When Sting and Phil Collins Went Solo at the Secret Policeman’s Ball
The 1981 charity shows marked significant steps in their respective careers.
Guns N’ Roses Rise to Axl Rose’s High Ambition on ‘November Rain’
Band chased singer's grandiose vision despite some personal ambivalence.
40 Years Ago: Bob Seger Takes a Victory Lap With ‘Nine Tonight’
Second live album spawned a Top 5 single.
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.
Watch Jackson Browne and James Taylor Perform ‘Take It Easy’
Duo also got together onstage for "The Pretender."
10 Classic Rock Acts That Benefited From MTV’s Launch
Some of music's biggest artists were smart to embrace the network when it began.
Dusty Hill Never Made Any Apologies for ZZ Top’s ’80s-Era Update
"Some people were like, 'What are you doing? You're abandoning your roots, which was not true at all."
Paul Stanley Explains the Evolution of Kiss’ ‘Detroit Rock City’
Track "started off as just a song to sing the praises of this rock 'n' roll city" before gaining a deeper meaning.
Top 10 Robby Steinhardt Kansas Songs
Rocker contributed to the group as a songwriter, singer and violinist.
How ZZ Top Nailed the ‘Velcro Fly’ Dance ‘In an Hour’
Trio proved dance-floor skills in 1986 video.
Pat Benatar’s ‘Precious Time’ Proved Third Time Was the Charm
Singer felt a well-earned confidence ahead of third LP, which came out in July 1981.
Bob Seger Calls Silver Bullet Bassist’s Lawsuit ‘Frivolous’
Recording royalties, as well as payments from three different tours, are at the core of the dispute.