Allison Rapp is a New York City-based music and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, City Limits and more. She tweets at @allisonrapp22
Paul Stanley on Recovering From COVID: ‘It Kicked My Ass’
Kiss cofounder says symptoms were mild compared to others.
30 Years Ago: Tom Petty Mends Fences on ‘Great Wide Open’ Tour
An ornate stage design served as the Heartbreakers' backdrop.
Gene Simmons Apologizes to David Lee Roth
"I didn't mean to hurt his feelings," Kiss cofounder says.
When Charlie Watts Dressed Up to Punch Mick Jagger in the Face
Drummer's sense of timing came into expert play one night in 1984.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Rickey Medlocke Returns After COVID-19 Recovery
"I feel very blessed and very fortunate to be ... here today."
Six Best Eagles Songs Never Played Live
These half-dozen tracks have yet to make it to the stage.
Top 10 Songs Tom Petty Never Played Live
He and the Heartbreakers loaded set lists with fan favorites, but these great tracks never made it to the stage.
When Joe Perry Realized Prince Was ‘Really a Guitar Player’
The Aerosmith star wasn't fully aware of Prince's talent for several years.
Axl Rose Praises Wolfgang Van Halen’s ‘Don’t Back Down’
The Guns N' Roses singer called the song "straight f---ing rock and roll."
When Eric Clapton’s Bigoted 1976 Rant Sparked Rock Against Racism
After guitar legend voiced controversial opinions onstage, others rallied in the opposite direction.