He sat down for an interview with Rubin and they went straight into the studio after.
Happens to the best of us.
Following on from the barnstorming success of Straight Outta Compton, Hollywood is wasting no time getting other a-list hip hop properties onto the silver screen. While we heard recently that a Death Row Records film has been green lit, the latest news in tinseltown’s love affair with the pioneers of hip hop being that Def
Super producer Rick Rubin is a towering figure in the music industry and not just because of his 6ft frame and magnificent beard. He’s the producer behind some of the most universally loved albums of the past three decades, and now he’s taken to community-annotated lyric website Genius to provide behind-the-scenes commentary on around 50
When Eminem throws the gauntlet, one must rise to the challenge, and that’s just what Rick Rubin did. Much as we enjoyed Foo Fighters’ deft take on Carrie for their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, producer Rick Rubin took things to a whole different level and possibly even another dimension. Renowned for his yogi-like approach to
Thrash metal vanguards Slayer have released Implode, the band’s first new studio recording in five years and their first without longtime collaborator Rick Rubin in 28 years. The track, which is available for free download, comes on the wind of their signing to Nuclear Blast Records. During last night’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards at the
Rick Rubin, widely regarded as one of the most important producers working today, known for his stripped-back sound and his work with Johnny Cash, Jay-Z, Slayer, and more, recently returned to the site where his label Def Jam Recordings was founded––a dorm room at New York University. Rubin started the label, largely credited with helping
After teasing the world with a couple of Beats-shaped morsels during yesterday’s VMAs broadcast, Eminem has at long last revealed his new single Berzerk, set to be featured on his just-announced album MMLP2, a follow-up to his gajillion-selling Marshall Mathers LP. Berzerk was premiered on Eminem’s own Sirius/XFM radio station Shade 45, and almost instantaneously
Kanye West had so much material for his latest album Yeezus that he could release a second part, according to producer Rick Rubin, who says West brought him 3 and a half hours worth of unfinished music just 5 weeks before the album was due out. Speaking to Newsweek, Rubin said Yeezy was completely unphased
Kanye West has reportedly called upon the talents of Rick Rubin to make a number of changes to his up-coming album, Yeezus, just two weeks out from its official release date. West has caused a number of headaches for executives at his own Def Jam record label when he called in the producer to help
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman, Corey Taylor, has ripped into the famous producer, Rick Ruben (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slayer, Audioslave, System Of A Down, Metallica). Watch the video below.
In a recent interview Rick Rubin has spoken about recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers new album I’m With You Due for release Aug. 30. I’m With You will be the band’s first record since 2006’s Stadium Arcadium and marks the debut of new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer after John Frusciante announced he was leaving the
Metallica are to join forces once again with famed producer Rick Rubin when they eventually get round to recording their next album. Rubin was at the control desk for the band’s last record, Death Magnetic, which came out in 2008, and now according to bass player Robert Trujillo the great beardy one will also be