35 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Strikes Back With ‘Constrictor’
Shock-rock legend mounted '80s comeback with ninth solo LP.
Did Clear Channel Really Ban Songs After 9/11?
Maybe the company never thought their memo would gain such wide traction, or maybe it never existed in the first place.
30 Years Ago: Kiss Reimagine Argent for ‘Bill and Ted’ Sequel
Rewritten track was dubbed “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll to You II.”
Five Years Ago: Metallica End a Long Drought With ‘Hardwired’
First single from band's 10th album marked return after long break.
Did Metallica Poach Parts of ‘Enter Sandman’ From Other Artists?
The iconic track bares a resemblance to at least two other songs.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Wake the Mainstream With ‘Enter Sandman’
Song marked the first time James Hetfield was challenged on his lyrics.
30 Years Ago: Van Halen Cook Up a Hit With ‘Poundcake’
First single from 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge' arrived with some new six-string tricks up its sleeve.
30 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Jams With Locals on Memorial Day Weekend
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist played with two Lake Tahoe bar bands while in the area working on 'Coverdale-Page' album.
35 Years Ago: Sylvester Stallone Mixes Cops and Horror in ‘Cobra’
His grizzled Los Angeles police officer is called upon to stop a band of murdering sadists.
Aerosmith’s ‘Rocks': A Track-by-Track Guide
Steven Tyler and company said they wanted "the hardest-rocking record imaginable." Here's how they got there.
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2′ Makes Jason a Killer
Filmmakers had to find a new antagonist for the slasher sequel.
Van Halen’s ‘Fair Warning': A Track-by-Track Guide
Band's 1981 album remains its darkest work, but it's also a fan favorite.