Saturday March 8, 2014
"Won't you come" to terms with the fact that Soundgarden's Superunknown
is now 20? It seems as only yesterday we visited that warped neighborhood where the "Black Hole Sun"
was wreaking havoc amid Kim Thayil's incredible guitar wailing and Chris Cornell's impassioned crooning.
To celebrate the birthday of the grunge essential, read up on the record
and rank Soundgarden's top 10 songs
. And let us know in the comments how Superunknown
changed your life.
Album cover courtesy A&M
Friday March 7, 2014
Trent Reznor has officially been spiraling downward for 20 years. That is, his landmark industrial album with Nine Inch Nails
, The Downward Spiral
, is celebrating the big 2-0 this weekend. Read up on the record
, indulge in the top 10 Nine Inch Nails songs
and sweat along to the S&M classic "Closer."
What's next for "Mr. Self Destruct"? Nine Inch Nails are currently touring the world with Queens of the Stone Age
in support of the 2013 comeback album Hesitation Marks
. Reznor is also slated to score the film adaptation of the best-seller Gone Girl
Sunday February 23, 2014
Few rock artists so effortlessly blend genres as Lenny Kravitz
does. The Hunger Games
actor and "Are You Gonna Go My Way" singer/shredder has made his mark on musical history, exploring the most intricate facets of funk, soul, R&B and pop. We salute him
during Black History Month.
What Lenny Kravitz songs are your favorites? Let us know in the comments.
Photo courtesy Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Thursday February 20, 2014
On what would have been his 47th birthday, we honor Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain with a Top 10 countdown of his band's best songs
. These tunes, from "Smells Like Teen Spirit" to the storied rarity "You Know You're Right," formed a patchwork of musical history that still resonates with today's audiences.
What Nirvana songs are your favorite? Let us know in the comments.
Image courtesy Sub Pop