Music

Mar 13, 2024

The Best Albums of All Time (According to Rolling Stone)

Since Rolling Stone magazine first went into print in 1967, it has become a global institution - and while it covers a broad spectrum of subject matter, its key focus has always been music. As such, if any publication would be considered an authority on the matter of the best albums of all time, it must be Rolling Stone. In 2020, they released the list of what their staff consider to be the greatest albums ever. The result was an eclectic and at times surprising selection of LPs, ranging from popular classics to lesser-known titles you probably didn't expect to see...

Mar 13, 2024

Great Bands That Had One Huge Weak Link

Let's face facts: not everyone who has enjoyed massive success performing music is necessarily that great a musician. This is particularly true for those who are part of a band, because if you're playing alongside other truly gifted performers, your own comparative lack of ability is easier to hide. There are no shortage of band members who have ridden on the coattails of their colleagues, and we've listed just a few examples of this here. Some of them are musicians whose own ability pales in comparison to their bandmates, while some of them really have no talent at all.<br/>

Mar 13, 2024

These Songs Have the Weirdest Lyrics

In the fascinating realm of music, there exists a collection of timeless songs that have managed to captivate audiences not just for their melodies, but for their utterly bizarre lyrics. These hits, often celebrated for their creativity, have, rather, left listeners scratching their heads. From The Beatles' psychedelic musings to contemporary artists embracing the surreal, these songs challenge the boundaries of language, offering a glimpse into the world of so-called musical expression. Join us on a journey through the looking glass, exploring the baffling lyrics of these popular songs.<br/>

Mar 13, 2024

The Most Depressing Songs Of All Time, According To Music Experts

This somber list ranges from the melancholic melodies of The Beatles and Elvis Presley to the raw, introspective verses of Eminem and the emotional anthems of My Chemical Romance. These artists, diverse in style, find common ground in expressing their pain through poignant lyrics and haunting melodies. Whether it's the heart-wrenching ballads of lost love or the gritty narratives of personal struggle, each song hits the listener in a different way and demonstrates how, though their own pain, these amazing artists have conveyed a message that deeply resonates with fans.

Mar 13, 2024

The Best Guitarists Of All Time, According To Rolling Stone

A good guitarist can make or break a band - but a great one can catapult them to stardom. Without the work of these amazing guitarists, the world would be a much less rockin' place. From the funky beats of Nile Rodgers to the shreds of Eddie Van Halen, these musicians have redefined what it means to be a guitarist, and some have even changed the face of music forever. Read on to find out if your favorite guitarist ranks in Rolling Stone's list of the all time best!

Mar 13, 2024

Songs You Never Knew Were About Famous People

A hit song doesn't have to be filled with snarky lyrics, putdowns and killer lines to become a hit... but it helps. What might be more impressive is how many songs sneak under the radar without most people realizing just who the lyrics are talking about. We've put together a list of classic songs that are really about famous people, most often showing them in a negative light that normal people like us just don't get to see. In some ways, it's comforting to know that celebrities are just like us... but in others, it's sad to see just how cruel they can be.

Mar 13, 2024

The Best Sibling Bands Of All Time, According To Rolling Stone

Sibling relationships are often incredibly complex. When they get stress tested by the volatile world of the music industry, the results can be explosive. The heady cocktail of artistic ambitions, inflated egos and sibling rivalry often leads to bitterly acrimonious - and highly public - feuds, sometimes even resulting in the complete breakdown of relationships. On the other hand, when it goes right, the unique understanding shared by people who've grown up together can result in genuinely incredible music and captivating performances. This list provides both kinds of examples, showcasing some of the most legendary sibling bands of all time.

Mar 13, 2024

25 Musicians Who Nearly Gave Up... Then Had A Huge Breakthrough

The music industry is infamously tough to crack, and trying to break through can be an extremely demoralizing experience for up-and-coming artists. While it might be hard to imagine from looking at them now, some of the biggest stars today were once struggling to make a name for themselves, and some even came perilously close to quitting. Fortunately, all the artists on this list eventually found the resolve to continue pursuing their dreams, and many of them went on to record some of the most successful music in history. The surprising stars who almost quit before their breakthrough can be found below.

Mar 13, 2024

Brilliant Albums You Had No Idea Were Made in Someone's Bedroom

It's no wonder that many musicians prefer the home studio. Not only does it save a lot of money in the long run (after buying all your equipment) but it frees you from the constraints of a time slot. Back in the day, home recordings were a niche interest that didn't get much critical appreciation or audience recognition, and weren't really seen as legitimate by the industry at large. Today, all of that has changed. From the crunchy to the commercial, here are the iconic records from both today and yesteryear that you had no idea were made in someone's bedroom.

Mar 13, 2024

The 40 Wealthiest Drummers Of All Time

From Ringo Star to Travis Barker, drummers, far beyond simply keeping a beat, have emerged from the back of the stage to become superstars in their own right. Some, like Phil Collins, combine singing lyrics with their drum playing; others, like Dave Grohl, can seemingly do it all. One thing unites this band of heavy metal brothers; money, and lots of it. Here we will explore the vast amount of wealth these musicians have made throughout their career and find out who sits atop the drumming mountaintop as the richest one of them all.