Alice in Chains were never a grunge band in the Sub Pop sense of the word, but they came to define a metallic edge of the genre.
This week's installment of Mandatory Music is loaded with covers and collaborations and, in some cases (as with the lead track), both.
Remember: Weezer don't care what we say about them anyway. They don't care about that.
This week's installment of Mandatory Music features a few prominent, long-awaited returns.
Check out how we rank each of the Chili Peppers' albums, do a little dance and then drink a little water.
American Hi-Fi have released five albums since they burst onto the scene in 2001 with their self-titled debut LP.
Rock bands come in all shapes and sizes, but there's something undeniably awesome about one guitar, one bass and a set of drums rocking out at maximum volume.
There's so much testosterone in this week's installment of Mandatory Music, you could subtitle it: "the Boys are Back in Town."
Everything about the Pixies is deceptively complicated – even attempting to rank their small but incredibly significant discography.
As is the case with any major festival, the names at the top of the lineup poster are typically what will sell you on buying a pass.