chock full of insight from Rae on a number of topics and is well worth the read.
Ryan Dennehy on 04/17/14 - 11:47 AM
Drake has taken to his blog to apologize for his comments regarding Rolling Stone's decision to replace him on cover with the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
After dwelling on it for a few hours or days you will come to the conclusion that you brought it on yourself almost every time. So here I am having that moment. I once again apologize to everybody who took my cover comments the wrong way. I respect Rolling Stone for being willing to give a kid from Toronto a shot at the cover. I guess this is a day to learn and grow.
Drew Beringer on 02/14/14 - 12:19 AM
Head over to Rolling Stone to hear a new song from Drive-By Truckers called "Pauline Hawkins." Their phenomenal tenth album English Oceans is out March 4th via ATO and you can pre-order it here.
Chris Collum on 01/07/14 - 11:11 AM
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme suggests in the newest issue of Rolling Stone that we won't have to wait very long for the follow-up to June's ...Like Clockwork.
We have more than enough songs. We're booked til September, but after that we plan to jump in the studio and get going...When it's time to make music, that's about getting lost for me. To be a control freak is not half as good as being a freak who's casually in control. You're feeling around in the dark for something that feels good. As long as you're not in an orgy, that can be an amazing moment.

You can also check out the band's recent hour-long performance on "Austin City Limits" over on the PBS website.
Chris Collum on 01/06/14 - 02:30 PM
Rolling Stone named Cassadee Pope as one of their "Hottest Sex Symbols" this year. I still find judging people by their looks ... odd. Any reason to toss together a page-view-generating slide show though, right?

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Jason Tate on 12/20/13 - 11:18 AM
You can stream a new Tegan and Sara song titled "Shudder to Think," at Rolling Stone. The song appears on The Dallas Buyers Club soundtrack, which will be in stores October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 10/15/13 - 02:08 PM
You can stream a new AFI song titled "No Resurrection" at Rolling Stone. It's off the band's upcoming new record, Burials, which hits stores on October 22nd.
Drew Beringer on 10/15/13 - 09:58 AM
You can stream The Head and The Heart' new album, Let's Be Still, on Rolling Stone. The record will be available next week, October 15th.

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Drew Beringer on 10/09/13 - 12:40 PM
Head to the replies to hear our exclusive premiere of Felled Trees' (Thrice, Samiam, No Motiv) cover of Dinosaur Jr.'s "I Ain't Sayin." Blair Shehan from The Jealous Sound sings this track, which comes from their cover-to-cover rendition of Dinosaur Jr.'s album, Where You Been. You can pre-order Felled Trees' version, entitled Where We Been, here.
Drew Beringer on 10/09/13 - 12:15 PM
You can stream and download a new Matt Pryor song titled "Kinda Go To Pieces" at Rolling Stone. It's off his upcoming release, Wrist Slitter, which hits stores on November 11th via Rory Records/Equal Vision Records.
Drew Beringer on 10/07/13 - 10:32 AM
You can stream and download a new Mansions song titled "Flowers in My Teeth" at Rolling Stone. The band's new album, Doom Loop, will be available on November 12th.
Drew Beringer on 10/04/13 - 09:11 AM
You can stream Cage the Elephant's new album, Melophobia, at Rolling Stone.

