REVIEWS:

What’s the read on the latest reissue releases and live performances by classic rock artists? What biopics, movies or documentaries are worth seeing in theaters and at home? What books about rock music and the people who make and work with it are worth reading. Our team also takes a fresh look at notable works in our Album Rewind series

‘Before the Flood’—Memorializing Dylan and The Band’s ‘Tour ’74’

More than seven years after his shocking motorcycle accident, Dylan returned to live performance in style, along with his favorite musicians.

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Dead & Company at Las Vegas’ Sphere: Review

The band, which includes original Dead members Bob Weir and Mickey Hart, made excellent use of the venue’s technological capabilities.

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A New David Bowie Box Chronicles the Creation of ‘Ziggy Stardust’: Review

Included on the five CDs are 67 songs, among them demo, rehearsal and alternate mixes.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary: 2017 Review

Celebrating 40 years, the band performed a career-spanning, polished set to their adoring fans, which highlighted their remarkable musicianship

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Journey ‘Escape’: When the Fans Really Started Believin’

This is a curious chapter in rock history, as one of a few select albums that defines listener taste, consumer spending and chart success.

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‘Brats’ Film Review: Andrew McCarthy Revisits The Brat Pack

A 1985 New York magazine cover story coined the phrase. “I felt like I had lost control of the narrative of my career”

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s ‘Texas Flood’: Out of the Gate

Recorded as a demo over a long holiday weekend, the album launched the career of the legendary bluesman and gave the genre itself a huge boost.

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‘Blow by Blow’: A Jeff Beck Master Class in Guitar

The 1975 all-instrumental album, produced by George Martin, was a guitarist’s master class

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Live in 2024: Review

Drawing on several different roots (genetic or otherwise), the large band is a fully satisfying ensemble onstage.

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Roger Daltrey Previews 2024 Tour With Early Concert—Review

“The Guv’nor” has a U.S. tour scheduled for June with his electric / acoustic band

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