In honor of David Bowie's 69th birthday, we take a look back at what proved to be a thoroughly Bowie-esque performance on Johnny Carson's straightlaced 'Tonight Show.'
One of the biggest and fastest-selling British albums of all time is regarded both as a masterpiece and a massive disappointment.
It's not easy to find tidbits of information even the casual fan doesn't know about Nirvana, but we'll try.
When the Flaming Lips scored a Top 10 hit on the Modern Rock Tracks chart in 1994 with 'She Don't Use Jelly,' the band was widely dismissed as little more than an obscure neo-pyschedelia outfit from Oklahoma City lucky enough to snag approval from MTV tastemakers 'Beavis and Butt-head' and ride it for all it was worth.
Formed as a pop-punk band in the late '80s, Green Day got their start as a part of the San Francisco Bay area's DIY punk scene, but they quickly outgrew it.
Maybe this one is more just plain sad than surreal, but it was definitely a shock to see Layne Staley and his band onstage at all in 1996.
Not many bands can boast that the third concert they ever played was opening for Jane's Addiction, but the Smashing Pumpkins were never like many other bands.
Billed as "Three More Days of Peace, Love + Music," Woodstock '94 took all the iconic hippie mythology of the original 1969 festival in upstate New York and wrapped it up in the cynical cultural vibes of Generation X, where commerce overtakes culture as the driving force behind things like, well, gigantic music festivals.
When Natalie Portman's character Sam delivered to Zach Braff's Andrew that memorable line about the then Shins tune 'New Slang' in the 2004 movie 'Garden State,' she perfectly captured a powerful feeling that all music lovers feel at one time or another.
Has it really been two years since we've heard a peep out of Bon Iver, the Justin Vernon-fronted indie-folk act that took the music world by storm a couple years ago, and then basically disappeared?