Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
40 Years Ago: Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ Becomes a Triumph of Resiliency
At this point, they were still reeling from a few tumultuous years.
30 Years Ago: Duran Duran Begins a Second Act With ‘Ordinary World’
This was the second of three songs Simon Le Bon wrote for his late friend David Miles.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Releases the Buoyant ‘Rio’
Single from the band's same-named album quickly became one of their most popular songs.
25 Years Ago: INXS Plays Their Last Show With Michael Hutchence
Nearly 7,000 unwitting fans gathered in Burgettstown, Penn., to hear history being made.
35 Years Ago: ‘Light of Day’ Puts Joan Jett on the Movie Map
Rocker starred alongside Michael J. Fox in the 1987 film.
R.E.M.: 10 Years After the Breakup
Unlike other bands that split with great fanfare, they haven't reunited.
Guns N’ Roses Revealed Their Cynical Side on ‘Garden of Eden’
Lyrics questioning the state of the world still resonate today.
How Guns N’ Roses Overcame Self-Doubt to Cover ‘Live and Let Die’
Band intensified its classic-rock worship on 'Use Your Illusion I,' recording heavy version of Wings hit.
Underrated R.E.M.: The Most Overlooked Songs From Every LP
They scored plenty of hits over their three-decade career, but there are also many great tracks buried deep in the albums.
Why REO Speedwagon, Iron Maiden Dominated Early MTV: Book Excerpt
A passage from 'Duran Duran's Rio' explains why certain bands were all over the network at first.
Hear 10 Songs Stevie Nicks Left Off Debut Solo LP ‘Bella Donna’
The singer had a bounty of tracks to choose from for her 1981 album.
15 Years Ago: Def Leppard Honor Their Idols on Covers LP ‘Yeah!’
T. Rex, Mott the Hoople and Roxy Music are among spotlighted artists on 2006 album.