25 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Me Wise Magic’ Amid Reunion Fail

Anticipation was high for the Van Halen reunion with David Lee Roth in the summer of 1996 when it was revealed that Sammy Hagar had departed the ranks of the SoCal party rockers and their OG singer had returned to the fold. Unfortunately, the (re)union was short-lived, and after a disastrous fallout at the MTV... Continue Reading →

30 Years Ago: Soundgarden Give Hard Rock a ‘Badmotorfinger’

The breakthrough LP from Soundgarden, 1991's Badmotorfinger, could very well be the heaviest to come out of the grunge era. From Kim Thayil's guitar seemingly always at a steady boil to the screech of Chris Cornell's caterwaul, it was full of the sound that defined an entire generation. A few years back, for the now... Continue Reading →

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