Everything seemed bigger in the 80s, from hair to shoulder pads. Pop music was no different.
The thrash metal band founded by Dave Mustaine has often taken on political stances and have released successful albums like Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? and Rust in Peace.
Metallica are one of the most successful metal bands of all time, comprised of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo and with a peerless career that's included classic albums...
The British film composer who's composed scores for films like The Piano and Gattaca alongside developing his minimalistic style.
The British rock group founded by Genesis' Mike Rutherford have released albums like Acting Very Strange and Word of Mouth.
Morrissey is one of the most iconic rock artists of the last 40 years, from his time as frontman of influential rock act the Smiths to his solo career that includes albums...
The Los Angeles heavy metal band founded by Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, Vince Neil, and Tommy Lee has released massively successful albums like Shout at the Devil and Dr. Feelgood as well...
N.W.A. were one of the most successful and influential rap groups of all time, comprised of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice Cube.
The Nashville singer-songwriter coined the term folkabilly to refer to her music, regularly performs with her band The Blue Moon Orchestra, and is best known for songs like 'From a Distance'
The Stockholm pop singer-songwriter has flouted genre and convention throughout her fascinating career.
The Boston R&B group found incredible success in the 1980s and beyond with hits like "Candy Girl" and "Mr. Telephone Man."
The Suffolk singer-songwriter has notched successful singles like "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" and "Wouldn't It Be Good."
Michael Jackson was one of the most famous and successful pop stars in history, with a career that included albums like Thriller and Off the Wall as well as singles like 'Billie...
The hard rock band founded by Trent Reznor has a career that's spanned multiple decades and encompassed rock, pop, and electronic music.
Short for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, the British electronic pop act have been influential on generations of acts since their debut in the 1980s.
R.E.M. were one of the most influential and beloved rock bands of the last 40 years, comprised of Michael Stipe, Bill Berry, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills.