PLAYLIST: Best Side A/Track 1s

Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album was released 49 years ago today (January 12.)  Besides being one of the best albums of all time, Led Zeppelin also has one of the best opening tracks of all time, too.

4 Band Origin Stories

Today (December 11) is Nikki Sixx's birthday, and to celebrate, we thought we'd look back on some of the pivotal moments in rock history that lead to the creation of Motley Crue and some of the biggest bands ever.  Enjoy!

7 Original Band Names We’re Glad Didn’t Stick

On August 29, 1959, an up-and-coming band called The Quarry Men played the opening night of a new teen hangout called the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool, England. Of course, that band would go on to become The Beatles.  (Perhaps you’ve heard of them?)

Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams

Chester Bennington turns 41 today (March 20th,) and if there's one thing that sets the Linkin Park frontman apart from other lead singers, it's his powerful scream.  In honor of his birthday, we're looking at Bennington and other awesome screams in rock.  Enjoy!

LIST: Diamond Debuts

Van Halen’s self-titled debut was released 39 years ago today (February 10), and besides being considered by many to be the band’s best record, Van Halen also has the notable distinction of being one of only 18 debut albums certified Diamond (10 million copies sold) by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA.)