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Drew Beringer on 10/02/13 - 08:43 AM
You can stream Sleigh Bells new album, Bitter Rivals, in its entirety at Rolling Stone. The album hits stores next Tuesday, October 8th.
Drew Beringer on 10/01/13 - 12:42 PM
Mumford & Sons spoke to Rolling Stone about going on hiatus now that their current tour is over. The band has said that "there won't be any Mumford & Sons activities for the forseeable future following Friday's show".
Kyle Huntington on 09/21/13 - 05:27 PM
You can stream a new Anthony Green song titled "Breakers" over at Rolling Stone. It's off his upcoming album, Young Legs.
Drew Beringer on 09/17/13 - 07:24 AM
You can stream a new Russian Circles' track titled "Memorial" over at Rolling Stone. The song features vocals from Chelsea Wolfe and is off the album of the same name, which hits stores on October 29th via Sargent House.
Drew Beringer on 09/13/13 - 09:56 AM
You can stream a new Touché Amoré song titled "Harbor" over at Rolling Stone. It's one of the best tracks off the band's stellar new album, Is Survived By, which hits stores on September 24th.
Drew Beringer on 09/04/13 - 07:33 AM
You can stream a new Butch Walker song titled "Coming Home" over at Rolling Stone. It's off his upcoming EP, Peachtree Battle, which will be released digitally on September 17th and available on vinyl October 22nd.
Drew Beringer on 08/30/13 - 09:15 AM
You can stream a new Tim Kasher song titled "Truly Freaking Out" over at Rolling Stone. It's off his upcoming album, Adult Film, which hits stores on October 8th.
Drew Beringer on 08/27/13 - 11:48 AM
In response to the outrage towards its recent cover featuring terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Rolling Stone has added an editor's note to its online version of the story. Despite that, stores like Walgreens and CVS have banned the issue from appearing on its newsstands.
Drew Beringer on 07/18/13 - 05:17 AM
Rolling Stone recently made the poor decision to feature terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of its upcoming issue. Many are not pleased, including David Draiman, the vocalist for nu-metal band Disturbed. He took to the band's Facebook page to put the magazine on blast, which you can read in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 07/17/13 - 01:30 AM
Lil B recently dictated an Op-Ed about the abortion debate in Texas to Rolling Stone.
Wendy Davis matters. She's a woman fighting for what's right. A lot of people aren't agreeing with her; she's doing something that's out of the norm. A lot of people who do agree are scared to speak, or they're not in a position to be heard. So I definitely respect Ms. Davis for planting new seeds for women's rights. I'm trying to do that on my level, too. I think women are going to keep excelling. We're going to have a woman president. We need more women in the workforce, way more women involved in running everything. That's our problem.
Ryan Dennehy on 07/01/13 - 09:38 AM
Head over to Rolling Stone to read a new interview with Killer Mike and El-P, also known as Run The Jewels. Their self-titled album is due out on June 26.
Jake Jenkins on 06/20/13 - 01:48 PM
You can stream Sublime's new live album, 3 Ring Circus: Live At The Palace, on Rolling Stone. It is being released this Tuesday, June 18th.

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Ryan Gardner on 06/15/13 - 07:50 AM
Rolling Stone.com's new editor in chief is 22-year-old Gus Wenner, son of Jann Wenner - the owner of Rolling Stone.

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Drew Beringer on 05/20/13 - 06:00 PM
Rolling Stone has some more info regarding Kanye West's potential new album. Basically, anyone who's important in music in 2013 has been rumored to be a part of this release.
Drew Beringer on 05/06/13 - 10:55 AM
You can stream the title track from City and Colour's upcoming album, The Hurry and The Harm, over at Rolling Stone.
Drew Beringer on 05/06/13 - 09:09 AM
Mississippi roots rockers The Weeks will release their excellent sophomore record Dear Bo Jackson April 30th, but in the mean time you can stream the entire album over at Rolling Stone.
Chris Collum on 04/23/13 - 02:55 PM
Rolling Stone have posted their "100 Greatest Debut Albums of All Time" list.
A note on how we made the list: Albums got docked points if the artist went on to far greater achievements (which is why Please, Please Me and Greetings from Asbury Park, great as they are, didn't made the top ten); conversely, we gave a little extra recognition to great debut albums that the artist never matched (hello, Is This It and Illmatic!). We also skipped solo debuts by artists who were already in well-known bands, which is why you won’t see John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band or Paul Simon. We focused, instead, on debuts that gave you the thrill of an act arriving fully-formed, ready to reinvent the world...
Jason Tate on 03/28/13 - 03:39 PM
Alkaline Trio were recently interviewed by Rolling Stone about their upcoming album My Shame Is True.
Grant says Stevenson is the "most comprehensive producer" the band has ever worked with. Skiba appreciated the producer’s candor: "He’ll tell you whether [your music] is shit or champagne," the singer says.

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Jason Tate on 03/01/13 - 02:12 PM
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day will be on the cover of the next issue of Rolling Stone and talks about his experience with substance abuse and rehab in the cover story.

