Archive for July 22nd, 2011

Larry David on Wealth, Anxiety and Returning to ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

July 22nd, 2011
In the new issue of Rolling Stone now on stands and available through Rolling Stone All Access Larry David says he's not usually an easy profile subject "There's nothing that reflects me" he says "I'm unreflectable!"  But in the cover story the comedy genius behind Curb Your Enthusiasm...

Weekend Rock Question: What is the Best U2 Song Ever?

July 22nd, 2011
Last week we asked Rolling Stone readers to name their favorite prog band – and we compiled the votes into a top 10 list In honor of U2 entering the home stretch of their two-year-long 360° Tour our question for you this week is What is the best U2 song of...

Loverboy’s Mike Reno Sheds 50 Pounds, Plots Comeback

July 22nd, 2011
In the early Eighties Canadian rock band Loverboy seemed poised to take over the world Their singles "Turn Me Loose" "Hot Girls In Love" and of course "Working For The Weekend" were all over the radio and MTV But the end of the decade hair metal started putting a dent...

Ex-Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Recording New LP

July 22nd, 2011
Chad Channing - the drummer who appeared on such Nirvana releases as Bleach Incesticide and With the Lights Out - is just about finished writing his second album for his band Before Cars Handling vocals rhythm guitar and drums Channing will be joined again by guitarist Paul Burback violinist Justine...

Bob Dylan’s Grandson Is A Rapper

July 22nd, 2011
Pablo Dylan the grandson of Bob has entered the family business In an interview with AllHipHopcom the 15-year-old opens up about his nascent career as a rapper and his grandfather's legacy "My grandfather I consider him the Jay-Z of his time and he definitely has a legacy that a lot...

Big Boi: Andre 3000 Cameo ‘Very Much Possible’ on Next Album

July 22nd, 2011
While plans for a new Outkast album are still unknown Big Boi tells Rolling Stone that a collaboration between him and the group's other half André 3000 could very well happen on his next solo album Daddy Fat Sax "I think it's very much possible because we have LA Reid...

Video: ‘Rebekah Brooks’ Sings Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’

July 22nd, 2011
The latest parody of Rebecca Black's viral pop hit "Friday" rewrites the goofy absurdly catchy tune from the perspective of Rebekah Brooks the former News of the World editor at the center of the News Corporation's phone-hacking scandal in the United Kingdom Though this video most definitely originated in its...

Inside Chickenfoot’s ‘Life-Changing’ Second Album

July 22nd, 2011
"It's the best record I've ever made" Sammy Hagar says of Chickenfoot's second album which they're so pumped about they skipped right to calling it Chickenfoot III The supergroup – featuring Hagar guitar wizard Joe Satriani ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith –...

Swedish House Mafia Take London With Powerhouse Performance

July 22nd, 2011
As Swedish House Mafia closed out an epic hour-and-a-half-long set at London’s Roundhouse Theater last night Axwell – one of the group's three DJ/producers – took to the mic "Know this" he shouted "The Swedish House Mafia has got nothing but love for you" And during its show headlining the...

Martin Scorsese Finishes George Harrison Documentary

July 22nd, 2011
After four years of work Martin Scorsese is looking forward to sharing his long-awaited documentary on the life of George Harrison with the world "George's music always spoke directly to me" Scorsese tells Rolling Stone "So directly that I don't think I realized just how inspiring...