The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
In the 80s, a daring batch of guitarists answered the call of rock fans tired of endless shredfests and hungry for something different.
Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
The clip sees Sting, Stewart Copeland, and Andy Summers meeting Father Christmas and racing on snowmobiles.
After an uncertain start, Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland were getting to be UK chart regulars by the time of their late 1979 single.
The February 11-12 shows will also include performances from legendary artists such as Sergio Mendes and Merry Clayton.
The best albums of 1983 range from The Police to Lionel Richie and R.E.M. to Cybotron. In short, it has something from everyone.
Widely regarded as one of new wave’s key albums, ‘Outlandos D’Amour’ introduced The Police as virtuosos with enough aggression to appease the punks.
Test your knowledge of The Police’s debut studio album, ‘Outlandos d'Amour’!
The annual awards show honors the top UK and European songwriters, composers and music publishers
In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
The Beatle was joined by the likes of Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith, and more.
The 1980 record was The Police's third studio album. But how much do you know about the release?
The album topped the charts in the UK, France and Australia and became their first platinum disc in the US.
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