Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran’s ‘Seven and the Ragged Tiger’ Embraces the ’80s
"The vultures," John Taylor later admitted, "were definitely circling."
20 Years Ago: R.E.M. Find Their Way as a Trio With ‘Up’
When they returned with their 11th studio album, they sounded like an entirely different band.
35 Years Ago: Ministry Release Disavowed Debut, ‘With Sympathy’
On May 10, 1983, Ministry released their debut LP, 'With Sympathy,' a dark New Wave album that band leader Al Jourgensen later completely disowned.
How Rick Astley and Foo Fighters Played ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’
How did '80s pop star Rick Astley end up performing his No. 1 hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" onstage with Foo Fighters anyway?
Why Cyndi Lauper Deserves to Be in the WWE Hall of Fame
Cyndi Lauper has had a long and decorated history with the WWF and, later, the WWE. So why isn't the '80s pop icon in the WWE Hall of Fame?
How R.E.M. Careened Into the Future With ‘Accelerate’
As its title implies, this record possesses great urgency.
Prince Gifts the Bangles a Hit with ‘Manic Monday': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The Bangles had their first major hit in 1986 with "Manic Monday," a song Prince gifted to them.
Matthew Lineham, Creator of the ‘A Very New Wave Christmas’ Ornament Series, on His Festive Artwork: Exclusive Interview
Meet Matthew Lineham, the artist and music fan behind the clever and inspired 'A Very New Wave Christmas' ornaments.
The Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones Discusses His Band’s ‘Mixtape’-Like New Album: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Kelly Jones of Stereophonics about their new album, 'Scream Above the Sounds,' and their 20-year career.
20 Years Ago: Duran Duran Enter the Electronic(a) Age with ‘Medazzaland’
Duran Duran's career was in a strange place upon the October 14, 1997, release of 'Medazzaland.'