How the Monterey Pop Festival Changed Music Forever
Forget Woodstock. This is the festival that really altered the way pop culture worked.
Why Emerson, Lake and Palmer Started to Split on ‘Works Volume 1′
This was both the boldest move the band ever made, and the beginning of their undoing.
Genesis Albums Ranked Worst to Best
There are few groups in the classic-rock canon with a more divisive discography than Genesis.
When the Doors Continued Without Jim Morrison on ‘Other Voices’
What’s a band to do when their singer dies?
How Styx Stepped Toward a Bright Future on ‘Crystal Ball’
Go ahead and get all the "Mr. Roboto" jokes out of your system, because 'Crystal Ball' is no laughing matter.
How Emerson, Lake and Palmer Turned a Kooky Concept Into ‘Tarkus’
Emerson, Lake and Palmer released 'Tarkus' in June 1971.
Bob Seger Albums Ranked Worst to Best
He boasts one of the most mysterious catalogs of any major rock star, but have no fear we've sorted it all out for you.
How Paul McCartney Pared Down on ‘Unplugged’
“This is how we started out, you know,” he said during the 1991 all-acoustic performance.
How Peter Gabriel Conquered the World With ‘So’
Between Genesis and early solo outings, he was already a rock star. Then he went supernova.
How Elvis Costello Said Goodbye to the Attractions on ‘All This Useless Beauty’
One of the most potent partnerships in rock history makes its last stand.