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Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick (1977); We’re All Alright! (2017): Shadows in Stereo

Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick (1977); We’re All Alright! (2017): Shadows in Stereo

Cheap Trick’s ‘We’re All Alright!’ does what so few late-career albums are able to do: tap into what made a band great in the first place.

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

An enjoyable compilation capturing a specific time, ‘Heavy Metal: Music From the Motion Picture’ arrived just before rock and pop became mechanical.

Fuse, with Cheap Trick’s Rick Neilsen and Tom Petersson – Fuse (1969): Forgotten series

Fuse, with Cheap Trick’s Rick Neilsen and Tom Petersson – Fuse (1969): Forgotten series

Before there was Cheap Trick, there was Sick Man Of Europe, and before there was Sick Man Of Europe, there was Fuse.

Something Else! sneak peek: Red Dragon Cartel, “Feeder” from Red Dragon Cartel (2014)

Since the death of vocalist Ray Gillen and the end of Badlands, we haven’t heard much from Jake E. Lee.

‘He was unsure of himself’: Jack Douglas remembers tentative return by the Beatles’ John Lennon in 1980

‘He was unsure of himself’: Jack Douglas remembers tentative return by the Beatles’ John Lennon in 1980

Jack Douglas, who produced the final album issued in John Lennon’s lifetime, says the former Beatles star was so nervous about returning to music in 1980 that he initially had Douglas rehearse a band without him.

Deep Cuts: John Lennon’s ‘I Found Out,’ ‘I’m Losing You,’ ‘Out the Blue,’ others

Deep Cuts: John Lennon’s ‘I Found Out,’ ‘I’m Losing You,’ ‘Out the Blue,’ others

As the anniversary of John Lennon’s vicious murder looms on December 8, 2012, we didn’t return to his best-known hits — after all, there’ll be plenty of “Imagine,” “Watching the Wheels,” “#9 Dream” and Beatles favorites to go around.

Aerosmith's ready to rock this way with 18-date American summer tour

No word yet on when the new album will drop, but Aerosmith is definitely hitting the road this summer. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Co. have announced a 18-date American tour, to be played between June 16 and August 8.

Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters – Bikers Welcome Ladies Drink Free (2012)

Ever ask yourself what Al Jourgensen, main man of industrial metal pioneers Ministry, would sound like if he decided to go country? Yeah, me either.

Carol Noonan – Christmas (2003)

Here’s the story of how a holiday music CD came to me by way of a Cheap Trick show I attended during the early 1990s.

A 1970s' artifact?: Records you simply couldn't hide from

by Mark Saleski Back in the 1970s, there were a handful of records you just couldn’t get away from. They were everywhere: on the radio, in your car’s 8-track player, on your best friend’s stereo.

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