A dark song about a serial murderer, ‘Midnight Rambler’ was written while The Rolling Stones were on holiday in a beautiful town in Italy.
Interested in “f__king with some other stuff”, ‘Garage Inc’ found Metallica exploring their influences and offering an insight into their state of mind.
The album was hailed as his finest solo work, and as good as any Rolling Stones album since 'Some Girls.'
With the ‘Reload’ album, Metallica revealed that they existed in a genre of one, and had nothing whatsoever to prove to anyone else.
Seared into history as ‘Live Baby Live’, INXS’ 1991 Wembley Stadium concert captured “one of the biggest global sensations at the height of their powers”.
The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album has attracted enough cover versions to create countless alternative albums. Here we pick the best of them.
Unsung musicians who are more than guns for hire, the best sidemen in rock don’t always get their due, but are crucial to shaping a band’s sound.
It holds a special place in his catalog not only for the lesser-known gems it contains, and as the only album on which Elton is credited as sole producer.
An artist who explored all forms of creativity, Freddie Mercury expressed himself as much through his fashion as he did his songs, as these pictures reveal.
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.
A mix of swaggering hard rock, proto-punk and West Coast hardcore, ‘Ultramega OK’ saw Soundgarden point to the future of rock in the late 80s and 90s.
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.
Capturing where Rush’s heads were at in 1978, ‘Hemispheres’ marks a pivotal point in the history of the groundbreaking Canadian trio.
Overcoming his loneliness as a child, Freddie Mercury grew into a superstar showman and one of the greatest rock icons of all time.
As charming as Freddie Mercury himself, the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ biopic leaves no doubt that Queen will always be the champions.