classic-rock

End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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The Black Crowes, INXS and 5 More Rock Albums That Turn 30 in 2020

1990 was a big year in rock, and it signaled different milestones for different bands across a wide variety of subgenres. Soundgarden and Alice in Chains were helping put Seattle on the map with their brand of hard rock that eventually pushed LA bands like Poison and Warrant out of style. Other...
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Foo Fighters, Alice Cooper and More to Honor Aerosmith at MusiCares Gala

Aersomith is right up there on the list of most influential rock bands of all-time, so it’s only fitting that an eclectic mix of artists will pay tribute to them. Foo Fighters , Alice Cooper , John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr. will lead the way when Aerosmith is honored as the Recording Academy’s 2020...
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David Lee Roth to Open for KISS on Next Leg of U.S. Tour

David Lee Roth will warm up the crowd for KISS on the next U.S. leg of their End of the Road tour. Fans had noticed a promotional photo announcing the pairing within the Live Nation app, and then KISS confirmed it a few hours later. The Van Halen frontman is set to begin a Vegas residency on...
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Pink, Metallica, Garth Brooks Among Top Grossing Tours of 2019

No artist grossed more money on global tours than Pink in 2019, but artists like Metallica and Garth Brooks did just fine for themselves as well. Check out the full list.
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John Lennon’s Iconic Sunglasses Sell for $183,000 at Auction

A pair of sunglasses once worn by John Lennon sold at auction for $183,000. The round, green-tinted Oliver Goldsmith glasses were described by Sotheby's as the most iconic sunglasses in rock and roll history. They were given to Lennon in 1966 in preparation for his role in Richard Lester’s film “...
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Billy Joel Performs 'White Christmas' With Daughter at Madison Square Garden

Billy Joel delivered some holiday cheer to fans at Madison Square Garden this week. The piano man performed a lively rendition of “White Christmas” with Alexa Ray Joel . The 33-year-old daughter of Billy and model Christie Brinkley handled vocals for the holiday classic. At the conclusion of the...
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The Talking Heads Put Reunion Rumors to Rest

Speculation about a Talking Heads reunion is going nowhere. Band members have already put the rumors to rest. Days after an unverified Instagram account tied to the “Once in a Lifetime” band surfaced, singer-guitarist David Byrne told Rolling Stone he was as surprised as everyone else. “I have...
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Bret Michaels Says 'It's Time' for New Poison Music

Now that Poison is set to hit the road with Mötley Crüe , Def Leppard and Joan Jett for one of the most anticipated summer tours of 2020, the “Nothin’ But a Good Time” band is thinking about new music. Bret Michaels and company have actually been talking about it for a while, and now might be the...
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Prince's 'Purple Rain,' The Band's 'The Last Waltz' Added to National Film Registry

Two legendary music-based films are taking their place alongside the all-time greats in cinema. Prince ’s “Purple Rain” and The Band ’s “The Last Waltz” have been added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The movies were among the 25 that were selected this year for their...
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