Eminem spits a total of 1,560 words on "Rap God," earning him an entry in the 2015 Guinness Book of Records for "most words in a hit single."
MTV wanted Weezer to record a version of their song "Hash Pipe" as "Half Pipe" to appeal to the skateboarding crowd. The band refused, and MTV listed the song as "H*** Pipe."
"Are You Gonna Go My Way" by Lenny Kravitz is from the perspective of Jesus Christ: "I am the chosen I'm the one."
"Baby One More Time" was originally offered to TLC but they passed on it. The R&B trio felt uncomfortable singing "'hit me baby one more time."
On Metallica's "The Unforgiven," James Hetfield modeled his vocals on Chris Isaak
In 2010, the biggest-selling song in the UK was "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
Daryl Hall's TV show is a hit, and he's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - only one of these developments excites him.
What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."
Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.
Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
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