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

Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie Album Review

What you’ve got here is Mac-to-the basics. It’s at once familiar and sparkly-new. You’re going to want to come back to it often, for a long time.

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Billy Joel Packs the Garden Yet Again

In the Piano Man’s monthly sold-out concerts at the Garden, the Billy Joel MSG residency keeps fans cheering with a set list full of hits

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Woodstock: Mecca That Gave the Festival Its Name

In Small Town Talk, author Barney Hoskyns examines the upstate NY town, the spiritual – and literal – home to dozens of rock greats

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Review: Yes, ELO, Journey Shine on HBO’s Rock Hall 2017 Broadcast

The trio of classic rock-era inductees clearly enjoyed the ceremony held in their honor. Kudos to HBO for capturing the evening’s poignant moments

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Joe Cocker Documentary: ‘Mad Dog With Soul’

A fine new film chronicles the remarkable rise and heartbreaking downfall of the British soul-rock legend. Numerous live and interview clips tell the tale.

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Elton John Rocks His Hits in Vegas

Reflecting on a volatile 2016, the classic rock icon, at a stunning Caesars Palace show, takes stock of his career and pays tribute to inspirations.

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Eric Clapton Celebrates 50 Years, March 2017, MSG

Just days after blowing away Madison Square Garden with a show for the ages, Slowhand has now postponed two L.A. gigs till September.

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Bruce Springsteen Review: Live in Boston 2016

Some artists slow down as they get older. Not The Boss! As our reviewer discovered in 2016, he’s still “as good as it gets.”

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Zombies 50th Anniversary ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Tour

The reformed English band are bringing their 1968 classic LP “Odessey and Oracle” to U.S. audiences for what’s billed as a 50th Anniversary tour

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2016 in Review: Best of the Boxed Sets & Collections

It’s that time of year and we’ve ID’d great titles from Led Zep, Queen, Pink Floyd, Dylan, Bowie and more. Our guide to the year’s best.

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