Whether they’re unapologetic in their politics, deploying shredding solos or rolling with swagger, here are a few bands keeping rock alive.
Full of “nihilism, sentimentality and epic hope,” ‘Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness’ remains The Smashing Pumpkins’ most vital release.
From floor-shaking stadium anthems to paeans to a lost past and roadmaps for a new life, here are the best songs about rock'n'roll.
'Tragic Kingdom' may have been shadowed by breakups and loss, but No Doubt channeled their emotions into genre-busting pop anthems.
Arguably The Beatles’ most visceral moment on record, ‘Helter Skelter’ grew from a bluesy jam into what’s been cited as the world’s first heavy metal song.
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.
A classic back-to-basics rocker, ‘Back In The USSR’ incorporated Beach Boys harmonies and Chuck Berry riffs to become a scorching piece of rock’n’roll.
As dark and heavy as any song in The Beatles’ canon, ‘Yer Blues’ demanded an intensity to match – and found it in a cramped Abbey Road storage room.
At the time of ‘Appetite For Destruction’’s original release, Guns N’ Roses were interviewed about the making of the record. Here it is, in their own words…
When singer Chris Cornell died, the rock world lost not only a charismatic frontman, but also one of its most transcendent voices.
With Mudhoney, Nirvana, and Soundgarden at the helm, grunge music exploded in the early 90s – and the world didn’t know what hit it.
Recorded while guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was leaving the band, ‘Made In Europe’ nevertheless reveals what a tight unit Deep Purple were.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Decades after its release, The White Album remains a groundbreaking record, lauded by many Beatles fans – though dividing the opinions of some.
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.