Rock Music

Deep Beatles: “Carry That Weight,” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles: “Carry That Weight,” from Abbey Road (1969)

Continuing the melancholic mood set by “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” further stresses the turmoil the Beatles were experiencing by 1969.

‘You can’t really rush this stuff’: Brian May puts the brakes on excitement over new Queen release

‘You can’t really rush this stuff’: Brian May puts the brakes on excitement over new Queen release

The announcement that another Queen album featuring additional unheard items from Freddie Mercury, including sessions with Michael Jackson, could in the works was met with dizzying excitement. Not so fast, Brian May says.

Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Whatever side you come down on in the Great Fleetwood Mac Debates, surely it’s either with the initial rootsy Peter Green era or the platinum-kissed Buckingham-Nicks pop period. But what about the rest?

‘Open to all types of music’: For Jimi Hendrix, an often-overlooked connection with the Beatles

Jimi Hendrix’s passion for the work of Bob Dylan has been well documented, most notably within his fiery rendition of “All Along the Watertower.” Less talked about is how much he loved the Beatles.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “King Harvest” from The Band (1969)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “King Harvest” from The Band (1969)

“King Harvest,” the unforgettably sad tale of a besieged farmer, begins not with a scene-setting declaration, but with a quiet sense of forboding — one that returns for its out-of-time chorus

The Bee Gees, Easybeats, others – Down Under Nuggets: Original Australian Artyfacts (1965-67)

Originally released in 1973, Nuggets: Original Aryfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 only offered a keen look at select one-hit and no hit wonders

‘It’s a bit of a sore spot’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson discusses the conflict on Thanksgiving for native peoples

‘It’s a bit of a sore spot’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson discusses the conflict on Thanksgiving for native peoples

For Robbie Robertson, the Thanksgiving season can be a complicated time. On the one hand, the Band’s sprawling concert The Last Waltz was filmed on this holiday. But then there’s his relationship to native peoples.

‘There are other recordings’: Boston’s Tom Scholz on future songs with Brad Delp

‘There are other recordings’: Boston’s Tom Scholz on future songs with Brad Delp

The arrival of a new album featuring the late Brad Delp has some Boston fans inevitably wondering if band mastermind Tom Scholz has more leftover tracks in the vault.

’77 – Maximum Rock ‘n Roll (2013)

’77, a Spanish hard rock band founded by the Valeta brothers, tells you everything you need to know about their music with this album title. This is pure ’70s rock ‘n’ roll mixed with a heavy boogie

On Second Thought: Delicate Steve – Positive Force (2012)

When people try to describe Delicate Steve, they generally start speaking in roundabout terms which, more often than not, create a strong visual but fail to capture the sound.