The world domination of Guns N’ Roses began not in LA, but with three chaotic weeks in London in June 1987. They came, they drank, they fought, they conquered
In 1992, reeling from the death of their guitarist Steve Clark, Def Leppard were determined to keep the party going. The result was Adrenalize – hard rock’s last great blockbuster album
"Just out of this world" – that’s how his life in Queen is summed up by Brian May – or rather, Doctor Brian May, CBE, for whom 2017 has been another memorable year in a career of many
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Thinker, theorist, introvert, well-travelled, well-read, “bleeding- heart libertarian”... there’s more to Rush drummer Neil Peart than just paradiddles, polyrhythms and labyrinthine lyrics
"Imagine me trying to play Run To The Hills at fucking seventy-three years old!" Nicko McBrain might not be ready to retire yet, but he knows he's not going to go on forever...
30 years on from the release of Appetite For Destruction, Paul Elliott – the only UK journalist at the album’s LA launch party – remembers the drugs, women and chaos surrounding GN'R.
That’s what producer Kevin Shirley says of Inglorious. Frontman Nathan James talks about how, after he was humiliated on national TV, they’re determined to live up to that lofty billing
For these long-time carriers of the heavy metal flame, the term ‘none more metal’ fits like a studded black leather glove
Jeff Lynne's vision for ELO was more ambitious than most of his peers – but which of his grand ideas hit home the hardest?
As writer Mark Putterford joked in Sounds in 1983: “What ugly bastards they turned out to be.” But in these 10 songs are some of the best that Kiss ever recorded…