1981 – The Clash in New York

The Clash booked a seven-night stand at the Bonds nightclub in Times Square in the spring of 1981. It was partially a public relations stunt, since they knew the mad scramble for tickets would make for great press. These were their only American dates of the year, and demand outstripped supply by a huge margin. Fans…


Green and Clean: Billy Joe Armstrong

In an exclusive interview in the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone, Billie Joe Armstrong opens up about his years of alcohol and prescription drug abuse and his road back from his onstage meltdown at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas last September. “I’d wake up in a strange house on a couch. I wouldn’t remember…


Just Another Day With Travis Barker

Photo Gallery: As Travis Barker of Blink-182 prepared for his all-star performance at the Grammys last week, he let Rolling Stone behind the scenes to document his day. Click HERE to view life with Travis…


Bono Gets New Namesake

A newly-identified species of spider living in California’s Joshua Tree National Park has been named after Bono. Nearly three dozen new species of the cleverly named trapdoor spider, which hides from prey beneath a self-made hatch, have been identified, three of them from Joshua Tree National Park. The female trapdoor spiders live 20 years or…


Green Day Goes Retro for X-Kid

Green Day apparently misses a simpler, more analog time, judging by their new video for “X-Kid,” a song from the band’s trilogy-closing album ¡Tré! There’s not a lot to look at: the band presses play on a tape and lets it roll. WATCH   Source:


Killers Holiday Tune For Charity

Here for their annual Christmas single, are The Killers! The band recorded “I Feel It in My Bones” featuring Ryan Pardey on vocals, on a day off during their U.K. tour. The Killers will release “I Feel It in My Bones” on December 4th on iTunes. All sales from the song will benefit RED,  a charity to…


Soundgarden: “Been Away Too Long”

Soundgarden’s King Animal marks the group’s return a full 15 years after their initial breakup and, in the video for the album cut “Been Away Too Long,” the alt-rockers rage again with neck-breaking authority. The clip’s story is intriguing, too: a young girl in a straitjacket rises from bones and runs from mysterious men and attack dogs…


Metallica for Green Day

Metallica will take over Green Day’s headlining slot at New Orleans’ Voodoo Music and Arts Experience later this month while Billie Joe Armstrong focuses on his rehab, festival organizers announced Friday. The Saturday night (October 27th) set will mark Metallica’s first time playing Voodoo. Guitarist Kirk Hammet told Fuse that Metallica got the call to step in a…