'Rock Legends' on AXS TV

Rock Legends

Looking at these major figures, we discover the story of their lives and the impact they made on popular culture. Using interviews, archival news footage and performances each story will reveal the unique aspect of these iconic stars.
 

Schedule

  • Thu, Jan 23rd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Fri, Jan 24th 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Monkees
    Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 for the American television series The Monkees, the musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork and British actor and singer Davy Jones. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Monkees.
  • Fri, Jan 24th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Beach Boys
    One of the most innovative bands ever, the Beach Boys invented California rock. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Fri, Jan 24th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - R.E.M.
    R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio, hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio albums while never compromising their roots. 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Fri, Jan 24th 5:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - David Bowie
    Exploring the life and career of musician and actor David Bowie, who returned to the top of the charts in 2013 with The Next Day, his first album in a decade. Music critics and DJs offer their thoughts on the London-born artist's colorful career and enduring success.
  • Sat, Jan 25th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sat, Jan 25th 6:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Radiohead
    Archive material, music videos, and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists tell the story of Radiohead, one of the most influential bands of the modern rock era.
  • Sun, Jan 26th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Sting
    After the huge success he had with The Police, Sting decided to go solo and released his first album in 1985 and has continued to release chart topping hits. Rock Legends features archival music videos and exclusive insights on one of the world's most popular musicians.
  • Sun, Jan 26th 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Progressive Rock
    By the dawn of the seventies, progressive rock freed bands of the limitations of four-minute songs, allowing musicians to evolve a single track over a whole side of vinyl, draw on classical sources and create music in more complex, time signatures. Moog Synthesizers were portable and affordable, allowing bands to create orchestral effects. Such devices added a spectrum of new sounds and possibilities for musicians. This new world brought artists such as Rush, Yes & Atomic Rooster into the mainstream.
  • Sun, Jan 26th 11:50 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Progressive Rock
    By the dawn of the seventies, progressive rock freed bands of the limitations of four-minute songs, allowing musicians to evolve a single track over a whole side of vinyl, draw on classical sources and create music in more complex, time signatures. Moog Synthesizers were portable and affordable, allowing bands to create orchestral effects. Such devices added a spectrum of new sounds and possibilities for musicians. This new world brought artists such as Rush, Yes & Atomic Rooster into the mainstream.
  • Mon, Jan 27th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Mon, Jan 27th 1:05 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Mon, Jan 27th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Tue, Jan 28th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Amy Winehouse
    Despite living a tragically short life, Amy had a significant impact on the music industry and is a recognized name around the world. Her unique voice and fusion of styles left a musical legacy that will live long in the memory of everyone her music has touched.
  • Tue, Jan 28th 10:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Guns 'N' Roses
    Guns 'N' Roses shocked and awed upon their arrival on the 80s rock scene with the worldwide hits "Welcome To The Jungle" and "Paradise City".
  • Tue, Jan 28th 10:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Wed, Jan 29th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blondie
    The perfect punk pop band fronted by the most iconic woman in music. Always creating, never following, always setting trends. After forming in the 1970s, Blondie continue to make music and tour the world.
  • Thu, Jan 30th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Fri, Jan 31st 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Who
    The Who were the godfathers of punk and pioneers of rock opera, and were among the first rock groups to integrate synthesizers. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Who.
  • Fri, Jan 31st 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Clash
    The Clash began their meteoric rise in 1976, growing out of the early punk scene of West London, The Clash were the ultimate, punk rock band. They combined intelligence with anger and with sheer poetry and beauty. The Clash still influences artists world-wide today.
  • Fri, Jan 31st 1:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - British Rhythm & Blues
    The origins of the British Rhythm & Blues were in the jazz, skiffle and folk movements of the 1950s. Chris Barber was one its early figures helping establish the Marquee Club, the key venue for British R&B bands. The 1958 visit of Muddy Waters influenced Blues Incorporated, with other bands emerging including the Animals from Newcastle, the Spencer Davies Group and the Yardbirds from London. British R&B had a harder edge born of black American blues with a gritty, syncopated sound and guitar-heavy mix.
  • Fri, Jan 31st 5:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Al Green
    Al Green is known for the hit song "Let's Stay Together," and for leaving his musical career at its height in the 1970s to become a reverend at his own church.
