1. Governors Ball 2014: The Strokes Return to NYC, Rock Classics-Filled Set

    June 08, 2014 12:40 PM EDT The Strokes never toured behind their 2013 album "Comedown Machine," so now that the New York garage-rockers are starting to come out of hiding for some gigs, it feels like a belated album cycle is kicking into gear. The group played Gove ...

  2. Julian Casablancas + The Voidz LIVE at Governors Ball 2014

    Julian Casablancas + The Voidz LIVE at Governors Ball 2014

    June 07, 2014 5:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Julian Casablancas + The Voidz LIVE at Governors Ball 2014, June 6 governors ball , 2014 , performance , Julian Casablancas , Julian Casablancas Videos Julian Casablancas ...

  3. The Strokes Deliver Passionate Set During First Concert Since 2011 at New York’s Capitol Theatre

    June 01, 2014 11:52 AM EDT It was easy to get skittish before the Strokes’ concert at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y., on Saturday night (May 31), the band’s first performance since late 2011.  For one thing, the set list possibilities were completely up in the ai ...

  4. Phoenix, The Strokes to Headline LA's FYF Fest

    May 16, 2014 2:26 PM EDT Indie and alternative rock fans in southern California have plenty to look forward to when FYF Fest comes to Los Angeles this August. The two-day festival, set for Aug. 23-24 at its new location at LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park, just annou ...

  5. The Strokes Aren't 'Toiling' on New Music, Says Albert Hammond, Jr

    October 18, 2013 9:00 AM EDT But Hammond -- whose "AHJ" EP is out now -- says the band will regroup energized and free of a label to "see how we want to present ourselves going forward" Reports of the Strokes' imminent return are a little bit exaggera ...

  6. Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories': Track-By-Track Review

    May 13, 2013 6:43 PM EDT There's a point on "Doin' It Right," the penultimate track on Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," where the album's utter lack of post-modern ambitions smacks the listener in the face. "Everybody ...

  7. Daft Punk Tease New Album at Coachella, During 'Saturday Night Live,' Reveal Guests

    April 14, 2013 2:16 AM EDT Daft Punk may not be on the official Coachella lineup this year, still the French electronic duo still managed to grab the attention of concert-goers talking in the festival's first day (April 12) Daft Punk broadcasted a new trailer for the ...

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  9. Backbeat: LA's Haim Rock NYC's Santos With Columbia, Neon Gold, Universal Republic Execs

    August 06, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Photo: wagz2it for Stereogum.com LA-based sister act Haim (pronounced "hime") have been riding a fast-building buzz this year, due to the gloriously infectious indie-pop EP they released a few months back. In its wake came rapturous pres ...

  10. Exclusive: Frenchkiss Label Group Announces First Distributed Labels: ATP, White Iris, Underwater Peoples, More

    May 09, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Frenchkiss, which announced the formation of the Frenchkiss Label Group earlier this year, has announced the first nine labels joining the fold: ATP Recordings, Cavity Search, Cult, God Mode, Holiday Friends, JAXART, Pendu Sound, Underwater People ...

  11. Pearl Jam Caps PJ20 Fest With The Strokes, QOTSA, Chris Cornell All-Star Jam: Photos

    September 05, 2011 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 How did Pearl Jam top its guest-laden headlining set at Saturday's PJ20 birthday celebration / festival in East Troy, WI? The band capped the weekend Sunday (Sept. 4) with a three-hour workout that included a second Temple of the Dog reunion wi ...

  12. Pearl Jam Fest Wows With Chris Cornell/Temple of The Dog, Multiple Guests

    September 04, 2011 5:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 In an epic kickoff to the band's two-day festival celebrating its 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam 's nearly three-hour rarities-studded set at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theater Saturday (Sept. 3) tapped a rich vein of Seattle rock h ...

  13. The Strokes & Jarvis Cocker Cover The Cars at Reading Festival: Watch

    August 29, 2011 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 As if The Strokes covering The Cars was not enough NME cred for one stage, Julian Casablancas and company were joined by '90s Britpop star and Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker at the Reading Festival this past weekend across the pond. In a genuine a ...

