30 Years Ago: Metallica Wake the Mainstream With ‘Enter Sandman’
Song marked the first time James Hetfield was challenged on his lyrics.
Aerosmith’s ‘Rocks': A Track-by-Track Guide
Steven Tyler and company said they wanted "the hardest-rocking record imaginable." Here's how they got there.
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2′ Makes Jason a Killer
Filmmakers had to find a new antagonist for the slasher sequel.
Van Halen’s ‘Fair Warning': A Track-by-Track Guide
Band's 1981 album remains its darkest work, but it's also a fan favorite.
Why Black Sabbath’s Dio Era Forced Tony Iommi to ‘Work Harder': Exclusive Interview
Guitarist delves deeply into a four-album collaboration that challenged and excited the band.
81 Essential Albums That Turn 40 in 2021: Class of 1981
From synths to New Wave, the year's evident musical shifts deeply impacted the future of rock 'n' roll.
40 Years Gone: What Led Zeppelin’s Stars Have Done Post-Breakup
Former bandmates have been prolific, with solo albums, tours, film projects and more.
Aerosmith’s ‘Toys in the Attic': A Track-by-Track Guide
A detailed look at every song on the Boston band's breakthrough.
20 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Joins the Black Crowes for ‘Live at the Greek’
Historic collaboration between the two was documented and packaged in an innovative way.
30 Years Ago: Aerosmith Party On as Guests on ‘Wayne’s World’
Band appeared on 'Saturday Night Live' on Mike Myers' first episode as a full-time cast member.