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

‘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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The Rolling Stones’ ‘Some Girls’: The Grooves of Now

With punk rock nipping at their aging heels, the Stones revved things up with classic tracks like “Shattered,” “Miss You” and “Beast of Burden.”

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‘Another Side of Bob Dylan’: Younger Than That Now

The album contained songs that were later cut by everyone from the Byrds to Johnny Cash to Cher.

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Tom Jones: Sex Bomb on the Road—Concert Review

His voice is virtually indistinguishable from what it was when he first arrived well over 50 years ago with “It’s Not Unusual” and “What’s New Pussycat?”

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Nick Lowe: ‘Labour of Lust’—The Basher Blossoms

The highly regarded British singer/songwriter/producer and his pals from Rockpile cut this classic album at the height of the new wave era.

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Rolling Stones Marked 60th Year as 2022 Tour Began

Less than six months after completing their last tour – and first without Charlie Watts – the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band were back

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