  14. The Strokes Get Trippy In 'Taken For A Fool' Video

    July 08, 2011 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the Strokes' new video for "Taken For a Fool," frontman Julian Casablancas -- clad in classic leather jacket and American flag tank top -- mugs for the camera as he and the band perform the track from their comeback record, "A ...

  15. Bonnaroo 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    June 13, 2011 10:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bonnaroo 2011 came down from its Saturday high with an epic Widespread Panic set, a subdued Strokes one and an abbreviated one by Dallas Mavericks fans Explosions in the Sky. Offstage, fans led dance circles, chipped in for Neon Trees and snatched u ...

  16. THE STROKES -- "ANGLES"

    March 18, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 When Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas sings about "putting your patience to the test," a legion of fans will doubtlessly feel like he's singing directly to them. It's been five years since the quintet's last album, "Fi ...

  17. The Strokes Unveil 'Angles' at Free SXSW Show

    March 18, 2011 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "BBQ before the show was a bad choice," Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas joked before launching into the band's encore-ending song "Last Night," at Austin, TX's Auditorium Shores as an elaborate fireworks display lit ...

  18. THE STROKES -- UNDER COVER OF DARKNESS

    March 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Within two seconds of the Strokes' new single, "Under Cover of Darkness," the five years that preceded it-a period of side projects, inactivity and simmering frustration since their last full-length, 2006's "First Impressions ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Miley Cyrus Lashes Out at Paparazzi, Strokes Frontman Dissatisfied with New Album

    March 10, 2011 7:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miley Cyrus Lets Loose on Paparazzi Miley Cyrus and mother Tish were spotted at California Chicken Cafe in West Hollywood Wednesday (Mar. 10), with the paparazzi in close ...

  20. Miley Cyrus and The Strokes' Pretty Cool 'SNL' Promo

    March 04, 2011 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 M iley Cyrus is hosting this weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live" with musical guest The Strokes , which is "pretty cool." Don't you agree that it's "pretty cool"? Well, that's "pretty coo ...

  21. The Strokes Go Classy in 'Under Cover of Darkness' Video

    March 02, 2011 11:39 AM EST 0 0 0 On the great comeback train of 2011, the Strokes chug along happily, giving fans more material little by little. The Strokes Release New Single, 'Under Cover of Darkness,' as Free Download Yesterday, a new, Radiohead-esque song from the ba ...

  22. The Strokes Release New Single, 'Under Cover of Darkness,' as Free Download

    February 09, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 T he Strokes have released their new single, "Under Cover of Darkness," as a free download on their website today (Feb. 9). The first taste of fourth album "Angles," due out Mar. 22 on RCA, will be available as a free download fo ...

  23. The Strokes: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The Strokes "Angles" March 22 Despite reports of friction in the Strokes camp-borne out, perhaps, by the five-year break between albums-frontman Julian Casablancas has positive thoughts about the making of the New York quintet's fourt ...

  24. New Strokes Album Coming in March, Says Bassist

    January 05, 2011 1:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Monday (Jan. 3) marked the five-year anniversary of the release of "First Impressions of Earth," the Strokes ' third and most recent album. Luckily, fans of the New York rock group won't have to endure the drought of new music mu ...

  25. Watch: The Strokes Discuss the Art of the Mixtape

    December 16, 2010 2:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Remember the days of cassette tapes? Well The Strokes do, and in the first interview footage of the band in more than three years, its members talk about their experiences making mixtapes and musical beginnings. Video: The Strokes Discuss the Art of ...

  26. The Strokes' Fourth Album 'Finally Finished,' Says Singer

    November 17, 2010 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 It's been nearly five years since the Strokes released a new album, but the New York rockers may soon be ending that drought. Singer Julian Casablancas announced on his Twitter account yesterday that the band has finished recording the follow-u ...

  27. Lady Gaga Fires Up Lollapalooza, Stage-Dives

    August 07, 2010 9:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga's first Lollapalooza performance was on a small side stage in 2007, where she received more than a few bewildered stares and was unapologetically called a "trainwreck." So when she headlined the first night of this year ...

  28. Videos of the Week: Christina Aguilera's 'Not Myself Tonight,' Second-Grader Sings 'Don't Stop Believin'

    April 30, 2010 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Christina Aguilera turns up the heat in her new video "Not Myself Tonight"; an eight-year-old nails "Don't Stop Believin'" for Ellen DeGeneres; Sharon Jones g ...

