When Pete Townshend Embraced ‘Pretentiousness’ on ‘The Iron Man’
Pete Townshend's musical, 'The Iron Man,' was released on June 27, 1989.
Sticking With the Formula: Revisiting Dire Straits’ ‘Communique’
Dire Straits released their second album, 'Communique,' on June 15, 1979.
The Story of Peter Gabriel’s Belated Soundtrack to a Controversial Movie, ‘Passion’
'Passion' by Peter Gabriel surfaced a year after Martin Scorsese's 'The Last Temptation of Christ' was released.
The History of David Bowie’s Tin Machine
In the late '80s, David Bowie wasn't interested in being a greatest-hits singer. Tin Machine, with Bowie as lead singer, would be the path to his reinvention.
That Time the Beatles Settled a Lawsuit With Pete Best
Pete Best, one of the biggest “I could have been a contender” stories in rock history, won a legal battle against the Beatles in a defamation lawsuit in January 1969.
Jim Morrison’s Arrest History
Ultimate Classic Rock looks back at the arrest history of the late Doors frontman Jim Morrison.
15 Years Ago: David Bowie Records The First Cyber Song
David Bowie streamed the recording of 'What's Really Happening,' a collaboration with a contest-winner, over the Internet on May 24, 1999.