A heavyweight new book examines every Led Zeppelin song in detail. Here's what it has to say about Going To California
What binds Toto, Slash, Fiona Apple and Living Colour together? Two words: Jimi Hendrix. Decades after his death and all are still helping to make his music sing
Joe Bonamassa's definitive guide to the guitar heroes who don't get the credit they deserve…
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Booze, barbiturates, suicide and overdoses – the insane story of America's first great boogie-rock band
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'
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
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...
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The cult Texan singer took the blues to strange new places. But he never had a chance to conquer his demons.
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Was Woodstock really the peace and love apogee of the hippie dream? Sha Na Na – whose career stemmed from Woodstock – and festival organiser Joel Rosenman explain what really happened
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