While signed to Island Records, Mott The Hoople rode a mental train with four albums that set them on the path to greatness.
Queen’s 12th album was released in 1986 during a renaissance for progressive rock, so the band were delighted to return to the top of the UK chart with a double platinum-coated bullet.
Delaney And Bonnie had a profound influence on Eric Clapton when they released ‘Home.’ The album remains a down-home classic, mixing blues with blue-eyed soul.
After battling personal setbacks, Queen soldiered on and regrouped to deliver one of their strongest efforts in the 80s, ‘The Miracle.’
Queen's 10th studio album, ‘Hot Space,’ saw the band experiment with electro-disco and featured Freddie and Bowie's iconic single, 'Under Pressure.'
When the Queen II album came out in 1974, those who heard it were impressed and spiritually uplifted. Queen had arrived in style and Freddie could give up his weekend job and...
Queen’s 11th studio album, ‘The Works,’ was a return to rock album, though they didn’t entirely discard the grooves found on ‘The Game’ and ‘Hot Space.’
Just a few of the classic live performances from Britain’s longest-running and best-loved pop show.
The guitarist, songwriter and producer Steve Hackett is a quiet pioneer. We celebrate some of the best Steve Hackett solos in an always innovative career..
With thrilling live work-outs, playful interludes and doo-wop covers, ‘Burnt Weeny Sandwich’ found Zappa indulging his greatest loves.
Multi award-winning film composer John Williams has created a stunning legacy that has changed the way soundtracks are thought of. We trace his genius.
Queen's 14th studio album is tinged with sadness as it was the last to be released during Freddie Mercury’s lifetime.
From biting satire to loving homage, the best Frank Zappa songs prove exactly why he’s one of the few artists who truly deserves the epithet “genius”.
Queen’s operatic and torch flavoured elements once again rose to the fore with A Day At The Races, clearing another hurdle with aplomb. Groucho Marx even sent the group a handwritten note...
A musical and sonic mind blast, the four LA Roxy performances have gone down in history as some of Zappa and The Mothers’ finest ever live shows.