Rock Music

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977)

Slow to get started, this R&B romp finishes on a high note.

Slash – World on Fire (2014)

Slash – World on Fire (2014)

Though a bit too long, this builds on Slash’s ‘Apocalyptic Love’ successes.

Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

“I had every freedom in the world,” Lake tells us, “and yet …”

‘I’ve bitten my lip for a long time': Trevor Rabin clears the air on Yes’ ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’

‘I’ve bitten my lip for a long time': Trevor Rabin clears the air on Yes’ ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’

The song became Yes’ biggest hit, but also a point of contention.

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Feeling pressure from all sides, the Eagles simply cracked.

Guitars and Gore: Exploring the Horror Themes in Film and Heavy Metal

Guitars and Gore: Exploring the Horror Themes in Film and Heavy Metal

As we all know, the Devil gets the best tunes — and scripts.

Bruce Springsteen Songs about Cars: Gimme Five

Bruce Springsteen Songs about Cars: Gimme Five

They were as ubiquitous, at one point, as songs about girls.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

There’s a depth to the best of his music, a transportive quality.

Phantom of the Paradise: Brian DePalma’s Horror Rock Musical Turns 40

Phantom of the Paradise: Brian DePalma’s Horror Rock Musical Turns 40

Celebrating a schizoid mashup of comedy, drama, kitsch and romance.

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.