Fed up with bland blues that doesn't really say anything? Don't Let The Bastards Drag You Down is an anthem for our times...
Black Stone Cherry frontman Chris Robertson's guide to the band's sixth studio album, Family Tree
He almost died. He was a gang-banger. His real name has too many consonants. But this is the best new blues song of the week.
This week the Rockin' The Blues tour comes to The Garage in London... and with it come four guitarists of the kind you don't usually don't get to see under one roof
Tax The Heat reveal how second album Change Your Position came into being, track-by-track
Texan bluesman Lance Lopez met Billy Gibbons when he was 16, when they bonded over a love of Jimi Hendrix. Here, Lance tells the whole story, and picks his 10 favourite ZZ Top songs
To celebrate She Rocks month, we brought together nine industry figures to discuss the challenges still facing women in music, and what we can all do to tackle them
Greta Valenti, frontwoman of Californian alt.rockers Well Hung Heart, opens up on the time her band were denied a gig on account of her gender – and how that’s just the start...
Interview: Fleetwood Mac legend Stevie Nicks on stepping away from the spotlight, juggling careers, and being born to entertain
She sang with Ronnie Wood when she was 16. Now Imelda May is a star in her own right, and happy to explain why genitals aren't important when carving out a career in rock
Step back Chuck Berry, Elvis and the rest... and meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the founding mothers of rock'n'roll
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Suffering at the hands of an abusive husband, Tina Turner looked back to her childhood days for the lyrics to the song that was her declaration of artistic independence
Janis Joplin was the extraordinary singer who brought the Blues into the Summer Of Love, whose star shone brightly but briefly. And this is her story...
Gerry Rafferty’s former manager Jon Brewer recalls what it was like managing the Baker Street star in the wheeling-dealing 70s – the age of chart-fixing, payola and big money.
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The Rolling Stones’ secret weapon throughout their golden period, in 2010 Mick Taylor looked back on his time with the band...