The B-Street Band, a popular Bruce Springsteen cover group that's performed nearly 200 gigs a year since 1980, convened in the dressing room Sunday night before a typical late-afternoon gig at Bensalem, PA's Parx Casino.Will Forte, the group'sThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Bruce Springsteen Cover Band Drops Out of Trump Inauguration Party
On Martin Luther King Jr. day, Green Day honored the civil rights leader as well as criticized President-elect Donald Trump in their new lyric video for "Troubled Times," a track off their recent Revolution Radio."Today we celebrate love and compassion more than ever," Billie JoeThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Green Day's Trump-Trashing 'Troubled Times' Lyric Video
Five people were killed and a dozen more injured when gunfire broke out during the final night of the BPM Festival, an EDM music fest in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.The shooting took place at around 3:30 a.m. local time outside a venue called the Blue Parrot, which was hosting the closing party of the BPM fest."It is with great sadness to share that police haveThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Five Dead in Shooting at Mexico's BPM Festival
Sonny "Skrillex" Moore celebrated his 29th birthday Sunday with a surprise for fans as the EDM producer reunited with his former emo outfit From First to Last for a new track titled "Make War."This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Skrillex Reunite With From First to Last on 'Make War'
La La Land capitalized on its victorious trip to the Golden Globe Awards by landing its soundtrack at Number Two on the Billboard 200.The La La LandThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: On the Charts: 'La La Land' Surges After Golden Globe Wins
David Bowie, the 1975 and Rihanna each scored multiple nominations for this year's Brit Awards, which honors music released both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Little Mix and MercuryThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: David Bowie, the 1975, Rihanna Lead Brit Awards Nominees
A day after Jennifer Holliday was listed among the artists participating in Donald Trump's Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, the Broadway star announced that she was dropping out of theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Broadway Singer Jennifer Holliday Drops Out of Trump Inauguration
Yanni "John" Alexis Mardas, or "Magic Alex" as he was known in the Beatles universe when he was among Apple Corps' earliest employees, died Friday at the age of 74.CNN Greece (This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Beatles Associate 'Magic Alex' Dead at 74
Katy Perry serves as executive producer on a new public service announcement that questions whether Donald Trump's xenophobic rhetoric is a sign that history could repeat itself. "Don't normalize hate," Perry wrote to her 95 million followers onThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Katy Perry-Produced 'Don't Normalize Hate' PSA
Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are working on a duet album together that they'll release under the moniker Buckingham McVie.FourThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie Plan Duet LP
With one week to go before Donald Trump assumes the highest office in the land, rapper Tip "T.I." Harris has shared an open letter to the president-elect with Rolling Stone to "take the time to share what many of US would like you to see." "Should it ever at times seem as though WE are against YOU, I assure you it's a result ofThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Read T.I.'s Candid Open Letter to Donald Trump
Grandaddy have unveiled "Evermore," another new track off their upcoming Last Place, the Modesto, California alt-rockers first LP in 11 years.Like its Last Place predecessor "Way We Won't," "Evermore" chugs along onThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Grandaddy's Synth-Driven New Song 'Evermore'
3 Doors Down and country singers Toby Keith and Lee Greenwood will perform at President-elect Donald Trump's Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration."I don’t apologize for performing for our country or military," Keith said in a statement. "I performed at events for previous presidents Bush and Obama andThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 3 Doors Down, Toby Keith Added to Donald Trump Inauguration Concert
"He was definitely an aware guy," Manuela Testolini says of her onetime husband, Prince. "From his earliest music, he was talking about social change and telling people not to be complacent."Soon after the musician's This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Prince's Ex-Wife Talks Artist's Lifetime of Secret Charity Work
The xx transformed Drake and Rihanna's dancehall hit "Too Good" into a slow-burning ballad during their appearance on BBC Radio 1's LiveThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear the xx Perform Windswept Cover of Drake, Rihanna Song 'Too Good'
The Flaming Lips create a disturbing, psychedelic atmosphere on the new "Nidgy Nie (Never No)" video. Singer Wayne Coyne dances in a winter coat as his bandmates perform under a layer of plastic."Nidgy Nie" is a synth-fueled instrumental from the band's newly released This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Flaming Lips' Unsettling 'Nidgy Nie' Video
In 1987, when LL Cool J was merely "first album famous," the emerging rapper spent a charming afternoon bonding with folk-rock legend/fellow Queens native Paul Simon for a This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch LL Cool J Recall Bizarre 1980s Meeting With Paul Simon
A$AP Mob conjured up One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest vibes for their unique, off-kilter "special performance" of "Crazy Brazy" on the Late Show.Keeping with the title of the Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends track, the Harlem-based collective don straitjackets and pester nurses as the Ed Sullivan Theatre is transformed into aThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See A$AP Mob Go 'Cuckoo's Nest' for 'Crazy Brazy' on 'Colbert'
Steve Jones, born in London but a Los Angeleno for decades, is considering a move to what he describes as the "middle of nowhere" in northern California. "It's just beautiful, it's not too hot and they have a lot of rain," he says. "And there's not a lot of people. Most people get on my nerves these days, maybe 'cause I'm turning into a grumpyThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Sex Pistols' Steve Jones Looks Back: 'It Just Seemed Doomed'
Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who famously avoided "the Day the Music Died" after losing his plane seat in a coin toss to Ritchie Valens, died Wednesday following complications from a hernia operation. He was 85. His son, Austin, confirmed Allsup's death in aThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Tommy Allsup, Guitarist Who Avoided 'Day the Music Died' Crash, Dead at 85