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

Brian Wilson’s ‘Pet Sounds’ Shines at 50th Bash: 2016

Brian Wilson led a 12-piece band in a “wonderful” golden anniversary celebration of his masterpiece at the Hollywood Bowl

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Neil Young’s 1975 ‘Homegrown’ LP is Finally Released: Review

Overall, ‘Homegrown’ lives up to its legendary status; it’s a classic Neil Young album, because in 1975 he was classic Neil Young.

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Iggy Pop’s ‘The Bowie Years’ Box Set: Review

There’s probably enough on ‘The Bowie Years’ to justify its purchase by any Iggy Pop fan—or any Stooges lover, for that matter.

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David Bowie’s ‘Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’: Glam-Rock Goes Global

‘Ziggy’ didn’t only elevate Bowie’s career. It also influenced artists like Def Leppard and Marilyn Manson and kickstarted the entire punk movement.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 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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Joni Mitchell’s ‘Ladies of the Canyon’: Painting the Canvas

The album sets out clearly the direction Mitchell would take for the rest of her career, leaving behind the constraints of folk music.

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Argent’s Masterful, Underrated Debut: From Z to A

Out of the ashes of the Zombies came their keyboardist’s new band, Argent. Their debut album is one of rock’s most underrated of all time.

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Dave Mason’s ‘Alone Together’: Colorful Throughout

It’s often remembered for its multi-colored marble vinyl, but the former Traffic member’s solo debut also contained some of his finest songs

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Mudcrutch in NYC in 2016: ‘This is Far Out’

The concert by Tom Petty’s “other” band allowed these remarkable musicians to showcase their talents. They were joined by none other than Roger McGuinn

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Bob Marley and the Wailers’ ‘Live!’ Album: Reggae Rocks Babylon

The London concert providedvalidation that Marley and his band, the Wailers, had breached the rock market with their potent strain of reggae.

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