Rock Music

‘It invigorates the whole band’: Toto’s Steve Lukather praises Joseph Williams ahead of big U.S. tour

‘It invigorates the whole band’: Toto’s Steve Lukather praises Joseph Williams ahead of big U.S. tour

Toto has begun rehearsals for fall American dates with Michael McDonald.

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Decades later, Wolfe has launched a rejuvenated line-up of the Furys.

‘It’s not supposed to be ballot by bullet’: Inside one of Crosby Stills and Nash’s most emotional tracks

‘It’s not supposed to be ballot by bullet’: Inside one of Crosby Stills and Nash’s most emotional tracks

This standout early CSN song remains a fiery indictment of dreams lost.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye (2014)

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye (2014)

This is the best collection of songs they have put together in years.

WTF Wednesdays: Betraying the Martyrs, “Let It Go” from Phantom (2014)

WTF Wednesdays: Betraying the Martyrs, “Let It Go” from Phantom (2014)

A death-metal version of the signature song from Disney’s ‘Frozen’? Yep.

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

Bands like France’s Reload are keeping the prog rock genre alive.

‘He mouths at me, Oh my God’: Inside Michael McDonald’s off-the-cuff audition for the Doobie Brothers

‘He mouths at me, Oh my God’: Inside Michael McDonald’s off-the-cuff audition for the Doobie Brothers

They were in the early stages of what became 1976′s ‘Takin’ It to the Streets.’

‘I am a big fan’: Carl Palmer dedicates art work to late Emerson Lake and Palmer cover artist

‘I am a big fan’: Carl Palmer dedicates art work to late Emerson Lake and Palmer cover artist

The piece combines hand-painted brush strokes with fine-art photography.

‘Definitely a momentum killer’: Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

‘Definitely a momentum killer’: Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

“What would have happened,” Love muses, “had there not been drugs involved?”

Here’s Chippy – Little Songs (2014)

Here’s Chippy – Little Songs (2014)

This album is driven by a victorious blend of raw energy and technical triumph.