Billy Joel rose to prominence in the '70s, but it wasn't until the following decade that he truly came of age, writing and recording a series of albums that showcased his stylistic breadth as well as the melodic depth of his songwriting.
Like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones weren't prepared for success in the U.S.
In October 1974, the Rolling Stones reminded fans, critics and possibly even themselves that it's only rock 'n' roll.
John Lennon's eldest son, Julian, had to know he'd be faced with a lot of unfair comparisons when he decided to start his own recording career.
From the start, Talking Heads never did things the way they were supposed to.
On Oct. 15, 1984, a tiny treasure trove of long-lost AC/DC rarities ttiled ‘’74 Jailbreak’ arrived to help curb the seemingly insatiable consumer demand for the world’s hottest hard-rock heroes.
Jethro Tull's seventh album, 1974's 'War Child,' was born during a particularly awkward transitional period.
On October 13, 1989, Ace Frehley owned up to his career-long reputation for finding misfortune at seemingly every turn by titling his third post-Kiss solo album ‘Trouble Walkin’.’
How do you release a double album that goes multi-platinum, breaks the Top Five, spawns multiple hit singles, and spends months in the Top 40 while still being widely regarded as an artistic folly and a flop?
At this point, years after Lynyrd Skynyrd’s tragic plane accident, the Southern-rock throne still sat uninhabited.