Meet Nasty Cherry, the "girl gang" helping Charli XCX live out her rock & roll dreams. “My vision is that they become the biggest band in the world," says Charli XCX. Click the link in our bio to learn how the pop-rock group assembled, their inspirations and more. Photograph by @munachiosegbu
Happy birthday Robert Plant! The unearthly howl he unleashed with Led Zeppelin was a bluesman crossed with a Viking deity. Tap the link in our bio to read why he is one of the 100 greatest singers of all time. Photograph by Dick Barnatt/Getty Images
“Hot Girl Summer,” Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj’s new collab, debuted at Number One on the RS 100 this week with 17.8 million streams in the period of August 9th to August 15th. The single started as a meme before transforming into a song thanks to the help from Ty Dolla $ign. Learn more at the link in our bio.
Here's a first look at our upcoming cover featuring Harry Styles. You can pick it up on newsstands September 3rd. Photograph by @ryanmcginleystudios
Pro surfer Conner Coffin takes us on a tour of the songs that became the soundtrack of his life — including the Allman Brothers Band's “Blue Sky” and Bob Dylan's “Blowin’ in the Wind.” Click the link in our bio to see the full list. Photograph by @itstrotter
Francis Ford Coppola spoke to us about why he decided to make 'Apocalypse Now: Final Cut' — and why he believes this version is the best. "This was the version where the illusion of 'Apocalypse Now' finally snapped into place for me," he says. Click the link in our bio to read the full feature. Photograph by Chas Gerretsen/Nederlands Fotomuseum/Zoetrope Corp.
Woodstock 50 had nearly every resource a festival could ask for: a storied brand name, financial backing from a multinational communications company, and agents eager to sign up their artists for sizable paychecks. So how did it turn into a disaster? A Rolling Stone special report looks into all the court fights and behind-the-scenes drama of what went wrong. Read it at the link in our bio. Illustration by Sean McCabe
Jon Landau saw Bruce Springsteen play at Cambridge, Massachusetts’ Harvard Square Theater on May 9th, 1974 and then declared him “rock and roll future” in Boston’s 'Real Paper,' creating a tidal wave of hype that crested with the release of 'Born to Run.’ Click the link in our bio for never-before-seen photos from the legendary night. Photograph by @BarrySchneierPhotography
Wild sets and big hits: We joined Cage the Elephant and Beck for a day in the life of one of the biggest tours of the summer. Tap the link in our bio to see photos from their big adventure. Photograph @SachaLecca
Happy birthday Robert De Niro! From ‘Raging Bull’ to ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle,' tap the link in our bio for some of the actor’s best, worst and craziest performances. Photograph by Moviestore/Shutterstock
Red Hot Chili Peppers released ‘Mother’s Milk’ 30 years ago today. The album set the funk-punkers on a path for MTV stardom, festival headlining and, eventually, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Click the link in our bio to read our 2014 interview with drummer Chad Smith as he looks back at the moment that changed his life, re-invented his band and ultimately made the world a little freakier. Photograph by @JeffKravitz/FilmMagic
RG @rscountry: Elvis Presley died 42 years ago today. His fans gathered for the annual candlelight vigil last night at Graceland to remember his legacy. Click the link in our bio to see our list of Elvis’s 10 best country performances.
Happy birthday Madonna! The legendary singer's music videos defined an MTV era and changed pop culture forever. Tap the link in our bio for the stories behind 20 of her greatest visuals. Photograph by Frans Schellekens/Getty Images
Happy Birthday Jennifer Lawrence! Revisit our 2012 cover story on how the movie star became the coolest chick in Hollywood at the link in our bio. Photograph by Markian Lozowchuk/Redux
Woodstock kicked off 50 years ago today. “It was a success and a failure in equal measure and, like any accident, impossible to repeat,” David Fricke writes about the fest. Click the link in our bio to revisit all our coverage on the historic event. Photograph by John Dominis/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
Happy birthday David Crosby! Last year, we talked to the singer-songwriter about how his current band reminds him of CSNY’s early days, what's inspiring him to stay busier than ever and more. “I’ve got to make the most of every minute I have,” he says. “Wouldn’t you?” Tap the link in our bio to read how he found a new harmony. Photograph by Robert Altman/Getty Images
The Harlem Cultural Festival attracted everyone from Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone to the Fifth Dimension and Jesse Jackson, but quickly faded into obscurity. Why doesn’t anyone remember? Click the link in our bio to read more about the 1969 music fest that has been called “Black Woodstock.” Photograph by CBS/Getty Images
Ariana Grande and Social House’s new collaboration “Boyfriend” debuted at Number One on our Top 100. Fans streamed “Boyfriend” over 18 million times, and the track also earned more than 31,000 downloads. Learn more at the link in our bio.
