30 Years Ago: The Jesus and Mary Chain Switch Gears on ‘Darklands’
After the swirling feedback of their debut, the Jesus and Mary Chain focused on lyrics and melodies on 1987's 'Darklands.'
15 Years Ago: How Alice In Chains Carried on After Layne Staley’s Death
By the time Layne Staley‘s lifeless body was finally discovered in 2002, he’d been dead for days – and Alice in Chains were a barely functioning unit.
30 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Make Hip-Hop History With ‘Licensed to Ill’
'Licensed to Ill' became the first hip-hop album to top the Billboard chart.
35 Years Ago: New Order Forge Ahead With ‘Movement’
The surviving members of Joy Division had a lot to figure out when deciding to continue after Ian Curtis' death as New Order,
5 Reasons Pearl Jam Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Pearl Jam will almost definitely be voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Here's why.
20 Years Ago: ‘Hype!’ Documents The Grunge Explosion
'Hype!,' a documentary about the explosion of the Seattle grunge scene and its aftermath, was released on Nov. 8, 1996.
‘Oasis: Supersonic': Film Review
We review the documentary that traces the rise and fall of one of the '90s' biggest bands.
Five Years Ago: Jane’s Addiction Overcome Turmoil With ‘The Great Escape Artist’
Jane's Addiction went through a few bass players to record 2011's 'The Great Escape Artist.'
The Story of When Soundgarden Broke Big With ‘Badmotorfinger’
'Badmotorfinger' was Soundgarden's third album and the heaviest of the trio of Seattle albums released in late-1991.
How John Mellencamp Became Johnny Cougar on ‘Chestnut Street Incident’
John Mellencamp would likely be the first to admit 'Chestnut Street Incident,' his debut album, isn’t his favorite.
25 Years Ago: Red Hot Chili Peppers Go Mainstream With ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’
The Red Hot Chili Peppers became major rock stars with their fifth album.
20 Years Ago: Eels Release ‘Beautiful Freak’
Like most of Mark Everett’s works throughout the years, 'Beautiful Freak' is both personal and observational.