How ZZ Top Survived the ’80s
After having established a dedicated following with a five-album run that kicked off with their 1971 debut, ZZ Top entered the '80s with no idea that their fortunes would turn in a big way.
The Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s First Concert
The Moondog Coronation Ball, generally viewed as having been the first ever rock 'n' roll concert, was held in Cleveland on March 21, 1952.
The Day Paul McCartney Was Knighted
It was not the first time that Paul McCartney had received high recognition from his homeland.
35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Dies
On Sept. 25, 1980, at 32 years of age, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died, inadvertently bringing an end to one of rock's greatest bands.
How Santana Reached New Commercial Heights With ‘Supernatural’
Santana had the biggest-selling album of his career with 'Supernatural,' released on June 15, 1999.
The Day Mick Taylor Joined the Rolling Stones
The musical contributions that guitarist Mick Taylor made to the Rolling Stones often take a backseat to the bigger picture of the band's story.
The Story of the Allman Brothers Band’s Crossroads Album, ‘Where It All Begins’
Recorded live in the studio, the Allman Brothers Band's 'Where It All Begins' boasts a casual yet coherent feeling. Still, change was afoot.
How Jimi Hendrix Got Arrested, and Acquitted, in Toronto
Jimi Hendrix was arrested in Toronto for possession of narcotics on May 3, 1969, but the charges wouldn't stick.
The Day Jon Bon Jovi Married Dorothea Hurley in Las Vegas
Jon Bon Jovi and his namesake band could seemingly do no wrong in the late '80s.
Rock Stars Involved in Murder Cases
The history of rock stars who were involved in murder cases.
You Think You Know Motley Crue?
They are one of the most successful and iconic bands of the modern classic rock era. But how well do you know the story of Motley Crue's early days?
Rush Release Another Concert Clip From 1974
As anticipation builds toward the Nov. 11 release of Rush's 'R40' Blu-ray/DVD box set, a previously unreleased video of the group performing their song 'The Loser' has been released.