From Childish Gambino to Blink-182, check out photos from this year’s Outside Lands Festival at the link in our bio. Photograph by @KeilenPhotography
As ‘GLOW’ becomes a Vegas revue, its stars spend much of their time out of the wrestling ring — for better and worse. Click the link in our bio to read Alan Sepinwall's review of the Netflix series. Photograph by Ali Goldstein/Netflix
Noel Gallagher talked to us about crafting the perfect setlist and touring with Smashing Pumpkins. “I say to people, it’s not an Oasis gig,” he tells us. “Oasis is done. If you missed them, that’s fucking tough luck.” Tap the link in our bio to read the full story. Photograph by Maria Laura Antonelli/Shutterstock
Robin Williams died five years ago today. From a pre-Mork set to a drop-in appearance on ‘Set List,' his one-liners and epic rants remind us of the guy who gave himself to the stage and the crowd. Click the link in our bio for a look at 15 jokes spanning his career. Photograph by Aaron Rapoport/Getty Images
Omar Apollo has become a DIY pop auteur, churning out lovelorn songs that reconcile the sultry sounds of D’Angelo, Prince and Frank Ocean with Mexican soul and traditional corridos — narrative ballads. Tap the link in our bio to read why the rising Indiana singer wants to inspire young Latinx musicians to "go crazy." Photograph by @ryanpfluger
Baron Wolman became our first chief photographer, capturing legendary artists like Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, and many others during his three years on the job. “When I took them, I had no sense of the historical value,” Wolman says. "I had no sense of the fact that it was a window into a very important time in our country’s social history." Click the link in our bio to see some of his secret classic rock shots. Photograph by @baronwolman/Courtesy of Omnibus Press
Jerry Garcia died 24 years ago today. The guitarist was the unlikeliest of pop stars and the most reticent of cultural icons. Click the link in our bio to read our tribute to the Grateful Dead leader who left behind a legacy of wondrous creations. Photograph by Robert Altman/Getty Images
Happy birthday Shawn Mendes! Last year, the Canadian pop star talked to us about building a long-term career, being skeptical of his success and more. Revisit the cover story at the link in our bio. Photograph by @ruvenafanador
The Beatles were photographed crossing Abbey Road 50 years ago today, resulting in one of the most iconic album covers of all time. At the link in our bio, Rob Sheffield settles an age-old debate about the album. Courtesy of Apple Corps
Last night, we partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures to host a special screening and panel discussion for @blindedbythelightmovie. Director Gurinder Chadha and screenwriter Sarfraz Manzoor sat down with Brian Hiatt to talk about how they brought Bruce Springsteen's music to '80s England for the film. Click the link in our bio for a recap. Photograph by Nick Wall/Warner Bros. Pictures
Blurring the lines between fact and fiction, 'BH90210' ends up being three different shows in one.Tap the link in our bio to read Alan Sepinwall's review of Fox’s super-meta reunion series.
NF’s 'The Search' debuted at Number One on our Top 200 Albums chart. The album sold more than 88,000 copies and amassed over 56 million streams — enough to push it past Chance the Rapper’s 'The Big Day.' Tap the link in our bio to learn more.
Toni Morrison, the Nobel Laureate and author of 'The Bluest Eye' and 'Beloved,' has died at the age of 88. She published 11 novels over the course of her career, along with several books of non-fiction, scattered short stories, children’s books, a couple plays and an opera libretto. In 1993, she became the first black woman from any nation to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click the link in our bio to learn more. Photograph by James Keyser/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images
As the Latin pop landscape continues to expand in both talent and genre, so does its outstanding quality in visuals. From Club Anuel to Rosalía’s satirical game show, click the link our bio for the 10 best Latin music videos of July. Photograph by Adela Loconte/Shutterstock
Vanessa Kirby talks to us about the joy of making 'Hobbs & Shaw' and becoming your next favorite summer-movie action star. "In that way, the role was cathartic,” she says. “I’m in a movie where I get to fight the Rock. And I get to win.” Head to the link in our bio for the full story. Photograph by @holliefernando
Katy Perry's name lit up headlines this week when a jury unanimously ruled that her 2013 smash hit “Dark Horse” copied an older song from a little-known Christian rapper. Recent cases involving Perry, Led Zeppelin, and Ed Sheeran mark a trend that shows no sign of slowing down. Click the link in our bio to read why all your favorite songs are suddenly being sued. Photograph by Amy Harris/Invision/AP/Shutterstock
