How Huey Lewis Overcame Commercial ‘Pressure’ for Massive ‘Fore!’
'Sports' follow-up spawned hits "Stuck With You" and "Hip to Be Square."
Why Guns N’ Roses Covered Bob Dylan’s ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’
Band made song a live staple before recording studio version.
20 Years Ago: Wilco Self-Release Their Masterpiece, ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’
After record company rejected LP, band put it out for free on its website. It quickly became a classic.
When Sting and Phil Collins Went Solo at the Secret Policeman’s Ball
The 1981 charity shows marked significant steps in their respective careers.
Alice Cooper Getting His ‘Wings Back’ as He Returns to Touring
"Everyone's trying to remember where everything is," Cooper admits to UCR as he prepares for his first show in over a year.
When Guns N’ Roses Took a Stance on the Still-Relevant ‘Civil War’
'Use Your Illusion II' opener remains an integral part of the band's live set, offering a resonant message.
Why Tony Kaye’s 9/11-Inspired Solo Album Took 20 Years to Make
Original Yes keyboardist tells UCR why this is his first - and likely last - solo LP.
40 Years Ago: Bob Seger Takes a Victory Lap With ‘Nine Tonight’
Second live album spawned a Top 5 single.
How Kool and the Gang Won Over Skeptical Van Halen Fans
"Hey, rock head, you better get up and get down on it, too."
The Who’s ‘Who’s Next': A Track-by-Track Guide
The nine-song LP broke new ground for the band and left its mark in rock history.
Aretha Franklin’s Most Memorable Rock Covers
The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Elton John and Simon & Garfunkel are just some of the artists covered by the Queen of Soul.
King Crimson Touring the U.S. for the ‘Last Time’
Band wanted to avoid the "tacky device" of calling it a farewell tour.