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The writers and editors of Rolling Stone take you inside the biggest stories in music. Featuring interviews with our favorite artists; what's playing in the office; expert insight on the week's biggest music news; and much more.

Episodes

Confessions of a Backstreet Boy: A.J. McLean Tells All  

A.J. McLean talks about the pressure of living up to his bad-boy rep, his fight for sobriety, Lou Pearlman's death, why he thinks the Grammys were right to pick Adele and much more as the Backstreet Boys prepare for a Vegas residency

Is Rock Dead? An Intense Debate  

Rob Sheffield, Brittany Spanos and Andy Greene join host Brian Hiatt for an-in-depth debate: Is the heart of rock and roll still beating?

Grammy Confidential: Behind the Scenes With the Show's Producers  

From private Prince concerts to arguing with Frank Ocean, longtime Grammy producer Ken Ehlrich and writer David Wild tell all

Go inside Paris Jackson's Blockbuster Rolling Stone Interview – how Michael Jackson's daughter got the world talking  

Host Brian Hiatt discusses the making of his Paris Jackson cover story with Brittany Spanos and Andy Greene, and they take a fresh look back at Michael Jackson's complex history

The Edge on U2's Joshua Tree Tour  

The Edge tells senior writer Andy Greene how the current political climate led U2 back to the Joshua Tree, how the shows will work and what U2's future looks like

Inside the E Street Band, with Jake Clemons  

What's it like for Bruce Springsteen to be your actual boss? Jake Clemons shares the unlikely story of his journey from fan to member of E Street Band – and goes inside his debut album as a singer/songwriter, Fear & Love

Inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017  

 Senior writer Andy Greene interviews some of the Rock and Roll of Fame's 2017 class –  Journey guitarist Neal Schon, Yes frontman Jon Anderson, original Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen – and debates the future of the institution with host Brian Hiatt

Tom Petty on his 2017 tour and his future  

As he preps for a 2017 tour with the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty chats with senior writer Andy Greene about what still drives him, his plans for an expanded version of Wildflowers and much more 

Sebastian Bach's Most Insane '80s Metal Stories  

Sebastian Bach shares some of the wildest tales from his new book, from a night on Sunset Strip with Axl and David Lee Roth to waking up in the middle of surgery. 

Inside"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" – with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz. (Plus: Why are Kanye and Trump hanging out?)  

How is making a "Star Wars" movie like recording a pop-rock song? Host Brian Hiatt and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy go deep on "Rogue One," and the saga's unlikely influence on musicians. Plus: Andy Greene and Brittany Spanos join the show to discuss what Trump has in common with Kanye – and wonder just who's going to perform at January's inauguration.

Neil Young on his new album, Trump, Pono and more  

Neil Young discusses the future of Crazy Horse, the possibility of a Pono streaming service and his skeptical views on technology

The 25 Best Albums of 2016  

Inside our list of 2016's best albums, from Beyoncé to Paul Simon to Green Day, from Young Thug to Rihanna. Brittany Spanos and Jon Dolan break down the list and discuss the year's musical trends with host Brian Hiatt.

Alicia Keys on sex, love and her new album – plus "Hamilton" vs. Pence and more  

Alicia Keys talks about making her raw, political new album Here, and reflects on the 15th anniversary of her debut, Songs in A Minor.  Plus: Host Brian Hiatt and associate editor Andy Greene debate the "Hamilton" cast's confrontation with VP-elect Mike Pence, and discuss Kanye West's tour cancellation and hospitalization. 

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on their new album, their future and much more  

An in-depth conversation with the Rolling Stones about returning to the blues, the state of rock, their renewed partnership and more.

The Life and Music of Leonard Cohen  

He was a poet, a singer/songwriter, a monk, a septuagenarian arena headliner and much more: We tell the amazing life story of Leonard Cohen. Also: How will music change in the face of a Trump presidency?

Tegan and Sara on Springsteen, Taylor Swift and more. Plus: Senator Tim Kaine goes deep on his fave music!  

Tegan and Sara join us live to discuss their turn to pop, their future musical plans, and much more.  And in an exclusive interview, Senator Tim Kaine talks about the Replacements and his other favorite bands. 

Artists Against Trump  

What's it like to write songs about Donald Trump? In our first live episode, Matt Berninger, Corin Tucker and Dave Eggers discuss the “30 Days 30 Songs” project, and ponder the impact of political music. Also: For Chuck Berry’s 90th birthday, Neil Strauss looks back on his wild Berry interviews. 

Bruce Springsteen on Youth, Manhood and his Touring Future  

Greetings from Colt’s Neck, New Jersey! In this exclusive audio from his Rolling Stone interview with Brian Hiatt, Bruce Springsteen goes deep into his childhood, masculinity, his creative process and why does those four hour shows.

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