Due in part to the production skills of Rubin, Slayer had been able to synthesise the first five years of the band’s ever evolving thrash metal journey into a singular piece of...
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Reflecting his eclectic tastes, Rick Rubin’s American Recordings label covered metal, rock, country and all points in between, establishing its founder as music’s ultimate auteur in the 90s.
To mark the 25th anniversary of 'Ill Communication', Beastie Boys members Mike “D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz appear in the short documentary, 'Still Ill: 25 Years of Ill Communication'.
Suffused with emotional intensity, ‘The Colour In Anything’ finds James Blake evoking deep feelings using the language of electronica that stirs the soul.
The Brit Award-nominated artist's new album. 'The Book Of Traps And Lessons' is set for release on 14 June.
The Beastie Boys’ 'Check Your Head' changed the course of hip hop, creating the blueprint for all rap-rock strivers to come.
Slayer were the most evil of the Big Four of thrash metal, and the best Slayer songs prove why they’re hailed as the most influential extreme metal band.
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
Three spellbinding and transportive new songs takes listeners inside a magical and deeply personal experience Carlos had when he visited the Louvre Museum.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
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Showing that the American roots music dubbed “Americana” had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.