1. Bruce Springsteen Covers AC/DC in Australia: Watch

    February 10, 2014 3:26 AM EST Bruce Springsteen fans are used to cool covers complimentary of the E Street Band, but concertgoers in Australia got an extremely rare treat, as the New Jersey rocker paid tribute to one of their own superstar acts: AC/DC. For the first time ever, the E Street Band tackled the metal fury of…

  2. Tom Morello to Record First Solo Rock Album After Bruce Springsteen Tour

    January 10, 2014 10:28 AM EST The guitarist says playing with Springsteen and the E Street Band prior to "High Hopes" inspired him to "make the craziest guitar record that anyone's ever heard. The idea is that this is the Hendrix of now" Rocking with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band has…

  3. Ice Cube Confirms May Release for New Album

    January 03, 2014 8:41 PM EST "Everythang's Corrupt" will hit stores May 13 The first new album of new material from Ice Cube in over three years finally has a release date, and it'll come out prior to the year's halfway point. "Everythang's Corrupt," the rapper's 10th LP, will…

  4. New Bruce Springsteen Album Arrives Early

    December 28, 2013 6:15 PM EST "High Hopes" is scheduled for an official release on Jan. 14 Despite a pronounced release date of Jan. 14, Bruce Springsteen's "High Hopes" briefly became available for purchase and download via Amazon on Saturday (Dec. 28). "High Hopes" could be found…

  5. Calle 13 Unleashes 'Multi_Viral' Video, Shot On West Bank With Tom Morello

    December 13, 2013 1:05 PM EST Calle 13 have released a video for their activist song "Multi_Viral," which features guitarist Tom Morello, vocals by Palestinian artist Kamilya Jubran, and a spoken word contribution from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Running just over four urgent and eye-opening…

  6. Calle 13’s Residente: We Should ‘Start Building Bridges Between Palestine & Puerto Rico’

    December 06, 2013 1:03 AM EST The frontman for the Grammy-winning Puerto Rican hip-hop outfit Calle 13 said Thursday that he sees similarities between the political situation of Palestinians and those of his own people. Speaking to The Associated Press in Bethlehem, where he is shooting the band's latest music…

  7. Bruce Springsteen to Release 'High Hopes' Studio Album in January

    November 25, 2013 8:17 AM EST Columbia Records announced Monday that Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album, "High Hopes," will be released on Jan. 14, 2014. The record is an eclectic combination of cover songs, new songs, and songs previously performed by Springsteen in some format. The album was…

  8. Bruce Springsteen Announces 'High Hopes' Single; New Album in January?

    November 18, 2013 6:38 PM EST Bruce Springsteen has announced he'll release a new single on Nov. 25. Titled "High Hopes," the vibrant song is actually a cover of a track by short-lived Los Angeles band The Havalinas, and fans will note that Springsteen included an earlier version on the 1996…

  9. Bruce Springsteen's MusiCares Tribute: Sting, Neil Young to Honor The Boss

    January 02, 2013 10:05 AM EST Other Artists to Perform at Grammy Week Event Include Kenny Chesney, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith; Jon Stewart to Host Bruce Springsteen will be honored as MusiCares Person of the Year during Grammy week with a tribute event featuring performances by some of the biggest names in music,…

  10. Rage Against the Machine: 'No Plans' to Record New Album

    November 15, 2012 11:50 AM EST Tom Morello talks RATM, including reissue of debut: "I want to give [fans] a motherlode of Rage Against The Machine history, past and present" Rage Against The Machine is making some noise again -- but with its past rather than its present. Despite bassist Tim Commerford's…

  11. Bruce Springsteen Presents 'Big Man' Honors to Steven Van Zandt

    October 17, 2012 8:20 AM EDT The night busted open in New York City as Bruce Springsteen and other Rock and Roll Hall of Famers helped Steven Van Zandt celebrate his Big Man of the Year award. Darlene Love, Elvis Costello and Dion were among the stellar performers Tuesday night at a rollicking benefit for Little Kids…

  12. Bruce Springsteen & Eddie Vedder Duet At Wrigley Field: Watch

    September 08, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Springsteen's 3.5 hour Chicago show included guest spots by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band welcomed both Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello to the mic…

  13. Dee Snider Blasts Romney Camp's Use of Twisted Sister Hit

    August 22, 2012 10:20 AM EDT UPDATE: Twisted Sister founding guitarist Jay Jay French announces that he, too, shall not take it; delivers a blistering rebuke of Paul Ryan to Roll Call. Read It Are there any recording stars not named "Kid" or "Jr." willing to let the Mitt Romney campaign use (or like)…

  14. Tom Morello Rages Against Paul Ryan in Op-Ed

    August 16, 2012 8:53 PM EDT Looks like Tom Morello won't be voting for the Romney-Ryan ticket this fall. The guitarist spoke out against Paul Ryan, the recently announced Republican vice-presidential candidate, in an op-ed piece in Rolling Stone after finding out the congressman is a Rage Against the Machine fan.…

  15. Exclusive: Pete Seeger Duets With Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle on New Album

    August 01, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Folk Icon Releasing Two Albums on Sept. 25: 'A More Perfect Union' and 'Pete Remembers Woody' Folk music legend Pete Seeger , 93, is releasing two albums on Appleseed Recordings. "A More Perfect Union" features 14 new songs that Seeger has penned with singer…

  16. Public Enemy's Two New Albums Will 'Talk to Each Other,' Says Chuck D

    May 23, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Public Enemy plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its recording career not only by dipping deeply into its past -- 1987's "Yo! Bum Rush the Show" -- during its concerts but also by unleashing a wealth of new music. Frontman Chuck D tells Billboard.com that the iconic rap…

  17. Tom Morello, Das Racist Perform at May Day Occupy Wall Street: Watch

    May 02, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello made a special appearance at yesterday's May Day Occupy Wall Street in New York City's Bryant Park. Singing along with a large crowd of protestors, Morello performed an acoustic version of Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land.…

  18. Bruce Springsteen Shakes, Rattles, Surfs in Los Angeles

    April 27, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Tracking set lists is a popular pastime of Bruce Springsteen aficionados and the current tour has provided sufficient fodder in that department: In the 18 shows since he started the tour on March 18 in Atlanta, Springsteen has performed 65 different songs, only a dozen of which have made it…

  19. Bound for Glory: Woody Guthrie Centennial Concert an Inspired Tribute

    April 16, 2012 5:15 PM EDT The Woody Guthrie centennial celebration landed in Los Angeles for a weekend of scholarly discussions and a sold-out, 3-1/2 hour concert that ended with a most unlikely sight -- more than 2,000 people pogo-ing while singing Guthrie's best-known song, "This Land is Your Land."…

  20. SXSW 2012: 10 Things Seen and Heard Friday

    March 17, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Who forgot their lyrics? Who had synchronized dance moves? And who had Bill Murray rocking out in the crowd? Here are 10 things from Friday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. As he promised, Tom Morello turned his Friday night showcase…

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