The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
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.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
From Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to Metallica’s James Hetfield, and many more, the inventors – and survivors – of thrash metal share their war stories.
The hard rock stars feature Glenn Hughes (ex-Deep Purple) and former Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
In recognition of a man who was a key ingredient in the early emergence of a British rock institution.
In November 1984, the Mk II Deep Purple line-up of Blackmore-Gillan-Glover-Lord-Paice reconvened in style for the album 'Perfect Strangers.'
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
The loudest rock bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?
The best guitar riffs in rock have become part of the cultural fabric, shaping the face of music and influencing wannabe axe legends down the generations.
On 10 October 1970, The Carpenters made their British breakthrough, with the Burt Bacharach and Hal David composition '(They Long To Be) Close To You.'
The collector's edition's 27 songs and score pieces are presented on two LPs, pressed on translucent blue and white vinyl.
Recorded while guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was leaving the band, ‘Made In Europe’ nevertheless reveals what a tight unit Deep Purple were.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.