Sonic Youth found the balance between experimentalism and pop structures that would serve them well over the next few years on 1987's 'Sister.'
To push the record to platinum status, Soundgarden’s label re-released Badmotorfinger with Satanoscillatemymetallicsonatas – or SOMMS – on June 23, 1992.
Joe Jackson moved to New York and had the biggest hit of his career, "Steppin' Out," on 1982's 'Night and Day.'
In 2007, the Beastie Boys laid down the funk, minus vocals, on 'The Mix-Up.'
In 1982, Paul Westerberg's new song "Kids Don't Follow" was the impetus for releasing a new recording.
They'd already lost her brother Ricky Wilson in the run up to 1989's breakout smash 'Cosmic Thing.'
Festivals rule the summer music scene in the U.S., but that wasn’t always the case.
ABC's debut brought together elements of Joy Division and Chic, and presented it all with a suave modern style.
The Replacements end the band's first era in 1987 with one of their best albums, 'Pleased to Meet Me.'
Roxy Music mixed up Old Hollywood style and forward-thinking rock music on their first record.