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.
Audioslave Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
We've ranked every record, including the leaked collection of demos, by the Soundgarden-meets-Rage-Against-the-Machine supergroup.
Peter Hook on His Tell-All Book, Bootleggers and How New Order’s Catalog Ranks: Exclusive …
We spoke with Peter Hook as his memoir, 'Substance: Inside New Order,' gets a U.S. release.
New Order Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
We've ranked all the albums by the British synthpop legends.
25 Years Ago: The Afghan Whigs Get Soulful on ‘Congregation’
Afghan Whigs started showing off their soul influence on their third album, 'Congregation.'