Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
How the Rolling Stones’ ‘Black And Blue’ Ad Campaign Spawned a Music Industry Revolution
An ad campaign to promote the Rolling Stones' then-new album got the band in trouble with feminists.
The Night Motley Crue Played Their First Concert
Motley Crue performed in public for the first time when they opened for Y&T on April 24, 1981.
30 Years Ago: Nikki Sixx Declared Dead
From a career standpoint, Motley Crue has had nine lives. Nikki Sixx might have used up at least half of them.
The Night Neil Peart Played His First Show With Rush
Contrary to popular belief, this wasn’t Rush's first American concert.
The Story of Heart’s Self-Titled, Mainstream Breakthrough Album
By the time 1984 rolled around, Heart were at a serious career crossroads. Then they released their self-titled 1985 album.
How Nirvana Hinted at Future Greatness on ‘Bleach’
When Nirvana released their debut album 'Bleach' on June 15, 1989, few could have predicted that the Kurt Cobain-led group would eventually change the world.
Paul McCartney Inducts Ringo Starr Into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame
Ringo Starr has learned many things in his decades-long musical career, but during his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction speech, he gave his top tip for musicians in a band: "If you fart, own up."
Fall Out Boy Induct Green Day Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The members of Fall Out Boy inducted Green Day into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a speech detailing the band's status as musical trailblazers.
Peter Wolf Inducts the Paul Butterfield Blues Band Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Influential Chicago blues act the Paul Butterfield Blues Band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Joan Jett And The Blackhearts Thrill In Ohio – Concert Review
The city of Cleveland has always been kind to Joan Jett. Her first band the Runaways was a popular draw at local venue the Agora, where they played many times.
Heart Build a ‘Stairway to Heaven’ in Ohio – Concert Review
It’s not every day that the CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame takes time out of his busy schedule to introduce a band onstage, as Greg Harris did Monday night (July 22) at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
25 Years Ago: Aerosmith Release Their First No. 1 LP, ‘Get a Grip’
By the time 1993 rolled around, the members of Aerosmith were rock kingpins once more, buoyed by the multi-platinum success of 1987's Permanent Vacation and 1989's Pump.