Skid Row's Sebastian Bach talks to us about the group's classic debut at 30, and why he's still hoping for a reunion with his ex-bandmates. “We were close to reuniting maybe two years ago, or a year ago or something like that, but then it didn’t happen,” he says. “The fact that it didn’t happen obviously makes me somewhat bitter, because life is only getting shorter, as the song says.” Click the link in our bio for the full interview. Photograph from Redferns/Getty
Chance the Rapper had a mission while making ‘The Big Day’: no dull moments. “He’s like, ‘we’re still trying to get all the songs OK’d by everybody,'” said Trap Money Benny, the producer who worked on five songs from the rapper’s debut. " In my head I’m like, ‘Damn, this is definitely not coming out at midnight.'” Tap the link in our bio to read more about the last-minute push to get the album finished. Photograph by Nolis Anderson
Eric Blackstead, the man largely responsible for the 'Woodstock' album, played a huge role in the 1960s but died alone and penniless in 2015. Now his friends want to scatter his ashes in Bethel, New York and keep his legacy alive. “He was in charge,” says Carlos Jimenez Freer, who worked alongside Blackstead at the festival. “And in the middle of the rain and conditions, he didn’t lose his cool. That’s what made Eric great.” Click the link in our bio to read about the triumph and tragedy of Woodstock’s forgotten album producer. Photograph by Paul DeMaria/NY Daily News Archive/Getty Images
Billie Eilish appears on our latest cover. Click the link in our bio to read the story in full. We spend time with pop’s biggest new star at home as she opens up about adjusting to fame, writing songs with her brother Finneas, her mental-health struggles and more. “I’ve loved attention my whole life,” she says, “but I don’t think anyone knows what fame actually is. Because if I did want to be famous — it wasn’t this kind.” Photograph by @petrafcollins
The first pair of Democratic Party debates in Miami created headlines, viral moments, and for a few, hangovers. There is danger of that again in the second round, to begin tonight. Tap the link in our bio for Matt Taibbi's Democratic Party debate night drinking game.
Five years ago, burnt out on internet misogyny, The Vivian Girls broke up. “When we broke up, we broke up for real,” Katy Goodman says. "But we always knew we had something special.” Now back together, one of the best indie bands of the 2000s talked to us about their comeback album and more. Photograph by Neil Kryszak
Phish's Page McConnell talked to us about the band's summer tour, reviving his psychedelic project 'Vida Blue' and more. "I think as I’ve gotten older and hopefully a little wiser, I’m able to just focus on what I need to focus on," he says. Click the link in our bio to read the full story. Photograph by @JeffKravitz/FilmMagic
Y2k and bbno$ promotion strategy for "Lalala" included a dating app as well as TikTok, Craigslist, eBay, and even a telemarketing scheme. Somehow, it worked. Tap the link in our bio to see how the pair's unlikely, joking track became a hit. Photo by @LindseyByrnes
Happy birthday Mick Jagger! In our 1995 interview, the Rolling Stones frontman looks back on his years in the world’s greatest rock & roll band. "There’s this great fascination for music and this love of playing blues – not only blues, just rock & roll generally. There’s this great love of that," he says. Click the link in our bio to read the full interview. Photograph by Richard Rosser/Shutterstock
Set in 1969 Los Angeles, Quentin Tarantino’s all-star fantasia ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ links the movie biz and Manson-era violence with explosive results. Tap the link in our bio to read Peter Travers’ review. Photograph by Andrew Cooper/Universal Pictures
Dr. John was a talented kid who got his finger blown off, went to prison, then transformed into one of rock’s most outsized characters. Where did Mac Rebennack end and Dr. John begin? As he would say to himself, “I got some confusement here.” Click the link in our bio to read more about the mystery of the New Orleans saint. Photograph by @jacobblick/Redux
20 years ago, Rob Sheffield attended the disaster that was Woodstock '99 and came back with an incredible opening line: "As the flames climbed high into the night, to moonlight the sacrificial rite, I saw Kid Rock laughing with delight." Click the link in our bio for the full report. Photograph by Peter R Barber/AP/Shutterstock
Happy birthday Daniel Radcliffe! From lawsuits to parodies to love affairs, click the link in our bio for the 14 most shocking Harry Potter scandals of all time. Photograph by © Warner Bros. Pictures/Courtesy of Everett Collection
Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” regained the Number One spot on the Top 100 after being dethroned last week by a strong opening week for Post Malone’s “Goodbyes” featuring Young Thug. Tap the link in our bio to see how the rapper got back on top.
Amy Winehouse died eight years ago today. The late star lived with unapologetic flair that earned her headlines, but the flashes of vulnerability in her music made her work truly timeless. From ‘Frank’ outtakes to a soulful Beatles cover, click the link in our bio to hear some of the singer's most compelling unreleased songs. Photograph by Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty Images