  • Sat, Feb 1st 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eurythmics
    Eurythmics gained world wide popularity with the release of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" after developing a new and unique sound with the use of synthesizers. Rock Legends gives you the history of this band including featuring archival music videos.
  • Sat, Feb 1st 11:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Clash
    The Clash began their meteoric rise in 1976, growing out of the early punk scene of West London, The Clash were the ultimate, punk rock band. They combined intelligence with anger and with sheer poetry and beauty. The Clash still influences artists world-wide today.
  • Sun, Feb 2nd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Black Sabbath
    A behind the scenes look at heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, who created a sound so unique that it will live on forever.
  • Sun, Feb 2nd 2:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Tina Turner
    Journalists examine the life and music of Tina Turner, who rose to fame in the 1960s alongside then-husband Ike Turner, before enjoying a highly successful solo career.
  • Sun, Feb 2nd 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jazz Rock
    Jazz rock generally grew out of the artistically ambitious rock subgenres of the late 1960s and early 1970s; psychedelia, progressive rock, and the singer-songwriter movement. Jazz rock includes extensive improvisation and features soloists with distinctive sounds. This program explores the music of artists Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, and Boz Scaggs.
  • Sun, Feb 2nd 11:20 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jazz Rock
    Jazz rock generally grew out of the artistically ambitious rock subgenres of the late 1960s and early 1970s; psychedelia, progressive rock, and the singer-songwriter movement. Jazz rock includes extensive improvisation and features soloists with distinctive sounds. This program explores the music of artists Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, and Boz Scaggs.
  • Mon, Feb 3rd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Beach Boys
    One of the most innovative bands ever, the Beach Boys invented California rock. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Mon, Feb 3rd 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Diamond
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Diamond. Rock and roll took American youth by storm in the 1950s and Neil, too, fell under its spell.
  • Tue, Feb 4th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Crosby Stills Nash & Young
    The members of rock's first supergroup each had successful recording careers before coming together: Crosby with the Byrds, Stills and Young with Buffalo Springfield, and Nash with the Hollies. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Tue, Feb 4th 10:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Tue, Feb 4th 10:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Wed, Feb 5th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Jethro Tull
    Named for no apparent reason after an 18th-century British agronomist who invented the machine drill for sowing seed, Jethro Tull has been one of the most commercially successful, and eccentric, progressive-rock bands. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the band’s career.
  • Wed, Feb 5th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - David Bowie
    Exploring the life and career of musician and actor David Bowie, who returned to the top of the charts in 2013 with The Next Day, his first album in a decade. Music critics and DJs offer their thoughts on the London-born artist's colorful career and enduring success.
  • Thu, Feb 6th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Who
    The Who were the godfathers of punk and pioneers of rock opera, and were among the first rock groups to integrate synthesizers. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Who.
  • Fri, Feb 7th 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Billy Idol
    English rock musician, Billy Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X as well as creating a successful name for himself as a solo artist. Using interviews, news archive and performance this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic artist.
  • Fri, Feb 7th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Stevie Wonder
    Stevie Wonder is an American musician and a former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Stevie Wonder.
  • Fri, Feb 7th 5:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Byrds
    The Byrds pioneered folk-rock, combining traditional acoustic music with early Sixties pop. The group's signature sunny melodies, lush harmonies, and ringing 12-string guitars - as well as their eventual exploration of psychedelic rock - made for some of the decade's best singles. The band continued to do strong work (including foray into country), establishing a sonic model for many of the Seventies biggest rock bands, including the Eagles, Tom Petty, and the latter-day Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 4:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Yardbirds
    The Yardbirds may not have been as famous as their British Invasion contemporaries the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Who, but the pioneering blues-based combo introduced three of the most famous and influential guitarists of the rock era: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Their innovations - a revved-up instrumental attack, controlled use of feedback, distortion and fuzz paved the way for psychedelic rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, Southern boogie and even punk.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Byrds
    The Byrds pioneered folk-rock, combining traditional acoustic music with early Sixties pop. The group's signature sunny melodies, lush harmonies, and ringing 12-string guitars - as well as their eventual exploration of psychedelic rock - made for some of the decade's best singles. The band continued to do strong work (including foray into country), establishing a sonic model for many of the Seventies biggest rock bands, including the Eagles, Tom Petty, and the latter-day Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Foo Fighters
    With a career of over two decades and album sales over 11 million, Foo Fighters are giants in the world of contemporary rock. Featuring archive material, music videos "Best Of You" and "Monkey Wrench" including exclusive insights from media critics.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 11:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 6:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 9:40 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Sat, Feb 8th 11:50 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Sun, Feb 9th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Guns 'N' Roses
    Guns 'N' Roses shocked and awed upon their arrival on the 80s rock scene with the worldwide hits "Welcome To The Jungle" and "Paradise City".
