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Reissue Roundup: Summer Sets From Fleetwood Mac, the Who and More
A look at the best reissues, box sets and archival releases of the past three months.
Rock’s Most Hated Records
You many not break into Hulk-sized fits of anger while revisiting these records, but we advise a calming drink beforehand all the same.
50 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Come Down on ‘Goats Head Soup’
It was as if they had more important things to do than make another record.
Pretenders, ‘Relentless': Album Review
Twelfth LP from Chrissie Hynde's band includes ballads, rockers and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.
Cindy Wilson, ‘Realms': Album Review
B-52's co-founder doesn't stray too far from her roots on second solo LP.
Alice Cooper, ‘Road': Album Review
Bob Ezrin and touring band give shock rocker's 29th LP jolt of old-school energy.
45 Years Ago: The Who Close Out The Keith Moon Era With ‘Who Are You’
This album lot to contend with, including a songwriter who seemed to be growing out of his band.
Green Day Announces 30th-Anniversary ‘Dookie’ Box Set
Expanded version of band's breakthrough album includes demos, outtakes and live shows.
Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground Albums Ranked Worst to Best
He's made some of the most influential music ever. He's also made some of the most reviled.
Neil Young, ‘Chrome Dreams': Album Review
Legendary lost album from 1977 finally gets a proper release, and it was worth the wait.
Mammoth WVH, ‘Mammoth II': Album Review
Eddie Van Halen's son mines 2000s hard rock on second, course-steadying record.
Joni Mitchell, ‘At Newport': Album Review
Surprise performance seven years after brain aneurysm is documented for posterity.