Rock Stars Who Have Been Knighted
Only a select few musicians have been named a Knight of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II – and then there was the one who turned her down.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Debut New Image With ‘Strawberry Fields Forever,’ ‘Penny Lane’ V…
The Beatles' influential promotional films for "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Penny Lane" made their U.S. debuts in March 1967.
U2 Updates the Gospel on ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’: The Story Behind Ev…
How "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" became a key building block for U2's creative process.
22 Years Ago: R.E.M. Drummer Bill Berry Suffers Aneurysm on Stage
Before R.E.M.'s Monster world tour was over, 3 of the 4 band members would require surgery.
U2 Gets Cinematic on ‘Where the Streets Have No Name': The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree…
Producer Brian Eno claims that it took about half of the 'Joshua Tree' sessions to complete 'Where the Streets Have No Name.' In the end, U2 had a classic.
35 Years Ago: Pat Benatar Marries Neil Giraldo in a Secret Ceremony
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have been bandmates since 1979, lovers since a little while after that and husband-and-wife since 1982.
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Goes From Bowling Alleys to the Big Leagues on Their Debut
After paying plenty of dues in Midwestern venues, Cheap Trick made its Epic Records debut in February 1977.
25 Years Ago: ‘Hormoaning’ EP Displays Another Side of Nirvana
As a "souvenir" to fans in Australia and Japan, Nirvana released the 'Hormoaning' EP with b-sides and cover songs in February 1992.
45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Flub Live Debut of ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were about to play the entirety of The Dark Side of the Moon before an audience for the first time.
45 Years Ago: Chuck Berry Kicks Keith Richards Off His Stage
Chuck Berry booted Keith Richards off his stage during a 1972 show in which the Rolling Stones guitarist was serving as a member of his backing band.
Mick Jagger: Movie Star? Exploring the Rolling Stones Singer’s Film Career
Mick Jagger knows it’s only a movie role, but he likes it.
25 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Returns to the Movies in ‘Freejack’
After Mick Jagger starred in two movies in 1970 – Ned Kelly and Performance – plenty of Rolling Stones fans thought the rock legend would become a fixture on the silver screen.