51 items by Kurt Loder

  • Avalon

    Avalon | ALBUM REVIEW

    Roxy Music's Avalon takes a long time to kick in, but it finally does, and it's a good one. Bryan Ferry stars as a remarkably expressive keyboard player and singer whose familiar mannerisms are subsumed in a...

    June 10, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • For Those About To Rock We Salute You

    For Those About To Rock We Salute You | ALBUM REVIEW

    AC/DC must be slipping — their smarts are starting to show. Critically dismissed for most of their nine-year career as a band of simpleminded Australian thudmerchants, they long ago made the useful discovery that, when it comes...

    January 21, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • Keith Richards: No Regrets

    Keith Richards: No Regrets | ARTICLE

    "I've just been closeted with Napoleon," Keith Richards said, tilting his wine glass in mock salute. "Mick's been sick. Got the flu,...

    November 12, 1981 6:25 PM ET
  • The Stones' Sloppy Start

    The Stones' Sloppy Start | ARTICLE

    The 180,000 people who turned out to see the opening shows of the Rolling Stones' 1981 concert tour at Philadelphia's John F. Kennedy...

    November 12, 1981 3:50 PM ET
  • The Once and Future Stone: Bill Wyman Says He's Not Leaving The Band

    The Once and Future Stone: Bill Wyman Says He's Not Leaving The Band | ARTICLE

    When Bill Wyman first met Marc Chagall three years ago, the great Russian-Jewish artist took one look at the Englishman's shoulder-length hair, flipped a...

    August 20, 1981 2:45 PM ET
  • John Bonham: 1948-1980

    John Bonham: 1948-1980 | ARTICLE

    John "Bonzo" Bonham, drummer for Led Zeppelin since the group's inception twelve years ago, was found dead in bed on September 25th after...

    October 30, 1980 12:40 PM ET
  • Saved

    Saved | ALBUM REVIEW

    Of all Bob Dylan's public personae over the past nineteen years, none has more confounded his long-time admirers than his latest incarnation as...

    September 18, 1980 12:00 AM ET
  • Townshend Cuts Solo Disc, The Who Set North American Dates

    Townshend Cuts Solo Disc, The Who Set North American Dates | ARTICLE

    Most of the material is pretty uptempo," says Pete Townshend, discussing his second solo album, Empty Glass, due out April 14th on...

    April 17, 1980 12:00 PM ET
  • End of the Century

    End of the Century | ALBUM REVIEW

    When the Ramones released their first album in 1976, corporate American radio reacted as if someone had belched at a board meeting. In a way, this response was entirely appropriate: after all, it was the Ramones' utter...

    March 20, 1980 12:00 AM ET
  • The Wall

    The Wall | ALBUM REVIEW

    Though it in no way endangers the meisterwerk musical status of Dark Side of the Moon (still on the charts nearly seven years after its release), Pink Floyd's twelfth album, The Wall, is the most startling rhetorical...

    February 7, 1980 12:00 AM ET
  • Rock n' Roll Nights

    Rock n' Roll Nights | ALBUM REVIEW

    Death, taxes, another B.T.O. album. These guys just don't know when to toss in the towel, though singer/guitarist C. F. Turner's obviously been doing some serious pondering on the subject. At one point, he reflects (in his...

    May 3, 1979 12:00 AM ET