20 Years Ago: Sublime Frontman Bradley Nowell Dies From a Heroin Overdose
In 1996, Sublime became one of the biggest bands on the planet after the release of their self-titled major label debut. But Bradley Nowell was already gone.
20 Years Ago: Foo Fighters Conquer the Post-Grunge World With ‘The Colour and the Shape’
Foo Fighters' 1997 sophomore album is their first as an official band, but it also turned Dave Grohl into a household name anywhere FM radio reached.
15 Years Ago: Weezer Return to Their Colorful Roots With ‘The Green Album’
After the commercial disappointment of their dark 1996 album, 'Pinkerton,' Weezer reemerged in 2001 with a familiar sound and aesthetic that would soon define them.
Blink-182 to Reissue ‘Enema of the State’ on Limited Edition Vinyl
The 1999 pop-punk classic will be available on translucent blue vinyl in June.
19 Essential Prince Covers That Rock Like It’s 1999
From covers by Foo Fighters and Tori Amos to Muse and Chvrches, the influence of the Purple One clearly reaches far beyond pop and R&B.
20 Years Ago: Rage Against the Machine Reemerge More Ferocious Than Ever With ‘Evil Empire’
Rage could've come and gone like so many of the rap-metal clones that swam in their wake. Instead, they came back angrier, tighter and more brilliant than ever.
14 Years Ago: Alice In Chains Frontman Layne Staley Dies From a Drug Overdose
While the world wouldn't know it for another two weeks, it was 14 years ago today that the reclusive frontman of Alice in Chains died of a heroin overdose.