When Metallica performed in China in 2013, they were not allowed to play "Master of Puppets."
The Ozzy Osbourne song "Mr. Crowley" is about Aleister Crowley, a British practitioner of dark magic in the early 1900s.
"We're An American Band" by Grand Funk describes real events on their 1972 tour, including an encounter with a legendary groupie called "Sweet Connie."
"Love Is A Battlefield" was written as a ballad, but Pat Benatar's guitarist/husband turned it into an uptempo song.
Vegetarian Fred Schneider of the B-52's got the idea for "Rock Lobster" at an Atlanta disco when a projector displayed images of lobsters on a grill.
"I Swear" was a #1 country hit for John Michael Montgomery before All-4-One made it a #1 pop hit.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
Dave reveals the inspiration for "Feelin' Alright" and explains how the first song he ever wrote became the biggest hit for his band Traffic.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
Ozzy, Guns N' Roses, Judas Priest and even Michael Bolton show up in this Classic Metal quiz.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.