Without further ado, here are the “Very ’Eavy … Very ’Umble” list of 10 albums Uriah Heep guitarist and co-founder Mick Box can’t live without.
Led Zeppelin fans are getting an early Christmas present. The band’s legendary live and studio albums will begin streaming on-demand via Spotify today.
The story behind “Hysteria, Def Leppard’s 1987 landmark album, reads like a rock and roll soap opera. You’ve got power struggles (the band dumped producer Jim Steinman for Mutt Lange), money (the band pumped millions into the project), tragedy (drummer Rick Allen lost his arm in a car crash) and triumph (Allen’s comeback). There’s even sex, as the band created the closest thing to a national anthem for strippers with ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me.’
In honor of the release of “Viva Hysteria,” Def Leppard’s concert performance of its 1987 landmark “Hysteria” album in its entirety, lead guitarist Phil Collen shares these behind-the-scenes tidbits with Goldmine.
When Klaatu formed in the early 1970s, the group’s goal was to create memorable music like that of the groups that influenced them. It worked … in a way.
Bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson heads out in search of the perfect peach, only to find three others have tumbled the fruit from his favored tree. Or, for those of you who aren’t farmers: His woman done him wrong.
When Melanie Safka traveled with her mom to the Woodstock festival to perform, she was a relative unknown. By the time she left the stage, that had changed.
The broadcaster and “That Metal Show” host shares more acts music lovers should know about via “Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Vol. 2.”
Polycarbonate or vinyl? Whatever format you prefer, The Clash has it covered with new releases from Sony Legacy that celebrate the band’s full catalog.
Letts was close to The Clash’s members and filmed the band at its apex. Now he is spreading the word about the band through a new box set, “Sound System.”