Ozzy Osbourne’s Two Most Troubled Months: The Bat, the Alamo and Randy Rhoads
This series of events in early 1982 was, by turns, humorous, tragic and downright bizarre.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Bounces Back From Tragedy With ‘Bark at the Moon’
A turbulent two-month span led into a difficult recording session.
10 Years Ago: How Adele Kept Van Halen From Reaching No. 1
A post-Grammys surge helped Adele's '21' block Van Halen's 'A Different Kind of Truth' from the top spot.
25 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Me Wise Magic’ Amid Reunion Fail
Band reconnected with David Lee Roth for the single, but things did not sail along smoothly.
49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Take It to the Brink on Drug-Fueled ‘Vol. 4′
They almost called it 'Snowblind.'
Did Clear Channel Really Ban Songs After 9/11?
Maybe the company never thought their memo would gain such wide traction, or maybe it never existed in the first place.
Did Metallica Poach Parts of ‘Enter Sandman’ From Other Artists?
The iconic track bares a resemblance to at least two other songs.
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.
30 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Jams With Locals on Memorial Day Weekend
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist played with two Lake Tahoe bar bands while in the area working on 'Coverdale-Page' album.
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.
Watch Van Halen’s ‘Lost Weekend’ Mini-Documentary
Story of 1984 MTV contest is summed up in less than 15 minutes.
41 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Passes Away
The thunderous backbone to Led Zeppelin’s sound went silent on Sept. 25, 1980.