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
The legendary duo seamlessly blend their genre-defining strain of blackened metal with their expert knowledge of heavy music in the relentlessly riffy Old Star
The black metal icon takes a turn for the unexpected with the new album from Gaahls Wyrd
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?
Studio ace Alan Parsons has been tempted back into recording a new album, after 15 years away. Can he weave his sonic magic once more?