  • Sun, Feb 9th 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - US Heavy Metal
    The US heavy metal sound has big hooks, melodic choruses, and monster ballads, with nearly every song featuring one guitar solo. Vocals are melodic, and high-pitched. They also include extensive use of harmonies, particularly in the ballads - slow, emotional songs that gradually build to a strong finale. Lyrics tended to deal with love and lust. This episode features Mötley Crüe, Poison & Ratt.
  • Sun, Feb 9th 11:40 PM ET
    Rock Legends - US Heavy Metal
    The US heavy metal sound has big hooks, melodic choruses, and monster ballads, with nearly every song featuring one guitar solo. Vocals are melodic, and high-pitched. They also include extensive use of harmonies, particularly in the ballads - slow, emotional songs that gradually build to a strong finale. Lyrics tended to deal with love and lust. This episode features Mötley Crüe, Poison & Ratt.
  • Mon, Feb 10th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Janis Joplin
    Janis Joplin rose to fame in the late 1960s and was known for her powerful, blues-inspired vocals. She died of an accidental drug overdose in 1970. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Janis Joplin.
  • Tue, Feb 11th 2:20 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Jethro Tull
    Named for no apparent reason after an 18th-century British agronomist who invented the machine drill for sowing seed, Jethro Tull has been one of the most commercially successful, and eccentric, progressive-rock bands. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the band’s career.
  • Tue, Feb 11th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Tue, Feb 11th 12:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Grateful Dead
    Leading music critics tell the story of the Grateful Dead and how their blend of psychedelia, blues, rock 'n' roll, country, folk, and jazz came together to create their own unique sound.
  • Tue, Feb 11th 10:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Prince
    A fascinating look at the life and music of Prince, the flamboyant singer-songwriter whose 1984 album Purple Rain sold more than 13 million copies in the United States.
  • Wed, Feb 12th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Jimi Hendrix
    Hailed by Rolling Stone as the greatest guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix was also one of the biggest cultural figures of the Sixties, a psychedelic voodoo child. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Jimi Hendrix.
  • Wed, Feb 12th 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Thu, Feb 13th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Thu, Feb 13th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - James Brown
    James Brown was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and bandleader. The founding father of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul". Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of James Brown.
  • Fri, Feb 14th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Young
    Neil Young is one of the most influential songwriters and guitarists of his generation, known for recording such favorites as 'Old Man,' 'Harvest Moon' and 'Heart of Gold.' Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Young.
  • Sat, Feb 15th 4:15 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aretha Franklin
    Multiple Grammy winner and "Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin is known for hits such as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer."
  • Sat, Feb 15th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Sat, Feb 15th 11:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Black Sabbath
    A behind the scenes look at heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, who created a sound so unique that it will live on forever.
  • Sat, Feb 15th 4:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Tina Turner
    Journalists examine the life and music of Tina Turner, who rose to fame in the 1960s alongside then-husband Ike Turner, before enjoying a highly successful solo career.
  • Sun, Feb 16th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - R.E.M.
    R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio, hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio albums while never compromising their roots. 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Sun, Feb 16th 12:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Tom Petty
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Tom Petty, one of the great American songwriters.
  • Sun, Feb 16th 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Singer Writes the Song
    Songwriters have their roots in the folk-acoustic traditions of Celtic European Troubadours from the Middle East and blues and country in the USA. This genre emerged in the 1960's again against the backdrop of political change, and would forge the careers of great artists such as Cat Stevens, Paul Simon, and James Taylor.
  • Sun, Feb 16th 10:40 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Singer Writes the Song
    Songwriters have their roots in the folk-acoustic traditions of Celtic European Troubadours from the Middle East and blues and country in the USA. This genre emerged in the 1960's again against the backdrop of political change, and would forge the careers of great artists such as Cat Stevens, Paul Simon, and James Taylor.
  • Mon, Feb 17th 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - James Taylor
    Singer-songwriter James Taylor creates music that combines folk, rock and pop sensibilities. His hit songs include "Fire and Rain" and "Shower the People."
