Contact Us
Music History

Music History - Page 11

Josh Koop/TSM
Josh Koop/TSM
[

What Is The Top CD In Steve Tanko’s Car?

Coming back from lunch today, I was walking through the parking lot and noticed that KOOL's mid-day man Steve Tanko had a group of CD's laying out in his car.

Read More

Category: Featured, Music History Tags:
Columbia
Columbia
[

How Journey Tweaked Their Lineup and Went Supernova With ‘Escape’

Journey thought they were on the verge of something big in 1980. And they were – but only after a period of sudden adversity.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Megaforce
Megaforce
[

34 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’

Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Guns N Roses Metallica
Hulton Archive / Tom Mosenfelder, Getty Images
[

25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour

On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.

Read More

SydBarett-TheMadcapLaughs
EMI/Harvest
[

The Day Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Died

Syd Barrett's fame had evaporated by the time the former Pink Floyd co-founder died, and he wouldn't have had it any other way.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Reprise
Reprise
[

How Neil Young’s Stirring Run of ’90s Successes Ended With ‘Broken Arrow’

Unmoored creatively by the death of his long-time producer, Neil Young's '90s-era career resurgence suddenly came apart.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Ebet Roberts, Getty Images
Ebet Roberts, Getty Images
[

Revisiting Kiss’ First Reunion Show

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss remember the band's first reunion show.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
TriStar Pictures
TriStar Pictures
[

30 Years Ago: David Bowie Plays the Goblin King in Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’

If you're making a movie that needs a Goblin King, who better to call than the Thin White Duke?

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Bronze
Bronze
[

35 Years Ago: Motorhead Get Live on ‘No Sleep ’til Hammersmith’

Motorhead's live album, 'No Sleep 'til Hammersmith,' reached No. 1 on the U.K. album chart.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Metal Magic
Metal Magic
[

29 Years Ago: Pantera Release ‘Power Metal’

In 1988, Pantera released their first disc with Philip Anselmo, an album called 'Power Metal.'

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Island
Island
[

30 Years Ago: Steve Winwood Enlists Friends, Hits It Big With ‘Back in the High Life’

An intensely interior solo artist to that point, Steve Winwood shifted to a more collaborative approach on 'Back in the High Life' – and it paid off.

Read More

Category: Music History Tags:
Katarina Benzova
Katarina Benzova
[

Guns N’ Roses Members Talk Favorite GNR Songs, Concert Warm-Up Rituals

Guns N' Roses are ready to get back on the road with their Not in This Lifetime Tour, and they've shared a series of behind-the-scenes videos to help fans gear up for the shows.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kool1017.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KOOL Gang quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KOOL Gang contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.