Senjutsu is studio album 17 from enduring heavy metal flag carriers Iron Maiden, and they still divide opinion
Hard rockers Night Ranger on lockdown recording, new album ATBPO, longevity, and appearing in a cocaine-filled house in Boogie Nights
Made with mental health issues looming, Psychotic Supper was Tesla's peak before they began a downward slide
Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley, Warren Haynes, David Coverdale, Scorpions, Flea, John Fogerty and more pay tribute to ZZ Top's late bass player Dusty Hill
How Sylvester Stallone and Eye Of The Tiger took Survivor from no-hopers to heavyweight champions of AOR
With a riff claimed by both of the band’s guitarists and lyrics inspired by a summer romance, Blowin' Free became Wishbone Ash’s signature song and a rock classic
Formed as an Allman Brothers side project, Gov't Mule are one of the great jam bands, but these are their 10 greatest studio tracks
Marillion vocalist Steve Hogarth on the simple pleasures of Stackridge's The Man In The Bowler Hat, an album that is jolly, light-hearted and quintessentially English
Following in the footsteps of a famous parent often means forever being in their shadow. Can Wolfgang Van Halen, son of Edward, escape it?
With differences sorted, a new-look seven-piece Helloween followed a successful world tour with a fruitful trip to the studio. But will the love last?
Back To Live: Flaming Lips have always been a band with a knack for thinking outside the box, and their approach to surviving the pandemic was no different. Here, Wayne Coyne talks lockdown, live music and getting back to 'the new normal'
Although never rock A-listers, enduring Scots Nazareth have a recorded catalogue peppered with timeless bluesy rock gems. These are their best albums
He’s had the brush-off from Lemmy, a bollocking from Freddie Mercury, and Kurt Cobain was rude about him. He is Europe frontman Joey Tempest, and these are his stories
Dreamer, the piano pounder that “exploded” out of Roger Hodgson’s head made Supertramp stars and was a favourite that Princess Diana, Wills and Harry used to sing together
The bizarre Hocus Pocus by Dutch proggers Focus “came from nowhere, a piece of pure improvisation” and may be the only top 20 rock song to feature yodelling
A track-by-track guide to Iron Maiden's debut album. Released in 1980, it changed hard rock forever and helped kickstart the 80s
Despite being pilloried buy the press at the time, Asia's blend of polished melodies and progressive ideals reaped huge commercial rewards
Kiss legend Paul Stanley on his new soul album, deafness, feelings of inadequacy and loneliness, and Kiss playing Download 2022
The very best Rolling Stones tracks, as chosen by those best qualified to judge: their fellow musicians
The inside story of Big Big Train's 2009 album The Underfall Yard, their first with singer David Longdon and drummer Nick D'Virgilio
While the return of American band Touch will be a delight for AOR fans, it’s also likely to see the return of people re-telling a 40-year-old story that the band wish would just fly away
Status Quo's Francis Rossi joins us to talk us through what he learned in lockdown, what we can expect from his upcoming tour, and whether Taylor Swift might ever cover one of his songs
Former Black Stone Riders and Thin Lizzy guitarist Damon Johnson has finally found his niche. And it includes licking lots of stamps
After the massive success of Moving Pictures, Rush had the world at their feet. So the ever-contrary Canadians turned to new technology for 1982's Signals...