Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
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.
5 Best Bands of M For Montreal 2012
The dust has settled on another M For Montreal. Besides slight fatigue, a healthy stash of exotic chocolate and several live reviews, what we’re left with are some serious crushes on great new bands. The following five Canadian acts stood out from the pack for one simple reason: good…
M For Montreal: Of Monsters and Men Triumph In Return Engagement
M for Montreal on Friday and Saturday is more like a traditional music festival, such as SXSW and CMJ. Venues all over the city host shows that are open to the public as well as festival-goers, meaning it pays to show up early to an in-demand show.
M For Montreal 2012 Recap: Whitehorse, the Balconies Show That Ladies Rule
One of the most gratifying things about M For Montreal -- if not Canada's music scene in general -- is how many women are in the performing bands.
M For Montreal 2012 Recap: No Joy, Young Galaxy Among Early Highlights
Now in its seventh year, M For Montreal is still one of Canada's best-kept secrets. The annual music festival showcases the country's best up-and-coming bands -- with a special focus on Montreal's homegrown acts, of course -- and highlights select acts from the United States, Iceland …