Career-best solo album from the ex-Frost*/Darwin’s Radio man.
A collaboration between Cult guitarist Billy Duffy and The Alarm frontman Mike Peters, Coloursøund is a labour of love rather than a ‘supergroup’
Unlucky 13? No chance. Classic prog’s modern-day flag bearers have survived a career-threatening crisis to deliver one of their finest albums yet.
Frost*’s Jem Godfrey explains why he wanted to work with Dec Burke on 2008's Experiments In Mass Appeal
Manics bassist Nicky Wire was so taken with A Farewell To Kings, the 1977 album Rush recorded in Wales, that he bought the desk they recorded it on
Paul Gilbert – shredder supreme, solo star, Mr Big founder and rabid Sinatra and Van Halen fan – picks 10 records that changed his life
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