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.
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.
All the Call-Outs in Def Leppard’s ‘Hysteria’ Hit ‘Rocket’
All of the songs and artists referenced by Joe Elliott in the final single from the blockbuster album.
81 Essential Albums That Turn 40 in 2021: Class of 1981
From synths to New Wave, the year's evident musical shifts deeply impacted the future of rock 'n' roll.
40 Years Gone: What Led Zeppelin’s Stars Have Done Post-Breakup
Former bandmates have been prolific, with solo albums, tours, film projects and more.
10 Things We Learned From Producer Ted Templeman’s New Book
Boards veteran sheds light on his work with Van Halen, the Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith and others.
Aerosmith’s ‘Toys in the Attic': A Track-by-Track Guide
A detailed look at every song on the Boston band's breakthrough.
35 Years After ‘Wrestlemania': Where Are They Now?
From Hulk Hogan to Andre the Giant to … Cyndi Lauper?
Watch Van Halen’s ‘Lost Weekend’ Mini-Documentary
Story of 1984 MTV contest is summed up in less than 15 minutes.
20 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Joins the Black Crowes for ‘Live at the Greek’
Historic collaboration between the two was documented and packaged in an innovative way.