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Johnny Cash’s Unearthed Is Getting a Giant Vinyl Box Set

Johnny Cash's posthumous release, Unearthed, will appear on vinyl for this first time this November, reports Rolling Stone. Shortly after Cash's death in 2003, producer Rick Rubin compiled…
Liz Cantrell / October 5, 2017

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Says Rick Rubin Convinced the Band to Perform Again

Yesterday, Linkin Park announced the band's first performance since the suicide of lead singer Chester Bennington in July. The announcement came with the release of a video…
Dale Eisinger / September 19, 2017

Billy Corgan Announces Solo Album Ogilala, Releases Single “Aeronaut”

Billy Corgan in the cut, that's a scary sight. The Smashing Pumpkins mastermind has just announced a solo album to be released under his full…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 22, 2017

The Strokes Aren’t Recording With Rick Rubin After All [UPDATE]

During a recent interview with The West Australian, Albert Hammond Sr. dished that the Strokes are working with Rick Rubin. Hammond's son, Albert Hammond Jr., is, of course,…
Emma May / July 28, 2017

Rick Rubin Broke a Three-Year Twitter Silence to Retweet Right-Wing Dilbert Dork Scott Adams

Rick Rubin's Twitter account in a perfect distillation of his public persona. He's got 45,000 followers, an avatar photo of his famous beard bathed in…
Andy Cush / July 10, 2017

Neil Young and D.R.A.M. Are Working on Music in Rick Rubin’s Studio

It's happening, folks: Neil Young and D.R.A.M. are actually collaborating. And it seems Nico Segal's Social Experiment band is involved, too. After a few months…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 16, 2016

Santana Might Make an Album with Rick Rubin and Really Wants to Play the Super Bowl

Carlos Santana is fired up. If you thought he might spend the rest of his career raking in hundreds of thousands touring one of his…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 20, 2016

Rick Rubin Announces ‘Star Wars Headspace,’ a Compilation of Sounds From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Update: You can now listen to Röyksopp's contribution, "Bounty Hunters," which liberally samples the Rodian bounty hunter Greedo. #HanShotFirst. Rick Rubin announced today that…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Q-Tip Plots Beck, Fiona Apple, and (Maybe) Kanye West Collabs for ‘The Last Zulu’

Q-Tip's long rumored solo album The Last Zulu may finally be getting closer to a release date. Though he's been teasing the album since 2013, a…
Colin Joyce / July 1, 2015

Rick Rubin Joins Genius to Annotate Lyrics By Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, and More

It's rumored that Rick Rubin is currently in the studio with Justin Bieber working on the follow-up to the pint-sized star's... well, we're not sure…
Brennan Carley / February 3, 2015

Of Course Rick Rubin’s #IceBucketChallenge Is an Avant-Garde Short Film

We've finally reached the avant-garde stage of the Ice Bucket Challenge. As the charity fad rolls on, celebrities are less and less content to merely…
Colin Joyce / August 26, 2014

Watch Kanye West and Rick Rubin’s Gonzo Tribeca Acceptance Speech

Well, here's something star-studded and confusing. The Tribeca Film Festival is underway in New York City, but if you aren't familiar with its ins and outs,…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Kanye West Sheds Light on ‘Yeezus’ Follow-Up

Kanye West only just received SPIN's Album of the Year honor for his thorny tangram puzzle of an excellent LP, and he's already leaking details…
Chris Martins / December 5, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Rick Rubin Rescues That Whole Linkin Park/Steve Aoki Thing

Grip Plyaz, "Ray Lewis"These past few years, Atlanta freakazoid Grip Plyaz has figured out how to blur the lines between earworm and meme, releasing don't-box-me-in-bruh…
Brandon Soderberg / October 31, 2013

Johnny Cash Turned Down ‘The Gambler,’ and Other Revelations from His New Bio

During his 35 years as chief music critic at the Los Angeles Times, Robert Hilburn stood just off to the side for some of music's…
David Marchese / October 23, 2013
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