As this Rolling Stones arrest history attests, it's hard to be the most popular, rebellious band in the world without having a few brushes with the law.
We kick off our definitive A-Z list of classic rock artists with Australian heroes AC/DC.
For 40 years now, the group -- led by guitar-wielding brothers Angus and Malcolm Young -- have consistently proven their ability to mine a seemingly endless series of classic riffs and songs without ever straying from the no-frills hard rock sound of their early days.
They're still one of the best and most popular live
The Eagles are one of the most significant bands of all time -- and an obvious choice for our A-Z list -- for a number of reasons.
First of all, they're the quintessential laid-back California rockers, blending rock and country influences into their own smooth style.
And Don Henley sported one of the era's biggest and badde
Remember how awful most rock music was in the '80s? Remember how great it suddenly seemed to be once Guns N' Roses entered the picture?
There aren't too many other bands around where the members' talents are matched equally by their ability to create controversy or cause trouble.
But for every Axl Rose tangent, there's an equally awesome