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

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 40th 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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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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Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s ‘Brain Salad Surgery’: A Brainstorm of the Highest Order

The combination of high concept, grandiose execution and ELP’s usual artistic ambition made ‘Brain Salad Surgery’ a mind-blowing effort.

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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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Rod Stewart’s Unequaled, Magical Masterpiece

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

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Boston’s Multi-Platinum Debut Album: More Than a Feeling

With 17 million sales, it still ranks not only as one of the best-selling debut albums in music history, but also one of the fastest-selling as well.

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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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Boz Scaggs’ ‘Silk Degrees’: Game-Changer

Looking back at the recording of the album, Scaggs said that while listening to the playbacks in 1975 he had the sense that something special had happened.

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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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Delaney and Bonnie’s ‘Accept No Substitute’: White Soul Born in Turmoil

A beautiful album, close to perfection in the playing and singing, it was helmed by a married couple whose own relationship was falling apart at the seams.

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