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SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Win Butler, Taylor Swift, Jack White, Paul Simon, Justin Timberlake (along with the rest of N*SYNC), Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Miley Cyrus, and… More »

By: James Rettig / February 15, 2015

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL‘s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take place over the course of three and a half hours and will feature appearances by 50 Cent, Arcade Fire, Backstreet Boys, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Paul Simon, Fiona Apple, Jack… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 13, 2015

The Week In Pop: Where Do Rock Music And Pop Radio Intersect In 2015?

Fall Out Boy will release their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho, next week, and they'll do so with the kind of saturation most musicians can only dream of. Their stadium anthem "Centuries" was inescapable during ESPN's coverage of the College Football Playoff (the highest-rated event in the history of cable), it's #6 today on the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 15, 2015

Watch The Replacements Play “Alex Chilton” On The Tonight Show

Just like they teased, the Replacements played live on NBC last night as the musical guests on Jimmy Fallon. It's the first time they appeared on the network since they were banned following their infamous drunken Saturday Night Live performance in 1986. It was also their first TV appearance together in 25 years. They… More »

By: James Rettig / September 10, 2014

Keith Richards Is Writing A Children’s Book

Keith Richards is writing a children's book. Per Billboard, Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar, which remembers Richards' relationship with his beloved grandfather Gus Dupree, will be released this fall with illustrations by Richards' daughter Theodora Richards. Barnaby Harris and Bill Shapiro are assisting Richards with the writing. More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 12, 2014

Tom Waits & Keith Richards – “Shenandoah”

In 2006, the producer Hal Willner put together the compilation Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, on which big-name artists tried their hand at singing old pirate songs. Next month, we'll get the double-disc sequel, entitled Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys. The list of contributors is long and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 8, 2013

Johnny Depp’s 8 Most Notable Rock Collaborations

[Please welcome Michael Nelson to the Stereogum News Desk! Michael has served as the Editor-In-Chief of Long Island Press and Invisible Oranges, and you can find his tweets at @MPN666. Check out his inaugural post below, and feel free to say hello/ask him your burning Johnny Depp questions in the comments.] Last… More »

By: Michael Nelson / June 4, 2012

Liz Phair Reviews Keith Richards’ Life

Liz Phair knows something about the Rolling Stones -- her Exile In Guyville album matches the songs and pacing of the Stones's Exile On Main Street -- but she doesn't have much in common lifestyle/habits-wise, it seems, with Keith Richards (with the exception of her recent album Funstyle, she's a pretty responsible person). That'… More »

By: jessica / November 9, 2010

Phish Bring “Loving Cup” To Fallon For Exile On Main St. Week

All week, Jimmy's been shining a light on the Stones-cold classic Exile On Main St. with cover performances and the occasional awkward satellite patch-in by Keith and Mick. It's all an extended promotional celebration for the legendary LP's reissue next week, coming to a heady head last night with Phish's take on "Loving Cup."… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 14, 2010

Keef’s Pop-Snorting Confession Was Just “A Joke”

Damage control? Or worst joke ever? Via AP:"It was an off-the-cuff remark, a joke, and it is not true. File under April Fool's joke," said Bernard Doherty of LD Communications, which represents the Rolling Stones.Added Richards' longtime manager Jane Rose (via MTV):Said in jest. Can't believe anyone took [it] seriously.Right, so gullible! More »

By: Stereogum / April 4, 2007

DOs & DON’Ts: Inside The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Yesterday afternoon came word from The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame that some seats at Table Van Halen opened up. So we made some calls and got the hookup (thanks, Bono!) to the Waldorf Astoria for this year's induction ceremony. Sure, the event has gotten lamer over the years, what with the lack of… More »

By: Stereogum / March 13, 2007