by Brian Howe There were a lot of things that made Heart stand out among the giants of 1970s hard … Continued
Hall of Fame Flashbacks
by Brian Howe For a lot of bands, getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a double-edged … Continued
By Glenn McDonald For a small but passionate percentage of the rock and roll community, April 18, 2013 was a … Continued
The Only Band That Matters. That was the tag given the Clash, emblazoned on a sticker affixed to the cover of the landmark 1979 album London Calling.
Simply put, Bonnie Raitt is a true and longtime trailblazer for female musicians worldwide.
When Prince arrived on the scene in the late 1970s, it didn’t take long for him to turn the music industry on its head.
With humble beginnings in the vital mid-’70s London pub-rock scene, Elvis Costello became one of popular music’s most prolific artists.
A look at an original-era guitar hero who has exerted profoundly powerful and enduring influence through the decades …
If you had to pick one iconic U2 moment, what would it be? The earnestly engaging “Gloria” video that entered MTV’s regular rotation in 1981? The band’s inspiring 1985 Live Aid performance in London, clearly placing it among the global rock elite? The first time singer Paul Hewson — Bono to you and me — donned those yellow wrap-around “fly” shades that became one of his visual trademarks? Or, more recently, the massive 360° Tour of 2009-2011, which became the highest-grossing concert trek in history?
In the first half of the 1980s, they were quite simply the biggest band in the world, and they surprised everyone by coming back in 2007. Join us as we open our file on the Police …