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

Cat Stevens Returns After 40 Years: 2016 Review

The acclaimed singer-songwriter returned to New York City in September 2016 after a 40-year absence to perform a stunning career retrospective. Our review…

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Moodys’ John Lodge: Saved by the Music – Review

The bass guitarist, singer and composer is clearly enjoying himself as he celebrates the group’s Rock Hall induction with his 10,000 Light Years Ago band

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The Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ Deluxe Edition: Review

Today, all four of the group’s original members are dead but the music lives on, and it’s a good deal better than many listeners realized in 1978.

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Lindsey Buckingham Shines in Concert: Review

Buckingham needed neither the band nor Christine McVie. He has emerged a compelling and commanding solo performer, worthy of the spotlight.

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Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward: Concert Review

The group’s lead singer, guitarist and writer of many of their favorites offered songs and stories from throughout his career

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John Lennon’s ‘Imagine Ultimate Collection’: Review

The original 10-track 1971 album has been expanded for this release to include…well, more than you could have possibly imagined.

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Van Halen’s Debut Album @40: A Turning Point for Rock

It didn’t sound at first listen like something to change the course of rock music, but they opened doors for any number of rock acts.

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‘Who’s Next’: Plan B Yields a Career Blockbuster

Born from the ashes of an abandoned project Pete Townshend called ‘Lifehouse,’ the band’s 1971 masterwork triumphed through songcraft and performance.

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Dire Straits’ Breakthrough Debut Album @40

“Sultans of Swing” was immediately distinctive in both sound and story. The album proved the band to be one of the most refreshingly creative of its day.

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’: A Look Back

Despite tense recording sessions, the band’s followup to ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ became a landmark of art-rock on its own right

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