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Chris Collum on 02/27/13 - 07:38 AM
Mumford and Sons reveled in an interview with Rolling Stone they're thinking about rapping on their next album.
"Like, hip-hop," Mumford says with a grin. "We really want to rap. We've just got so much to say – saying it through a melody doesn't really work for me. We've been talking with Jay-Z about it, you know. It's gonna be a fresh experience for our band." Does the band rap in the practice room? "Yeah," Mumford says. "We're like, 'Motherfucker!'"
Jason Tate on 02/25/13 - 12:59 PM
You can watch Bad Religion's new video for "True North" over at Rolling Stone.
Drew Beringer on 02/13/13 - 10:10 AM
John Mayer sat down with Rolling Stone and talked about his voice, a forthcoming return tour, and dating Katy Perry.
I just became more settled in as a person. I would rather not be settled in as a person instead of playing music all the time, to be honest with you. But that wasn't an option. I wasn't going to be able to just visualize myself as a musician. You know, when you visualize yourself as a musician, you can make a lot of apologies for the little weird, interpersonal things you have with people. And when you don't have that, you go, "OK, let's focus in on the fact that the people I see today, I'm going to see tomorrow.

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Drew Beringer on 01/30/13 - 03:34 PM
Listen to a studio version of Ryan Adams' cover of "Wasted Years" by Iron Maiden over at Rolling Stone. The track is taken from the soundtrack to the new season of Californication.
Kyle Huntington on 01/12/13 - 11:34 AM
Rolling Stone is giving away a free download of the title track from The Swellers' latest release Running Out of Places To Go.

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Drew Beringer on 11/02/12 - 11:41 AM
You can check out a new NOFX song "This Machine is 4" over at Rolling Stone.
Drew Beringer on 09/06/12 - 08:57 AM
Edit: See a live video of the 8-minute song here.

Coheed and Cambria's first single and video from The Afterman: Ascension will be an 8-minute track called "Domino: The Destitute," as per a new interview with Rolling Stone.
Garett Press on 08/07/12 - 01:00 PM
John Mayer has commented on the Taylor Swift song, "Dear John" that was allegedly written about him.
From Rolling Stone"It made me feel terrible," Mayer says in the new issue of Rolling Stone, on newsstands Friday. "Because I didn't deserve it. I'm pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that. It was a really lousy thing for her to do."
Jason Tate on 06/06/12 - 02:06 PM
Against Me! singer-guitarist Tom Gabel made her live debut as Laura Jane Grace on Friday, performing with the band under her new name for the first time.
From the ArticleCharging through a 40-minute set at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay in San Diego – the first stop in a month-long U.S. tour with British rockers the Cult – the quartet played six new songs, including the rollicking anthem "Transgender Dysphoria Blues," the title track of an album they're working on. Decked out in a loose-fitting black tank top, tight black jeans and black eye shadow, Grace was in high spirits as she delivered her trademark, throat-shredding screams.
Jason Tate on 05/26/12 - 04:26 PM
In other magazine cover news, head to the replies to see the cover of next month's Rolling Stone - featuring the late Adam Yauch from Beastie Boys.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/23/12 - 08:20 PM
Today the new Rolling Stone hits shelves -- it's the one with the full article on Tom Gabel's recent news. Seeing as it's the first issue of the magazine I've actively wanted to seek out in years ... I figured I wouldn't be the only one. So, with that I'm opening up a thread here on the homepage for people that have picked up the magazine to talk about it, share thoughts, insights, and whatnot. As soon as I can get my ass to the store, I'll be joining in with my thoughts.
Jason Tate on 05/11/12 - 09:57 AM
It has just come to our attention that Rolling Stone will be publishing an article on May 24th detailing how Tom Gabel, frontman and lead singer to Against Me! will be undergoing a sex change. This is literally breaking right now, so give me a second as I put together the facts and update this post with the information that comes in.

Update: Gabel says his new name will be Laura Jane Grace. He says he's not attracted to men and will still be married to his wife. They have a 2-year-old daughter.

Update #2: Some pictures of the upcoming article are online, check them out here. The full article is in the May 24th issue of the magazine.

Update #3: This goes without saying, but...
Jason Tate on 05/08/12 - 06:46 PM
Stream the new album by The Mars Volta, Noctourniquet, over at Rolling Stone now.

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Kyle Huntington on 03/21/12 - 09:46 AM
The Black Keys will be on the cover of the next issue of Rolling Stone. And they're not pulling punches. In a recently released excerpt, found here, the band takes direct aim at Nickeback. Personally, I love seeing this kind of honesty from artists. Plus, it always helps when the punching bag deserves it.
From the ArticleRock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of his rented East Village loft a few days *before the band heads to L.A. “So they became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be shit – therefore you should never try to be the...
Jason Tate on 01/04/12 - 11:59 AM
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