How the Kinks’ Beloved ‘Village Green Preservation Society’ Completely Flopped
The Kinks' 'Village Green Preservation Society' would become well respected as time passed. So, what went wrong in the first place?
How the Kinks Found Some Footing With ‘Schoolboys in Disgrace’
The Kinks released 'Schoolboys in Disgrace' in November 1975.
Kiss, ‘Rocket Ride’ vs. The Kinks, ‘Supersonic Rocket Ship': Rock Star Wars
The first round of our Rock Star Wars battle finds the Kinks' "Supersonic Rocket Ship" and "Rocket Ride" by Kiss caught in a blaster duel.
46 Years Ago: The Kinks’ Heady Ambitions Drive ‘Arthur’
As with most of the Kinks' late-'60s material, the stature of 1969's 'Arthur' has only grown in the decades since.
50 Years Ago: The Kinks Take Their Career to a New Level With ‘Something Else’
With their fifth album, Something Else by the Kinks, the Kinks vaulted themselves from a breakout band and established that they were around to stay in the world of rock 'n' roll.
Dave Davies Says There’s Still Hope for a Kinks Reunion
Will the Kinks ever get back together? Co-founder Dave Davies isn't sure, but he says as long as he and his surviving former bandmates are still alive, there's always a chance.
Bryan Adams, ‘Summer of ’69’ vs. the Kinks, ‘Sunny Afternoon': Greatest Summer Song Battle
Bryan Adams' 'Summer of '69' faces the Kinks' 'Sunny Afternoon' in Ultimate Classic Rock's Greatest Summer Song battle.
How the Kinks Changed Rock Music With One Riff on ‘You Really Got Me’
The Kinks became a household name with the Aug. 4, 1964 release of 'You Really Got Me.'
Beach Boys, ‘California Girls’ vs. Kinks, ‘Sunny Afternoon’: Greatest Summer Song Battle
The Beach Boys' ‘California Girls’ faces the Kinks' ‘Sunny Afternoon’ in Ultimate Classic Rock's Greatest Summer Song battle.