"Check your egos at the door."
Poster boys for the late, lamented record business model of actually sticking with an act over the long haul, the J. Geils Band lingered on the Atlantic Records roster for seven years and nine mostly sales-deprived albums before being invited to find another label home.
It's often said that when one door closes, another opens, and that definitely ended up being the case for Mark Slaughter and Dana Strum after their gig with the Vinnie Vincent Invasion ended in a heap of hard feelings and shredded contracts.
Even the great ones get things wrong sometimes.
Warren Zevon got a fresh start on a new label on Jan. 25, 2000 with 'Life'll Kill Ya.'
By the mid-'80s, Phil Collins already had a pair of Top 10 solo albums to his credit, plus his day job in a little band called Genesis.
Van Halen released 'Balance,' the last album of the Van Hagar era, on Jan. 24, 1995.
Motley Crue's Mick Mars talks about how much the internet has changed the music industry.
Even though it wasn’t his first time singing lead, Journey drummer Deen Castronovo admits that the idea of doing a whole album where he would be the featured vocalist was daunting.
Looking back on his impressive run with Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora is quick to acknowledge that it was a really satisfying experience.