The Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s First Concert
The Moondog Coronation Ball, generally viewed as having been the first ever rock 'n' roll concert, was held in Cleveland on March 21, 1952.
The Story of Mick Jagger’s First Solo Tour
With the future of the Rolling Stones in limbo, Mick Jagger kicked off a solo tour of Japan on March 15, 1988, in support of his second album, 'Primitive Cool.'
The Day Paul McCartney Was Knighted
It was not the first time that Paul McCartney had received high recognition from his homeland.
Meet the Artists Who Refused Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
How Axl Rose, Johnny Rotten and Ozzy Osbourne all turned down their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invitations.
35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Dies
On Sept. 25, 1980, at 32 years of age, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died, inadvertently bringing an end to one of rock's greatest bands.
Michael Jackson’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History
The pop legend had a history of working with rockers.
How Santana Reached New Commercial Heights With ‘Supernatural’
Santana had the biggest-selling album of his career with 'Supernatural,' released on June 15, 1999.
The Day Mick Taylor Joined the Rolling Stones
The musical contributions that guitarist Mick Taylor made to the Rolling Stones often take a backseat to the bigger picture of the band's story.
The Day Dave Davies Was Knocked Out by a Bandmate During a Kinks Show
Kinks drummer Mick Avory flattened guitarist Dave Davies in mid-concert in May 1965.
The Story of the Allman Brothers Band’s Crossroads Album, ‘Where It All Begins’
Recorded live in the studio, the Allman Brothers Band's 'Where It All Begins' boasts a casual yet coherent feeling. Still, change was afoot.