More a rewrite than a cover, Patti Smith’s powerful version of Gloria retained little of Them's original
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' Refugee was a true band collaboration, and took a hundred takes to get right
Kiss are on their farewell tour, so we joined the Gods Of Thunder on their private jet to look back over an explosive career
Fist fights, premonitions and a plane that fell from the sky. This is the tale of Ronnie Van Zant and Lynyrd Skynyrd
How a teenage Runaway turned into a grown-up luminary for music with attitude, humanist politics and gender equality
Classic Rock’s Jaan Uhelszki takes a personal look back at the life and times of one of the great American songwriters of the past 40 years
On stage he’s the sex-crazed Starchild, the Kiss icon who rock’n’rolls all night. Off stage he’s a home-builder, chef, and family man who has finally grown to accept himself...
“We wrote the first rock opera. About a mouse. We beat The Who by a couple of years” - Iggy Pop and others tell the gonzoid story of The Stooges' early years
Inspired by Welsh countryside, suffused with folk, acoustic and pastoral music, it was the Zeppelin album that confounded critics but truly brokered their legend
Twenty albums, 10 Grammys and three comebacks in, Bonnie Raitt could be taking it easy. But the blues megastar still has a lot to do and say.
After bidding farewell to The Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman back over a troubled, tumultuous past - and forward to a bright future.
Singer. Songwriter. Guitarist. Actor. Novelist. Playwright. Activist. Grammy winner. He’s a man of many talents, but it’s Harry Potter that’s Steve Earle’s latest addiction