How many weeks have The Who spent at No. 1 on the UK album chart? Precisely one, with 'Who's Next.'
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
With a colourful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
The fourth studio set for Ritchie Blackmore’s band featured new lead singer Graham Bonnet replacing Ronnie James Dio.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
Plumpton Racecourse in the Sussex countryside hosted some huge names at the 9th and 10th National Jazz and Blues Festivals.
Containing the belting ‘Since You Been Gone’, Rainbow’s ‘Down To Earth’ album was a muscular, radio-friendly classic from the Ritchie Blackmore-led band.
The album and Blu-ray feature performances from Gillan's orchestral 2016 tour of Eastern Europe with a band including Purple colleague Don Airey.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
The rock of Deep Purple, drummer and co-founder Ian Paice, was born in Nottingham, England on 29 June 1948.