The Beastie Boys became the first act to be censored on 'American Bandstand' on Jan. 16, 1987, reportedly earning the ire of host Dick Clark.
Lou Reed explored his friends' cancer struggles and deaths on his 1992 album 'Magic and Loss,' one of the rocker's most commercially successful releases.
This gallery includes every single incarnation of the Flaming Lips– including studio and touring members – since the fearless band first freaked out Oklahoma.
On their new album, the Flaming Lips scale some heavy subjects (mortality, relationships, suicide) via a childlike fantasy world rife with unicorns and wizards.
With the curtain dropping on 2016, we look forward to the music we expect to hear in the new year. These are the 30 Most-Anticipated Albums Coming in 2017.
From space-rockin’ doo-wop to sample-heavy mash-ups, from storytelling bar bands to soul-singing troublemakers, this is the most glorious music 2006 had to give us.
Inspired by the D.C. hardcore scene, Dead Kennedys recorded their first (and only) EP, 'In God We Trust, Inc.' at a blistering pace.
Mere months after their debut, Gorillaz assembled the 'G Sides' compilation. The disc was put out in Japan in December 2001, before seeing release elsewhere.
Boasting "X Offender" and "Rip Her to Shreds," Blondie's self-titled first album introduced the band's mix of pop and punk when it came out in December 1976.
Chris Isaak preserved his smoky, retro-modern sound on his self-titled second album, released in December 1986.