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.
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.
That Time Mick Jagger Kicked Off His 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.'
The Day Paul McCartney Was Knighted
This wasn't the first time Paul McCartney received high recognition from his homeland.
That Time Aerosmith Remade ‘Walk This Way’ With Run-D.M.C.
When Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. joined forces in March 1986 to collaborate on "Walk This Way," they couldn't have been at further points in their respective careers.
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.
The Day Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Died
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.
20 Years Ago: Santana Reach 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 guitarist's musical contributions often take a backseat to the bigger picture of their story.
Why Dave Davies Was Knocked Out by a Bandmate at a Kinks Show
Kinks drummer Mick Avory flattened guitarist Dave Davies in mid-concert in May 1965.