Nathaniel Rateliff to play Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show”

First came Fallon. Then Conan. Now, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats will take on the biggest late night stage of them all. Related: Our review of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats' debut album On November 9, Rateliff and co. will perform on CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Alabama Shakes play outtake on “The Late Show”

Last night, southern rock outfit Alabama Shakes played "Joe," an outtake from their new album, "Sound and Color," on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show." Related: Our review of the Alabama Shakes' "Sound and Color." The song builds around a trio of soulful backup singers that suit Howard's delivery as wine suits, well, more wine.

Grammys 2013: Listen to the 10 best Frank Ocean songs

Break-out R&B superstar Frank Ocean is nominated in six categories for the 55th annual Grammy Awards taking place this Sunday in Los Angeles. Most notably, Frank Ocean will battle the Alabama Shakes, Hunter Hayes, fun., and Denver’s the Lumineers  for the Grammys 2013 best new artist award.

Mile Marker: Heartless Bastards

The country-tinged quartet Heartless Bastards carries on the Austin, Texas, rock 'n' roll tradition with an understated, timeless sound. Its sound is equal parts pop, melancholy and literate Southern rock in the vein of the Drive-By Truckers and Son Volt.