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.
40 Years Ago: Pat Benatar Keeps up the Fight on ‘Get Nervous’
Chrysalis Records took an approach with her career that was all too typical at the time.
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.
Richard Marx, ‘Songwriter': Album Review
Four EPs show off veteran's versatility in multiple genres.
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.
40 Years Ago: The Go-Go’s Take ‘Beauty and the Beat’ to No. 1
Their debut remains the only chart-topping album written and performed by an all-female rock band.
25 Great Drum and Vocal Breakdowns
Sometimes, to amp up a song, you have to pare things back.