Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
Why Steve Perry Is the San Francisco Giants’ Bill Murray
One surefire way to lure the singer to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction might be to promise him tickets to a baseball game.
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.
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.
The Story Behind the Cover of Metallica’s Black Album
Here's why Metallica scrapped the devil horns-worthy artwork (and titles) of previous albums for something far more streamlined.
Heart, ‘Beautiful Broken': Album Review
Classic rockers re-record their golden-age catalogs for many reasons.
Peter Gabriel and Sting Kick Off U.S. Tour With Exuberant, Inspired Collaborations: Concert Review
Peter Gabriel and Sting last toured together in 1986 and 1988 as part of a string of Amnesty International benefit concerts.
Guns N’ Roses Exclusive: 1988 Photos and Memories from Ian Tilton
British photographer Ian Tilton was there just as Appetite For Destruction made superstars of Guns N' Roses.
How the Runaways’ Debut Overcame Everything to Find Greatness
Mercury Records touted this teen group as "the new Stooges," an apt description.
Watch Styx’s Tommy Shaw Sing Queen, Perform First Solo Orchestra Show
Shaw performed a concert with the Cleveland Youth Orchestra and sat in with a "newgrass" trio on a cover of "Fat Bottomed Girls."