Neil Young

Paul McCartney Confirmed to Play Festival With Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and the Who

Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who are confirmed as performers at Desert Trip, the fest's organizers GoldenVoice have announced.
Anna Gaca / May 3, 2016

Coachella Organizers Round Up Dylan, McCartney, the Stones, and More for a Historic Festival

Goldenvoice, also known as the organizers behind Coachella, are planning a giant, historic festival featuring some of the biggest, most iconic names in rock music:…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Graham Nash Tells David Crosby, ‘I’m Done. F**k You… Leave Me the F**k Alone’

It's been a good 40-something years, but one-third of inveterate supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash is officially done with the band. Speaking to the Dutch magazine Lust for…
Anna Gaca / March 8, 2016

Ryan Adams, Neil Young, St. Vincent, Spoon Will Play Bridge School Benefit 2015

Ryan Adams just participated in a big event celebrating Neil Young's legacy, but now Young himself has enlisted him as the marquee performer at his…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Cover ‘Cinnamon Girl’ and More Neil Young Tracks

Ryan Adams took the stage yesterday at New York City's Bowery Ballroom for the first night of Neil Fest, a two-night series celebrating the music…
Rachel Brodsky / September 14, 2015

Neil Young Wants Donald Trump to Stop ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’

Update: Donald Trump's campaign has responded to Neil Young's request. In a response to an inquiry by Rolling Stone, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski explained the situation: We won't…
James Grebey / June 17, 2015

Monsanto Has Some Thoughts About Neil Young’s Anti-Monsanto Protest Album

The massive food and biotechnology corporation Monsanto was the chief target of Neil Young's just-released protest album, The Monsanto Years. To the surprise of no one,…
James Grebey / June 16, 2015

Review: Neil Young Can’t Make His Passion Signify on ‘The Monsanto Years’

Neil Young does whatever the hell he wants. There's a precedent for this in his long, prolific career — now approaching forty solo albums —…
Ryan Leas / June 16, 2015

Neil Young, Jack White, and Bruce Springsteen Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan at MusiCares Concert

This year's Grammys weekend started Friday night with the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Concert, which honored Bob Dylan for his lifelong achievements in…
Colin Joyce / February 7, 2015

Watch Two Neil Youngs Perform ‘Old Man’ on the ‘Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon welcomed Neil Young to the Tonight Show last night, where they – yes, both of them – performed "Old Man." Fallon did his famed…
Rachel Brodsky / February 4, 2015

Tim Drummond, Bassist for Bob Dylan and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Has Died

Session bassist Tim Drummond, who had played alongside legends as diverse as Neil Young, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and the Beach Boys, died on January…
Dan Weiss / January 12, 2015

Neil Young Asks ‘Who’s Gonna Stand Up?’ for the Environment in New Video

Earlier this month Neil Young released Storytone, his second LP from 2014, which features the beloved singer/songwriter performing with a 92-piece orchestra, a 60-piece orchestra and…
Matthew Levine / November 12, 2014

Neil Young’s Longtime Bassist Rick Rosas Dead at 65

Rick Rosas, bassist and frequent Neil Young collaborator, has died. The news was first announced by Neil Young & Crazy Horse drummer Ralph Molina on his personal Facebook…
James Grebey / November 7, 2014

Neil Young and ‘Crazy Host’ Debate Saving the Earth on ‘The Colbert Report’

The conservative blowhard Stephen Colbert plays on his show seems like he would be Neil Young's worst nightmare. Yet the two managed to come together for a…
James Grebey / October 15, 2014

Neil Young Brings Along a 92-Piece Orchestra For ‘Who’s Gonna Stand Up?’ Video

Storytone, Neil Young's follow-up to the starkly lo-fi A Letter Home, comes in two distinct versions. One features just Young, much like his other recent scratchy…
Colin Joyce / October 11, 2014

Neil Young’s Gonna Go Hi-Fi With His New Album

The absurdly prolific Neil Young — four studio albums so far this decade (including one already from 2014), for those keeping count — just can't…
Andrew Unterberger / September 25, 2014

Neil Young Calls It Quits With Wife Pegi Young

Neil Young is divorcing from his wife and frequent collaborator Pegi after 36 years of marriage. According to Rolling Stone, the Buffalo Springfield founder filed divorce papers…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2014

Arcade Fire and the Pope Cover Neil Young’s ‘Come on Baby Let’s Go Downtown’

Another Arcade Fire show brought yet another cover of a great local artist. The Montreal-based band is currently on its way through a short Canadian leg…
Dan Reilly / August 15, 2014

Neil Young Cancels Israel Show Due to ‘Current Security Situation’

Amid concerns about the safety of concertgoers as military tension escalates, Neil Young & Crazy Horse have cancelled what was to be their first show…
Colin Joyce / July 13, 2014

Neil Young Evokes an Imaginary Past, Fetishizes Lo-Fi on ‘A Letter Home’

"What the hell?!?" is an appropriate first response to Neil Young's A Letter Home. Not for its content: Echoing Bob Dylan's Self Portrait, Young covers…
Jon Young / May 27, 2014
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