They started the '80s on a relative low note, with the critical and commercial comedown of 1980's poorly received 'Panorama' album, but the Cars bounced back with 'Shake It Up' the following year -- and then they really hit their stride with 'Heartbeat City.'
The Cars played their first show on New Year's Eve 1976.
'The Colbert Report' will be missed, but it went out on a high note..
Accompanying this morning's announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2015 induction class was the usual head shaking and open-mouthed disbelief that some of classic rock's oldest and most worthy bands were passed up once again.
The slow roll-out of songs from Sixx:A.M.'s upcoming 'Modern Vintage' LP continues with a sneak preview of the album track 'Drive.'
Foreigner takes on the Cars in the final round of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame for July.
The metal giants take on the New Wave hitmakers in the semifinals of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.
The Cars take on Dire Straits in the first round of the UCR Hall of Fame.
The Cars released 'Candy-O' on June 3, 1979.
A '60s-inspired garage band formed by members of Blondie and the Cars will come out with their debut on Aug. 5.