The Band

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

The Reissue Section: Winter 2021

While it's been a challenge for bands to collaborate in person over the last year, archival releases have been booming. And over the course of…
Ron Hart / February 25, 2021

Watch Eddie Vedder and Bill Murray Sing “The Weight” to Celebrate the Cubs’ Win Last Night

Three weeks out from the 40th anniversary of the Band's Last Waltz concert, Chicago Cubs fans Eddie Vedder, Bill Murray, and Derek Trucks did their best Rick…
Andy Cush / November 2, 2016

Levon Helm Doc ‘Ain’t In It For My Health’ Comes to Theaters This Month

Levon Helm received an oversized tribute on national television earlier this year — Mumford & Sons, Elton John, Mavis Staples, Zac Brown, and Alabama Shakes'
Kyle McGovern / April 2, 2013

Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover The Band’s ‘The Weight’

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band essentially took over Newark last night on their Wrecking Ball tour. To close out the night, they whipped…
Devon Maloney / May 3, 2012

Rockfest Will Bring U2, Led Zep, Who Films to the Big Screen

UPDATE (April 25): Good news, Beatles fans: that concert doc The Beatles: The Lost Concert — The Birth of Beatlemania in America, which captures the…
Devon Maloney / April 24, 2012

Bob Dylan Remembers ‘Bosom Buddy’ Levon Helm

Levon Helm hosted many Midnight Ramble jam sessions at his upstate New York home, but his most famous musical partner will always be Bob Dylan.
Devon Maloney / April 20, 2012

Levon Helm Loses Cancer Battle at 71

Two days after his wife and daughter announced that he was in "the final stages" of his long bout with cancer, Levon Helm, drummer and…
SPIN Staff / April 19, 2012

Levon Helm ‘In the Final Stages of His Battle With Cancer’

Levon Helm's wife and daughter have just posted a heartbreaking note on the musician's website: "Levon is in the final stages of his battle with…
Devon Maloney / April 17, 2012
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