How ZZ Top Survived the ’80s
After having established a dedicated following with a five-album run that kicked off with their 1971 debut, ZZ Top entered the '80s with no idea that their fortunes would turn in a big way.
When Alice Cooper’s Famous Friends Helped Out on ‘Hey Stoopid’
Alice Cooper brought in heavy hitters like Nikki Sixx and Ozzy Osbourne to help out with 1991's 'Hey Stoopid.'
Revisiting AC/DC’s Stephen King Soundtrack, ‘Who Made Who’
In the time leading up to the release of Who Made Who in 1986, the '80s had been a bit of a mixed bag for AC/DC.
Summer 2016’s 30 Biggest Rock Tours
The summer 2016 concert season promises to bring some of rock's biggest acts to your hometown.
30 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Kicks Off First Solo Tour
With the future of the Rolling Stones in limbo, Mick Jagger kicked off a solo tour of Japan on March 15, 1988, in support of his second album, 'Primitive Cool.'
45 Years Ago: The Allman Brothers Band Record ‘At Fillmore East’
The two-night stand that made up the Allman Brothers Band's 'At Fillmore East' began on March 12, 1971.
Meet the Artists Who Refused Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
How Axl Rose, Johnny Rotten and Ozzy Osbourne all turned down their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invitations.
35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Dies
On Sept. 25, 1980, at 32 years of age, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died, inadvertently bringing an end to one of rock's greatest bands.
Michael Jackson’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History
The pop legend had a history of working with rockers.
The Day Mick Taylor Joined the Rolling Stones
The musical contributions that guitarist Mick Taylor made to the Rolling Stones often take a backseat to the bigger picture of the band's story.
The Day Dave Davies Was Knocked Out by a Bandmate During a Kinks Show
Kinks drummer Mick Avory flattened guitarist Dave Davies in mid-concert in May 1965.
Revisiting the Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Where It All Begins’
Recorded live in the studio, the Allman Brothers Band's 'Where It All Begins' boasts a casual yet coherent feeling. Still, change was afoot.