45 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Breaks Through With ‘Tuna Fish’
They'd established a fan base between coasts but had been largely ignored in hotspots like New York or Los Angeles.
50 Years Ago: Bob Seger Digs Deep on Underrated ‘Back in ’72’
How could something this awesome escape the attention of a wider audience? Because he hates it.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ at 40: The Story Behind Every Song
These tracks changed the game for hard rock in 1983.
Santana Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Carlos Santana & Co. have been supernatural musical shape-shifters for 26 albums. Here's how those records rank.
What a Wonderful Soundtrack: The Music of ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’
Companion to the Robin Williams film is a great snapshot of mid-'60s radio.
35 Years Ago: Joe Walsh’s ‘Got Any Gum?’ Begins Career Downturn
For perhaps the first time, it sounded like his guitar was fighting to be heard.
15 Years Ago: Foo Fighters Leave Their Comfort Zone With ‘Echoes’
Dave Grohl and company stretched what Foo Fighters' music could sound like on their sixth album.
How Familiar Lovers at the Berlin Wall Sparked David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’
Classic song reached only No. 24 on the U.K. chart and failed to chart at all in the U.S.
45 Years Ago: Eric Carmen Somehow Completes a Deeply Personal Masterpiece
Former Raspberries frontman discusses difficult birth of 'Boats Against the Current.'
25 Years Ago: Phish Stages ‘The Great Went’
Band invited fans to Maine in 1997 for a weekend of art, humor, a big bonfire and lots of jamming.