The year 1999 was originally pegged to be the point when rock officially was pronounced dead. All Detroit was supposed to be remembered for was launching white rapper Eminem, while Woodstock's attempt at countercultural revivalism left little more than a bad taste in everyone's mouth. Every hard-rock act worth its backward baseball hats was busy strip-mining hip-hop's proletarian-chic boom, but there was rust belt rock-rap sensation Kid Rock flipping 1999's dismal script and... More >>>