Kris Barras on new album Death Valley Paradise, getting heavier, and playing with Billy Gibbons
A look back at the career of the late Dusty Hill: ZZ Top bassist, true Texan, beer drinker, hell raiser, airport baggage handler
One of the deepest and most despairing songs in rock was named after a horse Trower spotted in a newspaper
Blues guitar slinger Danny Bryant on starting with lyrics, feeling like “a caged animal”, and the wisdom of John Mayall
On March 10, 1968 at Winterland in San Francisco, Cream covered a Robert Johnson song. Today it is seen as one of the most significant four minutes of live rock ever recorded
Heart-on-sleeve singer-songwriter Beth Hart on her new album of Led Zeppelin covers, and how lockdown helped her mental health
Twenty-seven years after Allman Brother Warren Haynes started his side project Gov't Mule, it’s now his main band
Singer/guitarist George Thorogood picks his records, artists and gigs of significance, and reveals why Elvis Presley was a freak of nature
It was the dawn of the 70s, a period that delivered some now iconic albums – although some could easily have gone straight to the bargain bins. So why were they dismissed at the time?
In the 70s guitarist Robin Trower made his classic album Bridge Of Sighs. Today he heads up a similar power trio and shows no sign of slowing down
UPDATE Statement confirms that Ginger Baker died peacefully earlier this morning after being admitted to hospital late last month
There’s much more to this often unsung British guitar hero and songwriter than his outstanding 1970s power-trio albums
After just five days of recording at Atlantic Studios in New York, Cream emerged with what many consider to be their greatest album
The death of David Bowie at the start of the year sent a seismic shock through the music world. But his chameleon career colours a legacy that endures beyond his passing
With Wings and Joe Cocker, the late Henry McCullough was one of the great sideman of the 1970s. We pay tribute to an under-appreciated guitarist
The Rolling Stones launch their Exhibitionism show at London's Saatchi Gallery today. We got a sneak preview...
David Bowie guitarist Earl Slick reveals the secrets of the Thin White Duke’s quasi-mystical opus Station To Station – No. 5 in our rundown of the Greatest Albums Of The 70s
Before 1966, the blues was tired, worn out and unsexy. But then four British six-string geniuses helped birth blues rock – and the modern guitar hero too.
The poet laureate of rock’n’roll Chuck Berry takes on Jagger, Richards, Jones, Wyman and Watts on the R&B song that set the Stones rolling... Come On!