GALLERY: Classic Rockers of the Midwest

Cheap Trick's Robin Zander celebrates his birthday today (January 23), and with Cheap Trick being the pride of Rockford, Ill., it made us realized how many awesome classic rockers we all know and love hail from the midwest.

5 Non-Beatles Songs Produced By George Martin

Legendary producer Sir George Martin would’ve turned 91 today (January 3), and while he is best known for his work with The Beatles, Martin worked with countless other artists in his incredible career. Here’s a five non-Beatles track sampling of from his astounding career.

GALLERY: Rick Nielsen and His Wild Guitars

Cheap Trick guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rick Nielsen turns 68 today (December 22), and if there's one thing he's known for besides his actual guitar playing, it's all of his collection of wild, often muti-necked, guitars.  Few guitarists in rock history can get away with rocking a five-necked guitar quite like Nielsen.  Here's…