The best albums by glam's very own Motley Crue, the four men behind The Dirt
Hanoi Rocks were the greatest rock’n’roll band ever to come from Finland, and these are their best albums
Recorded in a rush and inspired by horror films, Sabbath’s debut was panned by critics. Idiots. Here, guitarist Tony Iommi looks back on the album's legacy
Heavy metal doesn’t come more gloriously over-the-top than the self-proclaimed kings and defenders of ‘True Metal’ – here we round-up the albums essential to any record collection
Their ‘you couldn’t make it up’ story is a mini-soap opera, with a soundtrack that includes some of rock's very best moments – here we unpack the Mac's most essential albums
Def Leppard have endured more heartbreak yet shifted albums than almost anyone. Here we rank those releases from worrying worst to brilliant best
How Guns N’ Roses made Welcome To The Jungle – the song that lit the fuse on the explosion that followed
The Brian Johnson era may have kicked off with the unsurpassable Back In Black, but there's plenty of other fodder in his canon
Lynyrd Skynyrd blended southern soul and hard rock to define southern rock better than anyone, and came up with a few classics along the way...
Throughout his career with Rainbow and beyond, Ritchie Blackmore helped define what it was to be a guitarist
Ronnie James Dio's albums with Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio helped define what a hard rock singer can be
From the late 60s through to the late 80s, some of the greatest and most influential albums ever made were doubles
Conceived as a stop-gap release, the second Guns N’ Roses album remains a remarkable one-off – in every sense.
The original members of Guns N' Roses will always be defined by the music they made with the band, but they’ve fired some other good shots too
There’s far more to the godfathers of melodic rock – and the man who almost single-handedly created their sound – than that song
East Coast brainiacs Donald Fagen and Walter Becker (Steely Dan) brought jazz smarts and lyrical sophistication to rock. But where to start?
While Freddie sang the hits – he was the lead singer, after all – both Roger Taylor and Brian May stepped up to the mic on a number of deep cuts from the band’s vast catalogue...
Rehashing a psychedelic tune from the days of Alice Cooper (the band), the man himself fashioned an OTT accompaniment to the 1972 presidential election