30 Years Ago: Soundgarden Give Hard Rock a Face-Lift on ‘Badmotorfinger’
Band's 1991 breakthrough LP linked Black Sabbath and the upcoming grunge revolution.
35 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Strikes Back With ‘Constrictor’
Shock-rock legend mounted '80s comeback with ninth solo LP.
30 Years Ago: Kiss Reimagine Argent for ‘Bill and Ted’ Sequel
Rewritten track was dubbed “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll to You II.”
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: ‘Dallas’ Brings Bobby Back from the Dead
Ratings fell when the popular character was killed off, so the prime-time soap opera invented a way to bring him back.
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.
25 Years Ago: How ‘Humans Being’ Spelled Disaster for Van Halen and Sammy Hagar
Their initial 11-year association ended slowly, and then all at once.
20 Years Ago: ‘Blow’ Joins a Long Line of Drug-Smuggling Classics
Like most stories involving illicit activities and drugs, it all goes bad in swift fashion.
10 Things We Learned From Producer Ted Templeman’s New Book
Boards veteran sheds light on his work with Van Halen, the Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith and others.