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
Odd Couples: How Eddie Van Halen Reworked a Michael Jackson Song
Legendary guitarist once instinctively rearranged a song written by the King of Pop — and it turned out to be a hit.
Early Rock Record Producer Art Rupe Dead at 104
Specialty Records founder worked with Little Richard, Lloyd Price and Sam Cooke, among others.
60 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Debuts ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’
Dashed off verses from 1962 later became an accidental anthem for social justice.
Bands Recruit COVID-Sniffing Dogs to Detect Virus on Tours
Results suggest trained dogs are more accurate than traditional testing protocols.
Bassist Roger Newell Dies at 73
Musician played with Rick Wakeman, Rainbow Ffolly and Marty Wilde's Wildcats.
Billy Gibbons Says Dusty Hill’s Health Was ‘A Real Challenge’
Guitarist says it was "no secret" that his bandmate was dealing with health issues.
Bob Dylan Announces Livestream Concert
Event will mark first time legendary singer-songwriter has performed live since 2019.
10 Musicians Who Have Switched Instruments
For these artists, flexibility was key.
The Police Song Sting Literally Tried to Bury in the Garden
Guitarist Andy Summers wrote the award-winning "Behind My Camel," but the frontman wasn't a fan.
Our Favorite Classic Rock Thanksgiving Stories
Revisiting six rock 'n' roll tales to be thankful for.