Hard rockers Night Ranger on lockdown recording, new album ATBPO, longevity, and appearing in a cocaine-filled house in Boogie Nights
Half a century on, Don McLean's folk-rock anthem about the souring of the American Dream continues to confound and inspire
The 1984 Monsters Of Rock festival at Castle Donington is often hailed as the best ever single-day festival by those who know best: the fans who were there
The albums that left a stain on the otherwise unblemished back catalogue of some of the decade’s greatest bands
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Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready looks back at the making and the aftermath of their game-changing debut album Ten
The Grateful Dead's best albums are a kaleidoscopic, loose-limbed, ever-adventurous alchemy of psychedelia, country, folk and blues
If you were expecting Judas Priest’s 50th Anniversary Celebration at Bloodstock to just be a perfunctory run through of the hits… well, you’ve got another thing comin’
Devin Townsend headlined Bloodstock Festival last night, and his fan-picked setlist was a series of delights from a vast and diverse back catalogue
He was the maverick genius who conceived the Space Ritual and embodied Hawkwind’s progressive spirit in the 70s. But Robert Calvert played with fire for the sake of his art, as we discover in this edited extract from Hawkwind: Days Of The Underground.
One is a prog rock titan who saw the writing on the wall in 1977. The other is a punk hard man who spent the year brawling with other bands. So when Rick Wakeman and The Stranglers’ Jean-Jacques ‘JJ’ Burnel got together in 2012, you’d expect bickering, bloodshed and epic keyboard solos, right? Wrong.
Brian May, Rob Zombie, Biffy Clyro, Francis Rossi, Siouxsie Sioux and more posed with their favourite meals... for a good cause
On the 30th anniversary of Metallica's Black Album, we go behind the story of the album's cover
Meet the former Role Model who’s making happiness from heartache with his new band, Rich Ragany and The Digressions
Zakk Wylde talks about the new Black Label Society box set, Zakk Sabbath, working with Ozzy and not working with Ozzy.
With Led Zeppelin’s manager behind them, Stone The Crows should have been a supreme success story, but fate had other plans
Warrant singer Jani Lane spent much of his life battling his addictions. In 2011 he lost that battle
On August 5 and 11, 1979, Led Zeppelin played their final British shows at Knebworth. Classic Rock's Hugh Fielder was there