Allison Rapp is a New York City-based music and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, City Limits and more. She tweets at @allisonrapp22
How Black Sabbath’s Opening ‘Bar Band’ Turned Out to be Van Halen
Ozzy Osbourne just wanted "a bar band from L.A." to open his band's 1978 'Never Say Die!' tour. He got a whole lot more.
How Tawny Kitaen Became Whitesnake’s ‘Here I Go Again’ Video Star
"That’s her! She’s the Whitesnake woman!" video director Marty Callner reportedly said when first meeting the actress.
14 Rock Stars Who Haven’t Released an Album in 10 Years
It's been at least a decade for all of them, and the future is uncertain for many.
Pink Floyd’s Touring Museum Exhibit to Hit U.S This Year
'Their Mortal Remains' will take up a residency at the Vogue Multicultural Museum in Los Angeles this summer.
The Unexpected Way David Lee Roth’s Guitarist Got the Job
In a new interview, John 5 recalls how he unexpectedly landed the the gig with the Van Halen frontman over 20 years ago.
How Peter Frampton Found His Way Again After ‘Comes Alive’
Guitarist discusses album that made him a global star in new UCR interview.
Kiss Announce Two-Night A&E ‘Biography: Kisstory’ Documentary
Guitarist and singer Paul Stanley says he's "very proud" of upcoming film.
Rock Stars Who Were Nominated for Razzie Awards
Some of the biggest names in music have been "honored" by Hollywood's most notorious awards show.
Peter Frampton’s ‘Spur of the Moment’ Decision Led to New Album
In an exclusive conversation with UCR, the legendary guitarist explains his inspiration for 'Frampton Forgets the Words.'
Black Sabbath Announce Expanded ‘Sabotage’ Reissue
Deluxe edition of band's sixth album gets new remaster and previously unreleased full concert.