41 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Passes Away
The thunderous backbone to Led Zeppelin’s sound went silent on Sept. 25, 1980.
Boston Calling Weathers Storms and Cancellations: Gallery, Review
Nine Inch Nails and Metallica helped the festival push past bad weather and lineup changes.
Slash’s ‘Coma’ Pushed Guns N’ Roses Into Complicated Territory
Izzy Stradlin and Gilby Clarke had trouble performing the song live.
30 Years Ago: Kiss Reimagine Argent for ‘Bill and Ted’ Sequel
Rewritten track was dubbed “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll to You II.”
Five Years Ago: Metallica End a Long Drought With ‘Hardwired’
First single from band's 10th album marked return after long break.
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.
35 Years Ago: Sylvester Stallone Mixes Cops and Horror in ‘Cobra’
His grizzled Los Angeles police officer is called upon to stop a band of murdering sadists.
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.
81 Essential Albums That Turn 40 in 2021: Class of 1981
From synths to New Wave, the year's evident musical shifts deeply impacted the future of rock 'n' roll.
Why It’s Been Over a Decade Since Freddy or Jason Killed Anybody
Legal problems and studio red tape have kept both the 'Friday the 13th' and 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' franchises from making new films.