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This is a story about Iron Maiden. But before we talk about Iron Maiden, let’s talk about Lady Gaga. More »

Following up a set from Drake would be a tough job for anyone, and the bill for Saturday’s Governors Ball did seem a little sparse for the second full day. Still, New Yorkers and others who had trekked to the city specifically for the festival came out in droves on Saturday — at least the… More »

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that one headliner was Drake. People talked about that Drake show all weekend. People rapped Drake lyrics at each other every time there was a conversational lull, or asked strangers who… More »

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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 u…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Taylor Swift Shares Excited Statement About Ryan Adams’ 1989 Covers Album

We already knew that Taylor Swift was more than stoked when she heard that Ryan Adams would be covering every single song off of last…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Ryan Adams Made A Rootsy Cover Of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” On Its One-Year Anniversary

Ryan Adams has been consistently sharing previews of his 1989 cover album since he announced the project earlier this month, and the latest track he'…
James Rettig | August 19, 2015 - 9:47 am

Preview Ryan Adams’ Cover Of Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams”

Ryan Adams is continuing his wonderful quest to record a full-length cover version of Taylor Swift's massive pop album 1989. He's been doling out progress
Peter Helman | August 12, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Preview Ryan Adams’ Heartbreaker-Style Cover Of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood”

In what initially seemed like a joke but has now become gloriously real, Ryan Adams has spent the past few days recording a full-length cover
Peter Helman | August 9, 2015 - 11:20 am

Preview Ryan Adams’ Cover Of Taylor Swift’s “Out Of The Woods”

Yesterday morning, we learned that Ryan Adams had spent the previous night embarking on a fascinating an unlikely project: He was covering all of Taylor…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 9:03 am

Ryan Adams Is Covering Taylor Swift’s 1989 In The Style Of The Smiths

Stereogum has a comments section, so we know that there are people out there still resisting the charms of Taylor Swift's ridiculously strong pop album…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 9:02 am

Ryan Adams – “Willow Lane,” “Yes Or Run,” & “Red Hot Blues”

The latest installment of Ryan Adams' prolific PaxAm singles series is here. The "Willow Lane" 7" also features B-sides "Yes Or Run" and "Red Hot…
Chris DeVille | July 31, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These”

I never thought I'd say this, but I'd be interested in hearing a Ryan Adams album entirely comprising live acoustic Foo Fighters covers. The basi…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Ryan Adams – “Burn In The Night,” “Cop City,” & “Look In The Mirror”

The next in the line of seemingly endless Ryan Adams 7-inches is upon us. This one contains three tracks: Side A is "Burn In The…
James Rettig | June 23, 2015 - 9:50 am

Ryan Adams Dissed Deadmau5 At Gov Ball So Don’t Hold Your Breath For Their Unreleased Collaboration

Ryan Adams doesn't appreciate interruptions, be they Bryan Adams-obsessed hecklers or flash-happy amateur photographers. And crowded music festivals can be stressful places for everyone --…
Peter Helman | June 7, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Ryan Adams Announces “Burn In The Night” 7″ Feat. Three New Songs

Another month, another new Ryan Adams 7-inch for fans to fawn over. This one will contain three new tracks: A-side "Burn In The Night," which…
James Rettig | May 20, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Watch David Letterman Bring Ryan Adams Back For An Encore

In 2002, Ryan Adams came through the Late Show With David Letterman to perform "Starting To Hurt," a song from his then-new album Demolition. He…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2015 - 8:32 am

Watch Foo Fighters’ Surprise Covers Set At A California County Fair

Last year saw Dave Grohl taking things to another level with his HBO documentary series and the massive, mainstream new Foo Fighters record, Sonic Highways.
Caitlin White | May 13, 2015 - 2:55 pm

Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performer…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Bryan Adams Comments On Ryan Adams’ “Summer Of ’69” Cover

Last week, Ryan Adams took to the stage at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium and played a solo acoustic cover of Bryan Adams' "Summer Of '69." Thi…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 7:11 am

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Bryan Adams’ “Summer Of ’69” In Callback To Infamous Heckling Incident

Back in 2003, Ryan Adams was playing Nashville's fabled Ryman Auditorium, and one fan wouldn't stop requesting that he cover Bryan Adams' cheese-rock hit "Summer
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2015 - 2:36 pm
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