The revelatory ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ took Imagine Dragons up another level, revealing them as a “tightly focussed rock juggernaut” hitting greatness.
As yet, though the artist is still to reveal the release date for the new record, which is the follow-up to 2016's 'Starboy'.
Billie Eilish dropped her highly anticipated new song ‘No Time To Die’, the official theme song to the upcoming James Bond film.
The new song is a stand-along track which doesn't feature on Fender's chart-topping 'Hypersonic Missiles' album.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
Little Walter single-handedly fashioned the stylistic approach for harmonica which has been emulated by virtually every blues harmonica player.
“What a year this is going to be! First, sold out stadiums, then we get to go on tour with the mighty ZZ Top!”
BluesClub, featuring Guy Fletcher, Robbie McIntosh and others, will play the fundraiser in honour of former bandmate Rogan, longtime guitar tech of Pete Townshend.
The Scottish band went to the top of the UK album chart for the first time on 15 February 1997 with 'White On Blonde.'
The Beach Boys ‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ is one of their best-loved numbers, and a highlight of their live shows for the past 50 years.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
‘Oper Auf Deutsch’, a treasure trove of historic opera recordings sung in German featuring fabulous voices of the 1960s, is out now.
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yo-Yo Ma and Daniel Barenboim have announced 'Beethoven: Triple Concerto And Symphony No. 7' will be released in March.
After Beethoven’s death in 1827 an unsent love letter was discovered dedicated to his ‘Immortal Beloved’ – but who was she?
Explore our selection of the best classical romantic music for Valentine's Day including passionate opera arias and fairytale ballet dances.
'Coward Of The County' became a rare UK country No. 1 on 16 February 1980.
Marketed by the company Boy Smells, the candle is designed to accompany the song's lyrics and music about living life in the slow lane.
Merle and his band the Strangers' show at Philadelphia's Civic Centre on 14 February 1970 became a gold-selling, No. 1 live album.
On 13 February 2011, exactly a year after it hit No. 1, the trio's 'Need You Now' set won the Grammy Award for Country Album of the Year.
‘Force Majeure’ saw Tangerine Dream close the 70s with one of their most enduring Virgin masterpieces, paving the way for yet another decade of innovation.
The five-date jaunt kicks off at the Warfield in San Francisco on 15 May.
Other notable acts set to perform include Mura Masa, De La Soul and reggae legend Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley.
By the time of 2002's 'Come With Us,' Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons had long since established themselves as one of the world’s most innovative dance acts.
The collective came to belated international fame after appearing on Paul Simon's 'Graceland,' and won a total of five Grammys.
The Decemberists will celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band by hitting the road this summer for their North American tour.
The appearance of 'One World' showed that Martyn's sophisticated songwriting and performance style was breaking further into the mainstream.
It was the first Fairport album to feature Sandy Denny's unforgettable vocals and her addition to their songwriting talent pool.
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. was 2Pac's first certified platinum album, where he perfected his flow and claimed his throne in hip hop royalty.
Drake’s first mixtape, ‘Room For Improvement’, captured the young phenom in the making, discovering his voice and experimenting with forms he would master.
The much-acclaimed album features the singles ‘Good Stuff’, ‘Get Along with You’ and the signature track ‘Caught Out There’.
Revising ‘The Life Of Pablo’ in the weeks after its release, Kanye West kept his promise to create a “living, breathing, changing creative expression”.
‘Dave Brubeck: A Life In Time’ looks at how the pianist’s life criss-crossed with countless jazz greats, and dives into some lesser-known areas of his life.
The third time was also a charm for the Blue Note star, as 'Not Too Late' entered the US chart at No. 1 on 17 February 2007.
The voice of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, also a much-loved pianist, was silenced by lung cancer on 15 February 1965.
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing headed an elite club of British jazz musicians to find fame in the US, his name becoming a byword for “cool”.
The album includes a duet with Australian star Sia entitled 'On,' a song which will be available both with and without her contribution.
From R&B upstart to moody hitmaker, the best Weeknd songs reveal an artist who wants to remake pop in his own image.
Bono said that U2's ninth album, which included the lead hit 'Discotheque,' was about love, desire and faith in crisis.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
Proving that the prog/new wave divide wasn’t so vast as everyone thought, ‘Moving Pictures’ found Rush mastering both and reaping the rewards.
The profile of the Canadian rock giants was about to rise around the world, as their seventh album hit the US chart on 2 February 1980.
When Phil Collins took the vocal reins from the departed Peter Gabriel, fans soon gave the new era their seal of approval.
The album was a concept record based on the remarkable story of Hiroo Onoda.
The epic 55-city tour will stretch across summer and fall, kicking off on 12 June in Bristow, VA and wrapping on 13 November in Reno, NV.
Cupid passed by your door? That’s OK – stay inside and listen to these classic albums instead.
The Megadeth leader revealed he was battling the disease in June 2019, and reported in September that he had almost completed his treatment.
Thrash icon Dave Mustaine announced he’s working on a book that details the making of Megadeth’s album ‘Rust in Peace’, titled ‘Building the Perfect Beast’.
Hailed as the perfect pop-rock album, ‘Parallel Lines’ made Blondie global icons, influencing successive generations of New York bands.
Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Echo and the Bunnymen and Devo are set to headline a new post-punk/new wave festival in Southern California called Cruel World.
Hailed by some as a punk ‘Sgt Pepper’, ‘The Crack’’s artwork travelled the globe and set Henry Rollins on a mission to track down the original painting.
Whoever gets card 1 of 1300 will also win 2 free tickets and a meet and greet with PiL's legendary frontman on his upcoming Q&A tour of the UK,
The 'Redemption Song' video highlights the reggae icon's contribution to the empowerment of black civilization.
The best Bob Marley love songs are passionate and personal declarations that continue to speak to that most timeless of emotions…
Dancehall legend Sean Paul and Swedish pop star Tove Lo have come together for their new track, ‘Calling On Me’, a tropical-house-inspired pop hit.
From her decades-long alt.rock dominance with No Doubt to boundary-pushing solo work, the best Gwen Stefani songs reveal an artist who refuses to settle.
Queen's Brian May said: "We’re very happy to be able to do our bit to help Australia to fight back against the terrible fires."
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
The new track, which is officially released on 18 February, will also feature on the band's upcoming album, 'Gigaton'.
Heavy with radio-friendly rock, Heart’s ‘Dreamboat Annie’ introduced the Wilson sisters as forces to be reckoned with in a male-dominated rock scene.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
What came to be known as 'The day the music died' was an infamous day in rock’n’roll history when Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP (The Big Bopper) Richardson died...
Cinema’s history of rock’n’roll movies ranges across studio features documentaries and even the avant-garde, helping to turn stage stars into screen icons.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
Donna's song from the 'Thank God It's Friday' soundtrack, ‘Last Dance,’ became a gold-certified US pop success and the toast of the next awards season.
The exciting instrumental 'Shotgun' is rich in Tamla legend, with an unusual contribution by one of the Funk Brothers.
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on 12 February 1961 it became their first million-seller.
Ahead of the song’s release tomorrow, Billie Eilish shared a snippet of her new James Bond theme ‘No Time To Die, for the upcoming film of the same name.
Sir Elton, along with his musical collaborator Bernie Taupin win the Oscar for ‘Best Original Song’ for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love me Again’ from 'Rocketman'.
Eminem gave a surprise performance at the Oscars, performing his Academy Award-winning hit ‘Lose Yourself’ from his semi-autobiographical film ‘8 Mile’.
Cannily deployed to create touching moments and forge connections, the best romantic comedy songs have defined iconic romcoms.