With stalling sales and an unsupportive label, there was only one thing left for AC/DC to do: rock. Harder than ever before.
With Bon suddenly gone, few expected AC/DC to come back in such an explosive way with their next two albums.
Reeling from the death of their guitarist, it's make or break for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Luckily, they're about to make Mother’s Milk...
The multi-instrumentalist music lover on jazz, brother Johnny, growing up as an albino and the hit that made him famous.
Groundbreaking, visionary, unfeasibly accomplished, The Mahavishnu Orchestra took ‘out there’ to a new level with music that was as bold, ballsy and exciting as when Hendrix first landed.
Four decades after the death of AC/DC’s singer, we look at the greatest rock’n’roll frontman of them all
“We had the whole world in the palm of our hands in 1970. That’s what it felt like,” says Free drummer Simon Kirke. “And we let it blow away.”
By the end of 1969 The Doors were in disarray. But in the midst of the darkness, they dredged up a true return to form with their new album
Gary Moore was one of the greatest hard rock guitar heroes of the 1980s – and he hated it. Then he rediscovered the blues and found his true calling.
Through punk’s 70s heyday, metal’s 80s dominance, the grunge onslaught of the 90s and well into the new millennium, one musical force has remained true and untarnished. Its name is AC/DC.
Metallica biographer Mick Wall reveals the truth behind Metallica's most controversial, and least-loved, album.
Roxy's glam-era debut broke all the rules: no chorus, a fade intro and a stop-dead ending. So just what was Bryan Ferry's exercise in coolly-aloof style all about?
A hard-rock classic that provided the theme for London Weekend TV's current affairs show, it was based on a true story of cannibalism in the whaling industry.
Written by Keef as he brooded over Anita's dalliance with Mick, Gimme Shelter represented something darker and more universal: rape, murder and the death of the 1960s spirit.
As the 60s ended, session supremo Jimmy Page put together a band and a plan that would change rock forever - even if it did owe a whole lot to music's past...
Slash on how he came up with the idea of making an album with some very good friends – both old and new.
A make-or-break album, Highway To Hell proved to be the fast-track to superstardom for AC/DC, but recording it pushed the band to their limits, as Classic Rock discovered in 2013
An outsider with no interest in rock’n’roll, believed in freedom but ran his band like a dictator, between 1966-1970 Zappa was promiscuous, controversial and, just maybe, a musical genius
One of the great live albums, Made In Japan happened during a turbulent time in Deep Purple's career, as the line-up Mk II was falling apart. This is the inside story of what really happened.