Charles Manson was once obsessed with music, but after becoming a notorious killer the music world was obsessed with him.
Taylor Swift's new album is a dark, dizzying monument to the madness of celebrity. Is the old Taylor really dead?
Kanye West's mother died 10 years ago—and rap fans are honoring her memory with a viral campaign to get "Hey Mama" on the charts.
'Lady Bird' is a triumph. Very few films depict the agonies of high school with so much warmth and specificity.
Swift's lawyers tried to silence a blogger for criticizing the pop star's politics. Then the ACLU got involved. Here's the inside story.
The destruction of two essential local news websites by a union-busting billionaire has all the elements of class warfare.
In a revealing interview, Michael Stipe opens up about his (brilliant, painful, confounding) past. Just don’t expect an R.E.M. reunion.
"I do not want to see my name associated with indictments and crimes ever!" Meet the other George Papadopoulos, a random financial planner from Michigan.
Put down those corny sound effects CDs. We made a Halloween playlist for your party.
ACT UP forced the public to address the devastation of the AIDS epidemic. A new film, 'BPM,' dramatizes the struggle—and offers models of resistance.
The 28-year-old actor discusses the most physically demanding film shoot of his life.
Every single Swift album has been released in late October or November. It's not a coincidence.
The rock god tells us about his painful onstage injury, his new album "Heaven Upside Down"—and the real reason he didn't vote in 2016.
Adam Sandler can really act. And filmmaker Noah Baumbach knew it all along.
“It’s making me want to make a really intimate and dark record,” Tegan Quin says.
Twenty-five years ago, R.E.M. confronted mortality and loss on its most beloved album.
Ed O'Brien would rather be home, sitting in front of the fire, than at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, he told Rolling Stone.
The media rushed to eulogize Tom Petty before the rocker had actually died. It was an embarrassment for journalism.
Tom Petty's music was strangely ubiquitous, woven into the fabric of American life anywhere a radio is present.
The Playboy founder had everyone from James Brown to Fleetwood Mac on his variety show and has been name-checked in countless hip-hop tracks.
Please? Can everyone just work together on this?
Everything you wanted to know and probably aren't too afraid to ask about "Bodak Yellow."