Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
The Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones Discusses His Band’s ‘Mixtape’-Like New Album: Exclusive In…
We spoke with Kelly Jones of Stereophonics about their new album, 'Scream Above the Sounds,' and their 20-year career.
40 Years Ago: The Kinks Get Deceptively Festive on ‘Father Christmas’
The Kinks' "Father Christmas," which was released as a single on November 25, 1977, is a rather unlikely holiday song.
20 Years Ago: Duran Duran Make Music History by Selling ‘Electric Barbarella’ as a Digital…
Duran Duran were pioneers in e-commerce by selling "Electric Barbarella" online. But retailers were not happy.
35 Years Ago: ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Revolutionizes Teen Movies With Tasty Waves a…
Cameron Crowe's first movie got all of the details of high-school life right, especially the music the students were listening to.
30 Years Ago: The ‘La Bamba’ Soundtrack Puts Los Lobos Atop the Charts
Los Lobos became unexpected stars in the summer of 1987 thanks to their hit cover of Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba."
Why Steve Perry Is the San Francisco Giants’ Bill Murray
One surefire way to lure the singer to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction might be to promise him tickets to a baseball game.
25 Years Ago: The Sugarcubes End on a High Note With ‘Stick Around for Joy’
The Sugarcubes released their final album, 'Stick Around for Joy,' on Feb. 18, 1992.
35 Years Ago: Huey Lewis and the News Get Their First Hits With ‘Picture This’
1982's 'Picture This,' the second album by Huey Lewis and the News, brought them their first taste of stardom.
30 Years Ago: The Smiths Play Their Final Concert
A benefit for Artists Against Apartheid at London's Brixton Academy on Dec. 12, 1986 turned out to be the final performance of the Smiths.
The Unique History of Suzanne Vega’s ‘Tom’s Diner’
For a simple a capella song, Suzanne Vega's hit "Tom's Diner" has a complex history.
5 Reasons Kraftwerk Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Kraftwerk's influence on electronic music warrants their inclusion into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
When Men at Work Became Stars With ‘Business as Usual’
Men at Work's debut took a while to break in the U.S., but made up for it by staying at No. 1 for 16 weeks.