40 Years Ago: Pat Benatar Breaks Through With ‘Heartbreaker’
A producer change and the arrival of a key collaborator helped launch the singer's first hit song.
How ZZ Top Survived the ’80s
After having established a dedicated following with a five-album run that kicked off with their 1971 debut, ZZ Top entered the '80s with no idea that their fortunes would turn in a big way.
Extreme Schedule Release of ‘Pornograffiti Live 25′
To help commemorate last year's 25th anniversary of Extreme's Grammy-nominated second album, Pornograffitti, the Boston band will release the Pornograffiti Live 25.
Revisiting AC/DC’s Stephen King Soundtrack, ‘Who Made Who’
In the time leading up to the release of Who Made Who in 1986, the '80s had been a bit of a mixed bag for AC/DC.
Summer 2016’s 30 Biggest Rock Tours
The summer 2016 concert season promises to bring some of rock's biggest acts to your hometown.
Scorpions Reissuing ‘Return to Forever’ With Bonus Material
German rockers Scorpions have announced an upcoming reissue of their 2015 album Return to Forever on April 22.
Revisiting Rock ‘n’ Roll’s First Concert
The Moondog Coronation Ball, generally viewed as having been the first ever rock 'n' roll concert, was held in Cleveland on March 21, 1952.
That Time Mick Jagger Kicked Off His First Solo Tour
With the future of the Rolling Stones in limbo, Mick Jagger kicked off a solo tour of Japan on March 15, 1988, in support of his second album, 'Primitive Cool.'
Meet the Artists Who Refused Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
How Axl Rose, Johnny Rotten and Ozzy Osbourne all turned down their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invitations.
The Day Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Died
On Sept. 25, 1980, at 32 years of age, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died, inadvertently bringing an end to one of rock's greatest bands.