To this day, Whitesnake are still often tagged as an 80s band, but it all began with bluesy hard rock in the 70s. Then along came 1979’s game-changer, Lovehunter
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The Allmans. Bobby Bland. Elmore James. Everybody’s favourite husband-and-wife team flip through their record collection and dig out the platters that matter...
Janis Joplin’s transition from band member to solo diva (including her only solo album released in her lifetime) was fraught with power plays, ego trips and excessive drug use
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Visionary, guitar wizard and inspiration, Les Paul invented the electric guitar and drew the blueprint for contemporary music as we know it
Roy Buchanan inspired Jeff Beck, Gary Moore and Joe Bonamassa, but suffered a life of addiction and died a bluesman’s death
Facebook users say they're being banned for uploading the cover of Led Zeppelin's Houses Of The Holy. What's going on?
From 1967 to 1974, Fleetwood Mac teetered on the line between triumph and oblivion. Co-founder Mick Fleetwood recalls the band’s early years…
Gris-gris or gumbo? Voodoo priest or piano-tickling new orleans R&B guru? Where to start with the music of Dr John…
One is a former teenage prodigy, the other is in Jane’s addiction. We sit down with guitarists Eric Gales and Dave Navarro, “two junkies of the worst kind”
Ramblin Man Fair is a classic rock lover’s dream – but it’s not just for purists either. It's home to some of rock's most exciting new bands…
Gary Clark Jr. may have learned his chops with veterans of the blues scene in Austin, Texas... but please don’t call him The Saviour Of The Blues
He’s the Swedish speed demon whose six-string theatrics enthral and infuriate in equal measure. Now, Yngwie Malmsteen has made… wait for it… a blues album
By crossing and blurring boundaries, Tom Petty could never be pigeonholed or accused of playing it safe. These are his best albums
Classic Rock talks to Jimi Hendrix's friends, admirers and other musicians about his life and importance
The Rolling Stones' debut album came out 55 years ago today. The sleeve alone changed everything
Aerosmith have kicked off their Las Vegas residency, and it comes with a revolutionary sound system. Here's our frontline report