  • Mon, Feb 17th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Roy Orbison
    Roy Orbison nicknamed the Big O, was an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his distinctive, impassioned voice, complex compositions, and dark, emotional ballads. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Roy Orbison.
  • Mon, Feb 17th 1:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jimi Hendrix
    Hailed by Rolling Stone as the greatest guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix was also one of the biggest cultural figures of the Sixties, a psychedelic voodoo child. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Jimi Hendrix.
  • Mon, Feb 17th 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Santana
    Leading music critics tell the story of Santana, the San Francisco-based Latin rock band that exploded onto the music scene with their breakthrough performance at 1969's Woodstock music festival.
  • Tue, Feb 18th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Carpenters
    A popular brother-and-sister team, the Carpenters sold millions of hit records in the early '70s. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Carpenters.
  • Tue, Feb 18th 12:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Thanks largely to John Fogerty's rough, inimitable voice and seemingly bottomless supply of great melodies, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the preeminent American singles band of the late Sixties and early Seventies.
  • Tue, Feb 18th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Eric Clapton
    Rock Legends Eric Clapton tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars, featuring insights from music critics and showcasing classic music videos.
  • Tue, Feb 18th 10:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Billy Idol
    English rock musician, Billy Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X as well as creating a successful name for himself as a solo artist. Using interviews, news archive and performance this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic artist.
  • Wed, Feb 19th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Mamas and Papas
    The Mamas and Papas were a four-piece folk act whose high harmonies and blend of easygoing, trippy originals with nicely stylized covers virtually soundtracked the late '60s. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Mamas and Papas.
  • Wed, Feb 19th 1:05 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart took to the blues circuit early in his career and became the first solo artist to achieve the number 1 position in both the US and the UK after releasing his 3rd album, Every Picture Tells A Story. Rock Legends Rod Stewart tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars.
  • Thu, Feb 20th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Monkees
    Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 for the American television series The Monkees, the musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork and British actor and singer Davy Jones. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Monkees.
  • Thu, Feb 20th 1:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - ZZ Top
    ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Groves, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to musician, critic and collector Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom, while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."
  • Fri, Feb 21st 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - David Bowie
    Exploring the life and career of musician and actor David Bowie, who returned to the top of the charts in 2013 with The Next Day, his first album in a decade. Music critics and DJs offer their thoughts on the London-born artist's colorful career and enduring success.
  • Fri, Feb 21st 5:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Tom Petty
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Tom Petty, one of the great American songwriters.
  • Sat, Feb 22nd 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Tom Petty
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Tom Petty, one of the great American songwriters.
  • Sat, Feb 22nd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Sat, Feb 22nd 9:20 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Lynyrd Skynyrd rose to prominence in 1973 full of regional pride and stressing cocky, boisterous hard rock. Their signature song, "Freebird," complete with its fiery five-minute, three-guitar solo, is easily the most requested live song in existence. When the band broke up in 1977, after Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines died in a plane crash, rock suffered a tremendous loss.
  • Sun, Feb 23rd 3:10 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Lynyrd Skynyrd rose to prominence in 1973 full of regional pride and stressing cocky, boisterous hard rock. Their signature song, "Freebird," complete with its fiery five-minute, three-guitar solo, is easily the most requested live song in existence. When the band broke up in 1977, after Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines died in a plane crash, rock suffered a tremendous loss.
  • Sun, Feb 23rd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Amy Winehouse
    Despite living a tragically short life, Amy had a significant impact on the music industry and is a recognized name around the world. Her unique voice and fusion of styles left a musical legacy that will live long in the memory of everyone her music has touched.
  • Sun, Feb 23rd 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - British Rhythm & Blues
    The origins of the British Rhythm & Blues were in the jazz, skiffle and folk movements of the 1950s. Chris Barber was one its early figures helping establish the Marquee Club, the key venue for British R&B bands. The 1958 visit of Muddy Waters influenced Blues Incorporated, with other bands emerging including the Animals from Newcastle, the Spencer Davies Group and the Yardbirds from London. British R&B had a harder edge born of black American blues with a gritty, syncopated sound and guitar-heavy mix.
