Classic 80s Weekend ZLX: 8 Most Important Albums Of The DecadeBruce Springsteen, U2, and Tom Petty make our list of the most important 80s albums.
Peter Wolf Was Once Asked To Join The Hollywood Vampires, The Police, And The E Street BandThe Hollywood Vampires - the band that Joe Perry started with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper - could have looked very different, had Peter Wolf's schedule worked out.
Andy Summers of the Police Recalls Tripping on Mushrooms with John Belushi: Watch the VideoMix two '80s rock stars, a comedy legend and eggs cooked with 'magic' mushrooms and hilarity ensues.
Carter Alan's Rock 'n' Roll Diary: March 22 in Classic Rock HistoryOn this day in 1978, the police were signed to A & M Records. What was the band’s first album called?
Crazy Kids! Rate Royal Blood's Cover of "Roxanne" by The PoliceRoyal Blood are one of the biggest up-and-coming rock bands in the world right now. But they appreciate the classics! Here's their thick, heavy take on the Police's "Roxanne".
The Music Of Bloody SundayThe tragic events of Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland inspired even Paul McCartney to write a protest song, "Give Ireland Back to the Irish."
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: February 24 in Classic Rock HistoryIn 1981, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Double Fantasy" won the GRAMMY for ALbum of the Year. Yoko took outtakes from that LP and released them on a posthumous Lennon record three years later. Can you name the album?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: January 15 in Classic Rock HistoryRonnie van Zandt, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was born on this day. When he died in the plane crash, how old was he?
10 Things You Didn't Know About StingHow did a kid from an English shipyard town named Gordon Sumner become Sting, the iconic leader of The Police? Here's how, plus many other interesting facts about the legendary singer & bassist.
10 Classic Rock Bands Who Got Music Videos RightNot every classic rock band had an easy transition into the music video era. But these artists proved they can create classic music AND the videos to support them.
Here's Why Sting Said Drugs Are "Useful Tools" For MusiciansMany of the best bands ever created some timeless music while heavily into drugs. That's not something musicians like to talk about much in public, but Sting isn't afraid. Here's what he had to say about musicians and drug abuse.
Sting Isn't Leaving His Money To His KidsSting of The Police has stated that he has NO intention of leaving any of his fortune to his kids. K&M have similar views.