Can’t make it to LIverpool Psych Fest this weekend? Then watch the new DIY movie from Swedish band La Fleur Fatale which chronicles their search to understand today’s rock scene and what it has in common with that of the 60s.
This weekend the Liverpool Psych Fest promises to put a cap on what some have been calling ‘the Summer of Psych’. But what IS psych anyway? Earlier in the summer, Classic Rock asked the question at the Austin Psych Fest and got an answer that made connections between freakbeat, prog, glam, punk and psychsploitation…
The Heavy Metal Truants is a charity cycle ride that starts in London and ends at the Download festival in Donington. Classic Rock Editor In Chief Scott Rowley, a man who hasn’t cycled the length of himself, explains why he’s agreed to join them: vengeance.
It ended Pink Floyd, drove co-producer Michael Kamen mad and it’s preferred listening for chickens. Released 30 years ago today, here’s everything you need to know about Roger Waters’ last Floyd album
Swedish band La Fleur Fatale think they’re part of a new wave of psyche – so they paid homage to the past with a magical mystery tour across America to meet members of Strawberry Alarm Clock, Electric Prunes, original Nirvana, and, er, the Bay City Rollers…
Scott Rowley on the great punk red-herring, the Rock Taliban and how the music press soured rock
He fronted Fairport Convention, had a 1971 #1 hit with a cover of Joni Mitchell’s Woodstock, recorded solo albums with Sandy Denny and Richard Thompson – and now he’s back.
Illustrator, writer and Classic Rock’s cartoonist for the past seven or so years, BP Perry, explains why Flock Of Numbskulls had to come to an end – and looks back over some of his favourite and most controversial moments…
See pics from intimate Planet Rock gig.