Motley Crue man Tommy Lee on almost falling to his death on a skydive, meeting Mick Jagger, and his onstage Spinal Tap moment
Hated by the critics and operating with low expectations, Grand Funk brought in production guru Todd Rundgren for We're An American Band
Boston's debut album was mostly recorded in band mainman Tom Scholz’s basement in Massachusetts, yet went on to shape the studio work of a generation
The new issue of Classic Rock contains Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slayer and Rammstein, and a free CD featuring some of the world's best new bands
Fresh from working with Frank Zappa, a young Steve Vai took what he'd learned and made album no one was meant to hear
Competition: Airbourne's new album Boneshaker will be launched at a secret location in London... and you could be there
Recorded in Liverpool and Brixton, Space Ritual is the perfect summary of Hawkwind’s musicnauts ethos
Inspired by Hendrix but frequently damned as a copyist, Robin Trower's journey to stardom started with debut album Twice Removed From Yesterday
Also: Status Quo, Tom Petty, Saxon, Geddy Lee, Woodstock, Kip Moore, Stone Temple Pilots, Walter Trout, Danko Jones and more
The 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival is upon us, and we've got a copy of the ultimate vinyl box set to give away
An overbearing hit single became the soundtrack to the 80s – but have Survivor stood the test of time?
A guitarist battling demons, a bunch of seasoned session pros and a novice singer: welcome to the Michael Schenker Group
Highway To Hell: the album that took AC/DC to international superstardom, and an entry point for new fans since its release
Recorded in one room and crackling with energy, AC/DC's fourth album Let There Be Rock was a statement of furious intent
On sale now: the new Classic Rock features a giant double-sided poster, a bonus Led Zeppelin album guide, a Led Zep eBook, and a CD featuring some of rock's best new bands
The star-studded pinnacle of Johnny Thunders’ solo career, So Alone is not a perfect album, but its faults are easy to love... or hate
A prog album for Talking Heads fans? Or a new-wave album for King Crimson fans? Either way, Discipline sparks debate
The musicians may have changed, but the search for musical transcendence has never wavered. These are the very best albums by Yes
Fly Like An Eagle is an album that sees Steve Miller navigate his way through rapidly changing musical tides
Out with Dio, in with the Hawaiian shirt bloke. What was Ritchie Blackmore up to with Rainbow's Down To Earth?
Featuring Jethro Tull, The Rolling Stones, Kiss, Rainbow, Perry Farrell, Jimmy Page, Stray Cats, Lou Reed, Magnum, Avantasia, Zal Cleminson, Danny Gatton, Procol Harum and many more...