10 Years Ago: The Mars Volta Stay Freaky on ‘Amputechture’
Released Sept. 12, 2006, 'Amputechture,' the third LP by the Mars Volta, remains the beloved oddball among the band's truly out-there discography.
When Iron Maiden Roared Back With the Ambitious ‘Book of Souls’
This 16th album added another impressive chapter to the band's legacy.
10 Years Ago: Audioslave Depart With ‘Revelations’
In 2006, rock supergroup dropped 'Revelations,' their acclaimed third album, before disbanding in 2007.
22 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Kick It Root Down With ‘Ill Communication’
With old-school rhyme schemes, lo-fi punk, a little Latin flavor and a lot of their trademark pop culture snark, Beastie Boys unleashed a mid-'90s masterpiece.
20 Years Ago: Sublime Frontman Bradley Nowell Dies From a Heroin Overdose
In 1996, Sublime became one of the biggest bands on the planet after the release of their self-titled major label debut. But Bradley Nowell was already gone.
15 Years Ago: Weezer Return to Their Colorful Roots With ‘The Green Album’
After the commercial disappointment of their dark 1996 album, 'Pinkerton,' Weezer reemerged in 2001 with a familiar sound and aesthetic that would soon define them.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Debut Their New Single ‘Dark Necessities’ This Week
'Dark Necessities' will be the first music the Chili Peppers share from their upcoming, Danger Mouse-produced eleventh album.
Blink-182 to Reissue ‘Enema of the State’ on Limited Edition Vinyl
The 1999 pop-punk classic will be available on translucent blue vinyl in June.
19 Essential Prince Covers That Rock Like It’s 1999
From covers by Foo Fighters and Tori Amos to Muse and Chvrches, the influence of the Purple One clearly reaches far beyond pop and R&B.
20 Years Ago: Rage Against the Machine Reemerge More Ferocious Than Ever With ‘Evil Empire’
Rage could've come and gone like so many of the rap-metal clones that swam in their wake. Instead, they came back angrier, tighter and more brilliant than ever.