  • Sun, Feb 23rd 10:35 PM ET
    Rock Legends - British Rhythm & Blues
    The origins of the British Rhythm & Blues were in the jazz, skiffle and folk movements of the 1950s. Chris Barber was one its early figures helping establish the Marquee Club, the key venue for British R&B bands. The 1958 visit of Muddy Waters influenced Blues Incorporated, with other bands emerging including the Animals from Newcastle, the Spencer Davies Group and the Yardbirds from London. British R&B had a harder edge born of black American blues with a gritty, syncopated sound and guitar-heavy mix.
  • Mon, Feb 24th 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Journey
    Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987.
  • Mon, Feb 24th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Elton John
    This documentary follows Elton John’s journey from budding songwriter to his 70s peak as the one of the most prolific artists of his generation, his flamboyant costumes and classic songs and closing with being one of the very few musicians who can still top the charts 45 years into their career.
  • Tue, Feb 25th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Johnny Cash
    A documentary that sweeps you along with the flow of musical genius that is Johnny Cash. From his family's poverty in the Great Depression to touring with Elvis and becoming a legend in his own right. We see his reinvention for a whole new generation with Rick Rubin and how 'Hurt' became the epitaph to his amazing life and career.
  • Tue, Feb 25th 10:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - INXS
    Interviews, news archives, and performance tell the story of INXS, Australia's all-time most successful rock band, and one of its most important and best-known rock exports.
  • Wed, Feb 26th 2:10 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Wed, Feb 26th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Diamond
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Diamond. Rock and roll took American youth by storm in the 1950s and Neil, too, fell under its spell.
  • Wed, Feb 26th 2:20 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Band
    With its rock-ribbed, austerely precise arrangements and a catalogue of songs that linked American folklore to primal myths, the Band - four Canadians and a Southerner - made music that was both earthy and mystical.
  • Thu, Feb 27th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Paul Simon
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of award-winning American singer songwriter Paul Simon, whose fame, influence and success began as part of duo Simon & Garfunkel.
  • Thu, Feb 27th 1:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jethro Tull
    Named for no apparent reason after an 18th-century British agronomist who invented the machine drill for sowing seed, Jethro Tull has been one of the most commercially successful, and eccentric, progressive-rock bands. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the band’s career.
  • Thu, Feb 27th 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Fri, Feb 28th 2:20 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eurythmics
    Eurythmics gained world wide popularity with the release of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" after developing a new and unique sound with the use of synthesizers. Rock Legends gives you the history of this band including featuring archival music videos.
  • Fri, Feb 28th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Tom Petty
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Tom Petty, one of the great American songwriters.
  • Sat, Feb 29th 4:15 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Primal Scream
    Primal Scream is a Scottish rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie. The lineup consists of Gillespie, Andrew Innes (guitar), Martin Duffy (keyboards), Simone Butler (bass), and Darrin Mooney (drums). Barrie Cadogan has toured and recorded with the band since 2006, as a replacement after the departure of guitarist Robert "Throb" Young.
  • Sat, Feb 29th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blondie
    The perfect punk pop band fronted by the most iconic woman in music. Always creating, never following, always setting trends. After forming in the 1970s, Blondie continue to make music and tour the world.
  • Sun, Mar 1st 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Sun, Mar 1st 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Women Who Rock
    Women have sung on jazz, pop and soul tracks since the 1930s, but when it came to rock, however, there were few women in the 1950s who wrote and performed their own songs. In the 60s, artists such as Grace Slick and Janis Joplin were fronting A-list bands. All-female garage bands, such as The Runaways and Fanny, achieved limited success. As rock developed in the late 60s and 70s alongside the women's liberation movement, women refused to be just the pretty singer or the manufactured glam groups. This episode features bands such as Heart, Suzie Quatro and The Bangles.
  • Sun, Mar 1st 11:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Women Who Rock
    Women have sung on jazz, pop and soul tracks since the 1930s, but when it came to rock, however, there were few women in the 1950s who wrote and performed their own songs. In the 60s, artists such as Grace Slick and Janis Joplin were fronting A-list bands. All-female garage bands, such as The Runaways and Fanny, achieved limited success. As rock developed in the late 60s and 70s alongside the women's liberation movement, women refused to be just the pretty singer or the manufactured glam groups. This episode features bands such as Heart, Suzie Quatro and The Bangles.
  • Mon, Mar 2nd 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blondie
    The perfect punk pop band fronted by the most iconic woman in music. Always creating, never following, always setting trends. After forming in the 1970s, Blondie continue to make music and tour the world.

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