According to Rolling Stone, Neil Young & Crazy Horse have set a June 5 release date for a new album, Americana. The album — Young's first record with the full Crazy Horse lineup in over 15 years — features the band taking on classic American folk standards.
While last night's 54th Grammy Awards was the week's biggest music event, the show had something of a dry run Friday night, when Paul McCartney was honored at the 22nd annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala in Los Angeles.
At 49 – an age when so many veteran rockers put themselves on the summer tour greatest hits treadmill – Young is still rocking with a fury, opening new vistas in his amply celebrated 30-year, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career.
Neil Young mines a treasure trove of his early songs, demos, videos and memorabilia for his new multimedia project, Archives Volume 1, 1963-1972. In this world-exclusive interview, the iconic guitarist tells the complete story behind the making of the most ambitious music anthology ever created.