Posts From Russell Hall

Band on the Run: The LP That ‘Saved’ McCartney

The recording sessions were plagued with problems, but Paul McCartney and Wings made the best of it. The result: one of his most beloved LPs.

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Great Classic Rock Trios: 10 Powerful Threesomes

Sometimes there’s nothing more powerful than a three-piece band. We profile 10 of the best, including Cream, Rush, ZZ Top and the Jimi Hendrix Experience

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11 Great Southern Rock Albums

The genre is difficult to define. You just know it when you hear it. And these studio albums are, without a doubt, the real deal.

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10 Classic Rock Covers by Metal Bands

Metal bands are not known for tackling other artists’ material. Someone forgot to tell that to Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and several others.

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The Band’s 2nd Album: A Rustic Masterpiece

Following up their debut Music From Big Pink, Dylan’s former backup band made a transcendent, self-titled masterpiece in 1969. Here’s the story.

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Def Leppard: 10 Things You Might Not Know

We take a deep dive to unearth some interesting tidbits about the band that perhaps have eluded all but the most devoted followers.

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Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles: An Intimate Chat

As a core member of the Eagles and Poco, and as a solo artist, he’s been ubiquitous for decades. We chat with a legend of California rock.

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