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

‘Yesterday’ Film Review: A Beatles What-If Story

The film offers a clever premise: What if you woke up one day and no one but you has a clue who the Beatles were? And so you decide to sing their songs.

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Grateful Dead’s ‘Aoxomoxoa’ @50: Review

Like its predecessors, the 1969 psychedelic classic didn’t sell all that well—it took nearly two decades to go gold—but it has aged nicely.

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The Clash’s ‘London Calling’: Cathartic & Exciting

Although disjointed and sprawling, it was one of the best albums of its time, and marked the evolution of the UK quartet from punk heroes to great rock band

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Stones’ 2019 Tour Continues With Revamped Setlist

Of the 20 songs they performed in Chicago at the second concert, no less than seven of them weren’t played on the tour’s opener

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‘Disraeli Gears’: When Cream Rose to the Top

On their second album, the trio honed their virtuosic interplay to a sharper edge and added a more modern sensibility spiked with psychedelia.

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Prince ‘Purple Rain’ Deluxe Reissues Review

Says our reviewer: “It is both a welcomed arrival and a mixed bag, delivering some very desirable material and some far less so.”

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Traffic’s ‘Mr. Fantasy’ Debut Album: In Your Mind

In the hands of a lesser group than Traffic, the various musical styles represented on ‘Mr. Fantasy’ may well have been a mishmash.

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Rolling Stones 2019 Tour Begins, At Last

With a limber Mick Jagger looking as fit as ever, the Stones finally kicked off the 2019 edition of their “No Filter” tour, at Soldier Field in Chicago

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Jeff Lynne and Dhani Harrison Sing Wilburys’ Favorite: Watch

Jeff Lynne’s ELO opened their 2019 North American tour with a 20-song set of favorites. He was joined by his former bandmate’s son on “Handle With Care”

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Rolling Stones Wrap Up 2018 Tour: Look Back

The final gig of the 2017-18 #NoFilter tour saw the band surveying their career, pumping out hit after hit and a handful of surprises.

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