rock-and-roll

‘Take On Me’ Is a Love Song That Never Dies

It took several false starts for a-ha to fine-tune its biggest hit. But thanks to its optimistic outlook and iconic video, the 1980s smash refuses to grow old

AC/DC Couldn’t Get Enough of Their ‘Big Balls’

The Australian rock band were always the kings of the double entendre. But their most shameless novelty song holds the key to the group’s proudly juvenile ethos

Kid Rock Needs to Shut Up, But I’ll Never Turn Down the Volume on ‘Bawitdaba’

He may be a faker and a piece of shit, but I refuse to let him ruin what his music means to me

The Legend of NIN’s ‘There’s No Such Thing As Fake Tits’ Guitar Pick

For at least a few years in the 1990s, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor played shows with a guitar pick bearing an existential statement about boobs. Decades later, everyone’s still trying to figure out what it means