Ultimate Classic Rock
Tom Petty Laid to Rest in Private Ceremony
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:21:35 +0000
Two weeks after his sudden death at the age of 66, Tom Petty was buried in a private ceremony. Continue reading…
Watch Video From Abandoned Mansion Once Owned by David Gilmour
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:30:07 +0000
Video has surfaced of an abandoned British mansion that was once owned by David Gilmour. Continue reading…
Iron Maiden Mascot Turned Into Playable 'Angry Birds' Character
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:48:19 +0000
Iron Maiden are getting the video-game treatment this Halloween season. Continue reading…
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue's 'You're All I Need' Banned by MTV
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:55:36 +0000
As the multi-platinum sales Mötley Crüe racked up throughout the '80s can attest, they definitely weren't opposed to courting the mainstream. Continue reading…
25 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Joins Massive '30th Anniversary Concert Celebration'
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:10:32 +0000
Going in, nobody knew if Bob Dylan himself would show. But nothing could knock this historic evening off track. Continue reading…
20 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release 'Jugulator' With New Singer
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:46:56 +0000
In some parts of the world, the number 13 is considered lucky; in others, it’s the exact opposite. Judas Priest’s 13th album represented a little bit of both for the band's new singer, Tim "Ripper" Owens. Continue reading…
Pioneering Promoter Harold Pendleton Dead at 93
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:22:43 +0000
Harold Pendleton, a longtime fixture in the British music industry whose long and illustrious career included founding the Reading Festival and London's Marquee Club, has died at the age of 93. Continue reading…
35 Years Ago: Donald Fagen Releases Solo Debut, 'The Nightfly'
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:16:26 +0000
Donald Fagen's solo debut established him as a more grounded, autobiographical writer away from Steely Dan. Continue reading…
UPDATE: Cinderella's Tom Keifer Hospitalized After 'Medical Emergency'
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:42:15 +0000
Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency prior to a show in western Pennsylvania. Continue reading…
Heartbreaker Benmont Tench to Perform First Solo Show Since Tom Petty's Death
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:28:41 +0000
Heartbreaker Benmont Tench plans to continue playing, "more, louder, quieter, faster, slower, sad, joyous, angry, celebratory, lovingly" as he grieves. Continue reading…
Stevie Nicks Recalls Songs, Advice and Friendship From Tom Petty
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:37:18 +0000
Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks talks about her decades-long friendship with Tom Petty, and their last performance together. Continue reading…
25 Years Ago: Izzy Stradlin Goes Solo With 'The Ju Ju Hounds'
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:45:55 +0000
By 1991, it all got to be too much for Izzy Stradlin, who left Guns N' Roses to pursue his own musical vision. Continue reading…
Bob Seger Reveals Details of New Album 'I Knew You When'
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:23:02 +0000
With a little more than a month left to go before Bob Seger's new 'I Knew You When' LP is scheduled to arrive in stores, the veteran rocker has revealed some of the details surrounding the set. Continue reading…
30 Years Ago: Sting Makes Art From Loss on 'Nothing Like the Sun'
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:49 +0000
'... Nothing Like the Sun' set the course for Sting's solo career on the way to becoming his second consecutive multi-platinum album. Continue reading…
Concert Promoter Mike Belkin Dishes on the Doors: 'Where's Jim?'
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:30:46 +0000
Born in the back room of his family’s business, Mike Belkin and his brother Jules started to put together the first pieces of their future concert promotions empire in the mid '60s. Continue reading…
Pink Fears Her Collaboration With Billy Joel May Be 'Trash'
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:43:29 +0000
Earlier this year, Billy Joel agreed to write a song with pop star Pink, who has, by her own admission, been relentlessly pursuing a collaboration with the Piano Man. Continue reading…
Foreigner Confirm 'Jukebox Hero' Musical
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:00:38 +0000
Foreigner have confirmed that 'Jukebox Hero,' a musical based on the band’s music, will premiere next summer. Continue reading…
Ex-Guns N' Roses Guitarist Buckethead Is Battling a Deadly Heart Problem
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:26:50 +0000
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Buckethead has been diagnosed with a chronic heart arrhythmia that he says nearly caused a stroke. Continue reading…
The Lovin' Spoonful Fire Guitarist Jerry Yester After Child Pornography Charges
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:50:23 +0000
The Lovin' Spoonful have dismissed longtime guitarist Jerry Yester after his arrest for 30 counts of child pornography. Continue reading…
Hear Kansas' New Live Version of 'Dust in the Wind': Premiere
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:34:31 +0000
After spending more than a year touring to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 'Leftoverture,' Kansas will commemorate the experience with the release of 'Leftoverture Live & Beyond,' Continue reading…

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