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

On the Menu: Supertramp’s ‘Breakfast in America’

The band had enjoyed steady growth with their first 5 albums. That all changed in 1979 with this blockbuster release which became one of the year’s top sellers

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11 Movies That Truly Rock: Woodstock to Spinal Tap

From This Is Spinal Tap to Wayne’s World to Almost Famous to Woodstock, these movies share one thing in common – they all rock!

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‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ Doc: Review

His frankness and honesty drive the documentary, one of the most intimate portraits of a major rock star ever committed to film.

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Black Sabbath’s Debut LP: Where Metal Began

Every defining characteristic of the British band’s self-titled debut would become a hallmark of the oft-maligned heavy metal genre.

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‘The Band’s With Me’: A Former Groupie Lays It All Down

The memoir is a vivid, raucous, hilarious snapshot of a side of of the rock world once ubiquitous. Romano makes no excuses for any of it, nor should she.

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Rod Stewart’s Unequaled Masterpiece

Gasoline Alley, his second solo album, showcased an artist who excelled at both rollicking rock ‘n’ roll and tender, emotive ballads

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Buckingham and McVie 2017 Tour Opener: Rewind

The longtime Fleetwood Mac bandmates launched their first tour as a duo, performing a mix of classics from the band’s catalog and their own new songs

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‘Running on Empty’: Jackson Browne’s Romance of the Road

The 1977 LP was Browne’s most surprising, least typical album, a game-changer that updated his identity from folk-rock troubadour to rock headliner.

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Procol Harum’s ‘Broken Barricades’ Reissue: Review

The new three-CD edition adds extensive liner notes and 36 bonus tracks (most of them previously unreleased) to a remastered version of the 1971 album.

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Quicksilver Messenger Service’s Shining Debut

Years of playing and professionalism produced one of the era’s best records, whose sheer musicality shines as brightly today.

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