Dave Grohl is way ahead of you, that’s why.
Joe Bonamassa was discovered as a kid, mentored by the greats – and screwed by the music biz. Then he got his revenge…
Tributes paid as Elvis Presley's first regular drummer, Dominic Joseph Fontana, passes away in his sleep.
Includes: stuff about their hair, Mick's terrible between-song banter, what #MeToo means to them and more…
Jesus Jones were built up by the music press – and knocked right back down again when fashions changed. Frontman Mike Edwards on chart success, depression and the rise and demise of that most despised of all music genres: ‘indie dance’.
Alt.rockers Dinosaur Jr learned about music from the pages of Sounds and were grunge years before Nirvana. So why didn’t they make it big? “I was always a dick,” says frontman J Mascis.
Includes fistfights with John Lydon, sword fights with Andrew Eldritch, gangsters, drugs, the Ground Zero of Goth, lesbian nuns and other, less relevant, stuff.
Only one of the songs has a chorus, they were "pissed" most of the time they made it and it was their second album of 1971. So why is A Nod's As Good As A Wink… so loved?
The list of rock bands with no living members is short - but the ones that have gone are all connected
Embarrassed by rock excess, ashamed to rock – Robert Plant is actually the rock star we need right now. If only he could see that.
A fast history of punk legends The Damned. Includes: gob, vomit, cider, sulphate, haunted mansions, Cheesey Wotsits, arguments, breakdowns and mad, bad and dangerously loud rock music
Before 2004 rolled around, Green Day looked like being another US punk band stuck in a creative cut de sac. But then American Idiot happened, and their lives changed forever...
It started with a charity bike ride across Canada and the US and ended with tales of penis linking, poo buffets and anal love. That’s what happens when you hang out with Thunder and The Union
Punk rock was once seen as the genre that killed the dinosaurs of rock. 40 years on, the punks have become part of the classic rock landscape. How did that happen?
In December, TeamRock – the company that owned Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, and Prog – went bust. So why is TeamRock still a thing?
Released on 8 April, 1977, The Clash talks about people in boring jobs, with annoying bosses, in a world going to shit and divided by race. No wonder it's so timeless…
Classic Rock enrols at Rock’N’Roll Fantasy Camp to jam with Jack Bruce and get a bollocking from Bill Wyman
The buzz is building for what looks certain to be one of the albums of the year, Royal Thunder's slow-burning Wick
For this year's Classic Rock Awards, we took an all-star cast to Tokyo, hired a Sumo arena, filled it with 8000 people and invited Johnny Depp. What were we thinking?