41 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Passes Away
The thunderous backbone to Led Zeppelin’s sound went silent on Sept. 25, 1980.
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Bounces Back From Tragedy With ‘Bark at the Moon’
A turbulent two-month span led into a difficult recording session.
25 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Me Wise Magic’ Amid Reunion Fail
Band reconnected with David Lee Roth for the single, but things did not sail along smoothly.
30 Years Ago: Soundgarden Give Hard Rock a Face-Lift on ‘Badmotorfinger’
Band's 1991 breakthrough LP linked Black Sabbath and the upcoming grunge revolution.
49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Take It to the Brink on Drug-Fueled ‘Vol. 4′
They almost called it 'Snowblind.'
35 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Strikes Back With ‘Constrictor’
Shock-rock legend mounted '80s comeback with ninth solo LP.
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.
35 Years Ago: Sylvester Stallone Mixes Cops and Horror in ‘Cobra’
His grizzled Los Angeles police officer is called upon to stop a band of murdering sadists.
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2′ Makes Jason a Killer
Filmmakers had to find a new antagonist for the slasher sequel.
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.
All the Call-Outs in Def Leppard’s ‘Hysteria’ Hit ‘Rocket’
All of the songs and artists referenced by Joe Elliott in the final single from the blockbuster album.
What Led Zeppelin’s Stars Have Done Since They Broke Up
Former bandmates have been prolific, with solo albums, tours, film projects and more.
10 Things We Learned From Producer Ted Templeman’s New Book
Boards veteran sheds light on his work with Van Halen, the Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith and others.
Aerosmith’s ‘Toys in the Attic': A Track-by-Track Guide
A detailed look at every song on the Boston band's breakthrough.
Watch Van Halen’s ‘Lost Weekend’ Mini-Documentary [Video]
Story of 1984 MTV contest is summed up in less than 15 minutes.
10 Times Howard Stern Feuded With Famous Musicians
The shock-jock's talk-focused show has never hidden his love of music.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Lords of Flatbush’ Introduces Rocky and Fonzie
Low-budget versions of iconic screen characters made their debut in 1974 movie.
10 People and Events Left Out of Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Unless it were a 26-hour miniseries, there was no way the entire history of this band could be covered.
How Tesla Disputed Glam Metal Tag With ‘Great Radio Controversy’
The blue-collar Sacramento five-piece eschewed the era's teased hair, spandex and heavy makeup.