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.
Extreme Schedule Release of ‘Pornograffiti Live 25′
To help commemorate last year's 25th anniversary of Extreme's Grammy-nominated second album, Pornograffitti, the Boston band will release the Pornograffiti Live 25.
When Alice Cooper’s Famous Friends Helped Out on ‘Hey Stoopid’
Alice Cooper brought in heavy hitters like Nikki Sixx and Ozzy Osbourne to help out with 1991's 'Hey Stoopid.'
Revisiting AC/DC’s Stephen King Soundtrack, ‘Who Made Who’
In the time leading up to the release of Who Made Who in 1986, the '80s had been a bit of a mixed bag for AC/DC.
Summer 2016’s 30 Biggest Rock Tours
The summer 2016 concert season promises to bring some of rock's biggest acts to your hometown.
Stephen Stills’ Band the Rides Announce Tour
In advance of the release of their second album, Pierced Arrow, on May 6, the Rides -- an all-star band consisting of Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg -- have announced a tour.
Scorpions Reissuing ‘Return to Forever’ With Bonus Material
German rockers Scorpions have announced an upcoming reissue of their 2015 album Return to Forever on April 22.
Revisiting 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.
Metallica Producer: Jason Newsted ‘Was Never Treated With the Respect He Deserved’
A long, simmering bone of contention among Metallica fans is the lack of audible bass guitar on their landmark 1988 record ... And Justice for All.
30 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Kicks Off First Solo Tour
With the future of the Rolling Stones in limbo, Mick Jagger kicked off a solo tour of Japan on March 15, 1988, in support of his second album, 'Primitive Cool.'
45 Years Ago: The Allman Brothers Band Record ‘At Fillmore East’
The two-night stand that made up the Allman Brothers Band's 'At Fillmore East' began on March 12, 1971.
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.