Virtual baton in hand, the former Twelfth Nighter revisits the past.
One record, twice the fun? All-star prog maximalists prove there might be too much of a good thing with twin versions of their fifth album…
With electric guitars largely banished from the recording sessions, Stone Temple Pilots crafted Perdida, a light-touch album that could be among their best
Fired up by the idea of making a blues-rock album in the city where many of his heroes did in the 60s, Joe Bonamassa beetled into Abbey Road to record Royal Tea with a little help from his friends
Like Hendrix a decade earlier, Eddie Van Halen revolutionised the guitar. We salute the late, great six-string icon who changed rock’n’roll forever
A song about people who love money (not loaves) that came out of an ear-bleeding jam session, Breadfan became Budgie’s anthem and a fan favourite. Metallica thought it was pretty good too
Guitar superstar Joe Satriani on the first gig he played, the most underrated band ever, and why you should give Greta Van Fleet a break
In an age where the guitar hero is somewhat diminished, no one is more heroic than Guns N' Roses man Slash - and these are his best solos
Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale on the paparazzi, fighting Keanu Reeves, and getting angry on new album The Kingdom
Joe Satriani’s spectacular albums have dazzled and inspired for the best part of four decades, and these are the best of the bunch
Blue-collar poets and shitkicking rockers for the new age, Canada’s the Glorious Sons are on anthemic form with their album A War On Everything
Studio ace Alan Parsons has been tempted back into recording a new album, after 15 years away. Can he weave his sonic magic once more?
Proving there's more to Welsh music than Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and male voice choirs, it's 10 of the best rock bands from Wales
Grant Moon has a rummage down the back of the Prog sofa for the ones that nearly got away… with the latest releases from Pagan Harvest, UTU, Bob Holroyd, Rob Reed, Fractal Mirror and more