45 Years Ago: ‘Frampton’ Shows Peter Frampton the Way to Success
Guitarist's fourth solo album set the stage for one of the biggest-selling live discs of all time.
15 Years Ago: Billy Idol Raises ‘Devil’s Playground’ Comeback
Twelve years after his 'Cyberpunk' debacle, he staged a comeback with his emo-and-metal influenced 'Devil's Playground.'
55 Years Ago: ‘Die Die My Darling’ Inspires the Misfits and Metallica
A horror movie starring grande dame Tallulah Bankhead inspired the punk classic that helped revitalize the metal legends' career.
Black Sabbath’s Debut: A Track-by-Track Guide to Metal’s Birth
On its celebrated debut album, the band turned blues-based hard rock into a brand new genre.
27 Years Ago: Why ‘Carmen Electra’ Doesn’t Deserve All the Hate
With more experimentation, Carmen Electra’s debut album could have been a cult gem.
Shelby J Remembers Prince’s ‘Magic’ Super Bowl Halftime Show: Exclusive Interview
Shelby J.'s second gig with Prince was the legendary Super Bowl halftime show.
How ‘Love Stinks’ Brought the J. Geils Band the Sweet Smell of Success
The title track from group's ninth album set the stage for platinum success with 'Freeze-Frame' in a couple years.
Joan Jett’s ‘The Hit List’ Turns 30: A Track-by-Track Guide
Jett's 1990 covers album paid tribute to the power of rock, but not every song hit the mark.
How Alice Cooper Almost Added a James Bond Theme Song to His Resume
'The Man With the Golden Gun' could have had the rocker. It got Lulu instead.