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Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am

2015 In Review

Ryan Adams’ Best Non-Taylor Swift Covers Of 2015

Ryan Adams had a big 2014. His self-titled album was his best in almost a decade, and one of the best Tom Petty albums that
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

The Anniversary

Mirror Ball Turns 20

Last week, Neil Young released a new record called The Monsanto Years. It isn't very good. It's a cartoonish protest concept record revolving around the…
Ryan Leas | June 26, 2015 - 10:06 am

More Neil Young stories

Neil Young – “Indian Givers” Video

Neil Young has previously spoken out in opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline, and this sentiment continues with a song and video about the Dakota…
Grace Birnstengel | September 16, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Watch A Preview Of Neil Young On The Big Interview With Dan Rather

Dan Rather's talk show series The Big Interview returns to AXS TV tonight, and his first guest of the season is Neil Young. The interview…
James Rettig | September 13, 2016 - 2:38 pm

Watch Ty Segall Cover Neil Young’s “Down By The River” At The Smell Benefit

Ty Segall's Neil Young idolatry is well-documented -- he has a tattoo of Young's name on his arm, and he's covered him plenty of times
James Rettig | September 12, 2016 - 10:48 am

Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Roger Waters Playing Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit 30th Anniversary

Neil Young's Bridge School benefit concert is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, returning to the Bay Area's Shoreline Amphitheater 10/22-10/23. For this year's event,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 22, 2016 - 10:53 am

Neil Young & TIDAL Skin A NYC Subway Car

Neil Young's latest live album EARTH came out back in June, and to celebrate, Young partnered with streaming service TIDAL to create an "installation" piece…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 15, 2016 - 12:57 pm

Watch Two Neil Youngs On A Tree Stump On Fallon

For years, Jimmy Fallon has been doing a scarily accurate Neil Young impression, first on Late Night and then on The Tonight Show. Last year,…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2016 - 8:55 am

Hear Neil Young On Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast

The comedian Marc Maron is a huge classic-rock type, and that's something that comes through even when he interviews indie rockers on his WTF podcast.
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2016 - 8:53 am

Neil Young: “Fuck You, Donald Trump”

Neil Young, a fervent Bernie Sanders supporter, has not been fond of Donald Trump using his song "Rockin' In The Free World" at campaign events.
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2016 - 4:59 pm

Watch A Loopy Neil Young Talk About PONO & GMOs On Colbert

Earlier this week, crotchety old rock legend Neil Young turned heads when he said that he was totally OK with the idea of Donald Trump
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2016 - 9:22 am

Neil Young OK With Donald Trump Using His Music: “I Got Nothing Against Him”

Normally when right-leaning politicians use the music of left-leaning musicians at political rallies, the musicians protest heavily. Donald Trump, for instance, has drawn the ire…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Neil Young – “Love And Only Love” (EARTH Version)

Next month, Neil Young will release a new live album called EARTH that is being rolled out alongside some new Pono headphones, which is just…
James Rettig | May 13, 2016 - 11:37 am

Watch Neil Young Debut EARTH At Natural History Museum In LA

Neil Young debuted his upcoming live album EARTH at the Natural History Museum Of Los Angeles County last night. The listening party began with a…
Peter Helman | May 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm

Desert Trip Details Revealed: The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who To Play Festival

As rumored and teased, the Coachella site will indeed host a cast of classic rock legends including Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the…
Chris DeVille | May 3, 2016 - 10:23 am

Neil Young Preps Live Album EARTH And Pono Earbuds For Listening To It

Yes, Neil Young is still going on about Pono, his Kickstarter-funded high quality digital audio player that is probably a bunch of bullshit and definitely…
Peter Helman | April 18, 2016 - 10:16 pm

Oldchella: Dylan, McCartney, The Stones, The Who, Neil Young, Roger Waters Tapped For Historic New Festival

Coachella organizers Goldenvoice are planning a historic new festival featuring Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters, The
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 11:06 am

Neil Young Almost Fronted Nirvana Members For Sound City

There's a new documentary called The Smart Studios Story, about alt-rock super-producer Butch Vig and his Madison, Wisconsin studio. And as part of the promo…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2016 - 9:32 am

Watch Neil Young Play “Till The Morning Comes” For The First Time Ever At French Billionaire’s Private Party

Last night, Neil Young played a private concert for French billionaire and banker Édouard Carmignac in Paris at the Théatre Mogador, and performed his After
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 5:08 pm

Watch Kevin Shields, Mike Watt, & Sharon Van Etten Join Dinosaur Jr. In NYC

This week, Dinosaur Jr. have been playing a seven-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom, and they've brought out a ton of special guests, including…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 9:53 am

Watch Bob Mould Join Dinosaur Jr. In NYC

Dinosaur Jr. are in the middle of a star-studded week-long residency at the Bowery Ballroom -- special guests so far have included Kurt Vile, Kim
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 10:18 am

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Cover Neil Young’s “Cortez The Killer” With Kurt Vile

Dinosaur Jr. just kicked off a seven-night run of shows at NYC's Bowery Ballroom in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Dinosaur.
Peter Helman | December 4, 2015 - 7:12 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Play A Surprise Solo Set, Cover The Doors

There are lots of good reasons to go see Patti Smith play a New York show if you get a chance, but here's an extra…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 8:44 am

Neil Young Plays “Vampire Blues” & “L.A.” For The First Time In Over 40 Years

Neil Young is currently on tour with Promise Of The Real as his backing band, and he's been dusting off some old material that hasn't…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Watch Pearl Jam & Stephen Colbert Cover Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World”

Pearl Jam have not been active in 2015. They haven't played any shows or released any music. Eddie Vedder has shown up at a whole…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 9:12 am

Watch Ryan Adams, Norah Jones, Patrick Carney, Charles Bradley & More Cover Neil Young At Neil Fest Night 2

The two-day Neil Fest benefit concert concluded last night, with a stacked lineup of artists taking the stage at the Bowery Ballroom to pay tribute…
Peter Helman | September 15, 2015 - 6:38 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover “Cinnamon Girl” & “Old Man” At Neil Fest

Last night, an all-star lineup of musicians converged on the Bowery Ballroom to pay tribute to Neil Young. The occasion was Neil Fest, a two-night…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 10:06 am

Iron & Wine – “Albuquerque” (Neil Young Cover)

Over the years, Iron & Wine has (d)evolved into this overgrown jam-band entity that grosses me out and makes me sad -- but it was…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2015 - 11:59 am

Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Neil Young Says Pono Is Expanding As Soon As It Finds CEO, Money

Neil Young raised $6.2 million on Kickstarter to launch Pono, a high-resolution digital audio player whose promises of a transcendent sonic experience unlike any other…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 9:20 am
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