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Somewhere along the way, the Black Keys sneakily became one of the weirdest bands of the 21st century. Not stylistically, of course — and that’s where a whole lot of the weirdness is rooted. There are still famous rock bands in 2015, but the topic of their decreased relevance is by now its own cliché. More »

Just setting a festival in Barcelona means you don’t really have to try as hard. Who doesn’t feel like going to Spain for a festival overlooking the water? Bonnaroo is probably my favorite festival, and while Nashville is cool and the Farm is a special setting, it’s not exactly the allure of Tennessee that ha… More »

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

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Bob Dylan To Be Honored By Beck, Jack White, The Black Keys, Eddie Vedder At 2015 MusiCares Gala

Bob Dylan has been named as the 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year by The National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences, the same organizatio…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 6:39 pm
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Watch The Black Keys Cover Edwyn Collins For Fallon

The Black Keys took a break from their current U.S. tour to bring their brand of crunchy rock to Fallon last night. They performed "Gotta…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 10:43 am

Watch The Black Keys Cover Edwyn Collins’ “A Girl Like You”

Since embarking on their latest U.S. tour at the beginning of this month, the Black Keys have been covering Edwyn Collins' early '90s hit "A…
James Rettig | September 22, 2014 - 10:44 am

Hear Patrick Carney’s Theme To New Animated Netflix Series BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman is a new animated sitcom on Netflix about a washed-up sitcom star who happens to be an anthropomorphic horse-person. The first season i…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2014 - 9:14 am
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The Black Keys – “Weight Of Love” Video (NSFW)

The Black Keys' video for their seven-minute Turn Blue power ballad "Weight Of Love" begins the same way their "Fever" video ended: With a grainy…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2014 - 12:31 pm
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Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of…
Scott Lapatine | June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm
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Jack White Calls Black Keys “Watered-Down” White Stripes, Later Apologizes

Earlier this month, the Black Keys discussed their Jack White feud and were pretty sympathetic to the guy -- but now White has talked more…
Miles Bowe | May 30, 2014 - 6:15 pm
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The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?"…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2014 - 4:08 pm
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The Black Keys Discuss Ugly Jack White Feud

Jack White might live in the same city as the Black Keys, but that doesn't mean he has to like them. White has reportedly refused…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2014 - 2:26 pm
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Watch The Black Keys’ Full Hangout ’14 Set

The Black Keys played their first show since the release of their new album Turn Blue at Alabama's Hangout Festival. The set was comprised of…
James Rettig | May 18, 2014 - 4:31 pm
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Steve Reich & Philip Glass Bury The Hatchet For Nonesuch’s 50th

Tastefully curated Warner Bros. subsidiary Nonesuch turns 50 this year and is still going strong (next week they may very well have the #1 album…
Scott Lapatine | May 15, 2014 - 10:21 am
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Black Keys Take Turn Blue To Colbert, Patrick Carney Says Michael Jackson’s Xscape Is Fucking Bullshit

Patrick Carney, famously bespectacled drummer for the Black Keys, has made a habit lately of attacking easy pop targets. First, it was Justin Bieber. Now,…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2014 - 9:40 am
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Watch The Black Keys’ Live On Letterman Webcast

David Letterman doesn't usually make a big deal about his musical guests, even the really famous ones. But last night, he gave actual literal marquee…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2014 - 11:46 am
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Watch The Black Keys Play SNL With Charlize Theron

The Black Keys' Turn Blue is out on Tuesday and last night the band returned to Saturday Night Live to play a couple of song…
Scott Lapatine | May 11, 2014 - 9:01 am
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Patrick Carney Is Still Pissed At “Fucking Irresponsible Asshole” Justin Bieber

In case you don't have an encyclopedic knowledge of Very Important Music Beefs, let's first set the stage. Last year, after the Black Keys wo…
James Rettig | May 9, 2014 - 3:53 pm
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Watch The Black Keys Goof Around With Charlize Theron In Some SNL Promos

It's a big day for goofy promo videos featuring the Black Keys! First it was the Turn Blue tour announcement; now it's the promos for…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2014 - 5:08 pm
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Watch The Black Keys Announce Turn Blue Tour (With St. Vincent) In Jokey Press Conference

The Black Keys are releasing Turn Blue next week -- it's streaming now! -- and as monstrously successful rock bands are wont to do, they've…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2014 - 10:20 am
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Stream The Black Keys Turn Blue

Two and a half years after El Camino, the Black Keys are now one of the biggest rock bands in the world, and their new…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 4:17 pm
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Watch The Black Keys Debut “Bullet In The Brain” At BBC’s Maida Vale Studios

The Black Keys recently performed a live session at BBC Studios for Zane Lowe, where they debuted a new song off their upcoming album, Turn
Miles Bowe | May 1, 2014 - 12:23 pm
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The Black Keys – “Fever” Video

Unstoppable arena-rock monsters the Black Keys are about to unleash their latest Danger Mouse-produced album Turn Blue upon us, and they shared the tense and…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 11:10 am
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