Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
How Blur Crashed the U.K. Pop Charts With Its Debut, ‘Leisure’
Blur arrived on the scene on Aug. 26, 1991 with the charming and ambitious, if spotty, 'Leisure.'
Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips Talks ‘Fear’ at 25: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Glen Phillips on the 25th anniversary of Toad the Wet Sprocket's breakthrough album, 'fear.'
35 Years Ago: The Pretenders Avoid a Sophomore Slump on ‘Pretenders II’
The Pretenders' second album, 'Pretenders II,' came out on Aug. 15, 1981.
40 Years Ago: Split Enz Go Global with ‘Second Thoughts’
Split Enz took a novel approach on their second record by remaking the songs on their debut.
How R.E.M. Took a Big Step Forward With ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’
R.E.M. went for a bigger rock sound -- and got it -- on 'Lifes Rich Pageant,' which was released on July 28, 1986.
30 Years Ago: Crowded House Emerge From the Ashes of Split Enz With Their Self-Titled Debu…
Crowded House's debut showed a band with a poppier sound compared to its arty predecessor.
The Story of Duran Duran’s Self-Titled Debut Album
"People had to go to concerts and dances... to suffer," Simon Le Bon said. "And we've got sick of that... we think that people should go and have fun."
Coldplay Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
We've taken all seven of Coldplay's studio albums and ranked them.
Top 15 Nick Rhodes Duran Duran Songs
To celebrate the synth maestro's birthday, we compiled Rhodes' best Duran Duran songs.
35 Years Ago: Sex Pistols Play Final Show
It’s hard to imagine now, but back in 1978, O.G. punk rockers the Sex Pistols were public enemies in both the States and their native United Kingdom.