Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
How Guns N’ Roses Overcame Self-Doubt to Cover ‘Live and Let Die’
Band intensified its classic-rock worship on 'Use Your Illusion I,' recording heavy version of Wings hit.
Why REO Speedwagon, Iron Maiden Dominated Early MTV: Book Excerpt
A passage from 'Duran Duran's Rio' explains why certain bands were all over the network at first.
5 Reasons Tina Turner Should Be in the Rock Hall of Fame
She's already in the HOF for her groundbreaking work with ex-husband Ike Turner, but this powerhouse deserves solo induction, too.
Why the ‘Pretty in Pink’ Soundtrack Still Matters
Suzanne Vega and INXS' Andrew Farriss join UCR to discuss one of cinema's most celebrated companion pieces.
35 Years Ago: That Time Boy George Guest-Starred on ‘The A-Team’
Culture Club singer showed up in a very unexpected place in February 1986.
Hear Toto’s ‘Africa’ Performed by Old-Fashioned Computer Equipment
Toto's 'Africa' sounds pretty awesome when performed by outdated computer equipment.
When Chris Farley Interviewed Paul McCartney on ‘Saturday Night Live’
He also performed three songs during the episode, including the Beatles' "Hey Jude."
30 Years Ago: MTV’s Headbangers Ball Premieres With Motorhead Mirth
On April 18, 1987, Headbangers Ball premiered on MTV.