35 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Strikes Back With ‘Constrictor’
Shock-rock legend mounted '80s comeback with ninth solo LP.
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.
Did Metallica Poach Parts of ‘Enter Sandman’ From Other Artists?
The iconic track bares a resemblance to at least two other songs.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Wake the Mainstream With ‘Enter Sandman’
Song marked the first time James Hetfield was challenged on his lyrics.
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.
30 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Jams With Locals on Memorial Day Weekend
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist played with two Lake Tahoe bar bands while in the area working on 'Coverdale-Page' album.
Aerosmith’s ‘Rocks': A Track-by-Track Guide
Steven Tyler and company said they wanted "the hardest-rocking record imaginable." Here's how they got there.
Van Halen’s ‘Fair Warning': A Track-by-Track Guide
Band's 1981 album remains its darkest work, but it's also a fan favorite.