Classic Rock News

Concerts by Bad Company and Bret Michaels Featured on New AXS TV Performance Series
July 1, 2016

Larry Marano; ABC/Byron CohenFull-length concerts by Bad Company and Poison frontman Bret Michaels will air later this summer as part of…

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Alice Cooper's "Glorified Bar Band," the Hollywood Vampires, Launch First US Tour Tonight
July 1, 2016

Credit: Ross HalfinThe Hollywood Vampires, the hard-rock supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp, kick off their…

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Paul Simon Comes Home to Queens, NY; Fans Say He'd Be "Crazy" to Retire "After All These Years"
July 1, 2016

Paul Simon performs in August 2015; Kevin Mazur/WireImageDespite the success of his new album Stranger to Stranger, which debuted at #3…

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Konnichiwa, Sayonara: New Photo Book Celebrating The Beatles' 1966 Japan Tour Due This Fall
June 30, 2016

© Shimpei Asai 2016Fifty years ago this week, The Beatles paid their first and only visit to Japan, where they played…

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Metallica Poses for Italian Luxury Menswear Brand's Ad Campaign
June 30, 2016

Credit: Ross HalfinHaving already conquered the world of music, Metallica has turned its attention to the world of high fashion. The…

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ABC's "Greatest Hits" Series, Featuring REO Speedwagon, Kenny Loggins & More, Premieres Tonight
June 30, 2016

ABCABC’s new musical tribute show, Greatest Hits, premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET. The debut episode will feature live performances from…

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Report: Bass Player & Bob Weir Collaborator Rob Wasserman Dies
June 30, 2016

Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesGrammy-winning bass player Rob Wasserman, who co-led the band RatDog with Grateful Dead founder Bob Weir, and…

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Allman Brothers Spinoff Group Les Brers Announces New Summer Tour Dates
June 30, 2016

Credit: Kirk WestThe recently launched Allman Brothers Band spinoff group Les Brers has announced a new series of tour dates, kicking…

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Jams with Street Musicians in London
June 29, 2016

Credit: Steve KerosChad Smith took a break from drumming with Red Hot Chili Peppers this week to jam with some busking…

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New Van Morrison Album, "Keep Me Singing," Hitting Stores in September
June 29, 2016

Caroline RecordsVan Morrison will release his 36th studio album, Keep Me Singing, on September 30. The 13-track effort is Morrison’s first…

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