45 Years Ago: ‘Frampton’ Shows Peter Frampton the Way to Success
Guitarist's fourth solo album set the stage for one of the biggest-selling live discs of all time.
15 Years Ago: Billy Idol Raises ‘Devil’s Playground’ Comeback
Twelve years after his 'Cyberpunk' debacle, he staged a comeback with his emo-and-metal influenced 'Devil's Playground.'
How ‘Love Stinks’ Brought the J. Geils Band the Sweet Smell of Success
The title track from group's ninth album set the stage for platinum success with 'Freeze-Frame' in a couple years.
Joan Jett’s ‘The Hit List’ Turns 30: A Track-by-Track Guide
Jett's 1990 covers album paid tribute to the power of rock, but not every song hit the mark.
Is ‘Never Let Me Down’ Really David Bowie’s Worst Album?
Many songs belie the record’s reputation as a slapdash collection of various sounds and visions from the past.