A dark song about a serial murderer, ‘Midnight Rambler’ was written while The Rolling Stones were on holiday in a beautiful town in Italy.
‘X’ sidestepped “the Def Leppard thing” to shake things up in the new millennium with outside songwriters and a wholesale embrace of contemporary pop.
Hill was with the trio for over 50 years.
Containing the belting ‘Since You Been Gone’, Rainbow’s ‘Down To Earth’ album was a muscular, radio-friendly classic from the Ritchie Blackmore-led band.
‘Ride The Lightning’ injected a new sense of excitement into the stagnant scene of the early 80s and changed thrash metal forever.
A fearless quest for perfection, Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Siamese Dream’ album sent shockwaves through the music world and turned the group into alt.rock icons.
The best Queen live performances are mesmerising examples of how the band raised the standard of rock concerts to a whole new level of brilliance.
The best Soundgarden live performances show how the group transcended even their own recordings to become an unparalleled force of nature.
The song originally featured on the band’s 1976 'A Day At The Races' album containing two choruses sung in Japanese.
The best Soundgarden songs transcend fads and fashions, proving that the band were a force of nature destined to become rock icons.
John and Paul's show of solidarity was a measure of the outrage felt about Jagger and Richards' imprisonment.
With ‘Countdown To Extinction,’ Dave Mustaine put politics front and center of Megadeth’s work, tackling both the Gulf War and the conflict in his own psyche.
The Rolling Stones’ 1969 Hyde Park concert has become the stuff of legend: a gig that helped define the band during a moment of crisis.
Soundtracking the collapse of peace-and-love idealism, ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ remains one of The Rolling Stones’ most potent songs.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968, the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
They’ll be forever remembered for their groundbreaking music, but The Beatles’ movies have been a huge influence on the world of cinema.