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Quiet Riot – 10 (2014)

Quiet Riot – 10 (2014)

This is not how I want to remember a band that was so important in my life.

‘We were clueless; it had no teeth': Paul Stanley on the Kiss album he still can’t stand

‘We were clueless; it had no teeth': Paul Stanley on the Kiss album he still can’t stand

“We were so full of ourselves,” he says, “that we forgot why we started making music.”

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

More often than not, this amounts to prog for the easy-listening set.

Gimme Five: Grateful Dead Songs That, Well, Suck

Gimme Five: Grateful Dead Songs That, Well, Suck

Despite the Dead’s success, there have been a few musical blunders along the way.

‘He doesn’t want to do it': David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

‘He doesn’t want to do it': David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

The surviving members of the Byrds haven’t appeared together since 2000.

‘It wasn’t ELP anymore': Greg Lake on a one-off experiment called Emerson Lake and Powell

‘It wasn’t ELP anymore': Greg Lake on a one-off experiment called Emerson Lake and Powell

There came a point in the 1980s when E and L chose not to wait for the original P.

‘We just did it': Yoko Ono on the making of the Beatles’ avant-garde “Revolution 9″

‘We just did it': Yoko Ono on the making of the Beatles’ avant-garde “Revolution 9″

Today, it’s easy to connect this free-form tune with the first flowerings of punk.

‘It was kind of tragic': David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

‘It was kind of tragic': David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

After briefly trying a five-man lineup with Barrett, Gilmour admits they “ceased to go pick him up.”

‘It was inappropriately titled': Did ‘History of the Eagles’ focus too much on Glenn Frey and Don Henley?

‘It was inappropriately titled': Did ‘History of the Eagles’ focus too much on Glenn Frey and Don Henley?

“It should have been titled,” Don Felder says, “‘The History of Don Henley and Glenn Frey.'”

‘You won’t abuse my song': Steve Cropper on the Stax hit that caused a tussle between Wilson Pickett and Eddie Floyd

‘You won’t abuse my song': Steve Cropper on the Stax hit that caused a tussle between Wilson Pickett and Eddie Floyd

“Here are these two guys,” Cropper marvels, “wrestling in the control room.”