Out with Dio, in with the Hawaiian shirt bloke. What was Ritchie Blackmore up to with Rainbow's Down To Earth?
Tubular Bells' iconic status grows as the years pass, its importance underlined when Mike Oldfield performed it at the opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics
California’s starriest hobby band, Hollywood Vampires, pull back the covers for their second album Rise
Judas Priest's British Steel is an album that defined the style, sound and image of metal as we know it today
Can we review Axl Rose's labour of love Chinese Democracy without talking about time and money? Probably not
Recorded after the tragic deaths of two band members, Brothers And Sisters found The Allman Brothers Band striving for unity and renewal
Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan dials down the rock and ups the country quotient on second solo release Tenderness
Part rock, part prog, under-produced and released on a French disco label: it can only be Saxon's debut album
The Pretty Things' S.F. Sorrow was one of the most extraordinary British albums of the late 1960s, and one utterly beset by disaster
Formed from the Wishbone Ash's background in hard rock, folk and crisp, electric blues, Argus's evocative strains pioneered a twin-guitar approach that was adopted by countless other bands
David Coverdale shows he can still keep it up after all these years, as Whitesnake unfurl Flesh & Blood
Saints & Sinners by Whitesnake features two songs that would later be successfully remodelled... but what of the rest of the album?
Timely defiance from E Street Band legend Little Steven, with new album Summer Of Sorcery
The Wildhearts' first album in 10 years, Renaissance Men, ticks all the right boxes – arriba!
Metallica's Black Album turned them from rising thrash stars to mainstream rock icons. Did the compromise come at a cost?
Bon Jovi's second album 7800° Fahrenheit failed to launch the band towards superstardom in the way its follow-up Slippery When Wet did. Can our reviewers figure out why?
Three-CD set combines post-’71 studio cuts, live recordings and recent tour guest slots from The Rolling Stones
Thirty-five years down the road and The Quireboys still sound fresh on 12th album Amazing Disgrace
Blue Oyster Cult's debut album: the first forays into sonic exploration from the thinking man’s rock band