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Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:30:40 +0000
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview. Continue reading…
Vincent Nguini, Guitarist for Paul Simon, Dies
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:06:10 +0000
Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini worked with Paul Simon for decades, beginning with 1991's 'The Rhythm of the Saints.' Continue reading…
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:31:20 +0000
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined. Continue reading…
2017 'A to Z' Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:13:27 +0000
Here are 26 great holiday gift suggestions for fans of bands from AC/DC to ZZ Top and everyone in between. Continue reading…
All-Star Elton John Grammy Salute Concert Set for January
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:00:57 +0000
Elton John's career in music will be celebrated by a slew of artists at a special concert called "I'm Still Standing: A Grammy Salute." Continue reading…
Who Is 2017's Artist of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:45:49 +0000
Vote for the act who made the biggest impact on classic rock in 2017 in the Ultimate Classic Rock Fan Choice Awards. Continue reading…
Frank Zappa's Roxy Shows Collected on New Box
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:20:47 +0000
Frank Zappa's legendary 1973 concerts at the Roxy are being collected for a new seven-disc box set. Continue reading…
Former Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Gets Back to Music: Exclusive Interview
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:53:32 +0000
After more than two years off of the road, former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo is looking forward to a busy schedule in 2018. Continue reading…
Dream Theater Have 'Clear Vision' for New Album
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:10:33 +0000
Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie said the band has a “clear vision” for their 14th album as they begin prepping for the follow-up to 2016's 'The Astonishing.' Continue reading…
Dire Straits Rock Hall Reunion Comes Down to Mark Knopfler
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:37:17 +0000
Dire Straits bassist John Illsley vowed to persuade band leader Mark Knopfler to attend their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. Continue reading…
The Doors' Final Filmed Concert to See Release With 'Live at the Isle of Wight 1970′
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:27:40 +0000
Doors fans will have a belated opportunity to revisit one of the later chapters in the band's history with singer Jim Morrison in early 2018. Continue reading…
Richie Sambora Will Perform With Bon Jovi at Rock Hall Ceremony
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:43:57 +0000
RIchie Sambora confirms that he will be onstage with Bon Jovi at next April's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Continue reading…
Classic Rock's Second Best Albums
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:11:16 +0000
Second place is often thought of as the top-finishing loser. But that overlooks the quality, effort and consistency of these next-best things. Continue reading…
What Was 2017's Best Archival Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:11:45 +0000
Nine releases from deep in an act's career are up for the UCR Fan Choice Award for Best Archival Live Album / Video released in 2017. Continue reading…
How Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' Got a Teacher Fired
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:07 +0000
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job. Continue reading…
Watch Ex-Pantera/Down Bassist Rex Brown's New 'Fault Line' Video: Exclusive Premiere
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:00:13 +0000
After more than 35 years of helping hold down the bottom end for some of metal's biggest bands, bassist Rex Brown has stepped out on his own as a solo artist. Continue reading…
Listen to 'Fool for Your Loving' From Whitesnake's 'Purple Tour' Album: Exclusive Premiere
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:13:31 +0000
Whitesnake fans will need to wait a little longer than expected to hear the band's new 'Purple Tour' live package, but you can hear one track now. Continue reading…
Metallica Manager Discusses 'Simple' Success Secret
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:05:41 +0000
Metallica manager Peter Mensch has revealed what he calls the “simple” secret of the band’s record-breaking year. Continue reading…
Dio Guitarist Discusses Hologram Disagreements
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:28:25 +0000
Dio guitarist Craig Goldy has once again spoken up in defense of the world tour featuring a hologram of late singer Ronnie James Dio. Continue reading…
Raspberries Forerunner the Choir Announce 'Artifact: The Unreleased Album'
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:50:36 +0000
The Choir, a mid-'60s band that eventually turned into the Raspberries, will release a previously unheard LP that was recorded at the end of the decade. Continue reading…

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