Rick Astley

Watch Foo Fighters & Rick Astley Play A Grunge “Never Gonna Give You Up” In Japan

Foo Fighters played Japan's Summer Sonic Festival this weekend and so too did Rick Astley, so of course (?) they got together during the Foos'
James Rettig | August 20, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Watch Rick Astley Cover Foo Fighters’ “Everlong”

Rick Astley covered Foo Fighters' "Everlong" to promote a benefit concert he's playing in London on 12/23 in support of the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 8, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Watch Rick Astley Play His First US Concert In 27 Years

Rick Astley, the original rickroller himself, played his first official show in the United States since 1989 at NYC's The Box last night. (He played…
Peter Helman | August 11, 2016 - 6:39 pm

Watch Rick Astley Cover “Uptown Funk” At London ’80s Festival

While I am currently listening to the original version of "Uptown Funk" on the newly launched Apple Music, another cover of the ubiquitous Mark Ronson/Bruno…
Caitlin White | June 30, 2015 - 1:47 pm

Watch Lorde, Disclosure, Alt-J, Skrillex, & More In A Very Austalian Year-End Sketch For Triple J

The Australian radio station Triple J is about to launch its year-end Hottest 100 countdown. And to build up anticipation (or whatever), it put together…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2014 - 9:10 am

The Week In Politics

Some strange and funny confluences of music and politics over the last couple weeks. First, Republican and former Governor of Florida had to apologize on…
jessica | April 13, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Pearl Jam Rickroll

Last week we saw EdVed & Co in Devo disguise. Today they deliver a video of Stone Gossard singing "Never Gonna Give You Up." Let's…
Scott Lapatine | November 9, 2009 - 3:09 pm

Obama, Rick Astley Preside Over MTV Europe Awards

The MTV Europe Awards took place at Liverpool's Echo Arena last night. Katy Perry and Jared Leto hosted. Both also won awards. (Huh?) Britney Spears…
Brandon Stosuy | November 7, 2008 - 9:19 am

Pop Star Halloween Costume Idea #11: Rick Astley

Free mask at Forbes.com. You're on your own with the portable iPod speakers. Ten more ideas this way.
Amrit Singh | October 28, 2008 - 9:10 am

Rick Astley On Rickrolling

The well tread internet joke that Gawker once called the web equivalent of '80s bait "...NOT" should need no explanation by now. But if your…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2008 - 10:47 am