1 year ago | Books
Author Jennifer Otter Bickerdike interviewed 25 musicians and collectors, including Henry Rollins, Lars Ulrich and Mike Ness, about the format's enduring popularity.
1 year ago | L.A. Stories
When "My Sharona" topped the charts in 1979, it seemed like singer-songwriter Doug Fieger and his band were destined for superstardom. Instead, they were unfairly relegated to one-hit wonder status.
1 year ago | Music Bidness
The new film interviews such unheralded giants of the business as Rudy Sarzo and Liberty DeVitto to reveal the grueling, often thankless world of rock and pop's hired guns.
2 years ago | Music Bidness
Used by everyone from Eddie Van Halen to Steve Lukather, Bogner amps are still made in a small shop in North Hollywood by company founder Reinhold Bogner.
2 years ago | The '80s Were Amazing
Everyone, including Jeff Lynne, has hated on Olivia Newton-John's roller disco movie musical — but since its 1980 release, it's become a cult classic for good reason.
2 years ago | Metal
Though overshadowed by other releases that year like Master of Puppets and Reign in Blood, Dark Angel's second album also had a huge influence on later generations of metalheads.