Contact Us
History

History - Page 30

Metallica
Elektra
[

10 Years Ago: Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’ Released

It was 10 years ago today -- June 5, 2003 -- that the world's biggest heavy metal band, Metallica, released their first studio album in six years, to the incalculable excitement (and relief) of millions of patient fans. Then these fans actually listened to 'St. Anger'...

Read More

Category: History, Music Tags:
Bruce Springsteen
Columbia
[

35 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Releases ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’

After two acclaimed but commercially under-appreciated albums, Bruce Springsteen finally got the mainstream success he wanted with 1975's 'Born to Run.' However, he learned about the darker side of his dreams when it came time to record the follow-up, 'Darkness on the Edge of Town,' which was released on June 2, 1978.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
A&M
A&M
[

The Album That Cemented the Police’s Legacy, and Ended the Band

'Synchronicity' represented the Police at their most perfectly radio-friendly. It also caught them on the verge of collapse.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Rhino
Rhino
[

How Foghat’s ‘Stone Blue’ Hinted at Big Changes to Come

In retrospect, one could make the case that 'Stone Cold' signals the start of changes that would eventually derail Foghat's career.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News
Atlantic
Atlantic
[

The Story of Led Zeppelin’s Best Live Album, ‘How the West Was Won’

In the album’s booklet, Jimmy Page notes that Led Zeppelin were at their peak during this era. And he may be right.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Michael Putland, Getty Images
Michael Putland, Getty Images
[

The Story of David Gilmour’s Debut Solo Album

As any crate digger can attest, it's easy to judge a rock album by its cover.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Epic Records
Epic Records
[

35 Years Ago: Cheap Trick’s ‘Heaven Tonight’ Album Released

In a span of less than six months, Cheap Trick released one of the all-time great debut albums and its terrific follow-up. The group then delivered a rock and roll triple play with the release of 'Heaven Tonight' in May of 1978.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Immediate
Immediate
[

The Story of the Small Faces’ Masterpiece, ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’

In May 1968, the Small Faces released their final LP, Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake, putting an end of their short but stimulating career.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Rhino Records
Rhino Records
[

The Story of ‘Golden Throats: The Great Celebrity Sing Off’

On May 18, 1988, Rhino Records opened a door to a world few music fans knew existed.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News
Frank Zappa
[

That Time Frank Zappa Collected His Past Live Recordings on ‘You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 1′

Zappa showcased some of the standout live tracks from various eras of his development on a career-spanning double live album.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Mercury Records
Mercury Records
[

25 Years Ago: Kiss Release Their Best Non-Makeup Album, ‘Revenge’

Revenge, the most consistent, hard-hitting and critically acclaimed album ever released by the non-makeup version of Kiss, was released on May 19, 1992.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags:
Roger Daltrey
Hulton Archive, Getty Images
[

The Story of Roger Daltrey’s First Solo Album, ‘Daltrey’

The Who were approaching the end of the recording sessions for their second concept album, Quadrophenia, when Roger Daltrey’s first solo record was released in May 1973.

Read More

Category: History, Music, News Tags: ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://us103.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for US 103 Ultimate VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive US 103 Ultimate VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.