'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
The track is set to appear on the hotly-anticipated 4CD set of ‘The Mothers 1970’
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
After years of toil, the Scottish frontman and his band were en route to the UK album top ten.
This new four-disc box set collects together more than four hours of previously unreleased performances.
'Zappa In New York' was a record of how the maestro spent Christmas 1976.
Frank Vincent Zappa packed such a ridiculous amount of great music into his 52 years on this planet that we would honestly need not just one book but several tomes to do...
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
Emerging from an aborted sci-fi movie and a scrapped double-album project, the ‘Sleep Dirt’ album offers rare treats in his prestigious catalogue.
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first “solo” record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
Frank Zappa’s groundbreaking solo album ‘Hot Rats’ is out now via Zappa Records and UMe as a newly expanded edition to mark its 50th anniversary.
The fearless jazz-rock experimentation of ‘Hot Rats’ had Frank Zappa sounding as never before.
The set documents and compiles every composition taped during the sessions in July 1969 at which Zappa recorded Hot Rats and a wealth of other material.
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.