37 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Passes Away
The thunderous backbone to Led Zeppelin’s sound went silent when John Bonham was found dead Sept. 25, 1980, ending the band as an active unit.
35 Years Ago: The Who Kick Off Their First Farewell Tour
A little more than three years after drummer Keith Moon died, the Who were feeling out of sorts with each other, musically and onstage.
Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan on What It’s Like to Perform ‘Chinese Democracy’ Songs
Duff McKagan sat down with Chris Jericho for his podcast this week to talk a variety of topics, like learning 'Chinese Democracy' songs for the Guns N' Roses tour.
Kids Recreate Recording of Van Halen’s Debut Album in Just One Day
The first Van Halen album is already such an achievement, but a group of kids in California have kicked it up a notch by re-recording the disc in just one day!
Marty Friedman: Political Correctness ‘Has Gotten Out of Control’ in the U.S.
Marty Friedman talked about political correctness, which he says has 'gotten out of control' in the United States.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Working on Five Potential Projects: ‘We Want the Orchestra to Liv…
Trans-Siberian Orchestra musical director Al Pitrelli spoke to Billboard recently about the future of the progressive-rock touring spectacle.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Bounce Back from Tragedy With ‘Garage Days Re-Revisited’
Metallica's 'Garage Days Re-Revisited' gave the band a chance to continue healing after the death of Cliff Burton, and a low-pressure way to begin recording with Jason Newsted.
40 Years Ago: AC/DC Play Their First U.S. Show
The Canadian band Moxy were set to make their first headlining appearance in the U.S. at a show in Austin. Their opening act traveled much farther.
Izzy Stradlin Takes the Lead on ‘Think About You': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for De…
Of all the songs on Appetite for Destruction, “Think About You” is either the most underrated, the album's hidden gem or just a misplaced and mediocre break from greatness.
Alice Cooper Finds Andy Warhol Silkscreen in Storage, Could be Worth Millions
Alice Cooper has found a forgotten Andy Warhol silkscreen print in storage, and it could be worth millions of dollars!
Axl Rose Lets Paranoia Run Wild on ‘Out Ta Get Me': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for D…
From the outset, “Out ta Get Me” was the quintessential Guns N’ Roses song.
Guns N’ Roses Destroy a Friend’s Country Song With ‘It’s So Easy': The Story Behind Every …
To follow the ultimate album opener “Welcome to the Jungle” on 'Appetite for Destruction,' Guns N’ Roses needed something heavy, bombastic and uncompromising.