Classic Rock News

JIMI HENDRIX REMEMBERED

It was 49 years ago today (September 18th, 1970) that Jimi Hendrix died at the age of 27, about two months shy of his 28th birthday. Nearly five decades later, the events surrounding his death remain sketchy at best, with the only clear fact being that the coroner report stated that Hendrix had...
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BILLY JOEL REMEMBERS 9/11

Today (September 11th) marks the 18th anniversary of the horrendous 9/11 attacks. Lifelong New Yorker Billy Joel reflected back on 9/11 and told us that although the events of the day will obviously never be forgiven or forgotten, New York's strength and resilience should never be in doubt: "We'll...
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Sammy Hagar performs at Pompano Beach Amphitheater

Sammy Hagar Doesn't Want Van Halen Bros. To Think He Wants Back In The Band

Sammy Hagar revealed that he won't reach out the Eddie and Alex Van Halen even for social reasons, because he doesn't want them to think he's angling to front the band again. Earlier this month, Michael Anthony revealed that he was in talks with Van Halen management about a proposed summer reunion...
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Tom Petty performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

NEW TOM PETTY VIDEO COMPILED BY HIS DAUGHTER

Tom Petty's daughter, filmmaker Adria Petty, has compiled the video for her father's track, "For Real." The previously unreleased song serves as the closing number on the career-spanning Petty compilation, The Best Of Everything. The 38-track set includes two previously unreleased tracks -- "For...
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Bob Seger performs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BOB SEGER!!!

Happy Birthday to Bob Seger who turns 74 today (May 6th)!!! Seger's fall 2017 tour in support of his latest album, I Knew You When, was cut short by complications from a ruptured disc. Last September, Seger announced that his then-upcoming dates would constitute the beginning of his and the Silver...
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Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets

PINK FLOYD'S NICK MASON RECEIVES COVETED ROYAL HONOR

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is the second member of the band to receive a royal honor. On May 2nd, Mason received his CBE, or Commander of the British Empire -- an honorary title that ranks just below knight. Guitarist David Gilmour was awarded the CBE back in 2003. Mason, who the sole member to...
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Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who during Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 13, 2017

THE WHO POSTS 'MOVING ON!' REHEARSAL FOOTAGE

The Who is hard at work rehearsing for the start of the band's 2019 "Moving On!" tour, which kicks off next Tuesday (May 7th) in Grand Rapids, Michigan at Van Andel Arena. Yesterday (May 2nd), the Who posted rehearsal footage captured "Somewhere in the U.S.A." showing a montage of the band on April...
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ZAC EFRON PRAISES METALLICA FRONTMAN'S ACTING IN 'EXTREMELY WICKED' MOVIE

Actor Zac Efron has praised Metallica frontman James Hetfield's performance in the thriller Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile, which premieres on Netflix and in select theaters this Friday (May 3rd). The film follows the relationship between notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by...
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The Police perform during 2008 reunion tour

Stewart Copeland's Groundbreaking Police Doc Set For Release Next Month

Police fans have something to be happy about -- on May 31st drummer Stewart Copeland's documentary on the band Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms. Featuring footage shot by Copeland, Everyone Stares features "an insider’s view on touring...
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