'No Sleep Till Hammersmith' became a classic live rock album, with a title that passed into the musical lexicon.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
The man that Pete Townshend called his "aide-de-camp" played important roles in The Who and Motörhead as well as in Thunderclap Newman.
From NWOBHM to thrash pioneers and the bands that continue to define what metal can be, here are the best metal debut albums of all time.
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.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to Eric Clapton and Motörhead.
All rock fans know Christmas Eve as the birthday of Ian Kilmister, the late and great former Motörhead frontman.
The new drink is an eight-year aged Dominican dark rum with notes like "aromas of dried fruit, vanilla, brown sugar, arrack and dark chocolate."
Heavy metal and horror have co-existed with one another since metal's inception. One could say that metal has been macabre since its very first notes.
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 bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
From Chicago’s Coca-Cola inspired logo to The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and the mascots of metal, great logos can embody the very essence of a band.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...