Nick Cave found his own voice as a solo artist with 1986's 'Your Funeral... My Trial.'
Graham Parker's second album, 'Heat Treatment,' came only three months after his first, but was every bit as powerful.
The rhythm section of the Talking Heads formed Tom Tom Club to explore the then-emerging sounds of the New York City Streets.
Depeche Mode's first record was released in October 1981.
Pink Floyd played a mostly empty amphitheater in Pompeii on Oct. 4, 1971.
After struggling for years to define themselves, New Order came into their own on 1986's 'Brotherhood.'
Primal Scream merged vintage Rolling Stones rock with acid house on 1991's 'Screamadelica.'
A two-day punk festival at London's 100 Club saw Siouxsie and the Banshees perform for the first time.
Billy Bragg got help from Johnny Marr and members of R.E.M. on 1991's 'Don't Try This at Home.'
'Express' built upon the sonic diversity of Love and Rockets' debut.