Original Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing looks back on the short-lived period when veteran acts like Kiss, Ozzy and Priest modified their metal for the mainstream
You know your writer’s block’s bad when you have to hole yourself up in a haunted castle to get inspiration. But that’s exactly what the metal icons did
They thought the 1970 Isle Of Wight festival was going to be several days of peace, love and music – just like Woodstock the previous year. They thought wrong
The Cars motored up the charts with a trailerfull of hits in the 70s and 80s before their engine fell out. Here's a look back at their albums, in chronological order
From Queen to The Stooges, these are the Sex Pistols guitarist and radio DJ's six-string stepping stones
Stooges guitarist James Williamson looks back at this proto-punk ass kicker that opened many a show circa ’73
In a new book about Yacht Rock, Ride Like The Wind hitmaker Christopher Cross reveals how he filled in for a sick Ritchie Blackmore at Deep Purple's first US show
Tom Keifer, singer and guitarist with rock legends Cinderella, picks 10 albums that shaped his life in rock...
Guitar legend, Tokyo resident and avowed Japanophile Marty Friedman reveals his pick for the 10 best Japanese rock bands...
As The Dead Daisies prepare to kick off their mammoth Live & Louder tour, frontman John Corabi fills us in on the records that made him the man he is today...
Sting’s “book of lyrics” was the starting point for many of The Police’s classic tracks – including this one, which gave them their first UK No.1 single and put them on the road to stardom
Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen – as one of the greatest rock photographers of recent decades, Danny Clinch has shot them all. Here he remembers the stories behind 6 of his great shot
Current Sixx AM and former Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba picks five of the very best albums from five influential axemen