35 Years Ago: Joe Jackson Reinvents Himself on ‘Night and Day’
Joe Jackson moved to New York and had the biggest hit of his career, "Steppin' Out," on 1982's 'Night and Day.'
45 Years Ago: Lou Reed Strikes Out on His Solo Debut
Lou Reed's solo debut found him recording some Velvet Underground leftovers with two members of Yes.
How 50 of Alternative Rock’s Biggest Bands Got Their Names
Find out what's behind the nomenclature for some of history's biggest alternative bands.
When the Doors Continued Without Jim Morrison on ‘Other Voices’
What’s a band to do when their singer dies?
Watch Billy Corgan Play an Acoustic Cover of Prince’s ‘The Cross’
Corgan and touring bandmate Sierra Swan delivered a straightforward take on the song last week backstage on Smashing Pumpkins' acoustic-electro tour, In Plainsong.
14 Years Ago: Wilco Release Their Embattled Masterpiece ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’
The story behind the strained creation and unconventional release of Wilco's landmark fourth album has ascended to the level of postmodern folklore.
Purple Reign: The Revolutionary Spirit of Prince Transcends His Immense Musical Influence
A generational creative force and a seemingly ageless pop culture iconoclast, Prince seemed to be immortal. And, in a way, he actually is.
33 years Ago: Violent Femmes Release Their Legendary Self-Titled Debut
The Milwaukee trio emerged from the indie underground in 1983 with a folk-punk cult classic that's become a timeless soundtrack wherever there's teen angst.
Jack White Invests in Baseball Bat Company With Detroit Tigers Star
The former White Stripe and head of Third Man Records has teamed with second baseman Ian Kinsler in backing independent sporting goods company Warstic.
Radiohead, Lana Del Rey, Ryan Adams + Many More Revealed for Outside Lands Festival
Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Jason Isbell and the Claypool Lennon Delirium are also among the acts playing San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this August.
How Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Pulled Together on ‘4 Way Street’
Seldom in rock history have four guys who seemingly couldn’t stand each other sounded so good together as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young did on their 1971 double live album 4 Way Street.
How the Beatles Got Ready for Prime Time at the Cavern Club
Before they became famous, the Beatles played Liverpool's Cavern Club nearly 300 times.