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Rolling Stone (1-year auto-renewal)

3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (617 customer reviews)

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Issues: 26 issues / 12 months auto-renewal
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Rolling Stone magazine provides readers with in-depth coverage of music, politics, film, and more. As one of the leading entertainment publications in the country, each issue features a number of images of celebrities, and some of the covers even won awards. From reviews of films and songs to interviews with the hottest singers and actors, each issue provides hours of entertainment.

Designed for younger readers with an interest in music and film, Rolling Stone magazine steps outside of the box with coverage of politics, technology, and other issues modern readers can relate to. Every issue includes a breaking news section with coverage of the best new artists and new songs, and the charts section documents the hottest songs on the Billboard and iTunes charts. The Smoking Section is one of the best known in the issue because it shows you what life is like behind the scenes of popular musicians.

Rolling Stone magazine boasts multiple reviews in each issue with reviews on new television shows, albums, songs, and films. If you want to stay on top of the music industry, you can flip to the Rock & Roll section, which focuses on breaking news and information about upcoming releases. Each issue also includes a photo collage that shows you the top names in the music industry, with small notes about their careers and their contributions to the music world.

A subscription to Rolling Stone magazine lets you stay hip by giving you updates on the best new and old artists as well as the top songs.

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This magazine is edited for young adults who have a special interest in popular culture. Its regular features include state-of-the-art audio and electronics columns, record reviews, reader correspondence, interviews and photojournalism features.

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  • Format: Magazine
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • Publisher: Wenner Media
  • ASIN: B002EDTNXQ
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (617 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3 in Magazines (See Top 100 in Magazines)
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292 of 341 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not As Good As it Used to Be July 12, 2002
Subscription Term Name:1 year
I have been a faithful subscriber to RS for almost twenty years, and I have witnessed the magazine slowly transform from a credible rock and roll journal to the music equivilent of Tiger Beat. In the 1980s, Rolling Stone's passion was music, and it often gave well-deserved nods to artists that were on the cutting edge: U2, Prince, REM, the Smiths, and so on. These days, its attempts to sell copies are getting more desperate as they feature people like Britney, NSYNC, and BSB on their cover sometimes as much as twice a year. I have nothing against teen pop; after all, RS gave Duran Duran a cover story in the 1980s. But it's troubling to see a magazine follow trends when they used to create them.
The record reviews are, for the most part, dubious. Rob Sheffield is one of the usual suspects. Three-and-a-half stars for Britney and Destiny's Child? More trustworthy critics include longtime writer David Fricke, Anthony DeCurtis, and Barry Walters. These guys seem to know what they're talking about when they review records.
The only section of the magazine worth reading is the movies section by Peter Travers, a critic I may not always agree with but one I do respect. Travers has enough heart to go against the grain of public opinion by trashing shallow, self-important, corporate driven, Holllywood movies. It really seems that he is criticizing the very hype machine the rest of Rolling Stone seems to embrace.
All in all, RS has its moments, but its getting disappointing within recent years. Here's hoping it can regain the edge it once had back in the 1970s and 1980s.
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110 of 134 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars They've lost it August 30, 2003
Subscription Term Name:1 year
Two years ago, Rolling Stone and MTV teamed up to create a list of the "top 100 pop songs of all time." According to that list, the number 10 song OF ALL TIME is, I kid you not, "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys. It was then that I started to suspect the once-great Rolling Stone was losing it.
In 1967, Rolling Stone started with a simple idea: a "real" music magazine to counteract trendy teenage fluff like "Tiger Beat." As the years wore on, they stayed true to their mission despite the inroads of disco and the MTV pretty boys of the '80s. Sure, artists like Duran Duran appeared on a few covers, but on the whole Rolling Stone worked hard to maintain its credibility, giving much-needed exposure to then-cutting-edge acts like Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, U2 and Nirvana.
Then, through a series of mergers and acquisitions, Rolling Stone eventually became part of the Vivendi Universal empire. Soon, pressure to increase circulation and "appeal to a younger audience" escalated. The people at Vivendi, a French water company that knows nothing about entertainment, seem to think "a younger audience" doesn't want to read anything about artists they've never heard of. In fact, "a younger audience" probably doesn't want to read at all; they just want to see a sexy pinup photo of Britney's boobs or Justin's pecs, whatever you prefer.
Now here's where I lost my last shred of respect for RS: All those Britney/boy band covers and the MTV Top 100 fiasco were bad enough, but what gave them the nerve to put CLAY AIKEN on the cover?! Any magazine with a reality-show contestant on its cover instantly loses all "music" credibility. They might as well hold their own "American Idol"-style contest to pick their next cover boy/girl.
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43 of 51 people found the following review helpful
Subscription Term Name:1 year
Many reviewers slam RS for slipping away from the cutting edge but let's face it, that happened a long, long, long time ago when rock and roll itself stopped being cutting edge. If nothing else, Rolling Stone magazine precisely mirrors rock's co-opting with corporate America. Furthermore, in this day and age there is no shortage of available magazines, blogsites, websites, etc. for one to subscribe if they care to avoid what they perceive as blatant commericialism, so why slag off a magazine that has simply followed the path of the music form that spawned it?
I took a long time off from reading it because I too thought that RS has long since ceased to be worthwhile and it wasn't until I decided to browse some issues that I thought I'd give it another try. Since that time, I've dropped nearly all my subscriptions (too much money and not enough time in the day to read them all!!) and I'm glad that RS covers many of those various interest areas for me. I get political coverage that I generally agree with provided you understand their strong left leanings, movie reviews to keep up with what's out, solid music reviews that at least make you aware of who is releasing what, the old stand-by Random Notes, and the interviews. I still enjoy reading about rock performers and since I started back up half a year ago, I've seen enough of the older artists to satisfy my particular interests. Another good thing about it is that I can stay abreast of new acts and keep my own music collection fresh.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great contact
Published 2 days ago by Thomas Payne
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Too much directed toward younger generation than it used to be.
Published 6 days ago by Randy Young
2.0 out of 5 stars Too liberal for my tastes...
I enjoyed Rolling Stone back in high school and college (90's-2000's); however I don't know if its because I've changed and am now in the work force and out of school, but this... Read more
Published 6 days ago by Kevin
3.0 out of 5 stars I wasn't paying attention regarding auto renew and when I ...
I wasn't paying attention regarding auto renew and when I called to cancel, they promised to credit my account and never did. I no longer hold that card. Read more
Published 10 days ago by BRENDA BLACK
5.0 out of 5 stars Still rockin'
I DJ part time on an Internet Radio station, Radio-KOL, so keeping on the cutting edge of music is pretty important. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Laureth Curran
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
I don't remember getting any reminders that this would aoto renew!
Published 11 days ago by L.A. from St. Paul
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
My son loves this magazine. I only look at it for the articles
Published 12 days ago by DazeyChain
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Its an ok magazine but not that great.
Published 15 days ago by texasex
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Awesome magazine
Published 17 days ago by Alex
1.0 out of 5 stars It was great paper that focused on music with Gonzo Journalism when...
It was great paper that focused on music with Gonzo Journalism when I started reading it in the 70's. It turned into the National Enquirer.
Published 19 days ago by marcey2
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