Unashamedly sleazy, ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ harnessed the new rules of the dancefloor to create “a soundtrack to a striptease clip joint”.
The first hip-hop album ever to top the ‘Billboard’ 200, ‘Licensed To Ill’ saw Beastie Boys lay the groundwork for the hip-hop world we now live in.
‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ solidified the New York rapper as one of hip-hop’s most dynamic personalities and the world’s greatest storyteller.
The best 80s music videos not only defined the decade, they influenced fashions and elevated the music video to the status of high art.
How well do you know your 80s music? See if you can successfully match these lyrics to the correct artist or album!
A word-of-mouth scene generated on the streets of LA, hair metal might have cleaned up its act, but it retains a swagger that has timeless appeal.
The 80s was a decade defined by excess, with many forgotten 80s bands slipping through the cracks. Here are eight that deserve your attention.
With ‘New Jersey’, Bon Jovi proved that whether they were writing stadium anthems or power ballads, they could create hits with ease.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a milestone in the heavy metal world. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover about recording the album.
The idea of yacht rock conjures up a particular lifestyle, but beneath the surface lies a treasure trove of sophisticated hits that continue to resonate.
From murky origins, goth made its first stirrings in the late 70s and early 80s, fully coming into the light with the likes of Siouxsie Sioux and The Cure.
Dark, sexy and enticing, ‘Juju’ found Siouxsie And The Banshees shaping the future of post-punk and laying the template for the emerging goth scene.
Do you know your art from your elbow? See how many of these classic 80s album artworks you recognise in our quiz!
By the time Frida released ‘Shine’, in September 1984, the landscape had changed for female pop stars, but it remains a thoroughly ambitious pop-rock album.
Soft Cell masterminds Dave Ball and Marc Almond look back on the “enjoyable chaos” of Britain’s first ever synth-pop duo.