30 Years Ago: Van Halen Cook Up a Hit With ‘Poundcake’
First single from 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge' arrived with some new six-string tricks up its sleeve.
30 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Jams With Locals on Memorial Day Weekend
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist played with two Lake Tahoe bar bands while in the area working on 'Coverdale-Page' album.
35 Years Ago: Sylvester Stallone Mixes Cops and Horror in ‘Cobra’
His grizzled Los Angeles police officer is called upon to stop a band of murdering sadists.
35 Years Ago: ‘Dallas’ Brings Bobby Back from the Dead
Ratings fell when the popular character was killed off, so the prime-time soap opera invented a way to bring him back.
Aerosmith’s ‘Rocks': A Track-by-Track Guide
Steven Tyler and company said they wanted "the hardest-rocking record imaginable." Here's how they got there.
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2′ Makes Jason a Killer
Filmmakers had to find a new antagonist for the slasher sequel.
Van Halen’s ‘Fair Warning': A Track-by-Track Guide
Band's 1981 album remains its darkest work, but it's also a fan favorite.
25 Years Ago: How ‘Humans Being’ Spelled Disaster for Van Halen and Sammy Hagar
Their initial 11-year association ended slowly, and then all at once.
20 Years Ago: ‘Blow’ Joins a Long Line of Drug-Smuggling Classics
Like most stories involving illicit activities and drugs, it all goes bad in swift fashion.
Why Black Sabbath’s Dio Era Forced Tony Iommi to ‘Work Harder': Exclusive Interview
Guitarist delves deeply into a four-album collaboration that challenged and excited the band.