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Music in the Making

Whoa Facts
45.7k viewsFascinating Facts You Didn't Know About The Who's 'Who Are You'The Who's 1978 album Who Are You is perhaps best known for the title track, a hit single for the group and later the theme song fo...
Whoa Facts
5.7k votersFascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side Of The Moon'Many consider it Pink Floyd's masterpiece and one of rock music's most influential albums, but 1973's The Dark Side of the Moon is...
Rock
27.1k viewsWild, Over-The-Top Stories From The Making Of Guns N' Roses' 'Appetite for Destruction'Guns N' Roses changed the world of rock and roll with their first album, the masterpiece that is Appetite for Destruction. However...
Music History
34.7k viewsBehind The Scenes Of ‘Lose Yourself’ And Eminem’s Starring Role In ‘8 Mile’Prior to 1999, most of the country just knew New York City and Los Angeles as hip-hop epicenters. That all changed in the late 199...
Albums
138 votersThe Most Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About The Beatles' ‘White Album’The Beatles' self-titled ninth studio album, released in 1968, marked a significant musical departure for the group. The band's al...
Whoa Facts
98.4k viewsBehind The Scenes Of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'When rock fans debate the best concept album, the best rock opera, or the best live tour, Pink Floyd's The Wall always rises to th...
Behind The Scenes
122 votersBehind The Scenes Of Guns N’ Roses' Hit Single ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’"Where do we go now?" That was the question Guns N' Roses posed to lead singer Axl Rose's girlfriend in the band's sweet but hard-...
Comedy
35.9k viewsStories Behind Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' That You Oughta KnowAlanis Morissette was just a teenager without a record deal when she began working with producer Glen Ballard on Jagged Little Pil...
Albums
72.3k viewsFascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Slayer's 'Reign In Blood'When thrash metal titans Slayer announced that they were going to play one last tour before breaking up, fans and critics started ...
Music History
279.3k viewsAll Of The Affairs And Backstabbing Behind Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours'There are plenty of wild Fleetwood Mac stories, but none of them top the tales that swirled around the recording of the 1977 jugge...
Film
75.5k viewsBehind The Scenes Of The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'The Beatles officially broke up in 1970, but the Fab Four image they'd grown to hate almost split them up years earlier. Though th...
Whoa Facts
193.7k viewsFascinating Facts From The Making Of Metallica's 'Master Of Puppets'Metallica’s second album, 1984’s Ride the Lightning served as a groundbreaking achievement for the band, and considerably upped th...
Rock
18.6k viewsThe Most Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About The Byrd's 'Sweetheart Of The Rodeo'Behind the mellow sound of The Byrds' was a loud controversy over their 1968 album Sweetheart Of The Rodeo. While the band was gro...
Albums
58.8k viewsBehind The Scenes Stories From The Recording Of The Beatles' 'Abbey Road'Abbey Road is widely considered the Beatles' greatest album - and almost their last, had they not decided to finish work on Let It...
Rock
156.8k viewsBehind The Scenes, ‘The Downward Spiral’ Was A Chronicle Of Trent Reznor’s DepressionThere are plenty of contenders for the best albums of the '90s, but The Downward Spiral by Nine Inch Nails is an LP that’s more th...
Albums
5.7k viewsBehind The Scenes Of 'Disintegration', The Cure's Dark And Brooding MasterpieceIn 2019, Robert Smith began to speak publicly about The Cure's first new album in 11 years, Live From the Moon. As the famous fron...