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Portugal. The Man stopped by our offices for an intimate performance of "Feel It Still" and "Live in the Moment." The band also spoke to us about having a pop smash midcareer. "I'm 36, I'm from fucking Wasilla, Alaska, and we're right behind Taylor Swift right now," says bassist Zachary Carothers. "What the hell?" See the full performance and learn more about the band at RollingStone.com.
Happy birthday Martin Scorsese! Throughout his career, he's directed films such as 'Taxi Driver,' 'Raging Bull' and 'Gangs of New York.' In 2006, he won the Oscar for Best Director for 'The Departed.' "If you don't believe in it, why are you making it?" he told us in 1990. "The money doesn't mean anything. All that matters is the work, what's up on the screen." Read more about him at RollingStone.com.
Over the years, what we now know as pop-punk has transformed rapidly, evolving with the times and the trends. From the Buzzcocks to Blink-182, we counted down the 50 best pop-punk albums so far. Head to RollingStone.com to see the full list.
Nearly 20 years ago, Elon Musk said he'd like to be on our cover. Now, he's featured on the front of our latest issue. Head to RollingStone.com to read the full story.
In our latest interview, Diplo discusses being a "poseur," why streaming hurts Taylor Swift, how he stays ahead of curve and more. "I know I'm a poseur pushing buttons onstage! You can't really deliver a lot as a DJ in concert," he says. "There's not much you can do. Your job as a producer is to make enough great material that people will show up to see the music you've made." Read the full interview at RollingStone.com. Photograph by Shane McCauley
Last night, Guns N' Roses closed out their concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma by bringing out Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl to perform "Paradise City." Grohl "just happened to be in the neighborhood," Axl Rose told the audience. See the performance at RollingStone.com. Photograph by Katarina Benzova
Elon Musk appears on our latest cover. You can read the story in full at RollingStone.com. In the feature, he discusses the early days of Tesla, his love life, climate change and more. "The fundamental intention of Tesla, at least my motivation," Musk explains, "was to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy." Photograph by Mark Seliger (@markseliger )
When the news that Alabama Senate candidate and longtime conservative raconteur Roy Moore was accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, we braced for the inevitable pushback from those on the right who would defend him. In our latest feature, we look at why a Moore win in Alabama would signal a level of hypocrisy and hyper-partisanship that bodes poorly for America. Read the full story at RollingStone.com. Photograph by Mark Peterson
Happy birthday Neil Young! The Canadian singer-songwriter was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice — once as a solo artist and another time as a member of Buffalo Springfield. "Neil is the guy I look at when I think about getting older in a rock band and still having dignity and relevance and honesty," Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wrote about him for our list of greatest artists of all time. Read more about him at RollingStone.com. Photograph by Henry Diltz