Why Tony Kaye’s 9/11-Inspired Solo Album Took 20 Years to Make
Original Yes keyboardist tells UCR why this is his first - and likely last - solo LP.
Guns N’ Roses Rise to Axl Rose’s High Ambition on ‘November Rain’
Band chased singer's grandiose vision despite some personal ambivalence.
40 Years Ago: Bob Seger Takes a Victory Lap With ‘Nine Tonight’
Second live album spawned a Top 5 single.
Why Guns N’ Roses Created Two Contrasting Version of ‘Don’t Cry’
It's the only song to appear on both 'Use Your Illusion I' and 'II.'
Paul Stanley Explains the Evolution of Kiss’ ‘Detroit Rock City’
Track "started off as just a song to sing the praises of this rock 'n' roll city" before gaining a deeper meaning.
How ZZ Top Nailed the ‘Velcro Fly’ Dance ‘In an Hour’
Trio proved dance-floor skills in 1986 video.
How Van Halen’s ‘When It’s Love’ Sparked ‘OU812′
Singer Sammy Hagar said he got "goosebumps" when he first heard the song.
Underrated Cheap Trick: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
This band certainly knows what to do when the red light is on, as this deep dive into their catalog reveals.