Nick Cave and company's most triumphantly turbulent moment, 35 years later.
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A look back at an underground hip-hop catalyst on its 20th anniversary.
We've got to admit it's getting better all the time.
After NWA, Ice Cube took a step in an entirely new direction.
At 20, the New Jersey trio's classic album remains a high water mark for indie rock.
The German trio's U.S. compilation might have been the most punk album of the '90s.
There's real emotion on Elliott Smith's landmark 1997 album; there's also a musical genius having fun.
How an ending for an underrated band segued into the rise of a great solo artist.
At the peak of Bruce Springsteen‘s Born in the U.S.A. fame in 1984, he appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, clad in signature denim and leather, and a red bandana wrapped around his forehead. He looked every bit the rock star behind the year’s best-selling album, and over time eventually sold 15 million copies […]
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