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Rick Rubin: The Devil's Disciple

Interview by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, 16 April 1988

Beelzebub or Midas? Def Jam supremo RICK RUBIN walks the fine line between brilliance and stupidity. JACK BARRON joins him on the tightrope and enters ...

Rick Rubin: Mental Metal Master

Interview by Paul Elliott, Sounds, 11 March 1989

From rap to metal, LL Cool J to Slayer, producer Rick Rubin has shaped the definitive street beats of the decade. Paul Elliott hears the ...

Rick Rubin: Fang of Def

Interview by James Brown, New Musical Express, 8 July 1989

Five years ago RICK RUBIN was the 21-year-old student behind Def Jam — the label that brought you the twin rock-rap assault of Licensed To Ill and ...

Rick Rubin: The Buddha of Suburbia

Interview by RJ Smith, Details, July 1993

Rick Rubin built a recording empire from a dorm room at NYU. With Def American Recordings, he's taken the sound of the streets to the ...

Rick Rubin: Metal Guru

Interview by Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, April 2003

The influence of the crush grooves produced by Def Jam and American Recordings founder, Rick Rubin, are stronger than ever. ...

Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin: American Communion

Retrospective and Interview by David Kamp, Vanity Fair, October 2004

Johnny Cash thought his recording career was over. Then he met legendary producer Rick Rubin. Together, Nashville's Man in Black and the co-founder of Def ...

Rick Rubin

Interview by Alan Light, Spin, November 2005

From Beastie Boys to Run-D.M.C. to Red Hot Chili Peppers to Johnny Cash, he's produced them all ...

Rick Rubin: The Man Who Made The Chilis Hot

Report and Interview by Robert Sandall, Daily Telegraph, 4 May 2006

As the Red Hot Chili Peppers release a monumental new album, their producer Rick Rubin tells Robert Sandall how he tamed one of pop's most ...

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