Dark Side of the Moon has become, four decades after its release, not only Pink Floyd’s signature studio effort but one of the most important recordings in rock history.
Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.
The Zakary Thaks released several stupedenous singles between the years 1966 and 1969 that not only rule righteously as some of the greatest songs of the era, but any decade.
For Daniel Lanois, producing an album can typically be about “the documenting of time, and what’s going on in people’s lives — emotionally and otherwise.” And with Bob Dylan, that time was typically after sundown.
Carlos Santana has reunited with the original congo player from the Santana Blues Band, after discovering that Marcus “The Magnificent” Malone had fallen on hard times.
Oh yeah, the song that the “fans” love to hate.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club emerged in 2013 with their long-awaited Specter at the Feast studio project, this group’s most realized album yet. The journey there, however, was simply epic.
‘Didn’t know you could do that’: David Crosby never got over early preview of the Beatles’ ‘Day in the Life’
Throughout 1965-66, David Crosby and the Byrds were running neck and neck with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones commercially. And then, Crosby says, the Fab Four did something that blew him away.
Now that Kiss’ Gene Simmons — who previously said he’d never play with the band’s deposed original members again — has relented in the wake of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, at least one question remains: Can Ace Frehley still fit into his old costume?
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