The liner notes for 1976's ‘Don’t Fight the Feeling’ branded Jim Peterik as a “survivor,” a name he would borrow for his next group only a couple of years later.
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.
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?
Any Led Zeppelin fan expecting Robert Plant and Jimmy Page's long-awaited reunion to include John Paul Jones must have been stunned to find them working instead with street musicians in Marrakech, Morocco.
In 1974, Billy Joel had one hit album under his belt (1973's 'Piano Man') and a whole bunch of platinum records in his future (starting with 1977's 'The Stranger').
We spoke with Sammy Hagar on the 40th anniversary of the release of Montrose's 'Paper Money.'
Forty-five years later, King Crimson's daring debut remains prog's standard bearer, the best example of a then-emerging movement that sought to combine European musical concepts with rock.
Throughout the history of Aerosmith, vocalist Steven Tyler has often been the outspoken member of the group.
At the time, King Crimson's 'Red' was decidedly disappointing, an album without a band that spent just a single week on the British chart, stopping at No. 45.
When Bon Scott took the stage with AC/DC for the first time on October 5, 1974, it wasn't under the white-hot spotlights of Madison Square Garden or the Hollywood Bowl.