Plant Confesses Growing Tired Of Stairway

May 31, 2021

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 […]

Another Story Behind The Who Sell Out

May 19, 2021

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 […]

Springsteen Will Appear on Mellencamp’s Next Release

May 19, 2021

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 […]

Summer of 2021 Packed With New Releases

May 18, 2021

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  […]

2021 Rock Hall Inductees Roundtable

May 12, 2021

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 […]

Alex Van Halen Posts New Tribute To Brother Eddie

May 09, 2021

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.” […]

Stones Set Release Date For Remastered Concert Film

May 08, 2021

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 […]

AC/DC & FOO FIGHTERS FRONTMEN TEAM UP

May 08, 2021

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 […]

Pink Floyd Museum Goes On Tour

May 08, 2021

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 […]

Rock Video Goddess Tawny Kitaen Reportedly Dead

May 08, 2021

Cause of Death Still Unknown Julie E. “Tawny” Kitaen has reportedly died at age 59. Known to ’80s rock fans as the star of Whitesnake videos and Ratt album covers, she also acted in movies such as Bachelor Party and Witchboard. According to TMZ, Kitean died Friday night in Newport Beach, Calif. A cause of death has yet to be determined.   Kitaen […]

Sir Paul McCartney Gets Stamps of Approval

May 07, 2021

Paul McCartney honoured with his own series of British Royal Mail stamps   The 12-stamp collection, featuring eight album covers and four in-studio shots, will be released on May 28 and can be seen below. “Paul McCartney remains a vital figure at the center of rock and pop, an artist whose legacy is immense but […]

OZZY Announces New Album and Possible Tour

May 07, 2021

OZZY OSBOURNE Has Recorded 15 Songs For Next Studio Album Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed to U.K.’sMetal Hammer magazine that he has spent the last few months working on the follow-up to 2020’s “Ordinary Man” album with producer Andrew Watt. “I’ve done 15 tracks,” he said. “It’s kept me alive, you know. These past two years, I’ve been in a […]

KISS Release Archived Concert

May 07, 2021

      KISS Launches New Archival Live Series With ‘Off The Soundboard: Tokyo 2001’ On June 11, rock legends KISS will launch their new official live bootleg series “KISS – Off The Soundboard”, with “Tokyo 2001”, recorded by the band at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on March 13, 2001. This marks the first in a series […]

Buckcherry Announce New Album, Unleash First Single “So Hott”

May 07, 2021

The veteran rock act also has an extensive tour for 2021 Spencer Kaufman   Down-and-dirty rockers Buckcherry have announced a new album, Hellbound. In advance of the LP’s June 25th release, the band has unleashed a music video for the first single “So Hott”. Hellbound marks Buckcherry’s ninth studio album overall, and follow-up to 2019’s Warpaint. The album was produced […]

Sammy Hagar shares details of his final conversations with Eddie Van Halen

May 07, 2021

Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen patched up their friendship before the legendary guitarist’s death in October   Sammy Hagar has revealed how he rebuilt his friendship with Eddie Van Halen in the months before the legendary guitarist’s death in October 2020. Relations between the guitarist and Van Halen’s second frontman soured badly in the […]