The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'
'Born To Be Wild' was an anthem to rebellion, the ultimate biker song and an iconic rock original.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
While most Summer Of Love stories focus on flocks of hippies heading to San Francisco, in Canada, the place to be was Toronto’s Yorkville.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
A deep dive into the singles and albums catalogue of the bestselling Los Angeles rockers who were born to be wild.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
The formidable Blue Cheer could lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
More rock-leaning than the band's previous work, the album was their first to feature Nick St. Nicholas on bass.
Within nine months of Steppenwolf's debut album came 'The Second,' and this time it was gold in just four months.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
Steppenwolf released their debut album in January 1968, but it didn't fully take off until 'Born To Be Wild' was featured in Easy Rider and made them stars.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.
The band's 'Monster' LP brought them another gold disc and, on 27 December 1969, a new Hot 100 entry from it.