The last half-century or so has given us some of the best musical movies of all time.
Suggestive lyrics from bands like Twisted Sister led to the 1985 Parents Music Resource Center Senate hearing on whether musicians should be allowed to rock without parental supervision.
Amy Winehouse recorded just two albums during her lifetime, but her singular talent was enough to quickly earn her legendary status.
The Beatles helped bring backmasking to the mainstream, but here are a few classic tracks that may (or may not) feature hidden messages, too.
The late singer's beach bum reputation helped him build a billion-dollar empire.
You may have never heard the phrase “gated reverb,” but you've most definitely heard the effect. And you can thank Phil Collins for that.
The movie was released on September 22, 1995 to barely any fanfare—but somehow, years later, fans discovered it and have helped keep its memory alive.
The Monkees may not have been a "real" band, but their chart-topping legacy speaks for itself.
In 1993, a teenaged Alicia Silverstone changed the rules for video vixens everywhere with Aerosmith's "Cryin'"—and cemented her place in pop culture history.
The pattern is named after the European dance craze, but what exactly the dots have to do with polka is a bit of a mystery.
First dance songs, wedding reception songs … This list has a little of everything.
For years, Sting’s 1985 anti-war song “Russians” seemed to be something of an afterthought. But it made a lasting impression on two future filmmakers and a pair of summer blockbusters released more than 30 years apart.
These 20 bands each took their names from the pages of classic works of literature by the likes of C.S. Lewis, William S. Burroughs, Charles Dickens, and beyond.
If you wanted to hear your favorite band sing "Creep" in the early '90s, you had a plethora of choices.
Karma is a cat … art show. (No, that’s literally the title of the exhibition.)
Jimmy Buffett—yeah, the “Margaritaville” guy—is one of just a few authors to have books that topped both the fiction and non-fiction ‘New York Times’ bestsellers lists. Other authors that have that distinction include Hemingway and Steinbeck.
Famed choreographer Willi Ninja's pioneering dance moves and gender-fluid style had a lasting influence on music and fashion, which still persists to this day.
It involves one man’s obsession with Peter Pan, the Emily Brontë novel ‘Wuthering Heights,’ and Meat Loaf.
Got a song stuck in your head that you want to get out? For starters, try humming the theme to 'The A-Team.'
An ornery bird once tried to disembowel the Man in Black.
Everyone liked “Y.M.C.A.”—except the actual organization.
In 1993, Elton John had to abruptly end a concert in Melbourne 30 minutes early due to an uninvited swarm of insects.
Back in the 1980s and ‘90s, audio cassettes were everything. Here are some of the most valuable cassette tapes today from those eras, including Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” and more.
If there were an award for most covered artists of all time, The Beatles would undoubtedly be a top contender.