25 Years Ago: The SoundScan Era Rocks the Music Industry
In 1991, a gargantuan shift occurred in popular music.
The Day Ex-Yardbirds Singer Keith Relf Electrocuted Himself with a Guitar
In spite of being outlived and out-shined by his former bandmates, Relf is remembered as the one of the indelible voices of the British Invasion.
Alice Cooper Albums Ranked Worst to Best
You can’t kill Alice Cooper.
The Day the Beatles Shot the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Photo
At the time, it was one of the most expensive album covers ever created. And in the end, it would become one of the most iconic images in rock 'n' roll history.
Top 10 Rock Songs About Ireland
Over the years, classic rockers have sung about everything from Ireland's natural beauty and wonderful cities to Irish folk heroes and the struggles for a united country.
The History of the Who’s ‘Tommy’
We delve into the story behind the Who's 'Tommy' album, which was released on May 23, 1969.
Revisiting David Bowie’s Last Berlin Trilogy Album, ‘Lodger’
In the years since its release in May 1979, David Bowie's Lodger has often been painted as the weakest installment in the artist's vaunted Berlin Trilogy.
The Story of Pete Townshend’s Fillmore East Arrest
On May 16, 1969, Pete Townshend kicked a man off the Who's stage. Turned out he was a plain clothes policeman. Oops.
The Secret History of the Doors’ Bass Players
The Doors did not have a bass player.
The Day Jimi Hendrix Set His Guitar on Fire for the First Time
Distinguishing yourself in the colorful musical climate of 1967 wasn't easy.
That Time the Rolling Stones Got Shocked Onstage
Bob Dylan famously "went electric" in 1965, but four out of the five Rolling Stones actually experienced a shocking accident that same year.
45 Years Ago: Iggy Pop Rebuilds the Stooges for ‘Raw Power’
Iggy Pop and the Stooges released 'Raw Power,' a David Bowie-produced proto-punk classic, on Feb. 7, 1973.