classic rock

Cream Drummer Ginger Baker is Critically Ill

The man who kept the beat for one of the original power trios is in failing health. Ginger Baker , a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Cream , is critically ill in the hospital. His family shared the news on the drummer’s official Twitter account Wednesday: “The Baker family are sad to...
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Billy Joel's Music Has Inspired a New TV Series

The characters from Billy Joel ’s extensive catalog of songs will come to life in a new TV series based on his music. Each episode of Scenes From an Italian Restaurant will revolve around lyrics from Joel’s most popular songs like “Piano Man” and “Movin’ Out.” According to the Hollywood Reporter ,...
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Ringo Starr Performs 'Yellow Submarine' With Classroom Instruments on 'Fallon'

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” went psychedelic in honor of an appearance by a former Beatle. Ringo Starr joined Fallon and The Roots for a new take on “Yellow Submarine.” They gave the 1966 track, which Starr sang lead on, the “classroom instruments” treatment. Against the backdrop of a...
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Lenny Kravitz Surprises Cute 5-Year-Old Drummer on 'Ellen'

It’s hard to decide whether 5-year-old Justin Wilson II is better at drumming or just at life in general. The kindergartner from Fullerton, CA has some serious chops behind a kit to go along with an infectious smile and personality. The combination of the two led to a seriously entertaining segment...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell Tour Concert Film Coming to Theaters

As Lynyrd Skynyrd winds down their rock and roll hall of fame career, one of their final shows has been preserved for posterity. The Southern rock legends have announced the concert film Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour will be coming to theaters for one night only on November 7th. The...
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INXS Concert Film 'Live Baby Live' Coming to Theaters in HD

A concert film that captured INXS at their peak has been restored against all odds, and will be presented in theaters for the first time. Live Baby Live chronicled the Australian band’s 1991 concert in front of 73,791 people at London’s Wembley Stadium. The film has now been fully restored from the...
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Lenny Kravitz Asks Fans to Help Him Find 'Sentimental' Sunglasses

Lenny Kravitz is missing an important piece of his wardrobe, and he’s pleading with fans to help him find it. The “Are You Gonna Go My Way” singer says a pair of sunglasses that were “incredibly sentimental” to him disappeared from the stage at the end of his show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los...
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Paul McCartney Shares His Favorite Beatles Cover, Enjoys BTS

“Where did you guys perform? Was it up there? I always guessed it was right up there,” Stephen Colbert asked Paul McCartney Monday night, looking to find the exact spot that The Beatles made history in the Ed Sullivan Theater. Just days shy of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road , Sir Paul stopped...
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7 Times Bruce Springsteen Surprised Fans

Bruce Springsteen just turned 70 and he’s showing no signs of slowing down – just the opposite. He just released his critically acclaimed solo album Western Stars , and he’s getting ready to round up the E Street Band for a new album and tour. Even when The Boss isn’t officially on the clock, he...
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Is INXS Announcing a New Tour?

One of the biggest bands of the 80s and 90s might be up to something for the first time in a long time. It all comes down to a new tweet from one of Australia’s best-known musical exports. “It’s what you’ve been waiting for,” reads the caption for a picture of INXS on-stage. The hashtags “...
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