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.
Summer 2016’s 30 Biggest Rock Tours
The summer 2016 concert season promises to bring some of rock's biggest acts to your hometown.
That Time Kiss Went Acoustic (and Reunited) on ‘Unplugged’
Fortunately for the die-hard fans, 'Unplugged' was so much more than just Kiss playing some of their biggest hits on acoustic guitars.
The Day Paul McCartney Was Knighted
It was not the first time that Paul McCartney had received high recognition from his homeland.
Meet the Artists Who Refused Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
How Axl Rose, Johnny Rotten and Ozzy Osbourne all turned down their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invitations.
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.
Michael Jackson’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History
The pop legend had a history of working with rockers.
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 Day Dave Davies Was Knocked Out by a Bandmate During a Kinks Show
Kinks drummer Mick Avory flattened guitarist Dave Davies in mid-concert in May 1965.