6 items by Ben Edmonds

  • Box Set

    Box Set | ALBUM REVIEW

    Buffalo Springfield are that rarest of beasts: an influential 1960s band whose recorded legacy hasn't been recycled into dust. Classic-rock radio stations don't dig much deeper than their one bona fide hit, "For What It's Worth," preferring...

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Live: 03/06/00 SE+CC Arena - Glasgow, Scotland

    Live: 03/06/00 SE+CC Arena - Glasgow, Scotland | ALBUM REVIEW

    Pearl Jam's late-spring 2000 tour is remembered for the mosh-pit tragedy that claimed the lives of nine fans in Denmark. But up until then, the tour had been a musical triumph, a nightly celebration of the deep...

    October 3, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Wish You Were Here

    Wish You Were Here | ALBUM REVIEW

    Without Pink Floyd we would not have the European sci-fi multitudes (Hawkwind, Can, Amon Duul II and all their little friends) to kick around. They were the first to explore the upper reaches of the chemical heavens,...

    November 6, 1975 12:00 AM ET
  • How Hard It Is

    How Hard It Is | ALBUM REVIEW

    It has righteously ranked my ass to see the shabby treatment accorded Big Brother and the Holding Company over the course of the past four years. In the days when the name of Janis Joplin was fastened...

    October 1, 1975 12:00 AM ET
  • Wildlife

    Wildlife | ALBUM REVIEW

    The outcome of the battle has yet to be conclusively determined, but my scorecard gives the race for "The Most Beloved Rock And Roll Band In All The English Isles" to Mott The Hoople by two full...

    June 10, 1971 12:00 AM ET
  • What About Me

    What About Me | ALBUM REVIEW

    Quicksilver displayed acute weakness on their previous album and they remain very much in evidence on What About Me. Though the group has polished up considerably — at times nearly to the point of respectability — a...

    February 18, 1971 12:00 AM ET