Muse bring the hits, charm and a ton of showmanship to Manchester
Black Sabbath - The Ballet isn't just a meeting of worlds, it's a celebration of one of metal's most iconic groups
Solo album number seven The Harmony Codex finds Steven Wilson triumphing by not trying too hard
On Screamin’ At The Sky, album number eight, Black Stone Cherry’s formula remains reassuringly simple: songs that pack a ferocious punch
At a time when punk rock was new, Queen suddenly epitomised everything about the old rock aristocracy that the critics now held in contempt... so they released their most popular album yet
The first new solo album from Paul Rodgers in quarter of a century was perhaps not worth the wait
An expanded version of Susan Tesdeschi's breakthrough album Just Won't Burn, 25 years on
Androgynous Atlantans Starbenders add volume to melodic nous on album number three, Take Back The Night
Stormwatch largely ditched the ‘folk’ elements that had come to define Jethro Tull's sound in favour of a noticeably harder and more ominous edge
Ghost play to more than 30,000 people over two nights in Los Angeles – but did Cardinal Copia/Papa IV make it out alive?
Corey Taylor's second solo album CMF2 explores everything from glam and rap metal to country and punk
Once proud teenage hellraisers, Ash slide into their fourth decade as a band with their wide-eyed excitement for rock'n'roll thrills still firmly intact
Before all that hairspray, David Coverdale created Whitesnake as a blues-based hard rock band in the classic tradition – and this live album was their greatest moment
As far as swansongs go, Thunder And Lightning crackles with undeniable zeal and energy, with new guitarist John Sykes helping to create what is Thin Lizzy's heaviest album.
Steven Wilson's version of Hawkwind's Warrior On The Edge Of Time gets a vinyl release. Can we let him have a go at Hall Of The Mountain Grill too?
Robbie Robertson hooked up with producer Daniel Lanois for his debut solo album, conjuring up a fashionably atmospheric twist to his ongoing fascination with American culture
Voyager's Fearless In Love: They may not have won Eurovision, but the Australian keytar kings (and queen) have delivered the feelgood sound of the summer