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May
31

Plant Confesses Growing Tired Of Stairway

Robert Plant Tells Heart’s Nancy Wilson He’d Grown Tired of Stairway Nancy Wilson recalled a conversation with Robert Plantabout “Stairway to Heaven” afterHeart performed the classic track at the Kennedy Center in 2012 in honor of Led Zeppelin.   Speaking after the show, Plant, who was visibly moved by the rendition, told her he’d developed negative feelings about the song but […]

May
19

Another Story Behind The Who Sell Out

The Truth Comes Out About The Who Sell Out There’s a reason Pete Townshend sang a career-topping four songs on theWho‘s 1967’s album, The Who Sell Out. Townshend said  Jimi Hendrixand the Who were sharing the same studio, alternating days as Hendrix recorded 1967’s Axis: Bold as Love. ThenRoger Daltrey began to think something was going on […]

May
19

Springsteen Will Appear on Mellencamp’s Next Release

Mellencamp All Set For Milestone Album John Mellencamp‘s upcoming album will feature an assist from  Bruce Springsteen. “Bruce is singing on the new record and is playing guitar,” Mellencamp said Saturday during the second installment of Clive Davis’ virtual 2021 Grammy gala, Billboard reported. “I finished the record a week ago today.” In April, buzz circulated […]

May
18

Summer of 2021 Packed With New Releases

The list of June 2021 New Music Releases brings very good news for fans of Styx. The band’s upcoming 17th studio album, Crash of the Crown, has been described as a “modern-day sonic chronograph of the endless regenerative cycle of the rise and fall — and rise again — of our shared human experience.” Meanwhile, former Styx singer  […]

May
12

2021 Rock Hall Inductees Roundtable

Ultimate Classic Rock Contributors Sound Off on Who Should & Shouldn’t Be & in Among Other Hot Topics Regarding The Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame   The inductees have been announced.  Todd Rundgren,  Foo Fighters,  Tina Turner, the  Go-Go’s, Carole King and Jay-Zwill be enshrined in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. We asked our writers to […]

May
09

Alex Van Halen Posts New Tribute To Brother Eddie

Alex Van Halen States “VH FOREVER!” Alex Van Halen  commemorated his own 68th birthday yesterday by posting a new tribute to his recently deceased brother Eddie Van Halen. “First birthday without you, Ed,” the founding Van Halen drummer wrote in a statement posted on VHND.com. “The view from my drum set will never be the same. VH forever! #vanhalenforever.” […]

May
08

Stones Set Release Date For Remastered Concert Film

The Stones Dip Into The Archives The Rolling Stones have announced that they will be releasing their remixed, re-edited, and remastered concert film “The Rolling Stones — A Bigger Bang: Live On Copacabana Beach” on July 9th. The film was captured during the band’s performance at the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on February […]

May
08

AC/DC & FOO FIGHTERS FRONTMEN TEAM UP

Brian Johnson and Dave Grohl Team up For Upcoming Special AC/DC‘s Brian Johnson joined Foo Fighters onstage last night for a spirited rendition of “Back in Black.” The rock ‘n’ roll titans teamed up at Global Citizen’s “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World” at Inglewood, Calif.’s SoFi Stadium. The purpose of the star-studded event is to “[call] on […]

May
08

Pink Floyd Museum Goes On Tour

Pink Floyd’s Touring Museum Exhibit to Hit U.S This Year Pink Floyd ‘s official touring exhibition, Their Mortal Remains, will set up shop in the U.S for the first time this summer. Four years after its debut at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the exhibit will open at the Vogue Multicultural Museum in Los Angeles […]