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In the late 60s, Yardbirds alumnus Jeff Beck formed The Jeff Beck Group. Here's the remarkable story of the making Of Truth, their debut album
Joe Bonamassa's definitive guide to the guitar heroes who don't get the credit they deserve…
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil reflects on Freddie Mercury & Co, from the new book Long Live Queen
In 1971 Steve Marriott’s mad mod-rock brew blew up big style, taking the rest of Humble Pie with him – for better and for worse.
Booze, barbiturates, suicide and overdoses – the insane story of America's first great boogie-rock band
updated From The Dirt to Get In The Van, Lester Bangs to Stanley Booth: our guide to some of the best books ever written about music…
Ladies and gentlemen: the fabulous Jon Spencer on his new solo album, his most groovy past and the 'orange piece of shit' and 'stupid men that run the United States of America'
A 60s guitar prodigy who shaped Dylan’s sound and blew Clapton away, Bloomfield had the world at his feet. But he would never quite fulfil his promise.
On May 8, 1974, Graham Bond died under a tube train. This feature traces the apocalyptic story of one of the 1960s most influential talents
For a band succeeding where so many have failed, Greta Van Fleet are receiving a lot of resistance. It's time for that to stop
Before big hair there was the blues. Whitesnake might be arena rockers these days, but as Classic Rock #95 recalled, they began as a gritty British band with Coverdale as just one of the lads
Updated A day-by-day, blow-by-blow account of Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial
Was Hendrix murdered by a manager with debts to the Mafia? Hendrix biographer Harry Shapiro talks to former roadie James ‘Tappy’ Wright and reconsiders the mysteries surrounding Jimi's death
BB King left behind the racism of rural Mississippi to become the King Of The Blues. Here's his incredible story in his own words…
BB King’s early 70s prison album attempts to shiv his iconic ’65 Live At The Regal and replace it as top dog. We keep a look-out for the guards.
One of the brightest stars at Stax, Redding’s life was cut tragically short, but the work he left behind lives on...
Who are the greatest guitarists of all time? Vote for your favourites and help us find out...
The cult Texan singer took the blues to strange new places. But he never had a chance to conquer his demons.