Jeff Giles and Matt Wardlaw
35 Years Ago: George Thorogood Releases the Career-Defining ‘Bad to the Bone’
George Thorogood and the Destroyers seemed like unlikely candidates for a breakout hit in 1982.
25 Years Ago: Foreigner Start Over With ‘Unusual Heat’
Foreigner ended the '80s as one of rock's most successful acts — and then they lost singer Lou Gramm to a solo career, forcing founder Mick Jones to start over for the band's seventh studio album.
How the Doobie Brothers Got the Best of Both Worlds on ‘Takin’ It to the Streets’
The Doobie Brothers stared down a crisis prior to the sessions for their sixth studio album, making a fateful personnel decision.
The Complete History of Damn Yankees
We spoke with Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Michael Cartellone, Ron Nevison and John Kalodner about the short-lived supergroup.
The Story of Joe Walsh’s First Post-Eagles Solo LP, ‘There Goes the Neighborhood’
After the Eagles dissolved in 1980, Joe Walsh quickly got to work on his next solo album.
The Story of Tesla’s Breakthrough on ‘Five Man Acoustical Jam’
We spoke with Tesla's Frank Hannon and Jeff Keith about their unlikely smash, 'Five Man Acoustical Jam.'
Revisiting Sammy Hagar’s ‘Ten 13′: ‘Cool Record … Bad Situation’
Sammy Hagar released 'Ten 13' on Oct. 24, 2000.
25 Years Ago: Styx Mostly Reunite for ‘Edge of the Century’
After breaking up in the mid-'80s, Styx, without Tommy Shaw, got back together in October 1990 for 'Edge of the Century.'
James Gang Look Back on ‘Rides Again’ at 45: Exclusive Interview
On record, the James Gang excelled at wresting rock 'n' roll glory from the jaws of seemingly certain chaos.
30 Years Ago: Loverboy Release ‘Lovin’ Every Minute of It’
Loverboy perfected a multi-platinum formula with its first three albums, each of which cracked the Top 20 in the U.S. as well as the band's native Canada. With their fourth release, 1985's Lovin' Every Minute of It, they changed things up.