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This Week in Rock History, May 8 – May 14

Russell Hall
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05.08.2017

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Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. “The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band” recorded their very first single, England’s most influential punk band signed a record contract, and a beloved ‘60s pop band kicked off their final reunion tour.
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Legends of the Les Paul: Carl Perkins

Dave Hunter
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05.03.2017

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If you’re looking for an example of a Les Paul being wielded at the very birth of rock ’n’ roll, you need look no further than seminal rockabilly artist Carl Perkins. At Sun Records in 1955 and ’56, Perkins used a pair of ’50s Les Paul Goldtops to record his biggest hits, and these solidbodies are responsible for the sound with which we still most associate him.
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10 Great Backing Bands

Russell Hall
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05.02.2017

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Backing bands often fly beneath the radar, but occasionally a back-up group attains near-legendary status in its own right. Below are 10 such bands, each of which was indispensable in helping propel their leader to fame and glory.
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This Week in Rock History, May 1 - May 7

Anne Erickson
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05.01.2017

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Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from May 1 through May 7 in rock history.
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10 Guitar Greats Who Tend to Get Overlooked

Russell Hall
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04.26.2017

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Ask any rock fan to name the genre’s greatest guitarists, and chances are you’ll be handed a list that’s fairly predictable. In the profiles below we’ve attempted to give due credit to 10 great players who likely would not appear on that list.
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This Week in Rock History, April 24 – April 30

Anne Erickson
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04.24.2017

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Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from April 24 through April 30 in rock history.
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Record Store Day 2017 Highlights

Anne Erickson
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04.24.2017

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From the Cars to Motorhead, here are some Record Store Day 2017 highlights.
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Michael Nesmith Riffs on Monkees, Hendrix, Lennon, Jack Nicholson

Andrew Vaughan
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04.21.2017

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Most reviews of Nesmith’s Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff naturally focus on three or four fascinating facts. Nesmith was a Monkee, Nesmith was friends with Jimi Hendrix and Jack Nicholson, Nesmith played a key role in the development of music videos and MTV, and his mother invented Liquid Paper
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Legends of the Les Paul: Gary Rossington

Dave Hunter
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04.19.2017

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The career of southern-rock founder Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd is one that has been dogged by tragedy, but his tone and playing style ring out as archetypal Les Paul-fuelled boogie-rock, and his mark on the history of the instrument is everlasting.
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Meet the Newest Members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Anne Erickson
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04.18.2017

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Here's what you missed at the 2017 Rock Hall induction ceremony.
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