After his punk band broke up, Billy Idol began a solo career and released his first solo LP, which included "White Wedding," on July 16, 1982.
In addition to the inspiration of modern pop music and Japanese noise rock, the Flaming Lips' 'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' also drew from '70s folk.
In 1982, Paul Westerberg's new song "Kids Don't Follow" was the impetus for releasing a new recording.
Festivals rule the summer music scene in the U.S., but that wasn’t always the case.
We're ranking all of the studio albums recorded by the influential post-punk band.
With R.E.M.'s catalog of songs as our guide, we're taking a musical tour of the United States.
Radiohead were just about to finish sessions for 'OK Computer' when they decided to record one last track.
In a way, 'OK Computer' began before Radiohead even realized what was going on. 'Lucky' predated the sessions, but ended up being the perfect fit for the album.
As opposed to 'OK Computer' tracks where ugly lyrics match ugly sounds, “No Surprises” meets Thom Yorke’s despondent words with the record’s prettiest moments.
On some 'OK Computer' tracks Radiohead were trying to emulate “The White Album." But on this song, the band wanted to be the opposite of the Beatles.