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Box sets, expanded albums and previously unreleased recordings highlight the past months' best archival releases.
Ozzy Osbourne, ‘Patient Number 9′: Album Review
Solo LP 13 follows in the footsteps of 2020's star-packed, career-revitalizing 'Ordinary Man.'
Megadeth, ‘The Sick, the Dying … and the Dead!': Album Review
Metal band's 16th album, and first in six years, sticks close to the plot.
Top 10 Double Albums
Releasing a double album in the '60s and '70s was a rite of passage. But which one was best?
Manny Charlton, Nazareth Guitarist, Dead at 80
Co-founding guitarist also produced early Guns N' Roses demos.
Rolling Stones Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Many of the band's concert records sound like quick cash-grabs or stop-gaps between studio LPs, but there are gems to uncover.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Elton John, the Stones and More
Expanded sets and unearthed archival material from Prince, Neil Young and others highlight past few months.
50 Years Ago: ‘Conquest of the Planet of the Apes’ Closes the Circle
Fourth film in series gets political while bringing saga back to its beginning.
Drive-By Truckers, ‘Welcome 2 Club XIII': Album Review
Band sidelines political commentary for a nostalgic look back at its roots on 14th album.
35 Years Ago: The Cure Reach Pop Heaven With ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’
Robert Smith aimed big on band's seventh album and was rewarded with a worldwide hit.
Def Leppard, ‘Diamond Star Halos': Album Review
First album in seven years from glam-metal vets pulls thematic inspiration from their favorite artists.
Wilco, ‘Cruel Country': Album Review
Jeff Tweedy and band get back to their roots on two-LP, 12th record.