Chrissie Hynde on Rape: 'If You Play With Fire You Get Burnt'

Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of The Pretenders has just written what The Sunday Times refers to as “the rock memoir of the year.” In the book, which Hynde says could only be written once her parents were dead, the singer speaks frankly about her history of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. But she’s also come under fire… »8/30/15 12:28pm8/30/15 12:28pm

New Collabo Alert: Lorde, Pharrell, One Direction, an Actual Tiger

You know what they say about too much personality in one room? Not since "We Are the World 2010" have this many awesomely random people been in one spot, covering the Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" in a psychedelic-baroque theater. But for whom does one Harry Styles remove his bandanna? No one, not even for a 482-pound… »10/07/14 7:45pm10/07/14 7:45pm

Bullet Dodged: Chrissie Hynde Almost Married Sid Vicious for U.K. Citizenship

Little-known fact: During the 1970s, Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols nearly married New Wave legend Chrissie Hynde in order for her — a U.S. citizen — to keep her green card and stay in England to continue her work with the Pretenders. The fates, it turns out, had other plans as the pair's road to matrimony was… »9/04/12 3:20pm9/04/12 3:20pm