'Bricks Are Heavy' saw L7 move from the underground into the mainstream.
Henry Rollins began his time with Black Flag with 1981's 'Damaged.'
Monster Magnet began their career with 1991's 'Spine of God.'
Sting explored the works of Renaissance-era composer John Dowland on 2006's 'Songs From the Labyrinth.'
Members of Suicidal Tendencies and Jane's Addiction combined forces in October 1991 as the Infectious Grooves.
Kyuss only had four albums, but their influence is still being felt today.
The Cult's fifth album saw the creative differences between Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy pull each other in opposite directions.
Kyuss' 1991 debut showed signs of what they were capable of, but it was marred by poor production.
Cake rode a unique sound to alternative stardom in 1996 with 'Fashion Nugget.'
We look at times when musicians fought with their corporate overlords.