1. Watch My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Seth Avett Cover Blind Melon

    May 01, 2015 12:10 PM EDT On April 7, photographer-filmmaker Danny Clinch announced plans for a documentary on the late Blind Melon singer Shannon Hoon. In order to promote the film's Kickstarter campaign, Clinch enlisted the help of a couple rock frontmen. Below, watch My Morning Jacket's Jim James cover …

  2. Avett Brothers Prepping New Album, Expect to Record With Rick Rubin in November

    June 19, 2014 9:09 PM EDT Seth Avett says he and older brother Scott are "sitting on about 30 songs right now" for the Avett Brothers eighth album, which will be the follow-up to 2013's Top 5 "Magpie and the Dandelion."  The Avett Brothers Q&A and LIVE at Bonnaroo 2014 Avett adds that…

  3. Watch The Avett Brothers' Live Acoustic Tastemakers Session

    November 01, 2012 1:10 PM EDT Watch the band's exclusive three-song Billboard Tastemakers performance of tunes from "The Carpenter," plus a Q&A. Photos: The Avett Brothers' Tastemakers Session The Avett Brothers say the two keys to making recent album "The Carpenter" were talking things…

  4. The Avett Brothers Gain Rick Rubin's Trust on 'The Carpenter'

    September 06, 2012 4:00 PM EDT "We felt like ['I and Love and You'] was boot camp, and with this record Rick was like, 'Do your own thing,'" says Seth Avett. After feeling "a little bit out of our element, a little unfamiliar with the territory" on 2009's lauded "I and Love…

  5. Avett Brothers Show 'Love' Of Pop On Major Label Debut

    September 14, 2009 9:38 AM EDT Some call them Southern gentlemen; others call them crazy. Folk rockers the Avett Brothers have always sealed business agreements with just a handshake -- even now, as the band makes its new home on a major label. "All the records we put out, we went on a handshake and good faith,"…