Tag "top ten rock lists"

12 Catchy Rock Song Hooks

You can’t get it out of your head. The Founding Editor of Guitar World’s favorites include performances by Hendrix, Steely Dan and T Rex

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits

It’s amazing that these songs from Lou Reed, The Kinks, George Harrison and more not only were played on Top 40 radio but became smash hits. Their stories…

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7 Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them

It’s magic when guitarists find an instrument that suits their style, sound and preferences. Guitar World’s Founding Editor looks at the class axes

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10 Memorable Rock Concert Riots

Sometimes concerts get far wilder than planned and riots break out. Here are 10 of the more significant rock shows that spiraled into chaos.

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12 Finest Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are the dozen finest.

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9 Signature Rock Classics That Weren’t U.S. Chart Hits

Many songs associated with classic rockers were never actually hits. Here are the surprising back stories to ones by ELO, Billy Joel, Van Halen, Queen & more

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10 of the Best Revenge Songs

If you feel the urge to get back at someone who did you wrong, you can relate to a clip from John Belushi and songs by Lennon, Dylan, Led Zeppelin and more

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15 Cool Classic Rock Instrumentals

See if you can resist any of these instrumental songs. It’s not easy, because what makes a classic rock instrumental cool is an evocative melody.

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10 Grammy Best New Artist Winners & Losers

Some of the winners will make you shake your head. Some Grammy trivia: Who won in 1970: CSN, Chicago or Led Zep? And you won’t believe who beat out Boston

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 3)

Our series includes a classic rock favorite that features yodeling, a novelty song, a foreign language hit, a classical music composition and one from a real-life porn star

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