Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Release the Masterful ‘Rio’
Band's breakthrough album from 1982 arrived at a perfect moment in time.
Revisiting R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ World Tour
The 'Green' tour marked many firsts for the band.
2016 Gift Guide: 18 Festive Holiday-Themed Classic Rock Items
Need to find something for the classic rock fan in your life? Our gift guide can help.
When Men at Work Became Stars With ‘Business as Usual’
Men at Work's debut took a while to break in the U.S., but made up for it by staying at No. 1 for 16 weeks.
How Rush Survived the ’80s
Like many '70s bands, Rush adapted with changing musical trends and embraced synthesizers during the '80s.
How Heart Survived the ’80s
Heart reached new commercial peaks during the '80s, but it came at a price.
The Human League Found New Direction, Changed New Wave With ‘Dare’
One of new wave's first great triumphs, the Human League's 'Dare' was a sparkling display of futuristic synthpop.
Benjamin Orr Before the Cars
Before Benjamin Orr found fame with the Cars, he was just another Cleveland-area musician inspired by the Beatles' U.S. popularity to find success with his own band.
Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips Talks ‘Fear’ at 25: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Glen Phillips on the 25th anniversary of Toad the Wet Sprocket's breakthrough album, 'fear.'
How R.E.M. Took a Big Step Forward With ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’
R.E.M. went for a bigger rock sound -- and got it -- on 'Lifes Rich Pageant,' which was released on July 28, 1986.
Listen to the Ann Wilson Thing!’s Cover of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Manic Depression': Exclusive Premiere
Ann Wilson Thing!'s covered Jimi Hendrix's 'Manic Depression.'
Heart, ‘Beautiful Broken': Album Review
Classic rockers re-record their golden-age catalogs for many reasons.