Informed and inquiring rock fans want to know: What’s the read on the latest albums and reissue releases and live performances by classic and newer artists? What biopics, dramatic movies or documentaries are worth seeing in theaters and on home entertainment formats and sources? What books about rock music and the people who make and work with it are worth reading. Our expert and aesthetically discerning crew of reviewers offer their assessments and also take a second look at notable works in our Rewind reviews.

Worthy Kinks Kollection

“Rather than another half-baked rehash, this five-CD, 140-track collection is the authoritative retrospective that the Kinks’ watershed years have long deserved.”

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Van Makes Duets Sing Wonderfully

“Duets is a worthy addition to his estimable catalog, and underscores how Van’s pipes and how he uses them are a true gift from God.”

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Dylan Continues to Reign Supreme

The pop standards album Shadows in the Night, the release of The Basement Tapes Complete & the T-Bone Burnett-helmed New Basement Tapes add new wrinkles to the Dylan legacy.

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

More classic rock recommendations from our staff for the procrastinator in all of us

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Our 2015 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide

Our staff picks the best of special musical packages and other great gifts to help you find the best presents to give to the music lovers you love.

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