Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
25 Years Ago: INXS Plays Their Last Show With Michael Hutchence
Nearly 7,000 unwitting fans gathered in Burgettstown, Penn., to hear history being made.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Release the Masterful ‘Rio’
Band's breakthrough album from 1982 arrived at a perfect moment in time.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran’s ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ Begins Its Long Ascent
One of their signature songs didn't take an easy road to set-list immortality.
Five Reasons Duran Duran Should Be in the Rock Hall
Induction would be the cherry (... ice-cream smile) on top of a 40-plus year career.
35 Years Ago: ‘Light of Day’ Puts Joan Jett on the Movie Map
Rocker starred alongside Michael J. Fox in the 1987 film.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Close 1981 With Throwback ‘My Own Way’
Non-album single eventually ended up on 'Rio' in rerecorded and different form.
The Day U2 Had Their First Band Rehearsal
A "musicians wanted" ad at school brought the future rock stars together for the first time.
R.E.M.: 10 Years After the Breakup
Unlike other bands that split with great fanfare, they haven't reunited.
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.
Underrated R.E.M.: The Most Overlooked Songs From Every LP
They scored plenty of hits over their three-decade career, but there are also many great tracks buried deep in the albums.