Musicians & Bands
The Musicians & Bands Channel has information about the greatest musicians and bands that have made a huge impact in the music industry.
Can 'One-hit Wonders' Live Off Royalties Forever?
Why Are Boy Bands Bigger Stars Than Girl Groups?
How Did Nashville Become the Hub of Country Music?
The Light and Airy Lyre Has Plucked Its Way Through the Ages
Getting to Know the Didge, the 'World's Healthiest Instrument'
Trigger and Lucille: The Famous Guitars Quiz
From BTS to BLACKPINK: How K-pop Took Over the Music World
If There's No Fat Lady Singing, Is the Opera Over?
Johann Sebastian Bach: A Duelling, Fighting, Hard-drinking Rock Star Turns 336
With his good looks and appealing voice, this youngest member of the Gibb brothers seemed destined for a long music career. But it was not to be. What went wrong for Andy Gibb?
The Rolling Stones drummer infused one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands with a ton of rock and a lot of jazz. His death today leaves a huge hole in rock music.
Need some hints? It's a music video, not sung in English, that is popular all over the world.
By Alia Hoyt
Most people know the correct lyrics to "Happy Birthday," and that's about it. Can you finish these song lyrics correctly? Don't disappoint your favorite recording artists!
By Alia Hoyt
Lady Day, as her fans called her, had a captivating vocal style. But it's the way she poured her life into her songs that made her so memorable. Here are five songs you should know.
How did Saul Hudson become Slash? And where did the name Meat Loaf come from? Test your knowledge of musical nicknames with this rockin' quiz!
By Mark Mancini
This smooth music style of the late '70s and early '80s features a SoCal vibe and lots of collaboration among its practitioners (Toto, Michael McDonald, etc.) Don your captain’s hat, grab a pina colada and test your yacht rock knowledge!
Known for his lilting cover of 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' which he sang while playing the ukulele, IZ was a big part of the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance.
The living embodiment of the Las Vegas lounge singer, Wayne Newton's been packing in the crowds on the Strip for over 50 years. So, what's his secret?
With a fiercely loyal fanbase, kawaii band BABYMETAL is reshaping heavy metal into something the world has never quite seen before.
Whether you’re a tween, teen or middle-aged mom, chances are good that at some point, your heart has been captured by at least one boy bander. So, we think you've got the right stuff to ace this quiz.
By Alia Hoyt
Over the past few years, we’ve lost many music and movie icons, and such tragedy really gets an art appreciator to start thinking; we should honor our living legends while they’re still here. Perhaps one of the greatest living legends still with us today is the one and only Paul McCartney. While listening to the […] The post The 10 Greatest Songs Written By Paul McCartney appeared first on Goliath.
By James Sheldon
The story goes that the only explanation for Robert Johnson's sudden prowess at playing the blues must have been an unholy alliance with Satan. But what was the truth?
By Dave Roos
So you think you know BTS? They're the K-Pop sensation all over the airways (and social media). But only the ultimate BTS ARMY fans can pass this quiz. See if you're good enough!
By Alia Hoyt & Danielle Douez
K-pop phenoms BTS took first place in Time magazine's 2018 online poll for person of the year. Now for the first time they've been nominated by Billboard for their music as well as their social media presence.
By Alia Hoyt
You paid how much for that Taylor Swift concert? Why are musicians charging so much for live shows these days?
The only thing more fun that jamming out on your guitar is arguing with your friends over which guitarist is the best and why. Whether it’s Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, or Steve Vai, everyone has a different opinion on who’s the best. But rather than who’s the best, a more interesting question perhaps is […] The post The 22 Most Underrated Guitarists Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
By Mark Urban
Take a chance on our ABBA quiz and find out how much you know about the 70s Swedish supergroup!
Is she a nun? A jilted lover? We know you're dying to find out.
It’s rare for a band to put out a truly classic album on their first try. Most bands take years to hone their sound, so expecting them to nail it on the first try is asking a lot. Sometimes though, bands come out of the gate with a seminal work that stands the test of […] The post The Greatest Debut Rock Albums Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
When it comes to rap it seems that everyone has a different idea of who’s the GOAT. The creation of a list of a “Greatest Rappers of All Time” list is a mostly subjective process, although there are several names that consistently rise to the top. With the “Golden Age” of 80s and 90s hip-hop well behind us, there […] The post The Greatest Rappers of All-Time appeared first on Goliath.
By Charles Rogers
When one hears the label “classic rock,” bands such as The Beatles, The Who, and Led Zeppelin instantly spring to mind, but the term applies to a broad range of musicians and bands from the early ’60s to the early-to-mid ’80s. Bands such as the ones I just mentioned have become synonymous with the era’s […] The post The Most Underrated Classic Rock Bands Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery by learning more about this reggae superstar.
Nearly four decades after the Village People anthem hit the discos, the song's namesake still isn't really ready to fully embrace it.
By Chris Opfer
Which other famous rock star inspired the Lizard King's persona?