From going nowhere in London with Generation X, to pop star and transatlantic hits, all it took Billy Idol was 15 minutes in a studio, and his sister getting pregnant
A premonition? A hunch? Destiny? In The Damned’s first ever interview, they said they wanted to cover the highly unlikely Eloise. Ten years later it gave them their biggest ever hit
In which Robert Plant finds direction with a startling collaboration with Union Station singer Alison Krauss
While Jim was fixing it for Uriah Heep fan Martin, it was actually Max Splodge who was really fixing it for Heep. Confused? Read on...
Originally a Beatles song on the White Album, the Banshees’ version passed that important cover acid-test: "Quite a lot of people thought Dear Prudence was our original,” says Siouxsie
Shock rock’s foremost practising Christian, the artist formerly known as Vincent shares his thoughts on snakes, guns and Bible study
Known for his musical integrity and down-to-earth approach, he was the workingman's guitarist. To mark the 10th anniversary of his 1995 death, CR talks to the people who knew Rory best.
Twenty years on from Rebel Yell and 10 years after overdosing on crack, Billy came back in 2005 with trademark sneer, guitarist Steve Stevens and an album of him doing what he does best.