Why Guns N’ Roses Covered Bob Dylan’s ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’
Band made song a live staple before recording studio version.
When Sting and Phil Collins Went Solo at the Secret Policeman’s Ball
The 1981 charity shows marked significant steps in their respective careers.
Alice Cooper Getting His ‘Wings Back’ as He Returns to Touring
"Everyone's trying to remember where everything is," Cooper admits to UCR as he prepares for his first show in over a year.
When Guns N’ Roses Took a Stance on the Still-Relevant ‘Civil War’
'Use Your Illusion II' opener remains an integral part of the band's live set, offering a resonant message.
Why Tony Kaye’s 9/11-Inspired Solo Album Took 20 Years to Make
Original Yes keyboardist tells UCR why this is his first - and likely last - solo LP.
Guns N’ Roses Rise to Axl Rose’s High Ambition on ‘November Rain’
Band chased singer's grandiose vision despite some personal ambivalence.
40 Years Ago: Bob Seger Takes a Victory Lap With ‘Nine Tonight’
Second live album spawned a Top 5 single.
Why Guns N’ Roses Created Two Contrasting Version of ‘Don’t Cry’
It's the only song to appear on both 'Use Your Illusion I' and 'II.'
How Kool and the Gang Won Over Skeptical Van Halen Fans
"Hey, rock head, you better get up and get down on it, too."
The Who’s ‘Who’s Next': A Track-by-Track Guide
The nine-song LP broke new ground for the band and left its mark in rock history.