How the late musician’s obsession with science fiction shaped his legacy
The late singer took the genre to unapologetically grandiose, glorious new heights.
Twenty years ago, fashion lost the visionary designer—and prophet—behind P-Funk and Kiss.
Fifty years ago, the Queen of Rock seized her crown—and sparked her rebirth—with her fiery rendition of “Proud Mary.”
The country musician, who died Friday at the age of 81, was never better than on “Islands in the Stream,” his monumental duet with Dolly Parton.
In 1989, the band reached for the mainstream with its sixth album. Thirty years later, the record’s stab at timelessness ironically makes it sound dated.
A controversial film about the band directed by the late photographer is an off-kilter masterpiece that reveals his singular eye.
A bluesy, atmospheric piece that the band improvised live on the air during the Apollo 11 mission deserves to be more than a footnote of musical history.
How one writer came to love the band’s dark, shimmering masterpiece as a teenager 30 years ago
The two singles from the legendary musician’s first solo album were mirror images of each other: one reflecting empowerment, and the other total despair.
Luke Perry, the Beverly Hills, 90210 star who died Monday, found new life on TV as the dad of Archie Andrews on The CW’s teen drama—a role that he was perfect for.
What the artist's early singles—made before she was famous, and newly released—reveal about the legend she'd become
In a new speculative-fiction anthology series, Iraqi authors consider their country’s tumultuous present as they envision how it could look in the year 2103.
The musician, who died in September at age 56, helped influence alt-rock giants like Nirvana—but didn’t see the appreciation he deserved in his lifetime.
I stumbled on a high-pay, low-prestige way to enter the publishing world—and overcame my reservations to make the most of the opportunity.
The musician's new compilation album Lovely Creatures reveals a longstanding fascination with fables of doom and salvation.
His much-maligned album Never Let Me Down and the dazzling Glass Spider Tour it spawned were the work of a veteran artist in the throes of metamorphosis.