With seven albums released across an 11-year recording career, Shane MacGowan's London-Irish folk-punks The Pogues worked and played hard. But which album is their crowning glory?
With a slick cover of the rougher original version of Hanging On The Telephone, Blondie made the song their own and an era classic
The in-demand, classic rock-loving South African Kevin Shirley is arguably the 21st century’s leading rock music producer
Garbage’s No Gods No Masters saw the band fully maturing their sound against the divisive backdrop of 2021’s culture wars
With their sharp songwriting and lyrical flair, Blondie took the pop-rock artform to a new, and hugely successful, level. These are their best albums
The best albums from producer Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange, unparalleled audio perfectionist and man with the Midas touch, whose sonics sent the careers of AC/DC and Def Leppard soaring
Mosh pits, slam dancing and stage diving...not what you'd usually expect from your standard Saturday Night Live, but Fear were bound to cause chaos
Here's that version of Paradise Lost doing Bronski Beat you never knew you needed – plus a goldmine of other unsuspecting pop hits given the goth treatment
When Butthole Surfers took to the stage at Reading Festival 1989, audiences didn't know what to expect. By the time it was over, they had no idea what they'd just witnessed
It's 1984 and Black Flag are weathering the dreaded accusations of "selling out" – which explains this encounter with a well-meaning fan which goes very wrong very quickly
When Nirvana went on stage at Reading Festival 1992, this "hilarious gag" was a set highlight – but no one could have predicted what would happen next
It’s the ultimate concept album and best-selling prog soundtrack of all time. Prog spoke to Jeff Wayne about his epic creation inspired by a classic of 19th century literature.
From Hüsker Dü to Sugar and now solo, Bob Mould's albums form a fascinating catalogue. Here are 10 of the best
World Of Sport. Good Morning Britain. Fry’s Turkish Delight. You loved all of those things because Jeff Wayne made you…
Pete Townshendand Dave Grohl are among his fans. He was one of the most influential songwriters of the 80s and 90s with Hüsker dü and Sugar. It’s time Bob Mould received his dues
We asked people to draw Nickelback in concert because we couldn't take photos... but there's a serious point to be made
Before pop punk became pukesome chart fodder, the 90s scene that spawned it was a hotbed of creativity...
In this 2002 interview, Brett Gurewitz and Greg Graffin discuss philosophy, belief systems and the 'definitive' Bad Religion album