Why Emerson, Lake and Palmer Started to Split on ‘Works Volume 1′
This was both the boldest move the band ever made, and the beginning of their undoing.
Genesis Albums Ranked Worst to Best
There are few groups in the classic-rock canon with a more divisive discography than Genesis.
When the Doors Continued Without Jim Morrison on ‘Other Voices’
What’s a band to do when their singer dies?
How Styx Stepped Toward a Bright Future on ‘Crystal Ball’
Go ahead and get all the "Mr. Roboto" jokes out of your system, because 'Crystal Ball' is no laughing matter.
How Emerson, Lake and Palmer Turned a Kooky Concept Into ‘Tarkus’
Greg Lake was a hard sell on the seven-part title suite at first.
Bob Seger Albums Ranked Worst to Best
He boasts one of the most mysterious catalogs of any major rock star, but have no fear we've sorted it all out for you.
How Paul McCartney Pared Down on ‘Unplugged’
“This is how we started out, you know,” he said during the 1991 all-acoustic performance.
How Peter Gabriel Conquered the World With ‘So’
Between Genesis and early solo outings, he was already a rock star. Then he went supernova.
How Elvis Costello Said Goodbye to the Attractions on ‘All This Useless Beauty’
One of the most potent partnerships in rock history makes its last stand.
Key Members Who’ve Been Snubbed by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
They all suffered a particularly cruel fate: Being left out.
The Stories Behind the Songs of the Doors’ Last Hurrah, ‘L.A. Woman’
On the anniversary of the release of 'L.A. Woman,' we look at the multitude of influences on Jim Morrison's swan song.
How Bob Seger Finally Broke Out With ‘Live Bullet’
This double LP arrived precisely at the midpoint of his transformation from rock ‘n’ roll journeyman to arena-rocking celebrity.