rock’n’roll

Pretentious jowly mumrock: Neil Diamond’s Hot August Night III reviewed

1 September 2018 9:00 am

Grade: C+ Mumrock. A lucrative genre, dating from the beginning of the 1970s, when Mums suddenly wanted something a little…

Keith Moon’s wedding-night abseil and other marvellous false memories

27 February 2016 9:00 am

False memory disasters, from Keith Moon’s wedding-night abseil to Sophia Loren’s peanut addiction

What it takes to make Exmouth rock out

7 November 2015 9:00 am

She was dying for a mad night out, she said, so where was I going to take her? I know,…

The real Nikki Sixx (Photo: Getty)

The rock novel that makes Mötley Crüe dull

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Novels set in the music business (from blockbuster to coming-of-age) are few and far between — far less than in…

Jerry Lee Lewis: interrogating ‘The Killer’

29 November 2014 9:00 am

‘I ain’t never pretended to be anything,’ says the man they call the Killer. ‘I’ve lived my life to the…