  29. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Spec ...

  30. Strokes Returning To The Stage In 2010

    November 30, 2009 11:16 AM EST 0 0 0 The Strokes and Jay-Z will headline the 2010 Isle of Wight festival in the U.K., marking the New York rock band's first confirmed live gig since October, 2006. The Strokes will headline the festival on June 12. According to Strokes frontman Jul ...

  31. Julian Casablancas Strays From The Strokes For Solo Debut

    November 03, 2009 11:14 AM EST 0 0 0 A basic need to create is what led Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas to record his just-released first solo album, "Phrazes For the Young." "My intent is always to make music," Casablancas tells Billboard.com. "I feel like ...

  32. Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse Album Release Scrapped

    May 15, 2009 4:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s been one of the most hotly anticipated albums of 2009 since it was first announced: “Dark Night of the Soul,” a collaboration between the producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, The Black Keys) and critically acclaimed psych-rock act S ...

  33. Pharrell, Casablancas, Santogold Onboard With Converse

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Converse will launch a new music-focused ad campaign Tuesday (June 10) with the release of a track meant to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the brand. The song, "My Drive Thru," was produced by Pharrell Williams of NERD and feature ...

  34. Criminally 'Vulgar'

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It has taken me 15 years to find guys that want to skip the BS and make something that is really gestalt -- it's the sum of the parts," frontman Josh Homme says of Queens Of The Stone Age bandmates T "It has taken me 15 years to ...

  35. Reznor Guest Spot Adds Mystery To QOTSA Album

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor did indeed join Queens Of The Stone Age in the studio during the recording of the upcoming "Era Vulgaris." However, his contribution to the title track of the pro Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor ...

  36. QOTSA Rocks Hard, Fast On 'Era Vulgaris'

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queens Of The Stone Age runs the gamut of rock'n'roll on its upcoming album, "Era Vulgaris," due in mid-June via Interscope. Nine tracks previewed by Billboard.com today find the Josh Homme-led group Queens Of The Stone Age runs ...

  37. Reznor, Casablancas Drop In On QOTSA Album

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, the Strokes' Julian Casablancas, former group member Mark Lanegan and ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons make guest appearances on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, the ...

  38. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Strokes / Sept. 26, 2006 / Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Celebrating 30 years making music together, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers treated this Hollywood Bowl crowd to an effortless set of solid gold hits, tasteful new songs and well-chosen covers. Celebrating 30 years making music together, Tom Petty a ...

  39. Strokes' Guitarist Hammond Readies Solo Debut

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. will release his solo debut, "Yours To Keep," Oct. 9 in the United Kingdom via Rough Trade. There are no plans to release the set in the United States at prese The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond J ...

  40. 'Mercy': Strokes Cover Gaye With Vedder, Homme

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although a spokesperson could not confirm details, the Strokes have recorded a cover of Marvin Gaye's "Mercy Mercy Me" with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme, Billboard Although a spokesperson ...

  41. Pearl Jam Rocks 'Late Show,' Vedder Joins Strokes

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam stuck around last night (May 4) after taping a song for CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman" to play a 10-song set inside New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre exclusively for members of its f Pearl Jam stuck around last ...

  42. Strokes Out To 'Impress'

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With their third release, the Strokes aim to catch the zeitgeist of a 2001 debut that took the rock world by storm. In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies o ...

  43. Different Strokes

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies of their RCA debut "Is This It" in the United States alone, accordin In 2001, the Strokes transcended the N ...

  44. Sshh!: The Strokes Planning Secret Club Shows

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Jan. 3 release of their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth," draws near, the Strokes are about to set off on a worldwide promo tour that will feature secret club shows in several citi As the Jan. 3 release of their third R ...

  45. The Strokes Settle On 'Earth' Songs

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth." Due Jan. 3, the set is presently unsequenced but is generating early buzz thanks to th The Strokes have selected the 14 songs ...

  46. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclec ...

  47. The Strokes Sets Sights On South America

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. Full details have yet to be confirmed, but ...

  48. Soviet Kitsch

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained Regina Spektor emerges as the fresh-faced piano balladeer of the downtown New York set. On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained R ...

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