Released at the height of grunge, ‘Adrenalize’, Def Leppard’s much-anticipated follow-up to ‘Hysteria’, saw the group reclaim the rock mantle for a new decade.
The 1971 chart-topper was the latest product of the T. Rex team that helped create Bolanmania.
In 1976, the group were the talk of London town, and soon Sex Pistols’ signing saga become the stuff of legend.
Misunderstood at the time of its release, ‘Scream’ found Chris Cornell teaming up with hip-hop producer Timbaland to record his most surprising album yet.
Recorded on 7 February 1969, ‘Pinball Wizard’ was pivotal to the success of ‘Tommy’, but the single very nearly didn't get recorded.
Trading their scuzzy guitars for synths, ‘It’s Blitz!’ found Yeah Yeah Yeahs launching a dancefloor assault shot through with uncompromising punk spirit.
A street in Feltham where Queen frontman Freddie Mercury lived as a teenager was renamed Freddie Mercury Close during a special ceremony.
Praised by John Lennon as “about the best track on ‘Abbey Road’”, ‘Something’ remains a landmark song in George Harrison’s creative development.
Proving that the prog/new wave divide wasn’t so vast as everyone thought, ‘Moving Pictures’ found Rush mastering both and reaping the rewards.
During the early days of their first tour as headliners, The Rolling Stones released their debut EP and on 8 February 1964, it became their first No.1.
In their final public performance, The Beatles made history playing on top of the Apple Studios, becoming the most famous rooftop concert of all time.
Offering hints as to where Nirvana “could have gone next”, ‘MTV Unplugged In New York’ remains one of the greatest live albums of all time.
Capturing “the delirious optimism of the era”, ‘The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus’ remains one of the most ambitious extravaganzas in rock history.
Having produced four Queen albums and Freddie Mercury’s ‘Mr Bad Guy’, Reinhold Mack saw the singer’s ‘genius’ working methods up close.
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