Led Zeppelin's 'Song Remains the Same,' 40 Years LaterWhile most bands saw live albums as a chance to put their greatest hits together, backed by applause, Led Zeppelin took a very different approach.
Prince: Looking Back at 'Diamonds and Pearls' 25 Years LaterIt was the last Prince album that spawned multiple hit singles.
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' at 25: A Millennial's Take on the Era-Defining Album"Discovering Nevermind anytime post-1994, especially in the tumult of your own adolescence, feels a lot like being tossed a rope amid the waves, only to find that the liferaft has already drifted away."
Guns N Roses' 'Use Your Illusion': A Look Back at Izzy Stradlin's ContributionsIzzy Stradlin', who left the band right after the albums, wrote, co-wrote and sang some of the best GNR songs, and it wasn't the same without him.
Pearl Jam: How They Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Their BandThis weekend, they celebrate anniversaries of two very different albums: "Ten" and "No Code."
Not Fade Away: Boston's Self-Titled Debut Turns 40"Boston" is a classic album that's sold 17 million copies. But the song "Rock and Roll Band" is all lies.
Not Fade Away: The Beatles' 'Revolver' Turns 50Our writer, who was born decades after "Revolver," waxes on the importance of one of the Beatles' finest LPs.
Not Fade Away: KISS's Debut Album Turns 40We spoke to the Demon himself about the album that started it all.
Not Fade Away: The Pretenders' 'Learning To Crawl'With only half of the original lineup, the band came back with a classic album.
Not Fade Away: 'Meet The Beatles' Holds Up, 50 Years OnWe take a look at the album that helped the Beatles to take over America.
Not Fade Away: U2 Set Their Sights On America With 'Under A Blood Red Sky'Their June 5, 1983 concert at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado would prove an important step in taking them from their underground roots and their Springsteen-ian ambitions. They filmed the show for a live "home video" (as they were called in those pre-DVD days), Live At Red Rocks; two of the songs from that would also be used for the Under A Blood Red Sky EP (which also included performances recorded in Boston and Germany).
Not Fade Away: Billy Idol’s ‘Rebel Yell,’ 30 Years After MTV Brought It to the MassesFor a full year, Idol was omnipresent on the still-young television network. The heavy rotation of his videos helped fuel the success of 'Rebel Yell,' his 1983 album that spent 70 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at No. 6 and selling more than two million copies in the U.S. alone.