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Adler – Back from the Dead (2012)

Drummer Steven Adler has built a fair bit of legend in hard rock circles, but for all the wrong reasons. Adler, you may recall, was the guy who was kicked out of Guns n’ Roses because of his drug problem. That takes some real effort.

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2012: Metal and Hard Rock

For hard rock and metal, 2012 certainly wasn’t the best year that I can remember. In all honesty, there were only a few albums that came across my desk that really excited me.

Slash – Apocalyptic Love (2012)

After being less than impressed with Slash’s last solo album and its parade of guest stars, and being only a marginal fan of Velvet Revolver or Slash’s Snakepit, I didn’t go into Apocalyptic Love with my hopes too high.

New Music Monday: Joe Bonamassa, Paul McCartney, Slash, Sonny Landreth, Tedeschi Trucks

New Music Monday brings a dizzying array of fresh items from the likes of Bob Wayne, Garbage, Great White, Joe Bonamassa, Kill Devil Hill, Slash and Sonny Landreth

Are they still Guns n' Roses?: Axl Rose's Hall of Fame diss raises an interesting question

Frontman Axl Rose composes a surprisingly cogent — though, nevertheless, staggeringly wrongheaded — letter declining to participate in Guns n’ Roses’ upcoming 2012 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Our Fred Phillips responds

Slash says he's not looking forward to formal attire required for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

Though Slash calls his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Gun n’ Roses “an honor,” he won’t be appearing with the band’s other founding members to celebrate the honor.

Movies: Jimi Hendrix – The Guitar Hero (2010)

“The Guitar Hero” moves away from the tabloid side of the Jimi Hendrix myth, instead delving into the American guitarist’s sweeping impact on rock music and the instrument. That makes director Jon Brewer’s film not so much a biography, per se, as it is tone-poem love letter to Hendrix’s muse, and how it finally ignited. I think, at this lateRead More