Rock

van halen

The death of an ax man

October 8, 2020 1:03 pm

Eddie Van Halen was a master at his craft

luke haines peter buck

‘All rock ’n’ roll starts and ends with Lou Reed’

March 3, 2020 1:57 pm

Our rock critic has made an album with R.E.M.’s Peter Buck. Here he explains how...

kinks

Land of hope and Victoria: The Kinks’ lost empire

January 29, 2020 4:54 pm

By 1969, Churchill was dead and the Kinks, as an album group, were toast

motörhead lemmy

Audio blitzkrieg

November 6, 2019 12:36 pm

‘Motörhead, remember me now’

rolling stones

Grandpa, who were the Rolling Stones, and why?

October 19, 2019 10:57 am

Raising the goblet of rock

blinded by the light

Sweet but formulaic

August 8, 2019 1:08 pm

Blinded by the Light reviewed

david coverdale

David Coverdale, lead singer of Whitesnake, talks hair, love handles and ‘sexism’

June 27, 2019 1:44 pm

With his come-to-bed voice, Coverdale is the platonic ideal of what a rock star should be

Paul Simon says farewell with a daring and inventive show

July 19, 2018 12:47 pm

One of America's greatest songwriters enchants London