35 Years Ago: Misfits Take Over Horror-Punk With Their Debut LP ‘Walk Among Us’
The Misfits tore through 13 songs in less than 25 minutes on their debut, 'Walk Among Us.'
20 Years Ago: Rollins Band Ends Their Classic Lineup With ‘Come In and Burn’
Henry Rollins' followed up the unexpected success of 'Weight' with 1997's 'Come In and Burn.'
25 Years Ago: Right Said Fred Try to Live Up to ‘I’m Too Sexy’ With Debut LP ‘Up’
The quality of Right Said Fred's 'Up' got lost in the backlash following the global success of "I'm Too Sexy."
20 Years Ago: Helmet Struggle to Keep It Together With ‘Aftertaste’
Helmet were reduced to a three-piece for 'Aftertaste,' whose 1997 release was delayed by a year.
25 Years Ago: Ride Continue to Define Shoegaze on ‘Going Blank Again’
Ride's second album, 'Going Blank Again,' expanded on the sound of their debut, 'Nowhere.'
25 Years Ago: The ‘Opiate’ EP Gives the World a First Taste of Tool
The seven-song EP from the L.A.-based Tool showed that dark, heavy alternative rock didn't have to come from Seattle.
30 Years Ago: U2 Embrace the Good and Bad of America on ‘The Joshua Tree’
When The Joshua Tree came out on March 9, 1987, it represented a seismic shift, spearheaded by U2, in popular music. Up until that point, the ‘80s were mostly thought of, with a handful of exceptions, as a decade of style without substance, with MTV leading the charge in helping to popula…
U2 Plunge Into Darkness on ‘Exit’: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
Bono's lyrics for 'Exit' were inspired by reading books about killers.
10 Years Ago: The Stooges Return After More Than Three Decades With ‘The Weirdness’
The Stooges gave us the follow-up to 1973's 'Raw Power' in 2007 with 'The Weirdness.'
10 Years Ago: Chris Cornell Leaves Audioslave
The Soundgarden-meets-Rage-Against-the-Machine supergroup broke up when singer Chris Cornell quit.